Trip to the Moon ATV tour

Duration:
4 hours

Availability:
Aug. – Dec.

Difficulty:
Easy

Pickup:
Yes

Min. age:
6 years

Region:
South

This exhilarating ATV tour will take you across seemingly endless lava fields up to the top of a mountain. Along the way, you’ll get to see the unique landscape of Iceland for yourself while creating the memories of a lifetime.

Why you’ll love this tour

  • Discover unique Icelandic landscapes by ATV
  • Experience the breathtaking volcanic landscape of the Reykjanes peninsula
  • Visit Sandvik, a beach with endless black sand
  • Enjoy the guide’s informative overview of the area’s history and geology
  •  Many of our guests have told us that this unique day tour is one of the most beautiful experiences of their entire Iceland vacation.

What’s included?

Activities and gear

  • 3 to 4-hour guided ATV tour
  • All necessary safety equipment

Transportation

  • No pickup

Staff & experts

  • English speaking local expert guide

Meals

  • Refreshments

Highlights

  • Reykjanes peninsula
  • Sandvík
  • Gunnuhver
  • Continental Bridge

Tour itinerary

The tour will start off with an adrenaline-filled ATV ride across the lava fields. Depending on the season, these will either be covered with moss or snow, but both are equally fun to drive on. No experience is required to sign up for this tour and there is no age limit for passengers. A driver’s license is required for ATV drivers, though. Your guides will be happy to give you a tutorial at the beginning of the trip if you have no previous ATV experience.

Along the way, you’ll pass by sheep, horses, beautiful landscapes, and exciting shipwrecks. The views once you get to the top of Hagafell Mountain make the whole trip worth it. The 360° panorama over the Blue Lagoon, Eldey Island, and Grindavik is something you’ll not easily forget.

The tour will then return to the lava fields, zooming past rows of volcanoes to reach the tip of the Reykjanes Peninsula for a visit to the oldest lighthouse in Iceland. From here, you’ll have some astounding vistas over the Atlantic Ocean while also getting to enjoy a mug of hot chocolate and Kleinur, a twisted Icelandic doughnut.

Don’t worry, the amazing views and adventure don’t end there! To add to the fun, the next stop will be Sandvik, one of Iceland’s famous black sand beaches. From there, you’ll go to the “Bridge Between Continents”. This fascinating bridge stretches over the mid-Atlantic ridge, which is the boundary between the tectonic plates that make up the continents of North America and Europe. This was also a shooting location for Clint Eastwood’s 2006 film Flags of Our Fathers.

The return trip to Grindavik will take you up and down some exciting roads before heading back to the starting point. If you want, after the tour, you can be driven to the Blue Lagoon spa for a relaxation session. Please note that your admission to the Blue Lagoon is not included as part of this tour package, so you’ll need to book your spa visit in advance.

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Important notes

The following is important information applicable to our ATV tours. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone, we are here to make your tour exceptional!

 

Operation:
This tour is operated by our trusted partner.

Booking:
All drivers need to have a valid driver’s licence and a minimum age of 17 years old. Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all available seats are booked out. Please book your tour early to avoid disappointment. You can book this tour online using the booking form or just call our office. We typically respond to phone calls from 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM GMT – if you do not reach us, please send an email and we will reply your message as soon as possible.

Prices:
All prices are per person. We accept payment by major credit and debit cards with no additional fees. Gratuities are not included.

Tour itinerary changes:
At all times your safety is our first priority. You can expect any kind of weather in Iceland. For this reason, the tour itinerary may be subject to change the sights without notice or the tour might be canceled due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. If the timing changes, we will need your valid mobile phone number to contact you and inform you of the time change. Please don’t forget to fill out your phone number on the booking form. If the tour is canceled, you can choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your tour for another day. We make every effort to avoid any such changes wherever possible.

What to bring:
We recommend you bring warm first and/or mid layer, e.g. a warm sweater. Proper shoes are required. This means no high heels, sandals, flip flops or open toed shoes. It’s best to wear waterproof boots. Bring your personal daily medications if required.

Medical conditions:
Please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.

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from
25.900 ISK
All prices are per person.

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