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Puffins, Hot Springs & Lava Caves

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time-raw8 hours
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Special Tours in Reykjavik Harbour

Set out on this perfect combination of the best of Iceland. Head out to sea and view the adorable puffins. Then get adventurous as you explore lava caves and the finish your day in the most relaxing part of nature...natural hot springs.

What to expect?

Puffins are the cutest birds in the world, and not many people realize we can go Puffin watching straight from Reykjavik. We sail out on our lovely wooden boat “Old Skuli” and reach the puffin islands in about 15 minutes. The guide will share their extreme wealth of knowledge on the puffins as well as the other sea birds that can be found on the shores of Iceland. This is also the perfect opportunity to see the city from a different & unique angle!

Puffin tour duration: 09:30-10:30

After returning to the harbour, your pickup for the Hot Springs & Lava Caves will begin at 11:30 from the Special Tours ticket office to take you to the magical underworlds of Iceland – the famous volcano called Hengill and its lava caves! The guides will share with you how the lava caves are formed along with numerous interesting facts. After you have enjoyed the secrets of the caves the experienced mountain guides will take you to Hengill geothermal area, passing by the hot springs and bubbling mud pools and finishing off with a soak in the natural baths of Reykjadalur.

Please note: The trip is suitable for most people but in order to finish a round trip in the lava cave, people must be ready to crawl and bend down for a short distance.

Tour duration: 11:30 – 17:30

What is Included?

Puffin Watching
1 hour guided boat tour
Binoculars on board!

Hot Springs and Lava Cave
Transport & Guiding
Helmets & Headlights
Bathing in a natural thermal pool
Pickup at harbour included

What do I need to bring?

Bring warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, bathing suit and towel. Lunch can be bought on the tour!

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 100% if cancelled 23 hours before event or less.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

Meeting Point

For the start of the tour meet on location at the Special Tours office in Reykjavik Harbour Pick up available for extra charge, starting 60 min before departure

Please note that pick up for the Hot Springs and Lava Cave tour is from Special Tours ticket office at the harbour at 11:30. The Hot Springs and Lava Cave tour is operated by Icelandic Mountain Guides.

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