Perlan, Voted ‘Best of the Best’ for 2022

Last updated: Aug 2nd, 2022

Perlan is a world-class exploratorium where you learn all about Icelandic nature. Scientific wonders come alive all around visitors; northern lights, glaciers, volcanoes, ocean-life, seabirds, and so much more. You explore a real ice cave, sit back in a first-class Planetarium, have fun with interactive exhibits, and enjoy 360° views over Reykjavik.

One of our favourite excursions and experiences in Iceland, Perlan was recognised among the ‘Best of the Best’ on Tripadvisor worldwide – you can visit Perlan on any of our trips to Iceland, we always knew it was a fantastic place to visit, but now it CAN’T be ignored.


Highlights of Perlan

  • Planetarium with a northern lights show
  • Real indoor ice cave, 100-meter long
  • Modern nature exhibitions and interactive exhibits
  • Látrabjarg Cliff with lifelike birds, 10-meter high
  • 360° observation deck
  • Restaurant and cafe with great views
  • Ice cream parlour with homemade ice cream

Full press release and information supplied by Perlan, visit

Reykjavík, Iceland, July 6th, 2022 – Perlan today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for Museums of Iceland. In a year of heavy competition and changing traveller priorities, Perlan exceeded expectations and has been lauded as one of their favourites. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, the Travellers’ Choice Awards honour the best in travel, recognizing the places that delivered the most exceptional experiences.

Happy news from Perlan to start the week – TripAdvisor awarded us the Best of the Best 2022! We’re in the top 1% world-wide! Perlan museum is truly one of a kind and we’re grateful for this recognition. We always strive for excellence so this is a welcome opportunity to celebrate. We will celebrate Perlan, our great team of staff, and the visitors who come here to experience and learn about Icelandic nature.

“Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Winners,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “The Travelers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests. Ranking among the Best of the Best is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. Whether it’s using new technology, implementing safety measures, or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you’ve taken to meet travellers’ new demands. You’ve adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity.”

To see traveller reviews and popular activities at Perlan, visit

About Perlan

Perlan is a world-class nature exploratorium and one of Reykjavík’s main landmarks. Visitors can learn all about Icelandic nature in fun and interactive ways at Perlan museum. Some of the highlights are a real indoor ice cave, interactive exhibits, a lifesize bird cliff full of life, and a show about volcanoes. There is also a planetarium dome theatre where the northern lights virtually dance all around visitors. There are also spectacular 360° views from Perlan, all around the capital area, the ocean, and the neighbouring mountains.

About Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel guidance platform*, helps hundreds of millions of people each month** become better travellers, from planning to booking to taking a trip. Travellers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to discover where to stay, what to do and where to eat based on guidance from those who have been there before. With more than 988 million reviews and opinions of nearly 8 million businesses, travellers turn to Tripadvisor to find deals on accommodations, book experiences, reserve tables at delicious restaurants and discover great places nearby. As a travel guidance company available in 43 markets and 22 languages, Tripadvisor makes planning easy no matter the trip type.

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* Source: SimilarWeb, unique users de-duplicated monthly, September 2021

** Source: Tripadvisor internal log files


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