We are located in a stunning setting surrounded by lava and moss

Experience first-hand how green, sustainable energy is produced at one of the largest single-site geothermal power plant on the planet, Hellisheiði ON Power plant.

The Geothermal exhibition is open every day 9:00 – 16:00.

Below you can book your audio guide. For group bookings please contact us via email syning@on.is.

Only 25 kilometers from Reykjavik centrum

The exhibition at Hellisheiði Power Plant is ideally located in the Hengill area only a 20 minute drive from Reykjavik on your way to the South of Iceland. Combine a visit and hiking together. Beautiful, marked hiking paths in the area.

A great stop on the Golden circle!

Weather forecast for Hellisheiði Power Plant

Great choice for the green traveler

Supporting green travel opportunities is part of our goal of reducing our environmental footprint.

We offer EV-charging at our parking lot and in the Exhibition shop you will find a variety of green and eco-friendly souvenirs and products, many of which are produced at the Geothermal Park.

Panoramic view for groups

Our staff has extensive experience of preparing various kinds of meetings and receptions. Events will be especially memorable in the stunning setting of the Hellisheiði area.

Our Coffee shop offers a panoramic view, great coffee and drinks to go with our locally produced refreshments.

Where is the Geothermal Exhibition located?

Where is the Geothermal Exhibition located?

​​​The Geothermal Exhibition is located in the Hellisheiði power plant by Mount Hengill, about 25 km east of Reykjavík.

When is it open?

Every day from 09:00 to 16:00.

Is the Exhibition accessible for the disabled?

All parts of the Exhibition are readily wheelchair accessible.

How do I get there?

​​​​​​By car, drive Highway 1 – southbound – for about 25 kilometres from downtown Reykjavík. We have plenty of free parking spaces right in front of the main entrance! Several tourist agencies offer daily bus trips from Reykjavík to the power plant as part of the „golden circle“ or the south coast tours.

What is the average duration of the tours?

​​​​​​Tours can take anywhere from 20-30 minutes depending on the interest of the group involved and the number of questions asked during the tour.

What if I get hungry or thirsty in the Exhibition?

​​​We offer a variety of beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and an assortment of traditional Icelandic pastries at our café. Potato chips and chocolate are also available.

What is all this white smoke? Is that air pollution?

​​​​​No! That is, in fact, 99.63% pure steam (H2O).