An adventure around Iceland's Golden Circle is on the bucket-list surely? Why not take the family on an adventure of a lifetime to explore this fabulous country, from geysers and waterfalls to whales and puffins, and from lagoons and hot springs to glacier walks and helicopter rides, as well as Vikings and the city. Iceland offers so much history and geological interest that not matter what age there is so much to be learnt and enjoyed on this island that is just a few hours flight from the UK.

Itineraries can be created to suit your family's interests and abilities, just let us know what you are looking to experience and we shall guide you every step of the way. And with this being a self-drive adventure (in a four-wheel drive) you can take each day at your own pace, have a shorter trip or stay longer.

Your base will be the four-star Hotel Grimsborgir where can all relax and unwind each evening; perhaps take a dip in your own private hot tub. And with the flexibility of having a kitchen in your apartment you can cook for yourselves or enjoy a meal in the on-site restaurant. But do take advantage of the hearty Icelandic breakfast on offer each day, to kick start your day's adventure in Iceland.


Iceland Self-Drive Family Adventure


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Organised trips can take place any time through the year, depending on the activities you are wanting to do and experience. This particular itinerary is based on a 4 night stay during the summer months.

Hotel hot tub on Iceland Self-Drive Family Adventure.

Hotel hot tub on Iceland Self-Drive Family Adventure.


You will stay at the 4-star Hotel Grimsborgir, around a 90-min drive from the airport, in a spacious 2-bedroom apartment with kitchenette, living area and hot tub.

Hotel apartment on Iceland Self-Drive Family Adventure.

Hotel apartment on Iceland Self-Drive Family Adventure.

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From £1115 per person including return flights from London to Reykjavik, 5 days hire of 4WD vehicle, 4 nights B&B hotel accommodation (2-bedroom apartment). Based on 2 adults and 2 children (6-11 years). This is based on a sample itinerary. Variations can be made to suit your requirements.

Whale watching around Iceland.

Whale watching around Iceland.


Day 1

Fly to Reykjavik and pick up 4WD hire car. Recommended to stop at Blue Lagoon en-route to riverside hotel, Hotel Grimsborgir.

Day 2

Start the day with a hearty breakfast before hitting the Golden Circle at your own pace. The hotel is in a perfect location to explore. A suggested itinary can include geysers, waterfalls, the Thingvellier National Park, lagoons and hot springs.

Day 3

After breakfast, we recommend you head towards the Icelandic capital. Explore the old town and the modern contrasts. Head to the harbour, spot the sealife on a cruise and dine on local delicacies in some fantastic restaurants.

Day 4

Head to the southern coast to visit Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall you can walk behind and climb its summit. Visit the Lava and Earthquake Centre and see some viking artefacts. Walk to the summertime puffins, try your hand at a glacier walk or snowmobiling. The adventures and activities are endless. Whatever your family wants to try, we can arrange it.

Day 5

You could extend your stay if there are more things you want to experience on this island otherwise, head back to the airport, and if you have time, stop again at Blue Lagoon for a quick dip!