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Snæfellsnes National Park

16.900 ISK

Snaefellsnes Peninsula Tour: Journey up close to the volcanic Snæfellsjökull glacier and visit spectacular places in the surrounding National Park. Operating always with local guides!

Main Sights:

  • Kirkjufell church-shaped mountain with Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall
  • Gerðuberg basalt columns
  • Bird cliffs at Arnarstapi
  • View of Snæfellsjökull volcano glacier

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6 – 14 years: 50 % discount
0 – 5 years: Free of charge

Pick Up Between

8:30 – 9:00 AM


approximately 11 hours


Thursday & Sunday


Tour in Small Group (19 pax max)
Free pick up

Product Description

This Snaefellsnes Peninsula Tour takes you on a fascinating journey, culminating right about the halfway point. There you can marvel at the mighty 1.450 meter Snaefellsjokull  (Snæfellsjökull) volcano glacier while we visit the national park. Jules Verne made it famous in his novel “Journey to the Center of the Earth”.

The journey begins by taking the 6 km long underwater tunnel – crossing under Hvalfjörður, the Whale bay fjord. Afterward, we travel along the peninsula with the seaside on our left and incredible mountainous scenery on our right, including the stoic Gerðuberg basalt columns. This area became famous due to the movie “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, from 2013.

Along the way, we drive through small towns and fishing villages, seeing the spectacular bird cliffs and fishing hamlet in Arnarstapi. On the northern side, we take you to the picturesque church-shaped mountain Kirkjufell, accompanied by a wonderful little waterfall, Kirkjufellsfoss, on the other side of the road. Kirkjufell is famous Game of Thrones filming location. At Djúpalónssandur beach (not accessible in winter) we will allow those who feel up to it to try their strength with the Stones of Trial.

All departures require a minimum of 4 participants in order to operate. Gateway to Iceland reserves the right to delay, alter or cancel any tour due to weather or any other unsafe conditions for the safety of our clients.

Beautiful Snaefellsnes National Park

Dewi d

We did the tour in Snaefellsnes National Park with a small group. Our tourguide, Björn, can talk the whole 11-12 hour tour: enthusiastic, informative and also funny. At some points the breathtaking view along with the given information and stories were as relaxing as watching a National Geographic documentaire.

The National Park itself has a beautiful green nature in spring, including waterfalls, mountains, cliffs and wildlife. The tourguide will also share the small places of interest with you, the ones you won't see by travelling through the National Park on your own. The park is definitely a must see in Iceland!

Awesome tour of Snaefellsnes

taalinrasmussen2017 Provo, Utah

Having been taken on tours by multiple tour companies, I say with confidence that Gateway to Iceland offers the best tours by far. The bus was clean, the guide full of interesting facts and stories about Iceland, and the sites incredible. In short, if you are thinking of hiring a tour company to see sites in Iceland, go with Gateway to Iceland.

Great Experience

bichoclarke San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica

I did the Snaellfesness tour and this was by far my favorite activity that I booked with a company. The region is breathtaking and our guide, Bjorn, was outstanding. He clearly enjoys his job, has a great sense of humor and makes an effort to learn about each place, as well as share about the country, its history and people's way of life.

“Do the Snaefellsnes tour with Gummi!”

sb1099 (Short Hills, New Jersey)

Our family of 4 took the Snaefellsnes tour with Gummi. We had avoided doing group tours until now because of the ages of our boys, who are 7 and 11. Gummi had them captivated throughout the trip with his interesting stories and facts; our older son ended up buying the Icelandic Sagas after the trip and has not been able to stop reading. The pace of the tour was perfect and we never felt rushed or tired or bored. We are so glad we took this tour and did not attempt it on our own, in fact we wish we had taken the Golden Circle tour as well. We will definitely use Gateway to Iceland more extensively for our travel planning on our next trip.

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