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Easily start your Iceland excursions from Reykjavik, exploring the best attractions like the famous Golden Circle and stunning South Coast in just a day, promising unparalleled experiences.


Join our small group tours starting in Reykjavík to experience Iceland's attractions, from hot springs to glacier hikes, for unforgettable memories made right from the capital.


Looking for thrilling activities on your city break? Embark on these adrenaline-pumping tours departing from Reykjavík.

Reykjavik Tours

Reykjavík is the largest city in Iceland, which may surprise you on arrival! This charming and quirky city has much to offer, whether you’re spending a few days or weeks. Our Reykjavík tours are designed to allow you to get to know the city a little better, or simply use it as a base for your more adventurous excursions across the country.


This city has something for every kind of traveler. Whether you want to drive up a mountain on an ATV, horseback ride through lava fields, or take a Scandinavian food-tasting tour, Reykjavík has got you covered!

Reykjavik Walking Tours

Unlike most capital cities in Europe, Reykjavík is small enough for you to explore it all on foot. Nearby are nature reserves, valleys, a harbor, and even a zoo — all just a short distance from each other and easily accessible on foot.  

Our Reykjavík City Walking Tour is a great way to spend a few hours, as we stroll around the city and explore the most popular sights. On the tour, you’ll visit Hallgrímskirkja Church, the Einar Jónsson Museum, the Parliament Building, and many other landmarks. Our local guides will share some insider knowledge about the city and show you all the hidden spots. 

Reykjavik Food Tours

Our Reykjavík Food Walk is a great way to get to know the culture, customs, and people of Iceland. Your guide, a local foodie, passionate about traditional dishes, will take you to the best eateries in town. This four-hour, all-inclusive, culinary tour should be at the top of every foodie’s bucket list!

Reykjavik City Tours

Check out Reykjavík’s Harbor, the town square, Lækjartorg, and the main shopping street, Laugavegur — all aboard the Reykjavík Hop-On and Hop-Off Bus Tour. This tour is a great way to see the capital at your own pace. Ride a bus around 16 famous landmarks and hop on and off whenever you like! Tickets are valid for 24 hours after purchase.


If you’re looking for tours from Iceland’s capital city, you might be unsure about which to go for. There are a wide number of tours available to suit any requirement for your time in the city. You should consider the following factors before booking one of our tours from Reykjavík:

  • How much time do you have in Iceland? If you only have a few days, you may want to use one to escape the city and head out into Iceland’s more rugged wilderness on a day tour from Reykjavík.

  • Who are you traveling with? If you have young children with you, several of the city’s museums are perfect for families, with interesting and interactive exhibits.

  • What are your Iceland priorities? If you have come to Iceland for a fun city break, our city walking tours or food tours are a great way to break up strolling through Reykjavík’s streets and enjoying the cool coffee, tasty bakeries, and retail shops. If you’d rather be out chasing waterfalls, our more adventurous tours are perfect for you.

Where do we meet for tours in Reykjavik?

Eager to get started but not sure where you’ll be expected to meet for your tour pick-ups? Here’s everything to know about meeting your friendly guide before your tour from Reykjavík.

Meet on Location Reykjavik tours

Our food tours in Reykjavík are Meet on Location tours. Bryggjan Beer & Brewery Tour starts at Grandagarður 8, 101 Reykjavík. Groups for the Reykjavík Food Walk gather at the famous Harpa Concert Hall and leave after everyone has arrived. Unlike the other tours, Reykjavík Pub Crawl starts at a super secret location, which will only be disclosed after you book it!

Reykjavík City Tour Aboard a Hop-on Hop-off Bus leave from the bus stop close to Harpa Concert Hall. The whole tour lasts around an hour and twenty minutes and you can hop on and off the bus wherever you like. 

Reykjavík Walking Tour assembly point is the “What’s On” tourist information center located at Laugavegur 5, 101 Reykjavík. It starts at 2 p.m. so you should be there a few minutes before 2 o’clock.

Pick-up Tours

Many of our tours in and around Reykjavík offer pick-up from your chosen location in Reykjavík. On our Volcanic Spring and Mountain Cruiser tours, you can also meet us on location if you have your own transportation. The meeting point is the Safari Quads base camp. 

On our Pick-up Locations page, you’ll find an interactive map with all of Reykjavík’s pick-up locations for tours inside and outside of the city.

FAQ about Reykjavik Tours

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Pick ups and drop offs, an english speaking guide, all necessary equipment and clothing, and a safety briefing. 

Reykjavik Food tours are all-inclusive tours. Food and an English speaking-guide are included in the price of the tour. Please note that all alcoholic beverages are at your own expense. 

Yes, however, alcoholic beverages are not included in the tour price.

Yes, families are welcome on Reykjavik Food Tours.

Beer became legal in Iceland on March 1, 1989.

To drink alcohol in Iceland you must be at least 20 years old.