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Family Holidays, Family Friendly Hotels & Things to do with Kids in Iceland



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Discover the land of fire and ice with its thermal pools, attractive geysers, bubbling mud pools and steaming hot springs.

You can enjoy a breathtaking display of the Northern lights and a swim in one of the many thermal pools, and don’t miss the must-see Blue Lagoon. Iceland is incredibly child-friendly. Not only will the children be fascinated with the sight of the bubbling hot springs, gleaming glaciers and thundering waterfalls but also enjoy Reykjavik Zoo and Family Park , and trying on Viking armour at the Saga Museum in Reykkavik, the capital of Iceland with its lego-like houses and church that dominated the city.


Things to do in Iceland with kids

One of the best things to do is swim in the public pools, which stay open well into the night and is an epicentre of activity. Head into the countryside as you try and catch a glimpse of the mysterious Northern Lights, nature’s version of a fireworks display. Younger children may enjoy a visit to the space-aged Perlan building which houses the semi-interactive Saga museum is located at the top of Oskjuhlid Hill, surrounded by man-made geyser which spouts every few minutes.

Gulfoss & Geysir Express
You can visit the best natural phenomena that Iceland has to offer – in just 6 hours you will see hot springs, waterfalls and the country’s best know historical sites. More details...

The Blue Lagoon
Set in an amazing natural environment of lava fields and snow capped mountains. No trip to Iceland would be complete without a visit to the unique Blue Lagoon geothermal spa! More details...


Recommended family friendly hotels in Iceland

Loftleidir is a family-orientated hotel. When letting the hotel know when booking, they will arrange your room complete with a bed specially made for children and provide a teddy bear to hug while they stay.. Toys can also be borrowed from reception. Under 12s stay free! More details...

Reykjavik4You Apartments have been decorated using contemporary design and modern furnishings. These brand new luxury apartments are located on a quiet street in the heart of Reykjavik, close to the main shopping street, Laugavegur. Children under 12 Free! More details...


Eco friendly / Adventure holidays in Iceland

This family adventure takes you to a land of ice and fire, where you visit volcanic lava fields and icy glaciers, magnificent waterfalls, and thermal baths. For more information

3-Day Iceland Adventure Tour: Golden Circle, Glacier Hike and Whale Watching


Experience Iceland’s great outdoors on an action-packed, 3-day adventure trip from Reykjavik! Known for its tantalizing scenery of frosty peaks, waterfalls and glaciers galore, Iceland truly is the adventure traveler’s dream. Hike Sólheimjökull Glacier, try ice climbing and go white-water rafting. Explore the Golden Circle, take a whale-watching cruise and enjoy time to chill at the famous Blue Lagoon spa. Ensuring you still get a little bit of luxury after your outdoor escapades, your package includes two nights of accommodation in a 4-star Reykjavik hotel. Experience all this and more on your unforgettable Iceland adventure!

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Whale Watching including Gullfoss and Geysir Express Tour from Reykjavik


For a full-day experience with a difference, go on a whale watching boat trip in the morning then spend the afternoon touring Gullfoss, Geysir and other Icelandic natural phenomena. It's a nature-lover's dream, and the best way to make the most of your visit to Reykjavik.

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Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon Direct and Keflavik Airport


End your Icelandic experience in style by taking the combined Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon tour from Reykjavik before taking a transfer back to Keflavik Airport for your flight home. Observe the whales in their natural habitat and enjoy the refreshing waters of the Blue Lagoon on a day that will live long in the memory!

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Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon


For a unique day of Icelandic activities take the combined Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon tours, and make the most of your time in Iceland. Observe the whales in their natural habitat and enjoy the refreshing waters of the Blue Lagoon on a day that will live long in the memory!

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Whale Safari and Puffin Island Tour from Reykjavik


If you're in Reykjavik, you're in exactly the right place to spot whales and seabirds! Sail on Faxafloi bay - home to a unique variety of the Minke whale, the Humpback, Harbor Porpoise and the White-beaked Dolphins.You will also have the opportunity to observe the diverse local bird life on this thrilling boat tour from Reykjavik.

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Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik


Board a whale-watching boat in Reykjavik and head out on an adventure to see the numerous whales of Faxaflói Bay. Visit the 'puffin islands' where thousands of puffins nest every year (seasonal), and stay warm on the boat with complimentary coveralls to put over your clothes. Then keep your eyes open for harbor porpoises, white-beaked dolphins, minke whales and humpback whales! Choose from a leisurely 3.5-hour cruise or a high-speed cruise that lasts just 2.5 hours – the perfect option if you have less time.

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Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik


Don't miss the opportunity to take a mysterious night trip to witness the famous Northern Lights, one of nature's most spectacular displays. Far from the glow of the city, you'll go on a hunt for the elusive Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis. The famous Northern Lights are visible from the onset of autumn to the light nights of spring.

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Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik


Take an afternoon tour from Reykjavik to experience geysers, waterfalls and some of the most exciting natural phenomena Iceland has to offer. In just six hours you'll visit the country's best known historical sites and natural wonders perfect if your time in Iceland is limited.

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Reykjavik Super Saver: Blue Lagoon Round-Trip Transport plus Gulfoss and Geysir Half-Day Tour


Combine two tours in one Super Saver for the perfect Icelandic experience. Start your morning relaxing at the Blue Lagoon surrounded by lava fields and snow capped mountains. Enjoy the afternoon touring Gulfoss, Geysir and other Icelandic natural phenomena. Perfect if you don't have much time at your disposal and want to make the most of your visit to Reykjavik and save over 20% when you book these tours together.Special Offer - Price displayed includes a discount of 23% off the recommended retail price - Book Now!

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Iceland from Below and Blue Lagoon


For a unique afternoon of Icelandic activities take the combined Iceland from Below and Blue Lagoon tours, and make the most of your time in Iceland.

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Viking Horse-Riding Tour and Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik


For an Icelandic experience with a difference, ride a Viking horse in the morning or early afternoon and then spend the rest of the day relaxing at the Blue Lagoon on this exciting day trip from Reykjavik.

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Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik


Head out to the magnificent glacial lagoon Jokulsarlon, and follow in the footsteps of James Bond in "Die Another Day" and Lara Croft in "Tomb Raider". This exhilarating full-day excursion from Reykjavik takes you along Iceland's southern coastline, known for its exquisite mountain scenery.

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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour


If you’ve only got a short time in Reykjavik and you want to see all the major sights, take this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of the city. You’ll see top attractions like the Hallgrimskirkja church, the presidential residence at Bessastadir, the fish market in Hafnarfjordur, the open-air Arbaer Museum and the recreational center of Laugardalur.

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Reykjavik
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Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

  
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Nauthólsvegur 52 
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LittleTravellers.com review of Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

Loftleidir is a family-orientated hotel. When letting the hotel know when booking, they will arrange your room complete with a bed specially made for children and provide a teddy bear to hug while they stay. Toys can also be borrowed from reception.



Our recommended family friendly hotel in Reykjavik
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Reykjavik4You Apartments

  
Bergstadastræti 12 and Laugavegur 85 
Distance: 1.1 Miles (Show hotel on map)
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LittleTravellers.com review of Reykjavik4You Apartments

Reykjavik4You Apartments have been decorated using contemporary design and modern furnishings. These brand new luxury apartments are located on a quiet street in the heart of Reykjavik, close to the main shopping street, Laugavegur



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Hotel Orkin

  
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Brautarholti 29 
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Rooms from: 49 EUR

Bolholt Apartments

  
Bolholt 6 
Distance: 0.3 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Bolholt Apartments

Located close to the Migliarino-San Rossore-Massaciuccoli Regional Park, B&B Le Zizzole offers colourful rooms with a balcony. Wi-Fi is free, and breakfast is served in the garden or patio in summer. Rooms at the Zizzole are fitted with parquet floors and include a ceiling fan. The bathroom is private or shared, with shower or spa bath. A breakfast buffet is provided daily, and the area is filled with traditional restaurants. BBQ facilities are available in the garden, equipped with sun loungers, More details

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Hotel Björk

  
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Brautarholt 22-24 
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Guesthouse Pavi

  
Brautarholt 4 
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Guesthouse Pavi

Set in an old boat house, Hotel Vita Serena offers a typical restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The sandy beach of Arma di Taggia is 20 metres away. Homemade cakes and traditional Ligurian sweet and savoury specialities are provided daily at the buffet breakfast, which also includes bread, jam and fruit. The restaurant serves local dishes, and guests can dine on the veranda in summer months. Rooms at the Vita Serena feature tiled floors, a desk and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The More details

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Hotel Klettur

  
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Mjölnisholt 12 - 14 
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Einholt Apartments

  
Einholt 2 
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Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

  
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Sudurlandsbraut 2 
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Best Western Hotel Reykjavik

  
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Raudarárstígur 37 
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Summer Family Adventure Holiday to Iceland

Explore the natural beauty on an Iceland family holiday. Start your adventure with a dip in the warm Blue lagoon, and watch the geysers exploding before your eyes.



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Winter Family Adventure Holiday to Iceland

A family holiday to discover the natural beauty of Iceland. From Fire to Ice, you will head into the Glacier region to see giant glaciers, and watch the amazing geysers exploding, take a dip in the thermal waters and visit the famed Eyjafjallajökull volcano.



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Useful telephone number in Iceland

Emergency numbers
112 – General Emergency Number
112 – Fire
112 – Medical Emergency (Ambulance/First Aid)
112 – Police

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Embassies of all countries in Iceland - Click here

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