The outdoor enthusiast's paradise
Every day, there is an adventure waiting to happen in Iceland. With its abundance of mountains, volcanoes, glaciers, rivers, lakes, caves and otherwise rough terrain waiting to be tackled, Iceland is truly an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. But, it is also a warm and welcoming place for the rest of us.
- Check out some of the activites available in Iceland.
Hiking in Iceland
Whether you’re seeking comfortable nature trails or challenging multi-day adventures in remote untouched wilderness, you will find various options.
The spa is a modern day invention, but enjoying the various health benefits of bathing in thermal baths is an Icelandic tradition dating back to the settlement.
The best time to watch whales in Iceland is from April until September, when over 20 species of Cetacea can be observed.
Northern lights in Iceland
Between September and April, Iceland is treated to a magnificent natural display: the phenomenon of aurora borealis, or what we commonly call the Northern Lights.
Diving and snorkerling
Scuba diving and snorkeling in Iceland means exploring geologically unique sites and getting into the middle of a country, that is still in the making.
Caving in Iceland
Iceland's unique geological conditions make for some awe-inspiring rock formations, both beneath the surface as well as above it.
Horses of Iceland
The Icelandic horse is a unique breed of smallish horses that came to Iceland with the first settlers from Norway 1100 years ago.
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Check out the countless activity options you have when visiting Iceland.