Adventure Tours of Vatnajökull National Park

If you want to explore the beautiful outdoors of Iceland in the best way possible, then you’ll need the help of experienced locals to guide you – From Coast to Mountains are your answer! This travel service offers a variety of fantastic outdoor adventure tours, ranging from experiencing the famous Black Coast that stretches for hundreds of miles, to hiking the best spots in nature reserves to find the elusive Puffin.

What outdoor adventures can I enjoy in Vatnajökull?

From Coast to Mountains is offering a range of exciting adventures in Vatnajökull - climb icy glaciers, hike your way through stunning scenery and spot spectacular wildlife, all under the guidance of an expert Icelandic local!

Established in 1990, this travel service is run by Einar Rúnar Sigurðsson, whose Icelandic ancestry dates back to 900AD! His great grandfather, Páll Jónsson was the first person in the world to climb Iceland’s highest peak of Hvannadalshnúkur, leading famous British traveller Frederick W. Howell to the summit. What better way to explore Iceland than with a family legacy like that?

Choose from an exciting range of tours that will have you fully immersed in the splendour of Iceland. In the Ingólfshöfði Puffin Tour, you’ll take a hay cart ride across Hofsnes Sand Flats and then enjoy a guided walk and hike to learn the history of the area, admire spectacular views and nature and of course, spot the Puffin bird and snap some unforgettable photos! This tour is conducted by a local farmer, so you’ll get to the best vantage points and learn some of the area’s most fascinating stories. Outside of the breeding season, visit the black sands of the beach in Ingólfshöfði nature reserve, enjoying scenic views and more extensive hiking.

If you’re in Iceland, then why not take advantage of its snow on a skiing or snowboarding trip? Choose from several perfect skiing locations, and receive expert guidance around the mountains and safety equipment carried by a guide to give you peace of mind. Take a trip in their super 4×4 jeep to a giant glacier for their Ice tour – experience the thrill of hiking the frozen walls of glaciers and even frozen waterfalls, friendly for absolute beginners.

These are just a few of the experiences on offer, so head to their website now to explore your options and make your trip unforgettable!

  • Check their location page here for directions to the meeting point.
  • Tour durations start from 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • Tour prices start from 9750ISK.