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Hop On Hop Off - Reykjavik Sigthseeing

Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa, Perlan & The Old Harbour

Take a bus tour and explore Reykjavík at your leisure, with the opportunity to hop on and off at incredible attraction focused bus stops.

Sightseeing Tours

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Explore Reykjavik on this hop-on-hop-off bus tour, taking you to all the must-see places in Iceland’s vibrant capital. The buses run regularly, making it the perfect way to see all the important sights in Reykjavik at your own leisure. Visit Reykjavik harbor, Hallgrímskirkja Church, Harpa Concert Hall and much more. Book your ticket now, which is valid for 24 hours, so you can discover all the magic that Reykjavik has to offer.

  • Availability

    All year

  • Duration

    24 hours

  • Duration Overwrite

  • Level


  • Pickup


  • Meet on location


  • Min. Age

    No min age

  • Departs from Overwrite

  • Price from

    4.000 ISK

Tour highlights
Reykjavik City Sightseeing
Hop On Hop Off
Lækjartorg (the Town Square)
Reykjavik's Old Harbour
Harpa Concert Hall
Hallgrímskirkja Church
Kringlan Shopping Center
The National Museum
Reykjavik City Hall
Free WiFi available
Audio Guide Available
Ticket valid for 24 hours
Free WiFi available
Audio guide commentary in 8 languages (German, Italian, Swedish, Icelandic, French, Spanish, English & Russian)

Explore all the Must-Visit places in Reykjavík

This tour is the ideal way to discover Reykjavik, taking you on a charming hop-on-hop-off red bus tour, which stops at all the most important sights in Iceland’s capital. The ticket is valid for 24-hours and the buses run regularly, making it the perfect way to explore Reykjavik at your own pace. There is no organized schedule, offering you the freedom to see all of Iceland’s important attractions in your own way. This coupled with the useful onboard audio-guide, allows those traveling on the tour to learn about all the incredible things that they are seeing.

One of the most important stops on the tour is Reykjavik Harbour, where you could get off and go on a whale watching tour or simply sit at one of the cool and trendy bars that are dotted around it and soak up some atmosphere. The bus also stops at Lækjartorg, Reykjavik’s bustling town square, located in the center of Reykjavik by the main walking street called the Laugavegur, full of shops, restaurants and cafes, a great place to people watch or wander aimlessly. Another stop is the Whales of Iceland Museum, a wonderful exhibit that has 24 life-size models of the magnificent animals that populate Iceland’s waters, along with virtual reality experiences that allow visitors to see whales on the ocean floor.

The Harpa Concert Hall, an iconic glass building which has become a vital part of Iceland’s cultural scene and is Reykjavik’s version of the Sydney Opera House. Hallgrímskirkja, a unique and famous church that was designed to look like the incredible basalt cliffs that are found on Iceland’s south coast, in front of it you will find a large statue of Leif Eriksson, the iconic Viking explorer who discovered America 500 years before Columbus.

Most people associate Iceland with isolated rural locations of exquisite natural beauty, however, no visit to the country would be complete without exploring Reykjavik, a bustling and modern European capital, which combines history, nature, and architecture into one incredible package. This hop-on-hop-off bus tour is an excellent way to get to know the city, making it perfect for those who have just arrived and more experienced travelers looking for a quick way to move around the city.

Please note

Departures: Daily departures every 30 minutes from Harpa Concert Hall at 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 & 16:30

Is there a guide on each Arctic Adventures tour?

No, there is no guide on this tour but you get audio guide commentaries in 8 languages to discover the history of Reykjavik on board of the bus.

Do you offer any family friendly tours, for younger children?

Yes, we do. Langjökull Ice Cave is a magical experience, the tour has no minimum age and is a wonderful option for the whole family. Whale Watching with our partner company Elding has been a favourite with families traveling with young children, these guys have a great success rate in seeing whales (upwards of 98% in the summertime).

Another option would be the Landmannalaugar Safari on this tour you get to explore parts of the Icelandic highlands and bathe in natural hot springs. Most of our jeep tours are also suitable for children over the age of 6 years old. If you would like a nice and relaxing experience we would also recommend the Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon tour.

How many stops are there around Reykjavík?

The tour route offers 16 stops around the city.

How is the weather/climate in Iceland?

There is a saying in Iceland if you don’t like the weather just wait 5 minutes. This might sound like a joke but it is strangely true! Thanks to the beloved Gulf Stream, our country enjoys a cool, temperate maritime climate, this means refreshing summers and fairly mild winters. So basically, Iceland maintains a surprisingly moderate temperature all year around. For further information about the weather in Iceland and how to dress for it.

How do I get to Reykjavik from Keflavík International Airport?

The drive from KEF airport to Reykjavik takes around 45 minutes. If your flight is delayed, please call our customer service team to go over what options you may have.

These are the two most common ways to get from the airport to Reykjavik city:

Airport Shuttle

The cheapest and most convenient way of getting to and from Keflavik International Airport. The shuttle drops you off at the BSI Bus Terminal downtown or takes you all the way to your hotel or the closest drop off location. If you’re arriving on the same day as your tour departures we highly recommend to pick BSI Bus terminal as your pick up location.

Book your airport transfer in Iceland.

What is internet access like in Iceland?

Iceland is a very high-tech country and we actually have one of the highest rates of Internet usage in the world. Many restaurants and cafés, especially in Reykjavik, have free Wi-Fi access, so if you have a laptop, a tablet or a smartphone you can get Internet access almost anywhere. All of our vehicles also have free Wi-Fi.

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