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Getting Around -- Reykjanes is really only accessible by car or organized tour. Regular bus routes do extend to Garður and Sandgerði in the northeast and Grindavík on the south coast, but departures are few and far between. SBK (tel. 420-6000; www.sbk.is) connects Garður and Sandgerði to Keflavík and Reykjavík twice a day. Reykjavík Excursions (tel. 562-1011; www.re.is) connects Reykjavík and Grindavík three times a day, stopping at the Blue Lagoon. The Bláa Línan (Blue Line) shuttle runs to Grindavík three times a day.

Organized Tours -- Iceland Excursions (tel. 540-1313; www.icelandexcursions.is) has a half-day Super Jeep tour of the wilds of Reykjanes Peninsula for 12,000kr ($192/£96), and a bus tour around the coast, with optional dropoff at the Blue Lagoon, for 4,200kr ($67/£34).

Visitor Information -- Keflavík's information center, Hafnargata 57 (tel. 421-5155; www.reykjanes.is; Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-4pm) and Grindavík's Saltfish Museum are the best bets.

The Myndkort map, Reykjanes, assembled from aerial satellite photographs, is an essential resource for identifying walking and hiking routes.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.