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Hot Spring Canyon Baths And Waterfalls

Day Trip, Group Tour
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This may be the highlight of your entire cruise! Travel to West Iceland and the Icelandic Highlands to discover Husafell, the Langifoss Waterfall, and a luxurious hot spring bath hidden away in a spectacular canyon.

Hot Spring Canyon Baths and Waterfalls

This amazing Reykjavik tour will afford you the opportunity to travel to Husafell, see magnificent waterfalls, and experience an Icelandic Hot Spring. Begin with a drive to the lush Husafell area with your professional, knowledgeable and friendly local guide. Along the way, enjoy stops at Europe's most powerful hot spring, Deildartunguhver, and the beautiful Hraunfossar lava waterfalls. After a brief break to enjoy lunch on your own (not included in the price of this tour) in Husafell, you will continue to the hot spring canyon baths.

The Giljabod - Husafell Canyon Baths allow you to escape the ordinary. Take an enchanting wilderness and waterfall walk through the Icelandic Highlands to discover a hidden hot spring framed by a magnificent volcanic canyon. Located on the edge of the Icelandic highlands in West Iceland, Husafell Canyon Baths offer a completely natural and authentic bathing experience in extraordinary surroundings. Choose from three geothermal pools of varying temperatures, each with a spectacular view of the surrounding canyon, mountains, and glaciers.

These natural baths, located in the wildest of settings, come with brand-new walkways and facilities that have a rustic feel. The locals who undertook the baths project went to great lengths to keep the entire structure as environmentally unobtrusive, sustainable and true to the area's heritage as possible. The on-site bathhouse is made from salvaged timbers from the area and the hooks in the changing room are re-purposed horseshoes from a nearby family farm.

The next part of your journey begins with a short ride to the remote Icelandic Highlands. Set off on a hiking trail with a local Husafell guide, where you will enjoy a peaceful walk around rare nature sites that cannot be found in any guidebooks, including the spectacular two-tiered Langifoss Waterfall. The highlight of your excursion is a heavenly dip in the new Husafell Canyon Baths, a surreal hot spring paradise that must be seen to be believed. Enjoy approximately 30 minutes relaxing, recharging and breathing in pure Icelandic air before returning to your ship.

This tour provides the perfect way to experience Iceland like the locals, soak in a natural hot spring, and have a drink at Hotel Husafell to wrap up the day.

Please Note: Your admission to the Hot Spring Canyon Baths and access to the swimming pool at Hotel Husafell is included in the price of this tour.

About Shore Excursions Group
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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memories of a lifetime.

We are experts in providing exceptional shore excursions. We understand that in today's fast paced world, vacations have become an increasingly important way to relax, reconnect with family and friends, and experience new and interesting places. With this in mind, we provide the highest quality tours by performing extensive research, and detailed reviews. While other companies also offer excursions, we strongly believe our expertise and approach set us apart. The large cruise lines sell shore excursions - typically in very large groups visiting high traffic sites. We focus on smaller groups visiting more interesting and authentic locations using more personalized local operators. While the cruise lines are experts in delivering cruises, we are experts in delivering shore excursions.

Our Approach
We believe quality service is not only highly valued by customers, but ultimately leads to better experiences and higher satisfaction. Unlike the cruise lines and other tour companies that rely almost entirely on websites, we encourage customers to call us. We want to invest our time answering your questions, providing input, and selecting the excursions that best meet your needs.

Our Tours
Our goal is to provide customers a wide array of exciting, appealing, and enriching tours. For those customers who prefer to travel in smaller groups with more personalized service, we offer a wide variety of small group tours around the world. These tours generally range in size from 2-12 people compared to larger tours which can number up to 50 people. While exploring the destinations and ports on this website, feel free to search for these "Small Group Tours". For those customers interested in private tours, we offer many outstanding excursions that allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. Search for "Private Tours" if you are interested in this experience. Our "Scenic" tours provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth from majestic glaciers in Alaska to spectacular reefs in the Caribbean. Our "Cultural" tours allow customers to experience local customs, entertainment and culinary delights ranging from tribal dances in Alaska to an outstanding local meal in Santorini, Greece. Our "Active" tours offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous ways to experience our destinations. Our customers can kayak the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, hike to a spectacular waterfall in Hawaii, or bicycle through quaint villages in France. Our "City" tours allow travelers to see the highlights of great cities around the world with unique insights provided by our expert tour guides.

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In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the leading tour guides and tour providers around the globe. We hold our people to very high standards which we measure by our comprehensive Quality Control process and, most importantly, by our customer feedback, which we will actively seek from each of our customers.

Our Owners
Shore Excursions Group is owned by seasoned travel executives possessing extensive experience across many sectors within the travel industry.

Bradford J. Miller
Mr. Miller is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Abercrombie & Kent, the World's leading luxury travel company. In that role, Mr. Miller was responsible for contributing to Abercrombie & Kent's international growth through the development and acquisition of tour products and travel experiences around the world with a specific focus on cruising and land based experiences. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Kent, Mr. Miller held a variety of executive positions with Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises for more than a decade. These positions included Vice President of Guest Sales & Service, Vice President of Brand Development, and Vice President of Onboard Revenue (which included shore excursions). Mr. Miller also led Celebrity Expeditions, a collection of outstanding and unique tours around the World.

Michael Bonner
Mr. Bonner has over a decade of experience working in the cruise industry in a variety of roles for both Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Viking River Cruises. Most recently, Mr. Bonner was the Chief Operating Officer for The Scholar Ship, a Royal Caribbean program aimed at providing college students onboard educational programs in conjunction with enriching shore excursions around the world. Mr. Bonner also helped co-manage Viking River Cruises U.S. Operations, and he ran the corporate, strategic, and deployment planning functions at Royal Caribbean. While at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was responsible for forming Royal Celebrity Tours, Royal Caribbean's land-based tour operation in Alaska, which takes cruise passengers on multiple day tours through the interior of Alaska either before or after their cruises. Prior to working at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was a consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton.
Starting At
$259.00 USD
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
Tour Duration
10.25 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
An approximately 15-minute taxi ride (not included, approximately 3100 ISK, or $25 US, each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, sturdy shoes and warm outdoor wear should be worn when traveling in Iceland during any season. It is recommended that you dress in layers. Please remember to bring your swimsuit and a towel, however these items can be rented at the location.
Guests must be able to climb in and out of the transportation and walk on uneven and some unpaved surfaces. Minimum age to participate is 12 years old. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.