GOLDEN CIRCLE AND BLACK BEACH ATV
Explore a black sand Beach & the Golden Circle
The Golden Circle Classic is our bestselling day tour! Follow in the footsteps of the vikings of old as you walk down into the rift valley where the American and Eurasian continental plates are literally pulling apart at Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of the oldest existing parliament. Witness the steaming geothermal springs as the ground trembles and hot water spouts spectacularly skywards from the famous Strokkur Geyser at home of the one-and-only original geyser and Iceland's most iconic natural attraction. Experience the magnificence and power of Gullfoss Waterfall, a set of glacial river cascades falling 32 meters into a narrow canyon with a thunderous roar.
After seeing the must-see attractions on the Golden Circle we drive the tour up a notch and get behind the wheel of an ATV (Quad bike) for an unforgettable ride along Iceland’s South Coast. Follow your guide along black sand beaches and admire the dramatic volcanic landscapes.
You will begin by riding along an inland route that will eventually lead you onto the beach. Your guide will carefully explain the history and geology of this natural place. This one hour tour is filled with adrenaline and incredible views for a short but sweet quad adventure.
Join our tour and step aboard one of our new buses, fully equipped with WiFi connected computer tablets for each guest. The tablets provide you with a continuous stream of relevant information along the journey with a GPS synced Audio Guide, available with a choice of 10 languages. Along the tour our local hosts will make your experience comfortable and are happy to answer any questions you might have about our peculiar country. In each seat you will also find a USB outlet to charge any of your devices.
This is one of our all time favourites and a classic Icelandic day tour.
Pro Tip: You can rent warm and waterproof jacket and/or winter boots in the online check out if you did not come prepared for Icelandic winter.
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What is included
- In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Finnish)
- Knowledgeable local guide
- Admission to the sights
- All necessary equipment for ATV (helmet, gloves, warm overalls)
- Free Wi-Fi and USB-charger for each seat
For the In-Bus-Audio-Guide: Bring your own headphones. Otherwise headphones are available for purchase in every bus from our hosts.
For your comfort: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so be prepared for all weather conditions. Waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves, and warm socks/waterproof shoes are recommended.
- All special clothing and all the equipment needed for the trip is provided so you can enjoy a safe and comfortable ride. No special skills nor former ATV experience is required
- You need a valid driver's license to drive a ATV
- You will be sharing an ATV with someone, however, there is an extra cost if you would like to be a single rider.