Wildlife

The roaming heards of wild reindeer are iconic for the Vatnajokull Region. During summertime they are mainly up in the mountains but can sometimes be seen near the Ring Road. ...

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Vatnajökull Travel

Would you like to drive a snowmobile on Europe´s largest glacier, sail among icebergs or explore our black sand dunes on ATV´s? How about viewing the magnificent Northern lights on ...

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajökull National Park offers its visitors a unique opportunity to experience and learn about the forceful interplay of volcanoes and glaciers. The park covers 13% of Iceland with its 13.600 ...

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Thorbergssetur cultural museum

The Thorbergur Center is a cultural center with an exhibition dedicated to the great writer Thorbergur Thorðarson (1888 – 1974) ) who grew up on the farm Hali. In Thorbergur centre ...

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Stokksnes and Vestrahorn

One of the first settlement farms in Iceland was Horn, built by Hrollaugur Earl of Møre in Norway. The municipality Hornafjörður and several nature site are named after the settlement farm. Horn ...

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Skidoos and jeep tours on Vatnajokull

Glacier jeeps / Ice & Adventure tour operator offers adventure tours on Vatnajökull glacier. These tours include skidoos, specially equipped 4WD super jeeps and/or glacier hiking. After the tour people ...

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Skaftafell

Skaftafell is definitely a must-see for all visitors of the Vatnajokull Region. Skaftafell is known as one of Iceland´s most beautiful places with its magnificent contrasts of white glaciers, black ...

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Silfurnes golf course

Silfurnesvöllur golf course is at the outskirts of Höfn. It is a nice 9 hole course that stretches along the shore with a breathtaking view over Vatnajökull glacier and mountain ...

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Osland at Hofn

South of the town Höfn is Ósland, a conservation area popular for hiking and bird observation. Ósland was once an island but is now connected to the mainland. There is ...

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Millibör

Millibör, a local design and clothing company, is located by the harbour in Höfn in a house called „Kartöfluhúsið“,  formerly used for different industries. Millibör emphasizes on feminin quality ...

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a) Summeropening June-August Mon-Fri: 10am-1pm & 6pm-8pm. Sat: 12pm-4pm.
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Lonsoraefi and Stafafellsfjoll

In Lón county, the most eastern area of the Vatnajokull Region, lie the Stafafellsfjöll mountains, also called Lónsöræfi.  They dominate the skyline east of Vatnajökull glacier and have long comprised ...

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Local Guide

Local Guide travel service is located right between Iceland's highest peak Hvannadalshnúkur and the nature reserve cape Ingólfshöfði in Öræfi. Local Guide has offered mountain guiding to Hvannadalshnúkur and ...

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Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon boat rides ...

Jökulsárlón-Glacier lagoon is one of Icelands most visited places with good reason. It is a pure natural art and a spectacular sight. Jökulsárlón ehf. has been offering boat tours on the ...

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Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon

Jökulsárlón is one of Icelands most visited places and for a good reason. The large glacier lagoon is a unique place with icebergs constantly breaking off from the glacier and ...

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Ingolfshofdi Nature Reserve

Ingólfshöfði cape is an isolated island between the black sands of the south coast of Iceland and the North Atlantic Ocean. This historic cape is named after Iceland's first settler, Ingólfur ...

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Icewalk

Ice Walk - Enjoy an easy walk on Breiðamerkurjökull, a glacier tongue from Europe largest Glacier. Accompanied by a local guide.The walk is suitable for all abilities and offers breathtaking ...

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10.00 and 14:00 During the wintertime departures upon request.
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Icelandic Mountain Guides

Icelandic Mountain Guides is a leading outdoor adventure company in Iceland and has been offering all kinds of adventure tours since 1994. At Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park, Icelandic Mountain Guides ...

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Hvannadalshnjukur and Oraefajokull ...

Vatnajökull glacier boasts the highest elevation in Iceland, Hvannadalshnúkur at 2,115 m or 6,870 feet. Hvannadalshnjúkur is the peak of Öræfajökull glacier which extends south from the Vatnajökull icecap. ...

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Huldusteinn Steinasafn

Huldusteinn Mineral Collection is privately owned and collected by Ásbjörn Þórarinsson and Vigdís Vigfúsdóttir. Stone collection has been their main passion for over 5 decades and when the old swimming ...

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Hornafjordur Art Museum

The Hornafjörður Art Museum is situated at the heart of Höfn. The Art Museum exhibits the work of Svavar Gudnason every sommer and during the winter months the focus is ...

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Holmur reindeer trip

We offer accommodation, restaurant, farm zoo, coast trips and guided reindeer tours. In the fall-, spring- and wintertime guided reindeer tours are offered from Hólmur. The main goal of those tours ...

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Holmur farm zoo

We offer accommodation, restaurant, farm zoo, coast trips and guided reindeer tours. In the farm zoo you can find a variety of the most common farm animals in Iceland. There you ...

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Holmur coast trip

The travel service in Hólmur offers organized, short trips from Hólmur to the coast. The main goal of those trips is to show people the beauty of the ocean, let ...

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Hoffell area

Hoffell area offers many possibilities for enjoying nature. The area gets its name from Hoffell glacier and the beautiful Hoffell glacier lagoon is well worth a visit. You can drive or ...

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Heinaberg area

The Heinaberg area consists of Heinabergsjökull glacier. Heinabergslón glacier lagoon and the surrounding land. The Heinaberg area is a part of the Vatnajokull National Park. Heinabergslón glacier lagoon is often filled ...

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Haukafell

Haukafell is the local forestry and a popular outdoor area of the local people of the Vatnajokull Region with many hiking trails. Haukafell is East of Fláajökull glacier and was ...

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Glacier Guides

Glacier Guides is an internationally recognized and AMGA accredited local guiding operation. Our base of operations is located in Skaftafell, the Vatnajokull National Park entrance under the Vatnajökull Glacier. We ...

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Geothermal pools

GlacierWorld in Hoffell offers you geothermal pools where you can experience the great adversity in the Icelandic nature. Just relax in the hot pools while you enjoy the view to ...

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Flaajokull area

Fláajökull glacier is one of many glacier tongues flowing south from Vatnajokull glacier. There are several walking trails and rich birdlife area around Fláajökull glacier. The area offers good conditions to ...

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Fallastakkur in Suðursveit

Fallastakkur is an all round travel company that offers accommodation, Superjeep tours, mystery tours and sightseeing tours on small buses for smaller groups. Your hosts, Guðlaugur and Laufey, also offer ...

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Eagle Air

Eagle air is an airline that operates scheduled flights to five destination in Iceland: Hofn in Hornafjodur, Husavik, Westmann Islands, Bildudalur and Gjogur. Eagle Air also offers variety of Day ...

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06:15-21:15 weekdays, 09:00-19:00 weekends
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Black sands

The glacier grinds down its bedrock, which is generally made of dark-grey basalt. Much of this material is carried by glacial rivers to the sea where the waves, currents and ...

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ATV tours in Hoffell

GlacierWorld in Hoffelli offers exciting tours on ATV’s in extreme surroundings. We drive into a long valley where you experience beautiful nature, big mountains, wildlife, Hoffellsjökull glacier and a small glacier ...

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Atlantsflug sightseeing flights

Atlantsflug offers flight service form its private airport located south-west of Europe’s largest glacier “Vatnajökull” at “Vatnajökull National Park - Skaftafell”. From our Skaftafell Airport  we are ...

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