Reykjavik has so much to offer but like all cities, it might not be obvious at first sight where to go and what to do. Board our Hop On Hop Off bus that takes you between 16 conveniently located and interested stops in Reykjavik. Get to know Reykjavik’s museums, shops, and historical sites in your own time, on your own schedule.
Take a bus tour with City Sightseeing and explore Reykjavik at your leisure, with the opportunity to hop on and off at conveniently located bus stops. This bus pass is valid for 24 hours so you take your time to enjoy a full day in Reykjavik.
It’s a city that boasts the best of both worlds; a modern, trendy, and forward-looking capital whilst at the same time being so close to its unspoiled nature. Reykjavik truly is a magical place to behold.
Check out our various combo offers for museums and experiences in Reykjavik and get your City Sightseeing bus pass and other tours or admissions at a better price.
You might be interested in the different attractions at our stops like the Perlan museum to see the Wonders of Iceland exhibition and the Northern Lights Planetarium show or the Whales of Iceland and FlyOverIceland experience in the Grandi district. Check out our brochure with a map of all the stops for further information.
The stunning concert hall and conference center is the latest landmark in Reykjavík and houses both the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera.
A colorful busy area with restaurants, shops, and cafés. Various boat tours depart from the Old Harbour.
Explore the world of the Icelandic fisheries and coastal culture. The former coast guard vessel Óðinn is also docked there.
The biggest whale exhibition in the world! Life-sized models, an interactive installation, and a virtual reality experience. Fun for all ages.
The permanent exhibition Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland is a journey through time, from settlement to the present.
Lækjargata – literally stream street; – takes its name from the stream that once ran along the street. The famous Hard Rock Café is located on this street.
Strolling down Laugavegur you will find all kinds of shops, restaurants, cafés, and bars – something for everyone.
It houses the works of one of Iceland’s most influential and recognized artists, Jóhannes Kjarval. You can also enjoy works from other leading Icelandic and foreign artists.
The church spire is 73 m high, thus making this building the tallest one in Reykjavik city. The view from the tower is sublime.
Home of Reykjavik Excursions and the Flybus. From here you can join one of the many adventurous day tours heading outside the city or simply take the Flybus to Keflavík International Airport.
A glass dome was built on top of six hot water tanks. Inside you will find a restaurant, café, and the amazing Wonders of Iceland exhibition. The 360° view from the observation deck is spectacular.
Iceland’s first real shopping mall opened its doors in 1987 and currently includes over 180 shops and restaurants along with a cinema and a public library. Next to the mall is the Reykjavik City Theatre.
The hotel is formerly known as Hotel Esja, a name derived from the dramatically dominating Mt. Esja which provides a stunning backdrop to the capital area.
Reykjavik’s housewives and housemaids washed laundry in geothermal hot springs here in Laugardalur until the early 20th century. Today the park is home to a swimming pool, sports center, botanical garden, and the Family Park and Zoo.
From here you can take a boat tour over to Viðey island, stroll along the coastline to downtown Reykjavik or come inside and rent a vehicle for the day at Enterprise rent-a-car. (When cruise ships are in port)
Höfði is considered to be one of the most historically significant buildings in Reykjavik. It was the location for the 1986 summit meeting of president Ronald Reagan and general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, to end the Cold War.
Click here for the City Sightseeing brochure.
Please note that the City Sightseeing bus is not operated on December 24; 25 & 31. and January 1.