Although the main attraction in Iceland is natural wonders like waterfalls, hot springs, iceberg lagoons and basalt column cliffs, the country also offers many exciting adventure tours. Horse Riding Tours, Super Jeep Tours, Ice Cave Tours, Whale Watching Tours, Snowmobile Tours on a Glacier, Scenic Tours and much more. Here are some exciting tours that Hit Iceland recommends and offers to our visitors. A selected group of quality tours that will enhance your experience in Iceland. Find a tour that fits your interest.
Tours and things to do in Iceland
Find an adventure tour in Iceland. A Golden Circle tour, a spectacular Whale watching tour, a tour to Þórsmörk and much more.
Húsavík in the Northern Region is the whale watching capital of Iceland and possibly the world. North Sailing has operated their tours for more than two decades and is the most experienced whale watching company in Iceland. It was our first choice when looking for a partner to offer a whale watching tour on Hit Iceland.
This tour is operated from Reykjavík and offered to visitors in Reykjavík and the Capital City neighbors towns. The Golden Circle tour is the most popular adventure tour in Iceland and for many good reasons. It is a trip easily doable in a day from Reykjavík the capital of Iceland, a place most of our visitors begin their journey in Iceland, and also because the tour offers a stunning view of fascinating natural wonders. Also a tour of history and geology. History as the first stop is at Iceland’s most valued historical (and almost holy) places and Geology, as you will take a breath-taking look at the various states of earth’s most vital resource, water. This tour has it all and takes you to lakes, rifts, geysers, waterfalls, rivers and glaciers.
Have you ever tasted fresh scallops straight from the sea? If not then the "VikingSushi Adventure" is the right boat tour for you - seafood simply doesn´t come fresher than this! Operating from Stykkishólmur town on the northern side of Snæfellsnes Peninsula. In all the growing flora of tours and entertainment for visitors in Iceland, this spectacular tour has been around for more than thirty years and is among the most interesting things you can do in Iceland. It is a very original tour based on an idea only someone local can come up with. A Bird & Nature Watching Tour for everyone all year around. It is a combination of sailing, viewing small islands and spectacular landscape, birdwatching and tasting seafood as fresh as it gets.
Explore one of the most exciting places in the Icelandic highland in a super jeep day tour from Reykjavík. Experience the magnificent colors of rhyolite mountains, visit a beautiful waterfall, meet Hekla the active volcano and take a dip in the most famous geothermal pool in Iceland.
The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is one of the Regions in Iceland that offers an impressive scenic drive, many exciting attractions and natural wonders. At the end is the Snæfellsjökull glacier towering over the landscape and dominating the view with its mystical power. A power sensed by many locals and visitors alike and inspired literary giants like Jules Verne and our Nobel Prize winner Halldór Laxnes.
3 persons minimum
Þórsmörk is one of the most spectacular places in Iceland. It is one of the most accessible areas in the Highland, a deep valley, and oasis cornered with glaciers on three sides. It is truly a place of ice and fire as one of the glaciers; Eyjafjallajökull has recently erupted with glowing lava flowing into two parts of Þórsmörk.
2 presons minimum
Step away from the crowd, the rush, and speed and enjoy the top sights and attractions in the south-western part of Iceland, without all the traffic. Take a convenient bus tour in a smaller bus and with a smaller group (max 16) at a time when fewer visitors are around. Why chase the crowds when you can enjoy the wonders of Iceland in a more friendly setting? This peaceful excursion takes place in the afternoon and lasts into the evening and allows plenty of time to explore, view and photograph all the spectacular wonders. And remember that evening in Iceland is bright during spring, summer and into the autumn.
This exciting horse riding tour is operated from the small town of Þorlákshöfn by the south shore in Iceland. It is only a 30mins drive from Reykjavík the capital. The tour is set up for experienced riders that have the knowledge and
training to control the horse. The tour takes you through a magnificent landscape quite typical for Iceland. Lava fields and beaches on the south shore while you enjoy the view to mountains at Reykjanes Peninsula.
At Húsavík town in the Northern Region, you are in the whale watching capital of Iceland and possibly the world. This whale watching tour is unique as you take the tour on a traditional Icelandic sailing boat. It is an experience quite unlike any other taking the course under sails aiming to see the magnificent animals of the ocean. It is a combination of adventure and anticipation.
This boat tour at Ísafjarðardjúp fjord is unique. Here you get a rare opportunity to experience nature of from the sea and get a spectacular view of the mountains and all the small fjords embracing this larger fjord or bay. Ísafjarðardjúp offers you breathtaking scenery in addition to great history, and rich with wildlife like seabirds, whales, and seals. Here you can observe the animals in their natural habitat.
This exciting tour takes you on track to the east from Grindavík town on the Reykjanes Peninsula towards Krísuvík, over the small mountain Festarfjall, to the black sandy beach and finally Selatangar. At Selatangar we take a short break before heading back for more mountain safari. The drive takes you in between old lava and black sand and we head up the another mountain, Hagafell, where you can expect a good view to the Blue Lagoon and the island Eldey rock.
The tour starts in the western part of Reykjanes Peninsula viewing natural wonders and geological marvels. After approximately three hours of driving, we will stop for lunch in Grindavík town. From our lunchtime, the tour continues east towards Krísuvík on a remote dirt road to “Vigdísarvellir fields.
A rafting tour on a whitewater glacial river floating through a canyon is probably something you can not experience in many places. Floating in a raft on the strong stream through a magnificent landscape is likely to be once in a lifetime experience for most people. This trip is ideal for those who want to enjoy some adventure but still have a relaxing trip and inhale some breathtaking scenery and landscape as part of the river is quite calm. For family rafting, the West Glacial River is the best and is classed 2-3.