Private SUV Reykjavik Highlights Shore Excursion

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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (advanced), Icelandic (fluent)

Ideal as a Shore Excursion from a Reykjavik port

Ship ahoy and welcome to Reykjavik the world's most northerly capital!

Reykjavik is known for its colorful houses and it was the home of the first permanent settlements in Iceland. Reykjavik actually means smokey bay since that is what the viking Ingolfur Arnarson founder of the city first saw, steam rising up from the hot springs when he stepped into the land.
It is a small city but what it lacks in size it makes up by its quirkiness and by being interesting and different from most other European cities.
It is a great place for foodies since there is a big variety of great restaurants and cafes and the local hotdog stand is one of the most popular food stops.

In this tour your guide will take you around the city and show you all of its highlights.

The city has a lot to offer and it's perfect for a day excursion with a local guide.


I will pick you up at your accommodation or the port and take you for a day out in the city. As long as time allows I will show you all the main sights and landmarks and give you a chance to visit some local museums if you are interested.
The highlights you will be seeing and visiting:

Laugavegur main shopping street
Hallgrimskirkja Church
Harpan Concert House
Sun Voyager Viking Ship
Hofdi House
Grotta Lighthouse
Perlan (e. The Pearl) viewing platform
The president's House
Reykjavik City Hall
The Old Harbour

If you are interested and time allows to visit some museums here are a few I recommend:
The Whale Museum
The Aurora Reykjavik Museum
Reykjavik Maritime Museum
The Settlement Exhibition
National museum of Iceland
Ice cave exhibition
Saga museum

I am flexible and will listen to all your wishes and needs and adapt the tour to your liking. As soon as you book the tour you can contact me and let me know if there are any particular preferences about the tour or discuss it with me after we meet.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your accommodation.
At the port your cruise ship docks at.

End location: At your accommodation.
At the port your cruise ship docks at.

Duration: 4 hours

Depends on wether you choose to do a museum visit or not.


This is a private tour in a Land Cruiser 150 33" jeep.

The tour has been set for 3 people in order to maximize everyone's space and comfort. But, I can accommodate 4 people if needed. Please contact me for the details.

What’s Included

- Pick up and drop off from your accommodation or port in Reykjavík
- Private guided tour in a Toyota Land Cruiser 150 (Prado) or similar car with a professional driver/guide
- Bottled Water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5400 ISK - 2.900 ISK for museum entrance
1.500 ISK for lunch
1.000 ISK for snacks

What’s Extra

- Personal expenses
- Meals
- Museum entrance:
The Whale Museum 2.900 ISK per person (approx. 28 USD)
The Aurora Reykjavik Museum 1600 ISK per person (approx. 15 USD)
Reykjavik Maritime Museum 1650 ISK per person (approx. 16 USD)
The Settlement Exhibition 1650 ISK per person (approx. 16 USD)
National museum of Iceland 2000 ISK per person (approx. 19 USD)
Ice cave exhibition in Perlan 2.900 ISK per person (approx. 28 USD)
Saga museum 2.100 ISK per person (approx. 20 USD)

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