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Snæfellsnes Park Excursions & Activities
Snæfellsnes Excursions is located in Grundarfjörður, in the heart of West Iceland, about 2 hours' drive from Reykjavík. We offer snowcat and other sightseeing group tours around the Snæfellsnes peninsula, as well as private tours and bus rental service.  Top of the Diamond Snowcat Tour Available from March/April to August. The sightseeing tour starts at the foot of Snæfellsjökull glacier and takes about 2 hours. The starting point is located just off road F570, a scenic road that runs alongside the glacier. Here you find our minibus-café where you can meet our guide before your snowcat ascent to the top of Snæfellsjökull.  Snæfellsjökull rises 1446 meters above sea level. The mountain is one of the most famous sites in Iceland, primarly due to Jules Verne's novel "Journey to the Center of the Earth", in which an entrance to a passage leading to the center of the earth is found on Snæfellsjökull.  This glacier is by many believed to be one of the earth's seven sources of spiritual energy and is considered a very mystical place in Iceland.  The view become more and more spectacular as you go towards the top of the glacier and they are just amazing from the very top, from where you can see the beauty of the surrounding Snæfellsnes peninsula.  It is important for travellers to realize that views from the glacier are naturally dependent upon local weather conditions at the given moment. It is very important to bundle up in warm clothes, good shoes, hat, and gloves as it can be quite cold on the glacier, even in the summertime. Due to varying weather conditions in the area, we reserve the right to cancel the trip on short notice or to offer an alternative shar and lava trip.  For those who cannot or do not want to drive to the meeting point, we can arrange transfer, so make sure you contact us as we have limited seats.  Shark & Lava Safari This out-of-the-ordinary tour starts and ends in Grundarfjörður, the town famous for the spectacular Kirkjufell mountain.  Driving along the coast and through fantastic fjords, we reach Bjarnarhöfn shark museum, the only museum in Iceland where you can learn about the traditional fermented shark, see how it is produced and taste it.  The tour then continues to Berserkjahraun, Berserk lava fields, a field of lava rocks covered in beautiful green moss. The history of the path that cuts through the lava field is connected to the Icelandic sagas, from which the lava field also gets its name.  This is an interesting tour to discover a beautiful part of Snæfellsnes and learn about Icelandic traditions and sagas.  Private Tours of Snæfellsnes Peninsula We offer a wide range of private tours that we can customize according to your needs. Snæfellsnes is often called "Iceland in a nutshell" for the variety of landscapes it offers, and a private tour is the best way to discover all the known and less-known gems in this part of the country.  Some of our farvourite spots? The black beaches in Djúpalónssandur, Lóndrangar's lava stacks, Arnarstapi with its spectacular sea cliffs and rock formations and, obviously, the famous Kirkjufell, the most-photographed mountain in Iceland, with its iconic shape. 
Guide to Iceland
Uniting over 1500 Icelandic travel operators in a single community, Guide to Iceland remains the world's largest collaboration for Icelandic travel services. Our online platform provides unprecedented access to customer-reviewed tours, accommodation, and rental cars in Iceland. We also offer unique packages, customized to meet the wishes of seasoned and first-time visitors alike.  Guide to Iceland has been recognized as Iceland's Leading Travel Agency at the World Travel Awards from 2018 to 2021, 4 years in a row, and the Leading Destination Management Company of Iceland, 2 years in a row, in 2020 and 2021.
Vestur Adventures
Come enjoy a truly unique kayaking experience in Grundarfjörður, Iceland. The home of Mt. Kirkjufell. Jutting majestically out into the Atlantic Ocean, Kirkjufell is the stunning centerpiece of our guided kayak tours. You will experience unspoiled Icelandic nature up close while enjoying the local history and wildlife. There is also a very good chance of meeting a curious seal or two! Have a look at the tours we have to offer and book your adventure!
Horse Centre Borgartún
Hestamiðstöðin Borgartún offers 1-2 hour riding tours in a beautiful nature on the outskirts of Akranes. Our tours are a wonderful experience for all those who want to try riding the Icelandic horse. Whether you are novice or experienced riders, young or old, these friendly horses with their nimble and willing nature are a pleasure to ride in their natural environment. We specialize in smaller groups with a personalized service and we are open all year round. When the weather is not on our side we can always ride inside.
Kontiki
We run sea kayak trips from the small fishing village of Stykkishólmur on the beautiful Snæfellsnes peninsula in Western Iceland. We are just a 2-hour drive from Reykjavik city. Our main focus is day trips for small groups along the coastline of Breidafjordur bay to get close to nature and wildlife. This two-hour sea kayak tour is the perfect opportunity to experience Iceland's nature and wildlife at its very best. Truly a must-do for the adventurous traveller and nature lover eager to explore the west of Iceland. On this personalised tour we teach clients the basic skills of kayaking before heading off in search of puffins and seals and to explore an abandoned shipwreck and learn about the fascinating history and geology of the wild and rugged Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Crisscross Food Tours and Farm Visits
Crisscross offers a selection of food tours and farm visits in West Iceland. We choose to let our taste buds lead the way and move in the spirit of slow travel; in small groups at an easygoing pace. If you are interested in delicious artisanal food, curious about stories of everyday life told by local people, and prefer a short hike on scenic trails, consider crisscrossing with us in rural West Iceland.
Söðulsholt Travel Service
Söðulsholt is a working horse farm, where we breed, train and sell Icelandic horses.  Söðulsholt travel services offers accommodation and horse rental activity. Our accommodations include 4 premium cottages, built in 2015/2016 each sleeping 4 people comfortably. Each cottage includes WiFi, one double bedroom, two twin beds in the upper loft, fully-equipped kitchen, sitting area, bathroom w/shower and outside seating area. A "Weber" grill is available for your use. A minimum stay of two or three nights is required. We offer our guests short riding tours and access to a private river where guests may fish for salmon/trout (extra fee). Fishing is available from mid June to the end of August. Please contact us for tours and booking information or visit our website https://cottages.sodulsholt.is for direct booking and information on available dates. 
The Cave
Hailed as the mightiest of Iceland's caves, its diversity and grandeur is unrivalled. This makes for an experience not to be forgotten. Just shy of 1600 meters / 5250ft, the cave features amazing colours and lava formations that lurk in the depths of the earth. We offer a family friendly tour that all generations can enjoy, thanks to our all new signature walkway and feature lighting. For those who desire more physical activity we offer a half day tour to the caves end.  Caves are often dark, tight and uninviting places; how ever this is not the case in Víðgelmir lava cave. What used to be slow traveled rugged terrain is now easy and enjoyable. Leading from one great hall to the next our path is lit slightly flowing through this magical underworld.
Gufuá
At Gufuá we practice farming and its intertwinement with slow and mindful travel. We offer farm visit and three different kind of unique experiences together with the locals: Goat walk - Read more   A story telling walk - Along the cairn path - Read more   Leader sheep experience. - Read more  
Fjeldstedhestar.is
1-2 hour riding tours in beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Hvitá River, which is a glacial river flowing from Eiriksjökull Glacier. There are excellent facilities in a brand new riding arena which is specially designed for wheel chair users and the disabled. Horses of all capabilities. The riding school offers a 5-day course for children and teenagers during summer from Mondays to Fridays. Further information: gunna@fjeldstedhestar.iswww.fjeldstedhestar.is
Ferðaþjónustan Snorrastöðum
Summer cottages (4x5 pers.) with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, living room with TV and bathroom. Hot tub and grill outside. Bed linen rented separately. Sleeping bag accommodation offered in 6 bedrooms for 2-5 pers., total 24 pers. Living room with TV, WC and shower facility. Cooking facility with dining room for 35-40 pers. and big dining/dancing hall for 130-150 persons. Campsite. Wireless internet.
Into the glacier
Join Into the Glacier for an adventure that will lead you to the untouched beauty and raw nature of Langjokull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. Enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime as we journey up the white slopes and go deep inside the man-made ice tunnels leading to the blue heart of the glacier.
Smiðjuloftið
Smiðjuloftið is an activity center in Akranes, a wonderfully typical town right across the bay from the capital of Reykjavik. At Smiðjuloftið you will find a climbing gym with walls up to eight meters high. We also have a bright and cozy loft with spectacular views, a small stage, and activities for families and groups.   During the summertime we only accommodate groups at Smiðjuloftið and we can offer a wide variety of activities for your group; live Icelandic music performed by local musicians, fun and games, climbing on top-rope or bouldering, mini-zipline etc. Groups are welcome to bring their own snacks and dine at the loft.  We also offer short, guided climbing tours to our local climbing spot, for minimum two participants. There you can choose between easy routes for the beginner/novice climber, or something a bit more challenging if you dare, or even abseil beside one of the beautiful waterfalls in Mt. Akrafjall.   
Iceland Exclusive Travels
Iceland Exclusive Travels Introducing visitors to West Iceland, the Heart of Iceland as we like to call it. We offer a gourmet focused private, small-group tours from Reykjavík with local guidance. Visiting the Beautiful Borgarfjordur, including the Lava filtered waterfalls and Europe’s most powerful Hot spring. We offer accommodation in our unique super cozy lava lodge located in the middle of Hallmundarhraun lava field, with a view of multiple glaciers from our patio. Our outdoor hot tub and fire pit are the perfect locations to enjoy the northern lights or midnight sun. Nearby activities include the Glacier Ice Tunnel, Lava tube cave, “Krauma” geothermal spa and more. It is also perfect to visit the highlights of the Golden Circle as we make our way to the Heart of Iceland from Reykjavik. Our goal is to provide our guests with a truly amazing experience, with the right balance of comfort, fun, activities and breath taking scenery. For more information and to book a tour click: 2 day tour, 3 day tour or Your Trip Iceland
Husafell Canyon Baths
Led by a knowledgeable local guide in English, this year-round tour begins with a short ride from the Hotel Húsafell to the trailhead in the remote Icelandic Highlands. On this 2-hour tour we enjoy a relaxed walk among natural wonders not found in many guidebooks, including the spectacular two-tiered waterfall Langifoss. We’ll also learn about Iceland’s renewable energy practices, cross an icy stream of glacial meltwater and see the site to Ok jökull, Iceland’s first glacier claimed by climate change. The highlight of our excursion is a serene soak in the recently completed Húsafell Canyon Baths, a surreal hot spring paradise that must be seen to be believed. Enjoy half an hour of relaxing, recharging and breathing in the pure Icelandic air before heading back to Hotel Húsafell.  While the tour is not technically demanding, it does require the participant to walk un-aided over uneven terrain as well as down 64 steps to the canyon floor to reach the baths.  Please contact for tours and booking information.
Go West
Go West offers Eco-friendly outdoor experiences in Iceland. Our mission is to minimize the impact on the environment and to maximize the guest’s experience of West Iceland's nature
Dalahestar
Dalahestar horse rental is a small, family owned business. We offer personalized tours for individuals or smaller groups. Our main tours are alongside the beautiful river Laxá and down to the black sandshores of Hvammfjörður fjord and a beach tour that goes further into the fjord with the possibility of seeing seals as well as the white tailed eagle.  Please contact for tours and booking information. 
Thor Photography
Thor Photography specializes in photography tours and workshops. It is our goal to get you to unique locations at the right time for the best photographic results. Thorarinn Jonsson (Thor for short) is a professional landscape photographer leading workshops both in Iceland and internationally. Our goal is for you to bring home captivating images from your tour. We'll do our best to bring you to the right location based on weather, light and conditions in general. All our tours are teaching based where we will go over all aspects of capturing great images like camera settings, using filters, long exposure photography, what lens to use and ect.  Whether you are a beginner or a professional we'll customize our tour to your needs.
Sturlureykirhorses / Visiting HorseFarm
Want to get to know the Icelandic horse? The Visiting HorseFarm at Sturlu-Reykir (route 518) is a good place to do so. It specializes in welcoming those who just want to meet this world-famous breed in a friendly environment. Visiting HorseFarm is run by the couple Hrafnhildur and Jóhannes who have been practicing horsemanship all their lives in Borgarfjörður. They offer horse rides, stablevisit, natural hotspring, homebaked ryebread, coffee and hot chocolate. Open daily from 10:00 to 16:00. Please contact for tours and booking information.

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