14 UNREAL Things To Do in Iceland

Iceland is a country of extreme natural forces, where beautiful landscapes are punctuated by steaming geysers and smoking volcanos.

There are black sand beaches to explore, whales to observe in the open ocean, and thermal hot springs to unwind in after a long day of exploring. There are many incredible things to do in Iceland.


Reykjavik has the best museums in the country, and you can visit the Settlement Exhibition and the Saga Museum, where you can learn about Iceland’s Viking history.

Explore Reykjavik

Found close to Keflavik International Airport, the Blue Lagoon is a beautiful geothermal spa pool that’s a great place to relax and unwind.

Soak in the Blue Lagoon

Drive the Golden Circle

This popular tourist trail can be seen on a day trip from Reykjavik, and it takes in 3 of the area’s most spectacular attractions.

The crater is surrounded by colorful, volcanic rock. The crater itself is filled with colorful, blue water, making this is a truly unique sight to see.

Look into Kerid Crater

Snorkel the Silfra Fissure

If you’re looking for an adventure then you can do a dry suit, strap on some fins and pull on a mask and snorkel for the strangest underwater snorkeling.

The islands are home to a small human population, as well as incredibly dramatic cliffs and rocks, but they are best known for their animal population.

Photograph Puffins in Vestmannaeyjar

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