If you are looking for Reykjavik tourists attractions then the Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour is a great choice. It takes you to the main attraction around the city at your own pace and leisure. There are 15 bus stops in the winter and 16 stops in the summer and buses run every 45 minutes from 9:45am until 16:15pm. Last arrival is at 17:30pm at Harpa Concert Hall.
There are so many things to see in Reykjavik so the hop on hop off option is a great way to take it all in on the same day. The stops are located near the following Reykjavik attractions:
Stop 1: Harpa Concert Hall – One of the most visited landmarks in the city with great architecture.
Stop 2: The Old Harbour – Featues a selection of restaurants and Whale Watching and other sea tours.
Stop 3: Reykjavik Maritime Museum – Exhibition called Fish & folk – 150 years of fisheries.
Stop 4: Whales of Iceland Exhibition – The largest whale exhibition in Europe with full sized models.
Stop 5: National Museum of Iceland – Offers permanent and special exhibitions about Icelandic culture.
Stop 6: Lækjargata (Hard Rock Café) – In the heart of the city center with shops, restaurants and pubs.
Stop 7: Laugavegur Shopping Street – Charming street full of shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs.
Stop 8: Kjarvalsstadir Art Museum – Houses the works of one of the famous artist Jóhannes S. Kjarval.
Stop 9: Hallgrimskirkja Church – One of the better known Reykjavik attractions.
Stop 10: BSÍ Bus Terminal – A large bus terminal with many bus connections and airport transfers.
Stop 11: Perlan Dome – Viewpoint over the city and home of the Wonders of Iceland Exhibition.
Stop 12: Kringlan Shopping Mall – The largest shopping mall in Reykjavik with over 180 shops.
Stop 13: Hilton Nordica Reykjavik – Located near a few large hotels and near Laugardalur Valley.
Stop 14: Laugardalur Valley – Nice park for walks and it also has a great swimming pool and spa.
Stop 15: Skarfabakki Harbour (Summer stop only) – offers ferry rides to Videy island.
Stop 16: Höfði House – Where Ronald Reagon and Mikhail Gorbatsjev had a famous meeting in 1986.
See the route map for the hop on hop off bus here
Departures are every 45 minutes from Harpa Concert Hall.
The bus ticket is valid for 24-hours.
Please note that the hop on hop off bus does not run on Icelandic Independence day (17/6), Reykjavik Pride (12/8) and Reykjavik Marathon (19/8).