Golden Circle & Fontana Geothermal Baths (Admission Included)

See the erupting geyser & hot springs, experience the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall and follow in the footsteps of Vikings when walking down the rift valley at Þingvellir National Park. Soak in the soothing hot waters of Fontana Geothermal Spa - it's hot like Geysir, but fortunately not quite as hot! It´s the perfect place to relax and soothe away your cares in between stops on the magnificent Golden Circle
Available: All year
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 9 - 10 hours
Minimum Age: No minimum age
Pick Up: Pick-up included from
Price From: ISK 12.790
Cancellation Policy: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reviews: 3 reviews

Tour Highlights

✅ Thingvellir National Park & Iceland´s biggest lake, Thingvallavatn
✅ Geysir geothermal area
✅ The powerful Gullfoss waterfall (The Golden Waterfall)
✅ Bruarhlod (Brúárhlöð) canyon in Hvita river
✅ Fontana Geothermal Spa (Admission included)
✅ Free pick-up and drop-off in Reykjavik
✅ Knowledgeable local guide
✅ In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages, free WiFi and USB charger

Tour Details

Price: See booking window on right (below in mobile) – Teenagers 12-15 years 50% discount & children 0-11 years old free
Min: No minimum number of participants.
Age limit: No age limit
Bring with you: Bathing suit & Towel. Dress according to weather. In Iceland, it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended.
In-Bus-Audio-Guide: We recommend that you bring your own headphones, simply because they will fit you best. It is also great for the environment. If you don’t have your headphones, with you or forgot to bring them, no worries we sell earphones on board.
Duration: Approx. 9,5 hours including a minimum 45-60 minute stop at Geysir Hot Springs, Gullfoss Waterfall and Þingvellir National Park. In Geysir & Gullfoss there are shops where you can buy food and drinks.
Total distance covered during the tour: 290 km
Included: Free transfer from Reykjavik, local guide, admission to Fontana Spa, Free Wi-Fi and USB charger for each seat, in-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages

Tour Description

Here you get to explore the iconic Golden Circle and relax in between stops at Fontana Spa. At our first stop we retrace the footsteps of the ancient Vikings by visiting Þingvellir National Park. Þingvellir is where the early settlers established their national assembly and took the first step to defining a nation. Þingvellir is an extremely dramatic and beautiful location. It´s also where the American and Eurasian continental plates are literally pulling apart at an annual rate of 2 cm.  The park also has within it Iceland’s biggest lake, Þingvallavatn.

The next stop is Laugavatn. It´s a town, a lake, and the home of Fontana Geothermal Spa. Whatever the weather you can be sure that Fontana is the perfect spot for relaxing in between sightseeing and enjoying the fresh Icelandic air.
The view of the lake is spectacular – and if you´re daring enough you can even take a dip in the lake´s cool waters, in between enjoying the natural saunas and bathing in the soothing warm pools of varying temperatures. In the saunas, hearing the boiling water bubble and gurgle below the floors is surreal – you can literally feel the geothermal power underneath the earth.

Next, it´s on to see the world-famous Geysir – where the ground trembles and steaming hot water spouts spectacularly skywards from the famous Strokkur Geyser every few minutes.

Our last stop is the dramatic Gullfoss Waterfall, which is a breathtaking sight to behold. Here a powerful glacial river cascades down 32 meters on two levels and into a narrow canyon with a thunderous roar.

All in all – it’s the perfect combination of activities. Amazing must-do sightseeing, and a relaxing bath in a geothermal spa set in a gorgeous location! 

3 reviews

  1. Wonderful day

    The tour was wonderful! I did learn alot about the locations we stopped at. Breathtaking scenery and the geothermal bath Fontana was an awesome experience! Totally worth every penny!!!!!

  2. Great day

    Really enjoyed this tour in Iceland. Highly recommended!!

  3. What a day!

    We had amazing day exploring the golden circle route. Geyser, waterfalls and beautiful locations. But my highlight of this trip was FONTANA! Amazing place to relax, have a a few drinks in the hot tubs. It was by far our best experience in Iceland.

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