Bonfire Tour One-day tour

Our partner: Reykjavik Excursions


See how the locals celebrate, unite and enjoy New Years eve

New Year’s Eve in Reykjavík is celebrated with fireworks and bonfires and the locals gather around the several bonfires dispersed all over the city, celebrating and singing. Reykjavik Excursions offer a great tour which allows you to experience this celebration with the Icelanders. A spectacular sight not to be missed when in Iceland! This tour is only available on new years eve, every year. Duration: 20:00 - 22:30

Reykjavik Excursions wishes you all a Happy New Year & a joyous time in Iceland!   

What´s Included

What to bring

  • Remember to dress according to weather
  • Warm clothes, waterproof jacket, and sturdy shoes are recommended
  • We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and wearing warm socks for colder days

Additional information

Dress warmly as it can get really cold on New Year´s eve

We stop at one of the biggest bonfire in the capital area

  • The bonfire starts at 20:30 followed by a preview fireworks display around 21:10
  • After the bonfire we take a short drive around the city and learn about the Icelandic traditions on New Years eve
  • The tour ends around 22.30 but make sure to be awake around midnight as that's when Icelanders go out to the streets with their fireworks. You might experience a great display of lights and sparkles high up in the sky