Things to do in Skagafjordur North Iceland

Skagafj÷r­ur 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 Tr÷llaskagi 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.

Skagafj÷r­ur is the destination for you.

Everyone can find something to their liking in Skagafj÷r­ur, the adventure is just beginning!

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  • Jeep Tours / 4WD Tours are a great chance to experinece part of Icelands that áare only accessible with the right vehicle and a Tour Guide. These tours can lead you up to the Highlands, to the untouch...
  • The Skagafj÷r­ur region is home to a large variety of birds, hundreds and thousands of which nest in the islands of Drangey, Mßlmey and Lundey.áThe wetlands on the mainland are without a doubt some of...
  • Skagafj÷r­ur 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...
  • Skagafj÷r­ur offers many possibilities for bird hunting and angling.áThere is excellent fishing in many lakes and rivers, and lakes on the Skagi peninsula are particularly popular with anglers. Sea an...
  • Iceland is famous for its many geothermal Hot Springs and overflow of natural hot water, and of course Skagafj÷r­ur is host to some of this geothermal Hot Springs. We are proud to have several beauti...
  • HlÝ­arendi golfcourse is situated just above Sau­ßrkrˇkur and is the longest 9 hole golf course in the country, situated in idyllic country surroundings.áWith plenty of traps this course is a fun chal...
  • If you want to experience Skagafj÷r­ur with a personal guide, you have many different tours and categories to choose from.You can experience a nice stroll to the town of Sau­ßrkrˇkur and learn all abo...
  • Skagafj÷r­ur 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.á It is riveting to see S...
  • Skagafj÷r­ur has played a significant role in the history of Iceland since settlement. The region boasts a rich saga heritage and many significant historical sites.á These include many sites of impor...
  • Not surprisingly the Icelandic horse has admirers in all regions of the world.á Unlike other breeds the Icelandic horse has remained pure due to its isolation and has as such kept a variety of feature...
  • There are a number of places in Skagafj÷r­ur 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...
  • The Icelandic Farm Animals program gathers three farms located in Skagafj÷r­ur, where you can meet the Icelandic horses, sheep, and goats. The main purpose is to show another side of Iceland, far fro...
  • Skagafj÷r­ur 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...
  • In Skagafj÷r­ur 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...
  • For many decades, community centres hosted dances regularly and served as the main entertainment venue for Skagafj÷r­ur 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....
  • Since its establishment, Ësmann'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,...
  • Skagafj÷r­ur is not only charming in the summer months; the winter is a time of endless adventure and fun. The ski area on the mountain Tindastˇll towering above the town of Sau­ßrkrˇkur is suitable ...
  • Whilst on holidays, going swimming is both refreshing and relaxing, during the summer months all six swimming pools, located throughout the district are open.áThe swimming pools in Sau­ßrkrˇkur, Hofsˇ...
  • River rafting in the glacial rivers in Skagafj÷r­ur 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 ...

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Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

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