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Volcano Tours

Visit the otherworldly eruption site!

Reykjavik Excursions offers guided tours to the volcano eruption site in Geldingadalur Valley on the Reykjanes Peninsula. Now is your chance to experience the world's most recent volcanic eruption site in a safe manner with our expert guides!

Volcano Tours - Frequently Asked Questions

A most recent eruption started on the 3rd of August 2022 in Mt. Fagradalsfjall and ended on September 21st. Even though the eruption site is currently dormant, geologists forecast that this eruption is only a small chapter of a bigger story. Iceland is likely entering a volcanic period with many more eruptions like this on the Reykjanes Peninsula.

These last two volcanic eruptions have not posed any threat to the nearby populated areas or infrastructure. Neither have they caused any disruption to international aviation.

So if you have booked a flight or a tour in Iceland, you can continue with your travel plans.

According to the Environmental Agency of Iceland, walking on the lava is forbidden and can be very dangerous. The top layer can easily break when stepped on, causing hazards to people.

It's important to dress according to weather and wear good hiking shoes. We recommend packing a lunch, as the hike to the eruption site is challenging and can take up to 2 hours.

Our partners at Iceland Camping Equipment can provide you with the perfect gear for a small fee, please rent your gear at least 24 hours prior to departure.

There are toilets in the parking lot area where the bus will stop.