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.
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.
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.
Scheduled boat trips for whale watching, sea angling and bird watching in Dalvik, 42 km (26 miles) north of Akureyri, Iceland.
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.
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.
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 is located in Reykjavík. Whale watching tours are scheduled from Reykjavík April through September. Coach-pickup provided.
Extreme Iceland offers exhilarating boat day trips for travelers seeking a unique way to see the country on jet boats, tour boats and schooners.
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.
Offers adventure tours with specially equipped 4WD jeeps and skidoos to Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier.
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 is a tour operator specializing in professionally guided fishing tours designed for foreign travelers.
Gudmundur Tyrfingsson Ltd. has served tourists since 1969. It is a certified travel agent and a coach rental.
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 - the Horses of Hekla - was established in 1981 by Jon Benediktsson and Nicole Chéné at the farm Austvadsholt in South Iceland.
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.
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.
Personal and professional service. We are fully licensed and registered tour operator.
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.
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.
The beautifully situated horse farm Lýsuhóll on the Southern coast of Snæfellsnes peninsula offers a variety of services
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 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.
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 provides quality tours to the pearls of Iceland, Scheduled tours to the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle.
Nonni Travel is a fully licensed travel bureau with main offices in Akureyri.
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.
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.
Seatours Ltd. is a long-established travel company located in the coastal town of Stykkisholmur on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in west Iceland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.