Segway tour of Reykjavik. Glide on the famous US patented Segway i2 electric personal transporter along the coast of the Reykjavik Peninsula, visit some landmarks, and ride through some back streets with an enthousiastic local professional guide.
This tour is set up for 2 riders, please ask if there are more in your group, I have 16 Segways.
After a brief introduction, signing of a release and training we head out along the northern coastline of the Reykjavik peninsula.
The first stop is usually the Harpa concert, conference and opera building opened in 2011. We then visit the sculpture Sun Voyage (the Viking ship) before heading over to the world-famous Hofdi house where Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev met in October 1986. Depending on the time we may visit Laugardalur valley and the landmark Reykjavik church Hallgrimskirkja.
On the return trip we ride through the Old city centre.
The route may change without notice to ensure the safety of the riders.
In general, riders should be at least 15 years of age and weigh between 40 and 120 kg.
Pregnant women may not participate for safety reasons.
Participants must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
All must sign a release.
Parents sign a release for their children.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Aegisgardur 7, 101 Reykjavik - Next to the whale watching companies at Reykjavik's Old Harbour.
End location: Aegisgardur 7, 101 Reykjavik - Next to the whale watching companies at Reykjavik's Old Harbour.
Duration: 2 hours
Before we set off I'll teach you how to use the machine safely. You also have to sign a release which basically says that in case of an accident you accept all responsibility for injuries and damage to the Segways etc. This tour is available all year, weather depending. Please contact me to arrange for an available slot which could be any time of the day or night. I'm flexible!
Segway i2 personal transporters. Self-balancing machines made in the USA - original Segways 2nd generation.
Segway machine, segway instruction, safety helmet and professional guide.
The price is based on two persons, please ask if there are more in your group.
I have 16 Segways in total.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
450 ISK Icelandic krona - There are no additional expenses during this short tour other than the actual tour price. However, if you'd like to stop for a hot dog (Iceland's national food), the cost is ISK 450 or about US$ 4.50.
Restaurants and shops will all take Visa and Mastercard, some will take other cards too. Some places will take cash notes in US$, GBP and EUR.
Items of personal nature.
The tour is fairly short and generally we don't stop for food or drink on the way unless reqested.
Entrance fee to the church tower of Hallgrimskirkja (I recommend you visit the tower after the tour).
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My companion and I have taken many Segway tours (50, perhaps!) in many parts of the world but this one may have been the very best. Stefan is a fantastic guide, knowledgable and fun, and we so enjoyed seeing many parts of the city, traveling over many different kinds of terrains under his guidance. I highly recommend Stefan and his Segway tour to anyone visiting Reykjavik.