Reykjavík Campsite is located in the Laugardalur leisure area, the green heart of the city, beside the famous Laugardalslaug geothermal pool, and the national football stadium. the Botanical Gardens, the Petting Zoo, and various play and hike areas. So much to do and see!

We are here to help you make the most of your stay in the city; give you local tips and book you the most exciting tours and excursions. Complimentary pick-up is included in front of our campsite guests.

The campsite is 2km out of the center. There is a direct bus line which stops in front of the campsite. The lovely walk to the city center along the seaside takes around 30 minutes.

All necessities are within 10 min walk from the Campsite; bus and tour stop, a grocery store, a bank, an ATM, various cafes, and local restaurants.

Welcome to Reykjavík Campsite, located in the beautiful Laugardalur leisure area, the green heart of the city! Our campsite offers a perfect base for your stay, with a range of attractions and amenities right at your doorstep.

Adjacent to our campsite, you’ll find the famous Laugardalslaug geothermal pool, where you can relax and rejuvenate in the soothing hot springs. The national football stadium is also nearby, allowing you to catch exciting matches and immerse yourself in the local sports culture.

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to the Botanical Gardens, where you can explore a variety of plant species and enjoy tranquil walks. Families will delight in the Petting Zoo and the various play and hike areas, offering fun-filled experiences for children and adults alike.

Our friendly staff is here to ensure you have a memorable stay in Reykjavík. We are happy to provide you with local tips, recommendations, and assist you in booking exciting tours and excursions. As a guest of our campsite, you can enjoy complimentary pick-up services right in front of our location, making it convenient for you to embark on your adventures.

While our campsite is located 2km outside the city center, getting around is easy. A direct bus line stops in front of the campsite, providing convenient access to the city’s attractions and landmarks. If you prefer a leisurely stroll, you can enjoy a scenic walk along the seaside, which takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the city center.

All your essential needs are within a 10-minute walk from the campsite. You’ll find a bus and tour stop, a grocery store, a bank, an ATM, as well as various cafes and local restaurants. Whether you’re looking to stock up on supplies, grab a bite to eat, or simply explore the neighborhood, everything is easily accessible.

We invite you to experience the vibrant surroundings and warm hospitality at Reykjavík Campsite. Your memorable adventure in Reykjavík starts here!

Laugardalur Swimming pool
swimmingpool_ReykjavikIt is the city’s largest pool with extensive facilities, literally next door! Its facilities include a 50m outdoor pool, outdoor children’s pool and paddling pool, two waterslides, numerous hot tubs, a steam bath, a volleyball court, and a mini golf course.
Opening hours are from 6:30 -22:00 on weekdays and 8:00 – 22: 00 on weekends.
Entrance to the swimming pool is included in The Reykjavik City Card.
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Family Park and Zoo
Family_Park_and_ZooThe Family Park and Zoo in Laugardalur is open all year. The Zoo includes most Icelandic animals, both wild and domesticated, from foxes, reindeer, and seals to cattle, horses, and sheep. In summer the Family Park offers many rides and play equipment for children of all ages.
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Botanical garden
Botanical_gardenLaugardalur also has free entry to our beautiful Botanical Garden, with woods, ponds, and birdlife. Beneath the branches, the lovely Café Flora is a hidden gem.
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Ice skating rink
Ice_skating_rinkThe ice skating rink in Laugardalur is suited for ice hockey and figure skating. The venue is indoor and is used for practice, competitions, and the general public
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Other things that we recommend that you take the time to explore the local community like:

• Discover SKÚBB; the best ice cream & sorbet in Reykjavik just around the corner – all hand-made using local organic milk and seasonal flavors. Pzzzt, the mango is an absolute treat.
• Make the most of Reykjavik with the 1/2/3 day Reykjavik City Card. It opens the doors to public pools, most museums, and the city bus. This can be purchased at the reception.
• Before going grocery shopping, check out the communal kitchen for food and stuff that fellow travelers have left for you. You might save time and money and discover new tastes. At least – do not buy Salt!
• Kaffi Laugalækur is a local café, offering vegan & vegetarian dishes. A great spot 5min walk away from the Campsite.
• We recommend a visit to the Ásmundarsafn sculpture museum. It’s a beautiful building with contemporary displays and a sculpture garden.
• Take your family for a walkout to the Laugardalur area. The Hostel is located in a leafy leisure area, a large park, botanical gardens, a petting zoo, and various play areas. Café Flóra, a Scandinavian bistro,  is a hidden gem in the park.
• In the summer, you can take a ferry to Viðey Island, in the midst of Faxaflói Bay. The ferry takes off from the harbor close by.
• Bus#14 stops outside the hostel/campsite and takes you downtown in 10-15 minutes.

Map of Reykjavik Campsite and neighborhood