Things to do in Skagafjordur North Iceland

Skagafjrur is truly a land of adventure for all! Offering a wide variety of activities set in beautiful surroundings.

Whether you wish to go white water rafting down foaming glacial rivers; helicopter skiing on the Trllaskagi mountain range; horse riding in an amazing and unique landscape; sailing to the majestic island of Drangey; delve into history through this saga rich region; relax in a natural hot spring; enjoy the magic of the northern lights in the winter stillness; indulge in excellent food prepared from local produce... or just lay back and relax and enjoy the stay - there are many diverse accommodation options available for you to choose from.

Skagafjrur is the destination for you.

Everyone can find something to their liking in Skagafjrur, the adventure is just beginning!

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  • Whilst on holidays, going swimming is both refreshing and relaxing, during the summer months all seven swimming pools, located throughout the district are open. Swimming pools are located in Saurkr...
  • In Skagafjrur you can find a big variety of handmade crafts, from the well know and famous icelandic 'Lopapeysa' (knitted wool sweaters, made from icelandic sheep wool), various items made out of sh...
  • WHERE Our farms are in Skagafjrur, North Iceland, 18 km south of the village Varmahl on road number 752. Our farms have a distance of about 1,5 km to each other.Distance Saurkrkur 45 km, A...
  • Not surprisingly the Icelandic horse has admirers in all regions of the world. Unlike other breeds the Icelandic horse has remained pure due to its isolation and has as such kept a variety of feature...
  • The Skagafjrur region is home to a large variety of birds, hundreds and thousands of which nest in the islands of Drangey, Mlmey and Lundey.The wetlands on the mainland are without a doubt some of...
  • Skagafjrur has played a significant role in the history of Iceland since settlement. The region boasts a rich saga heritage and many significant historical sites. These include many sites of impor...
  • Skagafjrur has an endless number of natural treasures, from the mountaintops to the sea and islands, from the glacial ice in the south to the outermost tips of land in the north. To take a closer lo...
  • If you want to experience Skagafjrur with a personal guide, you have many different tours and categories to choose from.You can experience a nice stroll to the town of Saurkrkur and learn all abo...
  • Skagafjrur offers many possibilities for bird hunting and angling.There is excellent fishing in many lakes and rivers, and lakes on the Skagi peninsula are particularly popular with anglers. Sea an...
  • Skagafjrur has many varied and beautiful walking trails, be it for short hikes and light outdoor activities or longer more challenging treks for the more experienced hikers. It is riveting to see S...
  • Geothermal Baths Iceland is famous for its many geothermal Hot Springs and overflow of natural hot water, and of course Skagafjrur is host to some of this geothermal Hot Springs. We are proud to h...
  • Hlarendi golfcourse is located just above Saurkrkur and is the longest 9 hole golf course in the country, situated in idyllic country surroundings.With plenty of traps this course is a fun chall...
  • Jeep Tours / 4WD Tours are a great chance to experinece part of Icelands that are only accessible with the right vehicle and a Tour Guide. These tours can lead you up to the Highlands, to the untouch...
  • There are a number of places in Skagafjrur that offer visits and tours around their stud farms. On these visits you get to experience the way of daily works that goes into breeding & owning horses i...
  • Skagafjrur offers many opportunities for kayaking, both on rivers and on the ocean. Kayaking offers great fun for the whole family, a great chance to experience an amazing outdoor experience togeth...
  • For many decades, community centres hosted dances regularly and served as the main entertainment venue for Skagafjrur residents as well as visitors. Although dances out in the country have been held...
  • Paintball is an enjoyable outdoor activity which really gets the blood pumping. This exhilarating fun is equally suited to small and large groups of enthusiastic people, no matter what their age....
  • River rafting in the glacial rivers in Skagafjrur is increasing in popularity with every year, the trips are not only exhilarating but also fun, excitement and travel rolled into one, to be enjoyed ...
  • Since its establishment, smann's Shooting Club has worked to build up a versatile shooting range for both its members and other shooting enthusiasts. Today, the facility is among the best in Iceland,...
  • Skagafjrur is not only charming in the summer months; the winter is a time of endless adventure and fun. The ski area on the mountain Tindastll towering above the town of Saurkrkur is suitable ...

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It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

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