Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour

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  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2970PRTKEF10
If you’ve only got a short time in port in Reykjavik and you want to see all the major sights, take this sightseeing shore excursion. On this 2.5-hour tour of the city, you’ll see top attractions like the Hallgrimskirkja church, the presidential residence at Bessastadir, the fish market in Hafnarfjordur, the open-air Arbaer Museum and the recreational center of Laugardalur.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Your Reykjavik shore excursion includes short stops at the following attractions:

Bessastadir
Visit the presidential residence at Bessastadir, built between 1761 and 1766 and home to Iceland's president. You’ll also stop in the town of Hafnarfjordur, famous for having one of the largest settlements of elves and other mystical beings known as the "hidden folk." You will also visit the old fishing harbor and when possible, the famous fish market.

Perlan
In Reykjavik you'll go to the Perlan building, which was built on water tanks that hold the city's hot water supply. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view over Reykjavik and its surroundings from Perlan’s top-floor revolving restaurant.

Hofdi House
Explore Hofdi House in northern Reykjavik, where the all-important summit between President Ronald Reagan and Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. You will also visit Hallgrimskirkja (the largest church in Iceland and one of its tallest structures), the University of Iceland area and the old town center, where the Icelandic parliament Althingi and the town hall are situated.

Laugardalur
End your day with a tour of the sports and recreation center in Laugardalur, where you’ll find a geothermal outdoor swimming pool and sculptures crafted by Asmundur Sveinsson.


Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Reykjavik port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Reykjavik cruise port
Departure Time:
8:30am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 11:30am

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Pricing information

Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour

Reykjavik Shore Excursion: Sightseeing Tour

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fee to geothermal pools and baths
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Please note that no refunds will be issued if the tour is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Caroline W, August 2013

Good tour and having free wifi on the bus was a great extra

Reviewed by: Caroline W, August 2013

Good tour and having free wifi on the bus was a great extra

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Tour code: 2970PRTKEF10