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Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

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On your Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon Tour, you will experience a series of remarkable and diverse sites in the Southwest of Iceland.

Enjoy a warm and relaxing bath in the natural thermal waters of the Secret Lagoon. This landmark is a natural hot spring and the oldest swimming pool in Iceland. Followed by a visit to remarkable sites in Golden Circle - hot spring "Geysir", “Golden Waterfall” of Gullfoss, beautiful national park of Þingvellir.
You'll start at
Þórunnartún 1
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  • 1
    Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Thingvellir National Park
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 4
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Kerid Crater
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Let a guide take care of entrance fees on a stress-free tour
  • Enjoy a relaxing soak in the warm waters of the Secret Lagoon
  • Travel the Golden Circle route and visit geothermal attractions
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from designated points in Reykjavik
What to Expect
Your morning starts with pickup from designated locations around Reykjavik. From there, head out of the city to the Secret Lagoon, located on the famous Golden Circle route. Widely considered among Iceland’s top attractions, the Secret Lagoon is a series of heated pools and baths where the water stays at 100–104° Fahrenheit (38–40 Celsius) throughout the year. Admire sweeping views over the Icelandic countryside from the comfort of your coach and then enjoy two hours to relax at your leisure in the Secret Lagoon’s steaming pools. Afterward, travel by bus through the beautiful Haukadalur Valley, home to geothermal features, including the Strokkur geyser and Gullfoss waterfall. Tour through the Thingvellir National Park, where the mighty North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet, and listen as your guide shares the history of the world’s oldest still-functioning parliament. Then, take a seat back aboard your coach for the return journey to your drop-off point in Reykjavik.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

Traveler pickup is offered
Our pickup can take up to 30 minutes so please wait at your pickup location from the time written on your ticket.

More locations we do offer pickup service from:
- Subway at the former Oddsson Ho(s)tel, Hringbraut 119
- Burgerjoint (Hamborgarabullan), Geirsgata 1
- Gamli Gardur, Hringbraut 29
- BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 (front / taxi side)

Many accommodations in central Reykjavik are redirected to official "Tour Bus Stops" from which we also offer pickup:
- Tour Bus Stop 1, Ráðhúsið - City Hall, Vonarstraeti (64.146316,-21.941491)
- Tour Bus Stop 2, Tjörnin - The Pond, Maedragardur on Laekjargata (64.145763,-21.938547)
- Tour Bus Stop 3, Lækjargata, Laekjargata 4 (64.14678,-21.937296)
- Tour Bus Stop 5, Harpa, Austurbakki 2 (64.14678,-21.937296)
- Tour Bus Stop 6, Safnahúsið - The Culture House, Hverfisgata 15 by Arnarholl (64.147454,-21.932894)
- Tour Bus Stop 7, Traðarkot, Hverfisgata 20 (64.146706,-21.930425)
- Tour Bus Stop 8, Hallgrímskirkja, by Eiriksgata (64.141548,-21.927973)
- Tour Bus Stop 9, Snorrabraut, Snorrabraut 24 (64.143497,-21.916289)
- Tour Bus Stop 10, Hlemmur, Laugavegur 105 (64.143155,-21.915414)
- Tour Bus Stop 11, Austurbær, Snorrabraut 37 (64.142364,-21.917228)
- Tour Bus Stop 13, Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120 (64.142658,-21.913866)

Free pickup location:
- Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 1 (64.144389,-21.910327)


  • Skarfabakki Harbour, Reykjavik
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bus fare and Guided tour
  • Entry/Admission - Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Strokkur
  • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater
  • Food and drinks
  • Towel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 2 years
  • Food and drinks are not included.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 65 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We rented a car on our trip but wanted to have one day where we can all enjoy the views and relax. This is the first tour I ever booked and was so happy with it. In between the stops our tour guide, Frosty (nickname), gave great info about the area, history, volcano activity,
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My family thoroughly enjoyed this tour of the major nature sites outside of Reykjavik. The service of this company was excellent. There were multiple emails before the trip to clarify our pickup situation since we were not staying in a hotel and because my youngest daughter
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I see why the Golden Circle is the most popular tour in Iceland. There are so many companies to choose from, but I would absolutely give BusTravel a 5 star review. Our tour guide's name was Haller and he was extremely nice. He was knowledgeable, interactive, and encouraged us to
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We really enjoyed this day long trip through the landscape of Iceland. There were many beautiful sites, we got visit Icelandic horses and soak in Secret Lagoon. Great fun!
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Can not rate this tour highly enough. Our tour guide snow and our driver Lucas were a brilliant combo and gave us a good few laughs along the way. The secret was the highlight for me alot less tourists compared to blue lagoon and scenery is next level.
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About the operator
By: BusTravel Iceland
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
All about the Geysírs!
Great day, Simon was a great guide, good sense of humour and didn’t over talk it! :) Had enough time at the
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Agnieszka S
Northern light, Golden circle and Secret Lagoon
Been with the company on two tours and I really like that. Tour guides are nice, helpfull and konwleagle.
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If you pick only one tour make it this one!
Great value for money, lovely tour guide and you see so many things in one day. Best tour of my holiday for sure.
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Fantastic Snaefellsnes Peninsular Tour
We booked a Snaefellsnes Peninsula tour with BusTravel Iceland and so glad we did. Every part of the day ran
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Grace C
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Amazing tour
Great guide with amazing scenery. Not to be missed. A must do. Time spend on the bus can be quite long, but worth
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Beth K
Hawthorne, New Jersey
Perfect tour
We rented a car on our trip but wanted to have one day where we can all enjoy the views and relax. This is the
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St Kilda, Australia
Great tour to see all the highlights in one day
The guide is very friendly as any Icelandic people we have met. We are able to see 4 attractions in one day with
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Great tour, great tour guide, really great experience!
The tour was amazing, the weather was quite rough but I guess thats Iceland and the viewings were still so great!
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Vacaville, California
Enjoyable Golden Circle tour with horse demonstration
We had a lovely tour of the Golden Circle plus Kerid Crater, tomato greenhouse and Icelandic horse demonstration.
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Seattle, Washington
Perfect first tour of Iceland’s natural wonders
My family thoroughly enjoyed this tour of the major nature sites outside of Reykjavik. The service of this
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  • Languages Offered: English
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