Tours and Activities

When visiting Iceland there are a variety of Icelandic tours and activities that will satisfy your hunger for adventure and excitement. Tours in Iceland can range from gazing at the Northern Lights to deep sea diving and cave spelunking all in the same afternoon. When booking an Icelandic tour or activity, it’s important to know your expedition priorities and what will give you the best experience for seeing all that you want to tour in Iceland. This rare and beautiful country offers a plethora of different Icelandic tours and activities, so it’s important that you choose wisely to suit your exploration needs. Here you’ll find a list of some of Iceland’s top tour and activities companies.


Hotels in Iceland


Angling Club of Reykjavik

The Reykjavik Angling Club was founded in May 17th 1939 by a group of local anglers who were interested in leasing rivers to fulfill their passion for fishing.

Arctic Aurora

Do you never fell the need of being in the middle of nowhere? The need of leaving everything behind and just feel the necessity of emptiness, of clearness, silence and space.

ATV 4x4

Atv-adventures is specialized in receiving small and large groups of people. Just make contact and we will organize your event whether it is a surprise event, your company’s annual event, a family event or just something you like to try.

ATV Tours

Safari Quads is the oldest quad / ATV tour company in Iceland and we have been operating tours since 2003.  Our base camp is only 10 minutes from most hotels in Reykjavik where you can choose from great selection of outback safaris

Bakkaflöt River Rafting

We have proudly offered our own whitewater rafting operation since 1993. All of our trips begin and end at our boathouse. Our team of local and international friendly guides will give you all of the equipment and information needed to ensure you have a fun and safe experience with us.

Bataferdir

Scheduled boat trips for whale watching, sea angling and bird watching in Dalvik, 42 km (26 miles) north of Akureyri, Iceland.

Bike Company

Bike Company offers guided bike tours in Reykjavik. Biking is an ideal way to explore the city of Reykjavik. Biking offers endless possibilities of seeing the city in a new light. Cycle downtown, through the heart of Reykjavík, which is lined with cafés, restaurants and designer shops.

Bike Tour

From the city center to the greener parts and picturesque views of the sea – you'll take in some of the most important sights of Reykjavik on one of our popular Reykjavik bicycle rides.

Blue Lagoon Ltd.

The Blue Lagoon is one of Iceland's most popular attractions. Guests enjoy bathing and relaxing in a natural geothermal seawater, known for its positive effects on the skin. A visit to the spa promotes harmony between body, mind and spirit, and enables one to s oak away the stresses of modern life.

Borea Adventures Boat Trips

Borea Adventures offers adventurous kayaking and sailing trips in Iceland. The remote fjords and coves of the West Fjords of NW Iceland are the perfect area for sea kayaking tours. Experiencing the dramatic landscape with majestic bird cliffs and lush valleys is wonderful day excursion option when visiting Iceland

Bus For You Tours

 We take pride in offering only the best transportation available. We are located only 10 minutes from the International Airport and 15 minutes from the Blue Lagoon. 

Bustarfell Folk Museum

 The Bustarfell museum house preserves much history about Iceland and its people. A visit to the Museum at Bustarfell is a journey through the history of farming and changes in lifestyle from the beginning of the 18th century to the mid-20th century.

Elding - Whale-watching

Elding whale watching is located in Reykjavík. Whale watching tours are scheduled from Reykjavík April through September. Coach-pickup provided.

Extreme Iceland Boat Trips

Extreme 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. 

Fly Fishing

Welcome to Fly fishing in Iceland tour operator. One of the most important elements of your trip is a professional guide.  As an adviser and confidante, we pride ourselves on the caliber and diverse expertise of our guides.

Gentle Giants Whale Watching

Gentle Giants is operating exciting seafaring adventures from Húsavík; A beautiful fishing village on the northern coast of Iceland, often considered the Whale Watching Capital of Europe. 2011 is our tenth year of successful whale watching with a 98% success rate of spotting whales.

Glacier Jeeps

Offers adventure tours with specially equipped 4WD jeeps and skidoos to Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier.

Glacier Lagoon

The Glacier Lagoon (Jökulsárlón), a glacial river lagoon in Iceland, is part of one of the shortest rivers in Iceland, Jökulsá á Breidamerkursandi, which is only 1500 metres (4900 feet) long.

Go-fishing Iceland

Go-Fishing Iceland is a tour operator specializing in professionally guided fishing tours designed for foreign travelers.

Golf Iceland

The aim of this website is to help you to plan your golf trip to Iceland. It has information about all the golf courses in Iceland particular the 18 hole golf courses. It also provides information about tourist operators such as airlines, hotels, car rentals, coach operators, restaurants, sightseeing etc. 

Golf in Iceland

Since 1930 golf has been played in Iceland. There are currently approximately 75 golf courses throughout the country. Thanks to the midnight sun, summer golf can be played nearly 24 hours a day. Wouldn’t it be cool to say, “I played golf at 2:00 a.m.!”?

Golfing Iceland

Our goal is to introduce and promote Iceland as the unique golf experience that it is. Iceland may not have the world's best courses but the best courses are of hight standard and one thing we can surely promise.

GT Bus

Gudmundur Tyrfingsson Ltd. has served tourists since 1969. It is a certified travel agent and a coach rental.

Gudmundur Jonasson Travel

With over 60 years of experience we are one of Iceland´s leading Tour Operators.GJ Travel operates a large bus fleet in Iceland with 24 buses meeting all the needs of today's travellers.

Hekluhestar

Hekluhestar - the Horses of Hekla - was established in 1981 by Jon Benediktsson and Nicole Chéné at the farm Austvadsholt in South Iceland.

Heli - Norðurflug

Norðurflug is the largest helicopter service in Iceland and the essence of the company is its experienced pilots. You'll be in good hands whether you are filming a Hollywood movie or turning a good vacation into an extraordinary one.

Helo - Þyrluþjónustan

Helo (the Helicopter Service of Iceland) provides helicopter services throughout Iceland’s breathtaking landscape. We specialize in sightseeing tours and aerial work for film and photography. We also offer pre-designed tours and high-end services, such as tailor-made exclusive flights.Our highly experienced team are focused on excellent service and finding solutions to match your needs.

Hiking in Iceland

If you are looking to go hiking in Iceland you will be amazed at the wide variety of hiking trails you have to choose from.
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. 

Hiking in Iceland - Laugavegurinn

The Icelandic hiking trail known as "Laugavegurinn" is one of the most popular and most travelled hiking trails in the Icelandic highlands. It is popular both amongst the Icelandic people themselves and foreign hikers. This hiking trail offers a great variety of scenic landscapes, such as staggering mountains in almost every colour imaginable, impressive glaciers, blazing hot springs, huge rivers and tranquil lakes. 

Ice Lagoon Boat Trips

Ice Lagoon

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.

Iceland Fishing Guide

Iceland fishing guide offers guided fishing tours to many lakes and rivers in Iceland. We offer one day tours or longer, by request. Our tours are suitable for beginners as well as experienced anglers. We specialize in personal service and are able to customize the tours upon request.

Iceland Travel

Iceland Travel is a tour and travel organising company which is based in Reykjavik. They offer self drive tours around Iceland and help you plan and book a holiday in Iceland.

Icelandic Farm Holidays

Icelandic Farm Holidays was founded by farmers in 1980 and the travel agency by the same name is still owned by the farmers themselves. It is an award-winning, leading expert in rural Iceland with over 30 years experience. For their self drive tours they offer accommodation in 180 guesthouses, country hotels, self-catering cottages and traditional farms all over Iceland in addition to a wide range of self-drive tours, guided tours, activities and access to local food the whole year round.

JRJ Super Jeep Travel

JRJ Super Jeep Tours has a long and successful history in offering Super Jeep Tours in Iceland. We travel into the highlands of Iceland´s untouched nature to view glaciers and volcanic craters, crossing glacier rivers en route.

KGB-tours

Personal and professional service. We are fully licensed and registered tour operator.

Laxness Museum

Gljufrasteinn was the home and workplace of Halldor Laxness (winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955) and his family for more than half a century. It has now been opened to the public as a museum, unchanged from when Laxness lived there.

Luxury Adventures – Private Travel Designer

We organize tailor made private luxury travel for discriminating visitors; individuals and groups. A family-run tour operator, we have a personal stake in making your stay unique and memorable in Iceland. Your holiday can be an all-inclusive vacation where we see to your every need. We are all about personal service.

Lysuholl Horses and Holidays

The beautifully situated horse farm Lýsuhóll on the Southern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula offers a variety of services

Mountain Guides Bike

Icelandic Mountain Guides offers a great selection of Iceland mountain biking tours. Iceland is ideal for biking; the beautiful landscapes, the pure unspoiled nature, the midnight sun in summertime, the trails and tracks - mostly consisting of back roads of the highlands, rough jeep tracks, old sheep tracks and hiking paths, along with many other reasons makes mountain bike tours in Iceland an unforgettable experience.

Mountain Taxi

Mountain Taxi is a family run adventure company established in 1995. We have focused on guided day tours and tailor made tours in luxurious Super Jeeps. Personal service and quality is our goal.

Mountaineers of Iceland

Mountaineers of Iceland is a DMC, Destination Management Company, operating adventure tours since 1996, specializing in Super Jeeps and snowmobiles, mainly in the south western part of Iceland. 

Myvatn Nature Baths

Opened on the 30th of June 2004, Myvatn Naturebaths offers something for everyone. Despite its northerly location, the region enjoys a temperate climate, and the long summer days when darkness never comes can be surprisingly warm.

Netbus Tours

 Netbus provides quality tours to the pearls of Iceland, Scheduled tours to the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle.

Nonni Travel

Nonni Travel is a fully licensed travel bureau with main offices in Akureyri.

North Sailing

North Sailing is an award-winning family company that operates whale watching tours from Húsavík in the north of Iceland. The company operates scheduled trips from mid April through to late October, with up to nine departures per day.

Safari

Safari quads is the oldest quad/ATV tour company in Iceland and has been operating tours since 2003.  We started our operation on a farm in the country side in West Iceland and offered tours in the back country and mountain areas

Scuba Diving in Iceland

Iceland has some of the clearest waters to scuba dive. There are places to dive in Iceland that are unlike any other places around the wourld. Where else can you dive in cristal clear water between two continental plates that are pulling apart as you swim.
The Silfra Ravine, Kleifarvatn Lake, Strytan and the charming village of Seydisfjordur are amazing diving spots.

Scuba diving in Silvra Ravine

Discover scuba divingin Iceland with amazing sites such as the Silfra Ravine located at Thingvellir National Park
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. 

Scuba Iceland

Silfra ravine is a crack filled with very cold waters from about 2°- 4° celcius and crystal clear water with about 150 meters visibility. This spectacular dive sites is an experience everydiver will appreciate. It has been named one of the three best fresh water diving sites in the world. There are caves in Silfra, in those caves you can dive down to about 60+ meters.

Seatours

Seatours Ltd. is a long-established travel company located in the coastal town of Stykkisholmur on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in west Iceland.

Seatours Boat trips

Seatoursoffers exciting Icelandic boat excursions all year around. Seatours is a long-established tourist company located in the picturesque coastal town of Stykkishólmur in West Iceland. 

Self Drive Checklist

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.

Settlement Centre

 Over a thousand years ago, Viking adventurers discovered a large untouched island in the north Atlantic and claimed the land for their own. A rapid period of settlement ensued and thus the Icelandic nation was born.

Sjosigling Boat Tour

Sjosigling offers boat trips in Iceland that include observing Icelandic whales and angling Icelandic fish. The boat, Númi is a traditional Icelandic oak fishing-boat which has been modified for whale watching and sea angling without losing its charm. 

Solhestar

Solhestar is a horse rental that offers a broad variety of exciting riding tours. Solhestar is located just 30 minutes (by car) from Reykjavík. Solhestar offers tours for more experienced riders and absolute beginners so everyone can enjoy their riding tour to the fullest.

Special Tours Boat Trips

Special Tours knows exactly what to do in Iceland when it comes to boat excursions and Icelandic day tours. Special Tours offers whale watching, puffin Watching, sea Angling and incentive adventures out of Reykjavik Old Harbour! 

Swimming Pools Reykjavik area

 Swimming is popular in Iceland both by Icelanders and visitors. For more than 60 years swimming has been included in school curriculums so every Icelander is required by law to learn to swim. 

Thingvellir

There are various walking paths and trails in Iceland that are worth stroling along if you enjoy nature.
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.

Vesturfarasetrid

The Icelandic Emigration Centre at Hofsos opened in 1996 and the scale of its operations has expanded every year since. All sorts of services are offered on site, including a conference room, library and shop. The souvenir shop is situated in the same place as the old co-operative used to be a fitting continuation of the building's trading tradition.

Videy Island boat trip

Videy Island is a wonderful place for an Icelandic day time excursion. As the island itself is natural treasure, its proximity to the city center is also an added bonus. Given the 7 minute ferry ride to Videy Island, passengers can be sure to enjoy the fresh air and exciting boat trip without the hassle of a long trip across the sea. 

Viking Tours Boat Trips

Viking Tours offers a variety of Icelandic boat excursions that include a circle tour of Heimaey Island, whale watching, deep sea fishing, a Surtsey Island tour and fine dinner cruise at sea.

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