Top 60 Snaefellsnes Tours
- ATV & Buggy Tours
- Airplane Tours
- Biking Tours
- Boat Tours
- Caving Tours
- Combo Deals
- Culture Tours
- Diving Tours
- Dog Sledding Tours
- Fishing Tours
- Glacier Tours
- Helicopter Tours
- Hiking Tours
- Horse Riding Tours
- Ice Climbing Tours
- Photo Tours
- Rafting Tours
- Sightseeing Tours
- Skiing Tours
- Snorkelling Tours
- Snowmobile Tours
- Super Jeep Tours
- Surfing tours
- Whale Watching & Puffin Tours
Frequently Asked Questions
About Snaefellsnes Tours
The Snaefellnes Peninsula is often dubbed ‘Iceland in Miniature’, because of the region's diverse and contrasting landscapes and the amazing natural features found there. There are also ample activities on offer for you to partake in; you can take whale-watching, lava caving and glacier hiking excursions, and from Reykjavik, you can join one or two-day tours that will introduce you to all the main sites.
1. How far is the Snaefellnes Peninsula from Reykjavík?
It takes just under two hours to drive to the base of the peninsula, and two hours forty minutes to reach the tip.
2. How big is the Snaefellsnes Peninsula?
The Peninsula is 90 km (55 mi) long and roughly 10 km (6 mi) wide
3. Do I need a 4WD to travel Snaefellsnes?
No, although it is recommended in winter
4. What accommodation is available on Snaefellsnes?
There are many hotels, hostels and campsites in the area.
5. Can the Snaefellsnes Peninsula be properly explored in a day?
Most sites can be reached within a day, but some operators conduct two-day tours to allow for enough time to take in each location.
6. When is the best time to come to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula?
The Snaefellsnes Peninsula can be traversed throughout the year. Whale watching tours run throughout the year, but glacier hiking tours only run from April to August.
7. Can I camp on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula?
There are multiple campsites there, and you can pitch a tent on public land for one night. It is not legal to camp in Snaefellsjokull National Park, however, or on private property without permission.
8. What facilities are there on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula?
There are small towns and villages with basic amenities and services.
9. Can I take a flight to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula?
No, but the area is easily accessible by car all year round.