Exciting 1-Hour Buggy Tour Near Reykjavik from Hveradalir Base Camp

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Skíðaskálinn í Hveradölum, Iceland
1 hour
All year
Minimum age
8 years old


Experience an exciting one-hour buggy tour near Reykjavik from Hveradalir base camp, and drive through wild terrain as you explore the natural wilderness of Iceland. This exhilarating tour will keep you on your toes as you traverse incredible landscapes and discover hidden locations. 

Your buggy adventure begins at the Hveradalir base camp at the Skidaskalinn Hveradolum, near Road 378, just a short drive from Reykjavik. You’ll meet your experienced guide at the base, who’ll brief you on some safety procedures and how to handle your buggy. After your orientation, you’ll receive your riding gear, which includes an insulated coverall, a face mask, and a helmet. 

The weather in Iceland, plus the wind while riding the ATV, can be cold, so wear proper clothing, including layered clothes, gloves, socks, a scarf, and sturdy hiking shoes. Also, ensure none of the clothes is made of cotton, as cotton can quickly accumulate moisture.

To drive the buggy, you must have a legal international driver’s license and be at least 17 years old. If you don’t have one yet, you can opt for the shared ride option, a cheaper choice where you don’t need to drive. Fortunately, the buggies can accommodate up to two or four people. 

After making sure you’re ready, you’ll hop on the buggy and explore the nearby landscape of Hveradalir. Hveradalir is one of the 20 hottest places in the country, where you can even bake bread by boring a hole in its ground. The area is surrounded by hot springs, which you can visit during your buggy tour. 

Once on your buggy, you’re free to explore your surroundings. Just make sure to adhere to the safety guidelines of driving an ATV. Moreover, you can also pause once in a while to marvel at the breathtaking beauty of your surroundings. 

You may want to follow a plan to ensure you make the most of your one-hour buggy adventure tour. You can also opt to explore the natural hot springs and hills of Hveradalir to get a more thrilling experience discovering hidden sights. 

If one hour isn’t enough, you can extend the tour up to two or even four hours. With so many hot springs and natural landmarks near Reykjavik, you won’t be short of attractions to discover and visit. Moreover, it’ll allow you to enjoy each place you visit without rushing. 

To end your buggy adventure, you’ll return to the base, where you can take a rest or stop at the cafe and enjoy freshly baked goods to rejuvenate your energy. 

After eating and resting, you can drive back to Reykjavik or continue your adventures in Iceland. This tour has no pick-up or drop-off, so you’ll have to arrange transportation. 

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore one of the hottest places in Iceland through this exciting one-hour buggy tour near Reykjavik from the Hveradalir base bamp. Check availability now by choosing a date. 

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4x4 ATV
English-speaking guide
1-hour buggy tour
Riding equipment (helmet, balaclava face mask, insulated cover all)



What to bring

Warm outdoor clothing
Warm layered clothing (not cotton)
Gloves, socks, a scarf
Sturdy hiking boots

Good to know

- For drivers, a valid international driver's license is required.

- To drive a buggy, you should be at least 17 years old.

- If you don't have a license, you can share a ride with a driver, so you don't have to drive a buggy.

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