Snæfellsnes National Park

Snæfellsnes peninsula, located on the west side of Iceland, is a beautiful area offering many recreational activities for your enjoyment and attracting thousands of people every year. Some visitors come regularly each summer to enjoy the energy radiation, as they believe it to be one of Earth’s seven energy spots.

October - May: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
June - September: Available every day


Map for Snæfellsnes National Park tour
  • Duration:10 hours
  • Season:All year
  • Operates:Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
  • Departure times:08:00
  • Price:Adult:20199 ISK
     Age 12-17:10100 ISK
     Age 0-11:Free
  • Tour ID:DT32


  • Guided bus tour
  • Pick up from Hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik
  • Drop off at hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik
  • For hotels located in the city center, pick up and drop off is at special bus stops near the hotels.

Not Included

  • Lunch and refreshments


This tour takes you west from Reykjavik on a scenic route to Borgarfjörður and the village of Borgarnes where a short stop will be made for refreshments.

Shortly after entering Snæfellsnes peninsula, by Ytri-Tunga Farm you‘´ll get a chance to spot local wildlife at the beach which is home to a seal colony and variety of sea birds.

Next up is a visit to the idyllic Arnarstapi village where you‘ll take a walk to view the extraordinary landscape along the precipitous shoreline and where a break will be made for lunch.

After lunch the tour continues to Djúpalónssandur, a tranquil, black-pebbled beach that offers beautiful views out to the sea and fascinating history that lies in the Snæfellsjökull National Park, close to where Jules Verne located his entrance for the “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”.

Leaving Djúpalónssandur you‘ll travel past striking landscapes to the north coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula to Grundarfjordur fishing village. Surrounded by exceptionally beautiful mountains Grundarfjörður is home to one of the peninsula‘s most iconic and photographed landmarks, the symmetrical mountain Kirkjufell that towers 1500 ft. up from the shoreline.

Out of Grundarfjörður the route lies across Berserkjahraun lava fields that according to Viking legends was where two Swedish "Berserks" forged Iceland‘s first road and over to the south side of the peninsula through Vatnaleið pass.

Gerðuberg, a columnar basalt cliff
Snæfellsnes National Park
Arnarstapi, a small fishing village
Snæfellsjökull glacier
Stykkishólmur village
Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Other Information

Pick up:
Starts 30 minutes prior to the tour departure from most hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik.

All Departures are guided in English

This tour is also guided in Germand on Mondays

Where to eat:
There are stops made where you can purchase something to eat.

Similar day tours:
DT66 – The Wonders of Snæfellsnes by Super Jeep

DT85 – Snæfellsnes Peninsula Private Tour

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