Reykjavik shore excursions are an in-depth and exciting way to explore Iceland during a Northern Europe cruise.
European cruises pull into port in the capital city of Reykjavik, known for its rugged coastal scenery, Icelandic cuisine, and steamy lagoons. Reykjavik cruise excursions will effortlessly transport you to these sights and beyond. We take care of the transportation and details starting right on the ship so you can just sit back – or don your hiking shoes – and soak in all that Iceland has to offer.
That soaking is meant both figuratively and literally thanks to the Blue Lagoon, a Reykjavik shore excursion that is at the top of most visitors’ list of things to do while in Iceland. The Blue Lagoon is a natural swimming pool that is heated by hot springs with a temperature that typically hovers between 98 degrees and 104 degrees Fahrenheit. The Blue Lagoon is blissful a place to relax and its water is even said to have natural healing powers.
Those hot springs located all around Iceland also provide some neat Reykjavik shore excursions that are perfect for foodies or anyone who likes learning about cooking customs around the world. Take a tour around Iceland’s famed Golden Circle that includes a stop at Geysir Hot Springs where can see a geothermal baking demonstration and sample some of the bread that is baked from the heat of the hot springs.
Also along the Golden Circle are other attractions that are popular Reykjavik cruise excursions. You can see Iceland’s culturally and geologically important Thingvellir National Park, stand in the mist of cascading waterfalls, visit volcanoes, and even do some whitewater rafting.
Depending on your itinerary and the time of year you cruise to Reykjavik, Iceland, you can also head north for the chance to see the shimmering beauty of the Aurora Borealis, also referred to as the Northern Lights.
Back in the city, take a microbrewery tour to sample some Icelandic beer, feast on some local lobster, or join a sightseeing Reykjavik cruise excursion that will show you all of the city’s top sites and teach you more about its history and culture. You can also take off from the harbor on a whale watching adventure. Whatever you choose to do during your Reykjavik port of call, you are sure to be astounded by the beauty and culture of this island country surrounded by the blues of the Atlantic Ocean.