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The Highland Center offers two hotel options, Hrauneyjar and Hotel Highland. Located just 1,7 km apart. Both offer access to Iceland's highlands


  • ATV Motorbikes

    ATV Motorbikes     All Terrain Vehicles is a very popular activity in Iceland, ATVs (4WD motorbikes) allow travelers to explore some of Iceland's most astonishing sites such as the famous black beaches of the South Coast including the beaches near Dyrhólaey and at Sólheimasandur.

  • Bird Watching

    Bird Watching   Iceland has sometimes been called the bird watcher's paradise. Large colonies and breeding grounds are found in various places throughout the country. The most frequently seen sea birds on the towering cliffs along the Icelandic coast are the common guillemot, Brunnich's guillemot, the razorbill, the puffin, the kittiwake, and the fulma.

  • Cave Exploration in Iceland

    Cave Exploration in Iceland   Iceland has a large number of beautiful caves, both caves shaped by volcanic activity and glacial ice caves. Some of Iceland's caves are easily reached. It is strongly recommended that travellers go on organized tours with experienced cave exploration guides and not embark on cave exploration without proper guidance or experience.

  • Dog Sledding

    Dog Sledding     Dog sledding in Iceland is a fun activity and provides a unique opportunity to mix an adventure and sightseeing experience. It's time to discover the picturesque beauty of winter in Iceland – and the fun of dog sledding. This is also a popular activity for children. Dog sledding is available all year round, pending on snow and weather conditions.

  • Flight Trips

    Flight Trips   Fly from Bakki or Hella airports over the volcano Mount Hekla and see the nearby glaciers from above or take a trip to the Westman Islands. A truly marvellous experience. Availability is entirely dependent on weather conditions during the summer months. Inquire about prices to enjoy this splendid luxury activity.

  • Glacier Tours

    Glacier Tours Iceland is famous for its glaciers. Iceland is famous for its glaciers. South Iceland has a total of 4 glaciers (Mýrdalsjökull, Langjökull, Eyjafjallajökull and Tindfjallajökull) with the Vatnajökull (Europe’s largest glacier) and Hofsjökull glaciers close by. Various glacier tours options may be available depending on season and weather conditions, such as glacier walks, super...

  • Golf

    Golf     The closest golf course to The Highland Center is in Flúðir. The 18-hole golf course Strandarvöllur between Hella and Hvolsvöllur providing a stunning view of mountains, glaciers and Mt Hekla. Though the golfing season is short in Iceland (from May to October), the light summer nights mean that one can spend 24 hours a day on the course. Golfers from all over the world are always...

  • Hekla Centre Leirubakki

    Hekla Centre Leirubakki     The Hekla Center houses a contemporary, multimedia exhibition on Mount Hekla, its history, and its influence on human life in Iceland from the time of the island’s settlement until now.

  • Helicopter Sightseeing Tours

    Helicopter Sightseeing Tours   See Iceland from a bird's eye view and get a real taste of the exquisite landscape and the vastness of the interior. Helicopter sightseeing tours and charter flights are available. The most popular sightseeing flights include a close-up view of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier and volcano and the magnificent Icelandic highlands with glaciers, volcanoes and geother...

  • Hiking

    Hiking     Thousands of people come to Iceland annually to hike in the extremely versatile nature and alternating landscape. A number of hiking trails are in the area, ranging from long to short and hard to easy. The weather in Iceland is unpredictable, even in the summer, so make sure to always bring warm clothes, rainwear, good shoes and let others know of your travel plans. Mountain gu...