Andri Kristinsson
Andri Kristinsson

Outdoor Adventures in Iceland

There’s a reason why so many international films and TV series are made in Iceland, the landscape is out of this world (think the moon...). With seemingly endless options for various types of outdoor adventures ranging from easy to extreme, you will have a blast.


Iceland is full of adventures of all types, whether you’re looking to venture into your own or go with many of the guided tour options. A few common outdoor adventures people tend to enjoy in Iceland include: Glacier hiking, ice climbing, snowmobile trips, All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), River Rafting, Volcano hiking, Heli-skiing, Snorkling between two continents, Scuba diving, speed-boat safaris, super-jeep tours to the highlands and so much more.

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