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Want more action? Explore lava fields, volcanic springs and geothermal power plant on an ATV adventure! Full 3 hours on a quad bike in perfect surroundings.


  • Pass through Volcanic Area
  • Mt. Hafrafell
  • Hafravatn Lake
  • Reykjavik Panorama View
  • Geothermal Pools
  • Hellisheidi Geothermal Plant


  • 3 hours out on the ATV Trails
  • Guided Quad Tour
  • All Necessary Equipment (overall, gloves, helmet, balaclavas)

What to bring

  • Good Shoes & good mood!

Tour Snapshot

Availability May - Nov
Departs From Reykjavik
Level Moderate
Minimum age 8 years
Ratio 1:16
Accommodation Not Included
Pick Up Yes
Meet on Location Yes




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At 3 hours, this ATV adventure takes you on an action tour of changing landscapes, and mountain views and see a hot springs on this amazing tour. It's good to be comfortable with driving an ATV if you want to join this tour.

The tour starts with an adventurous ride in the backlands of Reykjavik's old lava field all the way to the Hengill mountain range and Geothermal Powerplant the power plant for the capital area. You follow the trails into the mountain range to a valley called Instidalur. And if you thought the drive up was amazing, wait ‘til you see the views: In good weather conditions, you can see all the way from the whole Hengill volcanic area to the south coast beach and Eyjafjallajökull glacier.

Pick-up from Reykjavik downtown if needed:

We pick up from all bus stops in the downtown area. Should only be a 3-5 minute walk from your hotel. Reykjavik city has made hotels with no-pickup zones for tourists.

Please check to see what bus stop is closest to your hotel.

If you decide to drive yourself. The base camp is only 15 minutes from downtown Reykjavik!

*ATV tracks are dependent on weather and trail conditions*


Yes, you do need to have a valid driving license from your home country.

No, you don’t need to have a specific motorcycle license, a regular driver’s license is enough to be able to join the tour.

Weight limit 140 KG per person – combined weight per ATV / buggy 220 KG

Before starting any of the activities, participants will receive a safety briefing highlighting the safe and proper use of equipment, the role of guides during the trip, and the significant risks and hazards involved in their activity.
The safety briefing will also cover potentially foreseeable scenarios that may arise and explain how participants should react in such circumstances. Our guides will also outline their expectations of participants during the trip where needed and address any specific questions or concerns that may arise during this time.
Any medical conditions or personal health concerns that may jeopardize your well-being or affect your ability to meet the physical demands of the trip must be clearly communicated to the trip leader before the tour start.
Any medications you may require for minor medical conditions (asthma inhalers, etc.), should be kept close and you should bring it with you on the trip if possible. It is important that you notify your guide about such medications and their whereabouts before setting off.

As with any and all world travel, we strongly recommend having travel insurances that can provide cover if you need to cancel your travel reservation with short notice. We also recommend that you have personal health insurance coverage when participating in any adventure activities in Iceland.

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