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  • November 21, 2023

Explore Iceland with confidence: Update amid Reykjanes seismic activity

We would like to reassure you that travel to Iceland remains open and safe for visitors. You may have seen recent news reports about increased seismic activity in Iceland. Please note that the seismic activity described in these news reports is highly localized to the town of Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula. There is no impact on attractions or infrastructure on the rest of the Reykjanes Peninsula or the rest of Iceland.


Our tours continue to operate seamlessly and you can rest assured that we will notify you of any changes if and when they should arise. Wee look forward to continuing to provide your customers with an exceptional experience.


Iceland is no stranger to volcanic activity, and people from around the globe visit Iceland to experience its abundant volcanic resources. Icelandic authorities and the public are highly prepared for such events, and Iceland has one of the world’s most effective volcanic preparedness measures. The Grindavík area is closely monitored and constantly evaluated based on the best scientific data. 


At this time, scientists consider any disturbance to air traffic an unlikely scenario. However, a potential disruption to flight traffic cannot be entirely ruled out, and authorities have implemented preventative measures to ensure public safety foremost. You can find the most up-to-date information on Visit Iceland and a map of the affected area, here and here.


We are here to help if you or your customers have any pre-travel concerns.