Private 6-Hour Geology & Nature Tour of Reykjanes Peninsula From Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland
6 hours
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Embark on a private Reykjanes Peninsula tour and uncover the hidden gems of this UNESCO Global Geopark! Join this personalized journey that showcases the unique geological wonders and stunning landscapes of the Reykjanes Peninsula. This tour is perfect for nature enthusiasts, amateur geologists, and those seeking a family-friendly adventure.

Your adventure begins with a convenient pick-up from your designated location. The tour can be tailored to your preferences, allowing you to create a custom itinerary based on your interests. 

Explore the awe-inspiring Seltun, a geothermal field in Krysuvik, where vibrant colors, bubbling mud pools, and boiling water create an alien landscape. Witness the impressive Brimketill, a naturally formed pool by the ocean, and admire crashing waves from a nearby view platform.

Marvel at the sight of Eldey, a small island known for its vast bird population, including the largest northern gannet colony. Capture breathtaking views of Eldey from Valhnukamol sand, a picturesque vantage point. Explore the historic Reykjanes Lighthouse, the first lighthouse in Iceland, and learn about its relocation due to earthquakes and surf damage.

Immerse yourself in the mystical atmosphere of Gunnuhver, an area with many mud pools and hot springs. Legend has it that a vengeful female ghost named Gunna resides there. Stand on the Bridge Between Continents, a unique landmark where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet, which offers a fascinating glimpse into the geological forces shaping Iceland.

Venture to Gardskagaviti, home to two lighthouses and a nesting area for many birds. Admire the beautiful Kleifarvatn Lake, surrounded by lava fields and dramatic rock formations, making it a photographer's paradise.

Visit the beautiful black church, Hvalsneskirkja, renowned for its isolation and charm, especially when the Northern Lights dance in the winter sky. Explore Hopsnes, a peninsula with a rich history of shipwrecks and abandoned houses. Witness the remnants of a bygone era and marvel at the lava formations that shaped this unique landscape.

As an add-on option, indulge in ultimate relaxation at the iconic Blue Lagoon, surrounded by volcanic landscapes and soothing mineral-rich waters. Or, for an unforgettable adventure, join a guided tour of the Fagradalsfjall (Meradalir) eruption, which occurred in 2021 and 2022, where you can witness the raw power of nature and learn about the geological significance of this extraordinary event.

Take advantage of this remarkable journey through the Reykjanes Peninsula. Book your private bespoke tour now and customize your itinerary to explore this fantastic region's geological wonders, captivating landscapes, and unique attractions.

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What to bring

You will need warm and waterproof clothes (layers, hat, gloves, scarf), sturdy and waterproof hiking boots, snacks, and water.
Bring your swimsuit if adding the relaxation at the Blue Lagoon

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Please contact us for any extras you want to add to the tour.

Please reach out to us if you have a larger group than six people or if you have any special requests for us to work on for you.

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