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 a cold winter night? Vatnajökull Travel offers exciting tours around the region, all year long.

During the summer months (June - August) we offer exciting tours up to the magnificent Vatnajökull glacier where you can have a thrilling time driving a snowmobile. That is followed by an unforgettable boat tour on Jökulsárlón.

For those who want to visit Iceland during the cosy winter months (October-April) we offer unforgettable packages to the Vatnajökull region where you are likely to see the spectacular northern lights in stunning surroundings!

Don´t hesitate to contact us with your travel wishes, we are very flexible and will do our very best to make your stay in the Vatnajökull region unforgettable!

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Fun facts about Vatnajökull Travel

Guðbrandur Jóhannsson, owner and director of Vatnajökull Travel, was born in Northwest Iceland in 1949. Educated as a teacher he has over thirty years of experience teaching mathematics, physics and first aid. While still teaching he started offering boat rides on Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, in 1985. Later, he added daily summertime 4WD services into the wilderness of Lónsöræfi, while recently his principal work has been in tourism and driving school buses. Alongside his great experience in the tourism industry, Guðbrandur Jóhannsson has worked on many filming and advertising projects in the area. A few to mention are the Bond movies A View to a Kill and Die another Day. He has also worked for Vogue Magazine and National Geographic.

Customers testimonials

If you come to iceland, you have to visit Vatnajokull Region or Vatna Glacier (Fly to Hofn from Reykjavik). I had a very great time at Hofn especially at Vatnajokull area. I take so many picture, so I will always remember how exotic is Vatnajokull Area. Thanks to Mr. Brando from Vatnajokull travel, a very nice man and He knows everything about this place. Vatnajokull travel knows the best spot. Mr. Brando took us to several places, the most exotic one and I took hundreds of beautiful picture.. Vatnajokull Travel also took us to ATV activity, this one was also amazing.. the view was stunning! its a Wow. I came to Hoffellsjokull area with an ATV. I also took so many wonderful pic there. Well, noted that never missed the Vatnajokull Region. Because this place is one of the most amazing place in Iceland, or maybe in the world in my opinion. Call the Vatnajokull Travel, they know the best spot.


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