Slow Adventure

The Vatnajökull region is the first to offer Slow Adventure activities in Iceland.

What is Slow Adventure?

Slow adventure is a form of tourism which avoids the quick-fix adrenalin-pumping hits of convenient adventure experiences, in favour of slow, immersive journeys, living in and travelling through wild places and natural spaces – experiencing nature in its timeframe, its seasons, its weathers and its variations. These journeys will typically include elements of the following:

  • Local Food
  • Wildlife
  • Comfort in the outdoors
  • Creating and enhancing people’s understanding
  • Human- or nature-powered travel
  • An enhanced engagement with place

Slow adventure activities draw upon ideas framed around a countries cultures and histories, such as hunting, fishing and wild foods, love of and respect for nature and wildlife, and the relationship between food and the land/sea.

Glacier Adventure

Vatnajökull Glacier Walk

In this glacier walk with a local guide from Hali you experience the wonders of Vatnajökull glacier. Our guide takes you on an unforgettable journey on Breiðamerkurjökull, one of Vatnajökull’s biggest outlet glacier. The trip starts at Hali Country Hotel reception, where your guide drives you to the glacier area, away from the crowds and off the beaten path where you can breathe in the fresh glacier air.

Price 15.500 isk
Duration- 3 ½-4 hours
Availability-1 may – 31. October

Höfn Local Guide

Heart of Höfn – Book Here!

Duration 1,5 – 2 hours
ISK. 7.000 (16+) / 3.500 for children (6 – 15)

Heart of Höfn is an easy informative walk by the harbour where you experience the story and culture of the beautiful fishing village, Höfn. On the walk you can enjoy the magnificent surroundings of the town, slow down your daily rhythm and at the end of your stroll, get to taste some delicious local food.

Old Ruins of Ægissíða – Book Here!

Duration 2 – 2,5 hours
ISK. 8.000 (16+) / 4.000 for children (6 – 15)

The Old Ruins of Ægissíða is a mindfulness- and yoga walk to the sea side close to the beautiful fishing village, Höfn. You will visit ruins of an old fisherman’s hut, hear stories about Icealndixc culture and you might get the chance to take part in baking Icelandic flatbread at a campfire and enjoy tasting it before walking back in to town.

Customised private hiking tours

Duration 2 – 6 hours
Price depending on your style of trip.

Höfn – Local Guides customized private tours will meet your wishes for a slow adventure experience in Höfn and its amazing surroundings. Whether you prefer an easy walk on a black beach, an opportunity to dip your toes into a clear mountain creek or a moderate hike to one of the surrounding mountaintops in the area, we are here for you. Varying local refreshments are included, dependent on your style of trip.

Welcome to our home

Duration 2 – 2,5 hours
ISK. 15.500 (16+) / 7.750 for children (6 – 15)

Welcome to a local home offers a cooking lesson and a dinner with the locals. A traditional Icelandic cuisine will be prepared and enjoyed in a local home with the family living there.

Important

Dress according to weather, were your walking shoes and bring a refillable bottle of water for the outdoor activity.

Ice Guide

Glacier Kayak Adventure – Book Here!

Heinabergslón is “out of the beaten path”, so there is no other traffic on the water. This is the tour for those who want to be environmentally friendly while exploring nature.

Availability-May 15th.-Sept. 2018 – Heinabergslón
Duration: 3 ½ hours  Group size: 16 pax (min. 2 pax)
Single boat          20.900 ISK
Double boat        15.900 ISK
Kid (14-16 yrs)    8.900 ISK

Meeting point Flatey dairy farm

Glacier Lagoon Kayaking – Book Here!

On this unique journey we paddle amongst floating ice bergs and wildlife, seals and birds in one of Icelands natural wonders, Jökulsárlón.

Availability-May 15th.-Sept. 2018 – Jökulsárlón
Duration: 1,5 hours  Group size: 8 pax (min. 2 pax)
Single boat          14.900 ISK
Double boat        9.900 ISK
Kid (14-16 yrs)    5.900 ISK

Meeting point Jökulsárlón main parking lot

Glacier Hike & Kayak – Book here!

On this full day tour we hike deep into glacier valley carved out by one of Vatnajökull outlet glaciers Heinabergsjökull. This is the tour for those who want to be enjoy the pure nature of Iceland without leaving any footprints in the environment.

Availability-June-Sept. 2018 – Heinabergslón
Duration:  Approx. 5 hours  Group size: 8 pax (min. 2 pax)
Price per adult (16+yrs): 21.900 ISK          A good physical condition is needed – rated moderate/hard.

Meeting point Flatey dairy farm

Glacier trips

Glacier Walk on Vatnajökull – Book Here!

This is an excellent and beautiful walk on Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe.This tour is for thous who wants more out of the glacier walk. Part of the tour will be on zodiac boat on a lagoon to the root of the glacier, where the glacier walk will start

Availability-May-October
Duration- 4,5-5 hours
Price- 19.900

South East

Mountains and Canyons

A day tour to the wonderful county of Lón east of Hornafjörður, where we visit and enjoy a magnificent and peaceful nature. We visit waterfalls, canyons and glacierlagoon, in this 8 hour tour with a lunch stop in Höfn. The price is 30.000 isk for adults and 15.000.isk for children, lunch not included.