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Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

240 Grindavik, Grindavik

The Basics

A soak in the famous Blue Lagoon is a must for visitors to Reykjavik. Booking ahead is required, and there are several options and extras to choose from, including towels, bathrobes, spa treatments, and special face masks. On-site facilities include a hotel, restaurant, café, bar, and spa shop.

Tours are the easiest and most convenient way to experience the lagoon complex, as most include hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Reykjavik. Some even combine a Blue Lagoon visit with other activities such as a city sightseeing tour, a Golden Circle tour, or a whale-watching cruise.

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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
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Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
$129.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Friendly and very knowledgeable tour guide, well planned out trip, good value.
Gullfoss Falls- incredible falls, beautiful scenery, the power of water is in full force here. Geysers, national park, crater, etc. all wonders.
Brad_H, Jun 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Reykjavik

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All around excellent
Jane_M, Jun 2022
Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon Including Admission & Kerid Volcanic Crater
The tour bus operator was punctual, kind, and shared a wealth of interesting cultural and historical information about Iceland and the Icelandic people. The shuttle itself was very clean and comfortable. To end at the Blue Lagoon was a high note.
star-4
Remember the weather in Iceland..
Mette_P, Mar 2022
Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater, and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
A windy and rainy day, with a lot of sightseeing. Beautiful waterfall and speciel to see the Kerid crater. Wouldn’t have missed the crater. The Blue lagoon were stormy and rainy, but okay. The bus isn’t made for wet clothes and people who is 1.92 cm High. Because off the Wind it felt a bit scary driving around…. As if timetable were more important, than safety…
star-5
Dreamy Visit
Amanda_H, Jun 2022
Blue Lagoon Ticket with Optional Transportation
We had a 12hr layover in Iceland, the Blue Lagoon was exactly what we needed to help fight of jet-lag and get us into relaxed vacation mode. Felt like a dream!
star-5
The entire day was...
Andrew_P, Jun 2022
Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon Including Admission & Kerid Volcanic Crater
The entire day was memorable. Our tour guide was great. Saw so much beauty. An amazing island. The blue lagoon was amazing
star-5
A great introduction to Iceland
Kevan_M, Jun 2022
Volcano Hike and Blue Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavík - Admission Included
Our brilliant guide took us to some hot springs and a fish farm, then guided us up above the lava flow. The views were epic. Then we descended to the lava, which was still warm in places. We stopped for very nice fish and chips before heading to the amazing Blue Lagoon for a good 2 hr dip. Well worth it.
star-5
Great Iceland tour
Paul_C, Jun 2022
Golden Circle, Volcano Crater & Blue Lagoon Small Group Tour
Omar did a great job of telling us all the history of Iceland during our many stops during the Golden circle tour. He was very respectful of all guests .The stops covered much of what you want to see and more.The Blue lagoon stop topped off then 11 hour tour day
star-4
Magical experience
Lydia_D, Jun 2022
The Blue Lagoon Comfort Package Including Transfers
Blue Lagoon is a must trip for everyone. This comfort package wasn't cheap but an experience I will always remember. Relaxing, fun, pampering and definitely a bit magical.
star-5
Excellent small, friendly tour
Joan_F, Jun 2022
Golden Circle, Volcano Crater & Blue Lagoon Small Group Tour
Highly recommended. Our guide, HPO, was informative and friendly, playing us Icelandic music on the radio and discussing aspects of geography, history, wildlife and culture along the way. This made it a very interesting day. The Blue Lagoon at the end was the highlight.
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Transport makes Blue Lagoon easy!
Eden_F, Jun 2022
Blue Lagoon Admission Including Transfer
We were picked up from our hotel in a minibus, and then dropped at a bus depo where a large coach takes you to Blue Lagoon. The lagoon itself was fantastic, with a free face mask and drink of choice (raspberry slushies for us!). Water is very warm, a brilliant contrast to the cool air, and you don't need to worry if its raining, it adds to the fun! We had 3 hours there before being returned to our hotel, and found that was the perfect amount of time to spend at the Blue Lagoon!
star-4
Relaxing Morning at Blue Lagoon
Carmen_A, Jun 2022
Blue Lagoon with transfer
A reinvigorating morning spent relaxing at Blue Lagoon. The Premium package was well worth the added items (robe, three masks and a beverage). I highly recommend this. The transfers to and from were also quite convenient. Allot an additional 45-60 minutes to and from.
star-5
A wonderful 1 day excursion in Reykjavik
King_Y, Jun 2022
Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon Including Admission & Kerid Volcanic Crater
The driver/local guide was excellent. He told us lots of historic site story/ history of Iceland. The trip covered a full day of 11 hours trip including Golden Circle, volcanic crater and finally blue lagoon for relaxing time as everyone was tired after a long day tour. The only deduction was we need to wait for the driver over 30 - 40 mins at the meeting point.
star-5
Covers All the Best Sights for a Great Price
Robert_A, Jun 2022
Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon Including Admission & Kerid Volcanic Crater
Covering the entire Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon in a single day is a daunting task but this tour was very much up to it. Waterfall, geysir, caldera, lava fields, geothermal baths - this tour has it all. Time allotted at each attraction is ample and narration is timely but not continuous. Value is incredible at atound $200 - a steal in Iceland. Don't look any further - just book it.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Blue Lagoon can get very busy, so be prepared to wait in line to get in; book an organized tour if you want to skip the line.

  • Bring a swimsuit, towel, and flip-flops, or rent them on arrival; lockers are provided to store your belongings.

  • The Blue Lagoon is fully wheelchair accessible, with shallow areas and steps available for children and non-swimmers.

  • Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the site.

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How to Get There

The Blue Lagoon is 29 miles (47 kilometers) southwest of Reykjavik, along the Reykjanes Peninsula. It's about 50 minutes by road; the public bus takes a bit longer. Many visitors choose to visit en route to or from Keflavik Airport, 14 miles (23 kilometers) north of the Blue Lagoon, or a 20-minute drive.

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When to Get There

The Blue Lagoon is open year-round, and the busiest times are from May to September. To avoid the biggest crowds and highest prices, visit outside the peak months of July and August. If you do go in summer, arrive in the early morning, late afternoon, or evening for a somewhat quieter experience.

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The Healing Powers of the Blue Lagoon

The geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon are typically heated to between 98°F and 104°F (37°C and 40°C), and are famous for their high levels of silica, algae, and minerals, which explain the lagoon's cloudy blue appearance. The mineral-rich waters have long been reputed for their healing properties and are reported to help skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema. If you'd like to do more than soak, there is also a sauna, steam room, man-made waterfall, silica mud masks, and in-water massages.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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