Wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park

A place that looks straight out of a J.R.R. Tolkien book

The Wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park

There is something so mystical about Snæfellsnes that Icelanders often associate it with traditional folk tales. This tour provides an insight and spectacular views of this unique area where geological wonders border on the magical.

A Sample of Iceland
The Snæfellsnes peninsula in the West of Iceland is almost like a miniature version of the entire island. You can find stunning samples of some of Iceland's wonders of nature. You will see black beaches, Spectacular mountains, volcanic craters, remarkable birdlife, mysterious caves, and of course, the most scenic glacier of them all, Snæfellsjökull.

Volcanoes & Villages
This tour takes you to the small fishing village of Arnarstapi and gives you real insight into quintessential volcanic craters. Along the way you’ll get great views of the famous Kirkjufell mountain, as well as the dark cliffs and black sand of Djúpalónssandur bay.

The Star of the Show
Snæfellsjökull, the stunning glacier that has captured the imagination of people all over the world, sits in the middle of this beautiful peninsula. Among its enthusiast it's worth noting Jules Verne, who began his "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" at Snæfellsjökull glacier. The tour offers numerous views of this beautiful landmark, as it is after all the real star of the show.

Everyone will enjoy this tour, but it's a real gem for all passionate photographers.

Tour Details

  • Available all year

  • 12 hours total

  • Tour offered in English

  • Tour operated by Reykjavik Excursions

From ISK 18.999


  • Bus fare from BSÍ Bus Terminal in Reykjavik
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Professional Local Guidance

Please bring:

  • Warm clothes, waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes are recommended
  • We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and wearing warm socks for colder days

Bookable extras:

  • Pick up from selected locations around Reykjavik to BSÍ Bus Terminal
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For your safety, all participants must:

  • be physically fit enough to walk for ∼6 hours

  • be able to communicate in English

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