The Golden Buggy Circle

Jun – Sep
8-9 hours
6 years

Get away from the crowd and explore the highlands of Iceland by a full-equipped off-road buggy vehicle. If you want to combine sightseeing with heart-racing adventure during your stay in Iceland, this is the tour for you.


  • 4×4 buggy experience
  • Driving across rugged lava fields and volcanic sand
  • River crossings
  • Geysir and Gullfoss area
  • Bláfell volcano
  • Haukadalsheidi plateau
  • Langjökull glacier
  • Kjolur highland route

*The view of the sights depends upon the weather conditions

What's included

  • 6-7 hours buggy driving
  • Pick up and drop off in Reykjavík
  • Expert and certified local guides
  • English speaking local expert guide
  • Helmets, gloves, balaclavas, and water-resistant overalls


Wouldn’t it be something else, if you could really get into the wild, Icelandic Highlands? On remote mountain tracks, found by your guide as you go along? Closing on that huge glacier, Langjökull? With you driving?

A day to bring stories home about, surely.

And now you can. In one of our new 4×4 buggies, for sure-fire driving excitement, in hauntingly desolate landscapes. Enjoy the classic sights on the thrilling golden buggy circle. Our Golden Buggy Circle has no equal as a unique combination day of action, other-worldly landscapes, spouting hot springs, and thunderous waterfalls.

Our buggies are equipped with 4-point safety harnesses for safety, automatic transmission for driving ease. All you need is a spirit for adventure and a valid driving license for the driver. We stop on the way, so both have the opportunity to drive.
Lunch stop is at Geysir or Gullfoss café.

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FAQ & Important Information

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

This tour is operated by our trusted partner.

Please note that Activity Iceland offers pick-up service from authorized pickup points in the Reykjavik downtown area. We can unfortunately not offer pick-up service from Airbnb or private apartments, nor Keflavik Airport for our tours. If your pick-up location is not on our pick up list in the booking form then we kindly ask you to locate the closest pick-up point to your accommodation. It might take up to 30 min for our guides to reach your pick-up point, so please wait patiently for us to arrive. As much as possible be prepared and ready to go.

Meeting point:
Kistumelur 9 116 Reykjavik

All drivers need to have a valid driver’s license and a minimum age of 17 years old. Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all the 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 to your message as soon as possible.

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. Bring your personal daily medications if required. It is a good idea for you to bring extra clothing on this tour, as you might get wet!

Medical conditions:
Please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.
Maximum weight per passenger/driver; 120 kg or 264 lbs. Maximum combined weight; 220 kg or 485 lbs

Payment and cancelation:
Full payment is required at time of booking to secure your place. We require 24 hrs notice of cancellation for a refund. Any cancellation made within less than 24 hours prior to departure will be fully charged.

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Special offer


for a limited time on selected Super Jeep tours