Reykjanes We start the tour in Reykjavik or Keflavik (Leifur Eriksson Air Terminal), as applicable. First we visit Grindavik, one of Iceland’s fishing villages where a visit to the “Saltfisksetrid” Museum is optional.
Then we drive to the west along southern Reykjanes peninsula, past Gunnuhver where we will observe active geothermal areas. Next, the tour leads to the country’s oldest lighthouse, “Reykjanesviti” where spectacular birdlife can be viewed. On a clear day you can see the small island of Eldey about 10 miles from the shore (16 km).
At the next stop is, “The Bridge Between Continents”, where the Eurasian and North America Plates are being forced apart, the geological record is clearly defined. A visit to a museum in Gardur and one in Sandgerdi are options as is the Viking World Museum in Reykjanesbaer, where the Icelandic Viking ship “Islendingur” is preserved.
Finally those who wish may go and relax in the world famous Blue Lagoon.
Duration: 5-6 hrs.
Not included: Admission charge to the Blue Lagoon and museums.
Prices are for the vehicle, not per person.
The entrance fee for the Blue Lagoon is not included.