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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 together while also having a great view over the amazing landscape that Skagafj÷r­ur has to offer both by the sea and on the rivers.

Tour operators

  • Sit on top kayaking

    Sit on Top Kayaktour

    Sit on top kayak trip down Svartß-river is a an enjoyable ride in close proximity with Icelandic nature.

    Trip duration: 2,5 hours.

    Checkin at Bakkafl÷t where you will put in dry-pants, jacket and life-vest. You will then be driven 15 minutes upriver from Bakkafl÷t where you will receive instructions on paddling and river safety. The cruise down the river takes around 2 hours and features a beautiful scenary and fowl life.

    It's a good recreational activity for anyone at any skill level. Age limit is 12 years unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please specify when booking if you will be bringing individuals younger than 12 for the trip.

    At the end of the journey you can can go to the hot tubs or showers for free.

    Transportation fees included.

    Trips Every evening from 1. June until 30 of September at 20.00 pm

Contact Us

Tel (+354) 455 6161

It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km


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