Mountain Bike Tour in Reykjanes Peninsula

All year Daily About 3 hours The Blue Lagoon parking lot EASY Min 10 years old

Tour description
€88 per person

Bike from the Blue Lagoon on the new energy gravel path, through rough lava fields and colorful moss. This is a unique opportunity to experience the Icelandic nature of Reykjanes in this mountain bike tour.

The tour starts from the back door of the world famous geothermal power plant, the Blue Lagoon, known for its healing and relaxation properties. Initially, the bike path takes the cyclists through rough lava and the lively Icelandic moss, which can change color from being grey on dry days, to being green on wet days.

After seeing these colorful elements of the nature of Reykjanes, the cyclists will bike along the mountain Thorbjorn and along Ingibjargar paved path towards the fishing town of Grindavik.

The finishing touch to the mountain bike tour, is biking on the gravel road on the Hopsnes peninsula. There you will find shipwrecks, lighthouses and ruins of houses.  Don´t miss out on this chance to view some of the spectacular nature scenery of Reykjanes peninsula has to offer. 

Tour highlights

  • Lave fields that formed centuries ago
  • Bike from the Blue Lagoon on the new energy gravel path through the lava
  • Experience the lava and the moss which changes colors according to the weather
  • Lighthouse & shipwrecks
  • The mountain Thorbjorn (Þorbjörn)

Did you know?

The people of Grindavik are very proud of their mountain Thorbjorn and might get defensive when people refer to it as a hill. It is also one of the few mountains that have appeared on the famous TV show, The Simpsons.

Included

  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • 2-3 hour guided mountain bike tour

Not included

  • Pick up from your hotel is available for a fee
  • Admission ticket into the Blue Lagoon

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses is available for a fee and starts at 8:30 – 9:00 from your hotel in Reykjavik.

You can opt to go to the Blue lagoon afterwards but please note that admission into the Blue Lagoon is not included and must be booked in advance at www.bluelagoon.is

The weather in Iceland can be unpredictable, so we recommend wearing warm and waterproof clothing for the bike tour.

Trek bikes and safety helmets are provided for the mountain bike tour.