Lonely Planet Writer

Do you have US$1m to spend on the world’s most expensive festival ticket to Iceland’s Secret Solstice?

Iceland’s Secret Solstice music festival is known for offering some unique experiences to festival-goers; last year they held the first ever concert in a glacier and this year they will be holding a concert in a volcano’s magma chamber.

Iceland's Secret Solstice festival has launched a $1 million ticket.
Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival has launched a US$1 million ticket. Image by Secret Solstice

But now the organszers are offering a pretty extravagant deal for any music and Iceland-loving millionaires – a US$1 million festival pass that combines a luxury Iceland vacation with a lot of exclusive experiences at the festival.

The festival, which runs 16 to 19 June, is headlined by Radiohead, along with Of Monsters and Men, Deftones and Die Antwoord.

Anyone who shells out US$1 million will start their trip on a private chartered business jet flight that will take the ticket holder and five friends to Iceland from any destination on Earth.

The ticket includes 24/7 access to luxury cars, personal drivers and private security for the week, a luxury six-room villa in Reykjavík, exclusive entrance to the festival and chaperoned access to off-limits areas where possible.

The group will also get to go to the sold out ‘Inside the Volcano’ event, which is the world’s first concert held inside of a volcano.

Inside Thrihnukagigur Volcano.
Inside Thrihnukagigur Volcano, where Secret Solstice will hold a concert. Image by Darren Mercer / CC BY 2.0

The ticket holders will also get private viewing areas for concerts, access to the private VIP artist’s bar – which is only accessible by main stage artists and VIP guests – as well as a private concert outside Reykjavík in a lava field, and a private show at their villa by prominent Icelandic acts.

If that’s not enough for a US$1 million price tag, the festival-goers will also get a private night at the Blue Lagoon, access to a concert inside of a glacier and access to the Secret Lagoon party in a geothermal lagoon.

They will also get to see a bunch of the country with a private half-day helicopter tour, a champagne lunch at a geothermal hotspot, private Icelandic food experiences, private whale and dolphin watching, a midnight sun glacier walk, and a private airplane tour.

Even more experiences are currently listed, and according to the Secret Solstice website, more will be announced. While the luxury experience may not be available to most people, there are more affordable options for anyone who wants to go.