The Reykjavik Bar Crawl

  • Availability

    All year


    3-4 Hours

  • Difficulty


  • Pickup


  • Minimum Age

    20 Years

  • Price

    ISK 14.900

Tour Highlights:

  • Famous Reykjavík Nightlife with a local guide
  • Unique cocktails
  • Icelandic beer
  • Three trending bars and cocktail lounges
  • Icelandic food tasting


  • Local, English speaking guide
  • Three unique cocktails
  • Seasonal local beer tasting
  • A shot of Icelandic Brennivín
  • Fermented shark, dry cod and an Icelandic hot dog

The Reykjavik Bar Crawl

The Reykjavik Bar Crawl is the perfect tour for those who’d like to experience the famous Icelandic nightlife. Explore the nightlife scene of Reykjavik with a local guide and try some delicious cocktails and beers. To add to the fun, you’ll also be able to taste some unique Icelandic treats such as fermented shark! The tour includes drinks, snacks and of course the famous Icelandic hot dog, making this the perfect tour for those who want to immerse themselves in Reykjavik’s nightlife culture.

After meeting up with your guide and your group in downtown Reykjavík, the Reykjavík Bar Crawl will commence! You’ll start the evening at one of the best cocktail lounges in Reykjavík. There you will enjoy some delicious cocktails made by one of the city’s best mixologists. Afterward, you’ll explore a local hangout, a lively bar, a restaurant and a live music venue. At your last stop, you’ll enjoy a seasonal beer tasting and of course a shot of the infamous black death snaps. Those who are brave enough will also be able to test their taste buds with some traditional fermented shark.

Before the night is over you’ll enter one of Reykjavík’s most happening bars. Here you’ll try the off-menu Cocoa Puffs Cocktail! This marks the end of your 3-4 tour of the Reykjavík nightlife, from there it’s all up to you if you want to head back for a good nights rest or dance the night away!

Traveling on a weekday? You might want to check out The Reykjavík Beer Tour!


Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is the meeting point for this tour?

The Reykjavik Bar Crawl begins at 22:00 in the evening, at a favorite local bar in the heart of Reykjavik. The exact meeting location is sent in a super secret email after booking.

The location is easy to find and very central. It is in walking distance from most hotels, hostels and apartments in Reykjavik and every cab driver knows the venue.

How long is the Bar Crawl?

The tour is about 3 hours and during that time your guide will try to show you the best of the Reykjavik nightlife and its venues. The tour ends at one of the most lively bars in town. From there it’s up to you if you want to head back to your accommodations or stay out and dance the night away.

What is included in the Bar Crawl?

Everything is included in our Reykjavik Bar Crawl! A local English speaking guide, drinks (usually about five), a tasting of Icelandic shark and a delicious hot dog at the famous hot dog stand in downtown Reykjavík are all included in the tour.

I have dietary restrictions and/or allergies. Can I still join the tour?

Yes! The guide will always do what he can to accommodate every dietary restriction. A special drink is on offer in each tour, but if you can’t have something just let your guide know and he will help you find an alternative choice.

Please note though that unfortunately, no substitutions can be made for the shark tasting or the hot dog.

Is the age limit on this tour flexible?

No, the legal drinking age in Iceland is 20 years of age and therefore exceptions cannot be made to the age limit of the tour.

Is it safe for solo / female travelers?

Yes, Iceland is one of the safest countries in the world and the nightlife in Reykjavík is quite safe for all. Your guide will also be happy to offer his best tips on how to get to the meeting location and back home. In special conditions, he will also be more than happy to walk guests towards the next taxi station. This tour is very popular amongst groups and solo travelers alike, so if you are looking to meet new, like-minded friends this tour might just be the perfect choice for you!

Is there a dress code on this tour?

Icelanders usually like to look their best on a night out in Reykjavík. Most bars in Reykjavík do not have a strict dress code, but most nightclubs do so we recommend that guests look their best on this tour.

What is the cancellation policy for this tour?

15% of the tour price is non-refundable.

Reservations can be canceled 24 hours prior to departure for an 85% refund. Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to

Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 24 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).

If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible. 

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