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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


  • Horseback Riding in South Iceland

    Horseback Riding in South Iceland The Icelandic horse is one of the world's most unique horse breeds. A purebred descendant of its Viking ancestors from the 9th century, the Icelandic horse is a product of isolation and a thousand years of breeding for good riding qualities, resulting in a gentle, friendly disposition and calm manner that make them a delight for anyone to ride.  Horseback rid...

  • Kayaking

    Kayaking Kayaking is available at the town of Stokkseyri. Both sea kayaking as well as kayaking on lakes and lagoons near the coast, a nature paradise with rich bird life.

  • River Jet

    River Jet The only white water jet boat company in Europe, a “must do” when in Iceland. Conveniently located on the Golden Circle route, Iceland Riverjet operates in the white water rapids of Hvita river below Gullfoss waterfall. From the moment the accelerator hits the floor your adrenaline will hit the roof! Speed through a narrow basalt canyon, be exhilarated by 360 spins on the “milky whi...

  • River Rafting

    River Rafting River Rafting in the swirling waters of glacial rivers is a challenge as well as an unforgettable experience. The trips go through majestic canyons in several of the rivers in South Iceland. This is one of the most popular activities here in the region. The season usually starts in May and ends in late September.

  • Scuba Diving

    Scuba Diving   There are several dive sites in Iceland in both the ocean and fresh water. Temperatures range from 2°C– 10°C so all dives are dry suit dives. One of the most popular dive sites in South Iceland is in the lava ravine Silfra. Silfra is a lava ravine at Thingvellir, caused by the drift of the Eurasian and American tectonic plates.

  • Sea Angling

    Sea Angling   For deep-sea anglers, there are fishing tours organized from various places in Iceland. Iceland's rich fishing grounds are usually only a few minutes cruise from the harbours. The boats are specially equipped for deep-sea-angling. Rods and tackle are supplied, and the fish you catch is yours. The catch mainly consists of cod, haddock, and halibut.

  • Skógar Folk Museum

    Skógar Folk Museum   Skógar Folk Museum was founded in 1949 at the initiative of Þórður Tómasson, the curator. He was born in 1921 and developed an interest in Icelandic culture and its preservation at an early age. Along with his work at the museum, Tómasson has published many books on aspects of Icelandic folk culture. Over 25,000 people visit this enchanting museum each year. Tómasson is...

  • Snowmobiling in Iceland

    Snowmobiling in Iceland   Snowmobile tours provide a unique opportunity to combine an adventure and sightseeing experience, and are a key to a great day in Iceland. This is usually an all-year activity, in the summer you will snowmobile on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier. The view from the glacier top and feeling of exclusivity add an extra excitement to this activity.

  • Super Jeep tours

    Super Jeep tours     "Super-Jeeps" are oversized Sport Utility Vehicles specially modified to cope with all the wild and rugged terrain that the highlands of Iceland have to offer. These outrageous vehicles are capable of reaching hard to reach places in the Iceland highlands and nearby glaciers all year round. We only partner with reputable tour companies that ensure safety, comfort and...

  • Swimming in Iceland

    Swimming in Iceland Make sure to bring your swimsuit. Iceland has swimming pools like no other country. With abundant access to geothermal water, there are heated outdoor public swimming polls all around Iceland, about 120 of them. For a traveller, a geothermal dip is an ideal way to relax. The closest villlages of Árnes and Flúðir both have heated outdoor swimming pools open all year round.