Activities in Iceland
You need not confine yourself to hiking and skiing on your holiday in Iceland as there is a plethora of planned activities available from tour agencies all over Iceland. Go whale watching or try riding the Icelandic horse amongst the stunning natural attractions in the center of Iceland or go swimming in on of the many outdoor heated geothermal pools found in almost every town and village along the road in Iceland.
Extreme Iceland offers exhilarating boat day trips for travelers seeking a unique way to see the country on jet boats, tour boats and schooners.
There are long hiking trails that will take you across some of the most scenic landscapes in the most remote parts of Iceland and there are short hiking trails that lie at the doorstep of Iceland’s capital city Reykjavik.
Ice Lagoon offers boat day trips on the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Through adventure, evening or private tours, they have a variety of boat tours suited for the needs of all travelers. As one of the most amazing sites to see in Iceland, taking a boat day trip in Iceland in the midst of Europe’s largest glacier is an activity you definitely want to include on your agenda.
The Silfra Ravine, Kleifarvatn Lake, Strytan and the charming village of Seydisfjordur are amazing diving spots.
Given the unparalleled experience in near perfect visibility in Iceland’s fresh water, this scuba diving trip is unlike any other. As the ice cold fresh water stands at about 2-4 celsius, it’s a sure way to get the adrenaline rush that one might be seeking.
Before you take off on your Iceland - self drive adventure there are some points on driving in Iceland which you should take into consideration.
Driving in Iceland is a feast for the eyes, no one will deny this, but, it can also be a stressful experience, especially if you have not prepared your road trip in Iceland in advance. Here is a basic Iceland self drivefirst steps “checklist” which you may find comes in handy.
Many of the well marked tekking paths are close to the main roads making them available to most people. They are well marked and maintained throughout the year.
Offers adventure tours with specially equipped 4WD jeeps and skidoos to Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier.