All of our guides are expert locals, most of whom graduated from the tour guide school in Iceland, so please don’t be shy! Ask us anything and everything when you join any of the Reykjavik walking tours.
So much care and expertise have gone into all of our tours, and we sincerely believe they are some of the best city walking tours you can do while visiting Iceland.
I´m a certified tour guide, manager & owner.
Consider the team of Your Friend In Reykjavik, your friends, here to show you around and ensure you have a great time.
Our tours are designed to show you the best of our city and to teach you about our country through exciting stories. We want you to enjoy Icelandic hospitality at its finest, but most importantly, we want you to have fun! Join us and share our passion for history, food, beer, and making new friends.
All our guides are expert locals so they really know the heart of Reykjavik. Being raised in Iceland makes a difference as we know firsthand our customs and cuisine.
We know how to entertain as well as educate like hundreds of 5-star reviews can confirm. We’ve got a passion for our country, it’s history, food, beer, and mythology and we try to make sure you will love Iceland like us.
You are also in safe hands with us as all of us are official tour guides and / or with years of experience guiding in Iceland.
Nearly all of us are also members of the Icelandic Tourist Guide Association which is granted only to those who have passed a comprehensive one-year training program, approved by the Icelandic Ministry of Education.
Addý is a certified tour guide in English and French, a graduate from the Iceland Tourist Guide School.
Bardi is a certified tour guide graduated from The Iceland Tourist Guide School. He was born and raised in a small fishing village near the international airport.
Ester is a certified tour guide and was born and brought up in Iceland but lived abroad for several years.
Ester is certified tour guide both in Iceland and in Luxembourg. She is a member of the Icelandic Touristguide Association.
Garðar is a certified tour guide graduated from The Iceland Tourist Guide School. He was born in Norway
Gudni is a certified tour guide, born and raised in Reykjavík. Hiking, cross-country skiing and volleyball are among his hobbies.
Hanna Kristín is in the guidance school in Kópavogur and will graduate now in May 2022. She was born in the north of Iceland in Akureyri, the capital of the north.
Helga is a journalist specialising in content writing for social media. She was born in Copenhagen
Hlif (Shield or Protection) is a Certified guide from MK and speaks Icelandic, English and Italian
Neil is a Certified guide from MK but has also been a teacher at this guiding school in Iceland for around 35 years.
Olafur is a Certified guide from MK. Like the majority of Icelanders, he enjoys singing and is a member of two Choirs.
Snaefridur tinna is certified tour guide but also an artist and an active crossfitter, owning her own Crossfit Gym. She loves the outdoors
Sólveig is a certified tour guide and a middle school teacher who was born and raised in Reykjavík.
Stefan loves walking around town, talking to people and telling stories! So after thinking about which job he could do for fun, tour guiding was a perfect fit!
Stefan Orn or Stefan the Eagle is an experienced professional tour guide. He is also a musician, radio host, actor and director
Valur is a name for Falcon in Icelandic and he is the manager & chief guide with Your Friend in Reykjavik.