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Small-Group Snorkeling Experience at Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park

Small-Group Snorkeling Experience at Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park
2 hours
USD 144.64
Discover the underwater wonderland that glitters beneath the surface of Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park on this 2 hour snorkeling tour. Accompanied by a certified Padi Diveguide that will lead you through the crystal-clear, heavenly blue waters of Silfra Fissure. Explore the fissure, its formation and wonderful surroundings on this 2-hour small group experience.

Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll Admission Ticket

Icelandic Museum of Rock
1 to 2 hours
USD 12.73
Many people know Icelandic artists such as the Sugarcubes, Björk, Sigur Rós and Of Monsters and Men. What's their story? At the Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll you can walk through the history of Icelandic music throughout the years. Guests can dive deeper into the history of each artist and listen to their music with the help of the Rock 'n' Roll app on the iPads guests receive when entering the museum. At the museum guests will find a timeline of the history of Icelandic music, a cinema running documentaries about Icelandic music, a gift shop filled with music related goodies, a sound lab where you can try an electrical guitar or bass, an electronic drum kit and a karaoke booth - in case you'd like to sing your heart out! The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll is a must for all music lovers!

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Things to do in Keflavik if you have a Reykjavik Keflavik Airport Layover or Extended Reykjavik Keflavik Airport Stopover

If you have an extended layover at the Reykjavik Keflavik Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Reykjavik.LayoverIdeas.com.

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Blue Lagoon

Blue LagoonThe Blue Lagoon hot spring spa is the perfect place to go and relax after a long haul flight. You can swim in the hot springs to warm up after being out in the freezing weather, have a massage or just relax in the warm water. Buses from the airport go directly to the hot springs so no matter the length of your layover you should have time for a little of this self indulgence.

Whale Watching

Whale WatchingLeaving from Keflavik, harbour boating tours take travellers out to sea, where the opportunities for spotting whales and dolphins abound. These tours generally last about three hours and the amazing sea mammals often come close up to the boat with the larger specimen making the people on board feel very small. On return it is almost a necessity to have a quick dip in the hot springs to warm up after your marine adventure.

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The Viking Ship Islendingur

The Viking Ship IslendingurIslendingur, an Icelandic-built replica of a Viking longship was competed in 2000, exactly a millennia after the first European set foot in North America. It set sail from Iceland on a 4,400 nautical mile journey to the eastern seaboard of Canada and the United States and now rests in Reykjanesbær where travellers are welcomed aboard to indulge in the experience of Iceland’s first settler as well as many other Nordic adventurers.


ShoppingFor some of the best choice in shopping in Keflavic you don’t even have to leave the airport. The selection of duty free shopping at Reykjavik Keflavik Airport ranges from international brands in cosmetics, alcohol, confectionery, tobacco, books, magazines, jewellery, watches and technology, to Icelandic crafts, souvenirs and traditional Icelandic food and drinks. If you prefer to leave the airport you can head to the centre of Keflavic where you will find plenty of shopping to satisfy your needs.

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As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get back to the Reykjavik Keflavik Airport in time for your connection and enjoy your layover city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

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Last Updated: 28 Feb 2023