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Golden Circle Small Group Tour with Secret Lagoon Experience

Product ID: 66550
See the sights of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle on a tour that departs Reykjavik mid-morning, meaning that you can appreciate the natural wonders without the crowds. Marvel at waterfalls and geysers, and bathe in the Secret Lagoon.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
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Pickup included

Pickup is available from most hotels and from designated bus stops (in case the hotel is located in the restricted area) within the greater Reykjavík area. You will be picked up from your hotel between 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM.
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  • Discover the natural wonders along Iceland’s famous Golden Circle
  • Stop to see the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, the most spectacular in the country
  • Stand next to Strokkur geyser as it spouts water 30 meters high
  • Enjoy bathing in the Secret Lagoon hot spring
  • Walk between tectonic plates in Thingvellir National Park
Full description
Experience Iceland’s Golden Circle on a relaxed 8-hour tour. Following a mid-morning pick-up, you’ll be taken to see the country’s spectacular natural wonders after the morning crowds have already come and gone.

In addition, you’ll visit a natural hot spring pool where you can relax in the warm waters, the Viking way.

You’ll visit the 3 major attractions on the Golden Circle. First is Thingvellir, site of the world’s first parliament, which met outdoors annually from 930 AD until 1798. Then it’s on to one of Europe’s largest waterfalls and Iceland’s pride, the beautiful Gullfoss. Next, in the geothermal fields of Haukadalur you’ll be able to stand close to the erupting Strokkur geyser.

You will also visit the hot spring nature bath which the locals call the Secret Lagoon, because until recently it was known only to few. Top off your Iceland experience with a warm relaxing nature bath. You’ll find facilities with changing rooms, lockers, and showers, and you can also buy a drink to enjoy while relaxing in the water.
  • Pick up from most hotels and from designated bus stops if the hotel is located within the restricted area
  • Small group tour (4-19 persons)
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Secret Lagoon admission
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (but there will be stops where you can purchase both)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hiking shoes
Know before you go
• Please bring a bathing suit and towel for the Secret Lagoon bath
• Warm, windproof and waterproof clothes and outdoor shoes are highly recommended.
• The tour operator reserves the right to delay, alter or cancel any tour due to extreme weather or any other unsafe conditions for the safety of our clients.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 75 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Absolutely wonderful experience. A shame the secret Lagoon was closed, but the tour was still everything and more we wanted. My partner and I originally planned to rent a car and do the golden circle by ourselves, but we were so glad we decided on a tour as we learned much more this way.

January 22, 2020

Ian the driver was fantastic and very knowledgable, filling the gaps between the locations with interesting facts. Pulling over from extra little things to fill the day. Also when to the secret lagoon wasn’t crowded plenty of space to chill and quickly pop inside for a drink to enjoy in the water. Fantastic already telling my friends to go.

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December 23, 2019

Interesting day

Firstly the small mini van was full....& cramped. Not much room to move...I advise going on a larger tour in a larger bus. Margaret our guide, and driver was informative and pleasant. Our day was spoilt by a the fact that twice members of the same group arrived back to the bus late by over 20 minutes. Beautiful scenery.

September 10, 2019

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Gateway to Iceland

Product ID: 66550