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Icelandic Lava Show

Víkurbraut 5, 870 Vík

Experience the hot molten lava Icelandic Lava Show in Vík, South Iceland, is the only place in the world where you can safely experience lava up close and personal. Icelandic Lava Show recreates a volcano eruption by melting lava up to 1100 degrees C (2000°F) and pouring it into the showroom where the visitors see the lava flowing, hear it sizzling, and feel the intense heat that radiates from it. Absolutely one-of-a-kind experience.

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FlyOver Iceland

Fiskislóð 43, 101 Reykjavík

The ultimate flight ride! Experience Iceland's most awe-inspiring and picturesque landscapes and destinations. Hang suspended, feet dangling, while the ride virtually whisks you away on an exhilarating journey.

Opening hours:
Daily 10:00 - 19:00

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Smárabíó

Hagasmári 1, 201 Kópavogur
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Hólar Petting Farm

Hólar, 371 Búðardalur

At our lovely little farm Hólar you can expect to find a variety of animals, including horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, a cow, ducks, sheep, chickens, turkeys, goats, a pig and even a raven!

We would love to welcome you and show you around our farm, introducing you to Icelandic style farming. Feel free to pet the animals.

Open 16th June - 9th August from 11:00 to 16:00. Closed on Tuesdays.

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LAVA centre

Austurvegur 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur

LAVA "Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Center" reveals the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland only 20 million years ago. LAVA is dedicated to the unique volcanoes and geology of Iceland.

The center features an interactive educational exhibition exploring the art and science of geology and the volcanic systems in Iceland and an educational learning center for geology where staff members educate visitors to make the visit as enjoyable and memorable as possible. The interactive exhibition further displays a collection of artifacts, films and graphics from various volcano eruptions that have occurred in the past century.

For opening hours and price click here

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Vogafjos Farm Resort

Vogum , 660 Mývatn

Welcome to Vogafjós Farm Resort

The resort is located on the east coast of lake Mývatn. It consists of a cosy family-owned guesthouse, a restaurant next to a cowshed and a small boutique with unique local products.

The guesthouse is located in a beautiful area, surrounded by lava rocks and birch trees. It is the perfect location for northern lights scouting. In good conditions the lights can be seen easily from outside the rooms. All our rooms have a private bathroom and a wireless internet connection. The reception is located on the other side of the road, inside Vogafjós Restaurant.

Restaurant

Vogafjós Restaurant is located beside our cowshed. We offer homemade local food such as smoked trout, lamb shanks, beef burgers, mozzarella and salad cheese made from our own milk and our homemade Geysir rye bread which is baked in our underground bakery. The restaurant is fully licensed and specializes in high quality and healthy products. While enjoying your meal you can experience the great view of lake Mývatn or watch through a glass window when the cows are milked, at 7:30 am and 6:00 pm. Guests are also allowed to go inside the cowshed to pet the calves and even try the fresh milk.

Vogafjós Farm Resort is open all year round.

Vogafjós Resort

Tel: (00354) 464 3800

vogafjos@vogafjos.is

www.vogafjos.is

facebook.com/vogafjosfarmresort

www.instagram.com/vogafjosmyvatn

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Friðheimar

Reykholt, Bláskógabyggð, 806 Selfoss

Food Experience

In Friðheimar we create a pleasant Food Experience for our guests where lunch is enjoyed among the tomato plants, as the restaurant is located inside the greenhouse. Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse with its fragrant tomato plants - and then sitting down to a feast of the famous and delicious Friðheimar's tomato based cousine - with tomato plants all around. Some would also like to raise a glass of tomato schnapps!

Visitors can also buy delicious food souvenirs such as tomato jam, cucumber salsa and tomato drink. Everything homemade. We recommend to book a table in advance through email (fridheimar@fridheimar.is) or phone (+354 486 8894)

Greenhouse visit and a Horse show or Visit to the stable

We also offer a Greenhouse Visit where guests are informed how Icelanders are able to grow vegetables the whole year around with help from the nature!

A Horse show or Visit to the stable is available where the history and gates of the Icelandic horse is introduced in a light and professional way in a nice environment. After the show our guests are welcome to the stable where they can meet the horses, take pictures and talk to the riders.

Friðheimar is a farm operated by an Icelandic family who is breeding Icelandic horses and growing vegetables all year around with help from the nature. A visit to Friðheimar is in perfect harmony with the Golden Circle route and is a great entertainment for all age groups and specially people that are curious about family farm life in Iceland.

Please notice that the Greenhouse visit and Horse show/Visit to the stable need to be booked in advance through email (fridheimar@fridheimar.is) or phone (+354 486 8894)

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Háskólabíó

Hagatorg 1, 107 Reykjavík
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Smiðjuloftið

Smiðjuvellir 17, 300 Akranes

Smiðjuloftið is an activity center in Akranes, a wonderfully typical town right across the bay from the capital of Reykjavik. At Smiðjuloftið you will find a climbing gym with walls up to eight meters high. We also have a bright and cozy loft with spectacular views, a small stage, and activities for families and groups.

During the summertime we only accommodate groups at Smiðjuloftið and we can offer a wide variety of activities for your group; live Icelandic music performed by local musicians, fun and games, climbing on top-rope or bouldering, mini-zipline etc. Groups are welcome to bring their own snacks and dine at the loft.

We also offer short, guided climbing tours to our local climbing spot, for minimum two participants. There you can choose between easy routes for the beginner/novice climber, or something a bit more challenging if you dare, or even abseil beside one of the beautiful waterfalls in Mt. Akrafjall.

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Adrenalin.is

Þórunnartún 4, 105 Reykjavík

Adrenalin is an Adventure Travel Operator situated in Reykjavik. We offer various daytrips as well as multi-day adventures all over Iceland. Adrenalin has been operating since 1993, starting as a small business running kayaking trips in both Iceland and Greenland. We have since then added Iceland's only High Ropes Course to our company as well as Caving and Glacier Walks.

High Rope Course: Situated at Nesjavellir rift valley - only a 40 minute drive from Reykjavik. It has 45 different obstacles in 1, 5 & 10 meter height as well as Climbing wall, Giant Swing, Pamper pole and the Longest Flying Fox in Iceland!

- High Rope Adventure

- Glacier Walking and Ice Climbing

- Caving

- Mt. Biking / Road Biking

- Walking and Trekking

- Sea Kayaking

- Team Building

- Snow Shoeing

- Winter Camping

- 4*4 Super Jeep Tours

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Activity Park in Reykjavík

Grafarvogur, Gufunesvegur, 112 Reykjavík

Activity Park, Fun Park and Thingstodoiniceland
We specialize in team building exercises, day tours, VIP travels, exotic tours, film location hunts and corporate events. Our company is innovative and up to date in all our operations and has kept up its competitive advantage successfully since its foundations in the year 2000.
The Activity Park is an activity centre only ten minutes drive from the center of Reykjavík. It is situated on a large open space with organized playing fields, arenas and two mini golf courses.
The Fun Park in Smáralind is located in the largest shopping center in Iceland. It has recently been awarded the best indoor park in the world 2012.
ThingstodoinIceland is our day tour company. If you are looking for the essence of Iceland, let us tailor make your tour.
If you smile the whole world smiles back at you.

Please see the company web site for further information.

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Reykjavikescape.is

Borgartún 6, 105 Reykjavík

Reykjavik Escape is a real life escape room venue offering live-action adventures unlike any other entertainment on the market. The concept is simple: We lock you and your team mates up in a mysterious room, and give you exactly 60 minutes to escape.

Designed around specific plots or themes, the rooms are lined with hidden clues, riddles and mysteries that you and your team have to discover or solve to escape the room.

If a team is to stand a chance to succeed, collaboration, creativity, imagination and ingenuity are essential. Racing against time, the team must search for clues, collect ideas, calculate, link thoughts, try out different things, think outside the box and reach a conclusion that eventually may or may not help the team's escape.

Reykjavik Escape is the first to bring to Iceland this entertainment sensation that has been sweeping across the globe. Currently, there are four themed escape rooms available that cater to a minimum of 2 players and up to 48 players at once.

So grab your team and head over to our location and to try and escape!.

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Efsti-Dalur II

Efsti-Dalur II, 806 Selfoss

In Efstidalur you will get a unique and different experience. Right in the middle of the Golden Circle, you get a glance of the farm life in Iceland. This family farm has opened up for tourists and offers a variety of products straight from the farm, such as the famous ice cream, skyr and feta cheese. The restaurant also offers beef from the farm and other local food.

We welcome you to come and meet our family at work!

For opening hours, please visit our Facebook site.

The horse rental is open in the summertime.

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Keiluhöllin Egilshöll

Fossaleyni 1, 112 Reykjavík
Eftirtaldir aðilar eru ekki skráðir þátttakendur í Ferðagjöf:

Kaffi Kú

Garður, 601 Akureyri

We offer entertainment, good coffee, food directly from the farm and many different kinds of waffles. What makes our cafe different from others is the entertainment, location and the interior view. You can watch 300 cows and calves in a relaxed environment where the cows lie on mattresses, go to massage and get milk when they want. Come and experience one of the most beautiful countryside areas in the country. Unique experience for everyone! Kaffi Kú is located only 10 to 12 minutes' drive from Akureyri.

Click here to see a live feed from the cows

Slakki Mini Zoo

Laugarás, 801 Selfoss

A lovely and friendly petting zoo with cute animals to pet, puppies, kittens, rabbits, pigs, ducks, parrots, artic foxes and much more.

Family Park Raggagardur

Nesvegur 1, 420 Súðavík

How it all started
Vilborg Arnarsdóttir (Bogga in Súðavík) created this garden. She has had a long standing dream of creating a playground for children, families and guests visiting the Westfjords in the summer. Her intention was to encourage quality time for children to share with their parents by enabling out door activities and excercise in a dedicated area. She started serious work on the project after she lost her son, Ragnar Freyr Vestfjörð, who died in a car crash in Súðavík in 2001, only 17 years old. The garden is dedicated to his memory.

The dream came true with the help of local people, summer guests, numerous supporters of all ages and several sponsors. All those people have volunteered with dedication and loving care contributing several thousand hours of work to the garden. The garden has received many generous gifts through the years and funds have been raised using various methods. During the 11 years of its existance four tons of ´kleinur´ (Icelandic twisted doughnuts) have been baked and sold in support of the garden, children have organized lotteries and given all the income to the garden. The Association of Sheep Shepherds in Ísafjarðardjúp have supported the garden in many ways, concerts in support of the garden have been organized etc.

The construction work
The "Raggagarður Society" was founded on January 8th 2004 to manage the design and construction of the garden. On the board of directors for the first 11 years (2004-2015) were: Vilborg Arnarsdóttir chair, Barði Ingibjartsson, Sigurdís Samúelsdóttir, Anne Berit Vikse og Jónas Ágústsson. The work started on May 14th 2004 and the playground opened on August 6th 2005. The garden has two play areas, the upper area is for older children and the lower area for the youngest. In the fall of 2013 the work on the recreational part of the garden commenced and three storage huts were built. Themes inspired by the Westfjords distinct character have been used in the garden's designs and artwork made of local material decorates the garden. The recreational area was formally opened on August 8th 2015.

The facilities
The recreational area has a stage with public seating for arts and cultural events and large family gatherings. There are facilities for barbecue on several locations and tables and chairs for more than 100 people inside the garden.

The guestbook and collection box are situated next to the lavatories and we kindly ask guests to sign their names in the book whenever the visit the garden. There is no admission fee for Raggagarður but contributions to the collection box are greatfully accepted. The money collected will be used for the upkeep and operational costs of the garden.

WC, BBQ and other facilities are open from June 1 to September 1. Nevertheless, you are welcome to visit the garden during other seasons as well.

The garden is made with the minds, hearts and hands of local people and their supporters. Many thanks to you all who made this project come true.

Free admission

Daladýrð

Brúnagerði, 601 Akureyri

Gjóska is an Icelandic design company run by the teacher and textile designer Birna Kristín Friðriksdóttir and her husband the farmer Guðbergur Egill Eyjólfsson. They live on the Farm Brúnagerði in North Iceland, where Gjóska's workshop is located but they also run a shop on Skólavörðustígur 20, downtown Reykjavík.

On the farm they run a petting zoo where guests can enjoy Icelandic farm animals like horses, sheeps, puppies, kittens, goats, geese, ducks, and chickens and more.

Also small cafe with emphasis on products from the farm.

Bustarfell Museum

Bustarfell, 690 Vopnafjörður

The Museum, i.e.the relics were given to Vopnafjörður by Elín Methúsalemsdóttir in the year 1982. The houses, on the other hand, were sold to the Icelandic nation in 1943 by Methúsalem Methúsalemsson and are taken care of and preserved by the Icelandic National Museum.

The mud and wood floor house contains many treasure-filled rooms, antiques, and sepia-tone photographs, fitted with fine furnishings, just the same as when the family house lived in, each room, fronted with a timbered gable and all interconnected by a series of low ceiling passages or hallways often only lit by shark or seal oil brass lamps .

The rooms are as such: badstofa (living room), baejardyr (front hall) skemma or skali (sheds), stofur (parlours), hlada (storehouse), a palli hjonahus (upstairs master chambers) bur (pantry) a few eldhus (kitchens) which each tell a story of hard work and determination while reflecting the stages of modernization through the decades.

The sheds usually kept horse bridles and saddlery, along with farm tools, such as turf saddles, spades, forks, hoes, and scythes, for work on the tun (home field) and occasionally animal meal and hay.

Pantry walls were lined with tubs, barrels, and casks to store sour milk, skyr, and whey.

Kitchens contained open fire rock pits, bowls, dishes, jugs, pots, pans and pails and often from the wooden rafters, hung rows of smoked meat.

The Museum shows clearly the lifestyle changes that occurred from the time it was rebuilt until the family moved into the "new house". Guests can follow the difference in the standards for quality, for example when there came running water into the house, and a heating system.

But to see it, feel it and since it is always the best experience. We welcome you for a visit.

Aurora Basecamp

Bláfjallavegur (Road 417), 221 Hafnarfjörður

Aurora Basecamp is a one-of-a-kind facility, offering guests the chance to experience a real-time, indoor simulation of the Northern Lights, in a warm and relaxing environment. From there, our expert guides lead you out into the Icelandic night, and if the conditions are right you'll get breathtaking views and photos of the real thing!

Located just 20 minutes from Reykjavik, Aurora Basecamp provides a comfortable and inviting setting for the perfect Northern Lights experience.

Reykjavik Botanic Garden

Laugardalur, 104 Reykjavík

Reykjavik Botanic Garden is an outdoor collection of living plants. It was founded in 1961 and is managed by the city of Reykjavík.

The garden's main role is to conserve plants for education, research and delight. It conserves some 5000 plants species in eight plant collections. The collections give an idea of the enormous diversity of vegetation in the northern temperate zone.

In summer there is a variety of events in the Botanic Garden and group receptions are available throughout the year.

The café Flóran Café/Bístró is open in the display greenhouse from May to September. The Café is popular and well known for its delicious treats with ingredients grown in the garden and served in beautiful surroundings.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/grasagardur

Opening hours:
Summer: 10:00-21:00
Winter: 10:00-15:00

The display greenhouse is closed Dec. 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st and January 1st.

Borgarbíó

Hólabraut 12, 600 Akureyri

Akureyri Ice Rink

Naustavegur 1, 600 Akureyri

The Akureyri Ice Rink offers great fun for the whole family. The Ice Rink is open for the public on weekends from early September to late April and has extra openings during holidays (Christmas and easter). The Ice Rink has skate rental and helmets without charge and offers skate sharpening service. In the Ice Rink is skate rental, shop and food area.

Víkingur Tennis Club

Traðarland 1, 108 Reykjavík

Trollpark in Fossatún

Fossatún , 311 Borgarnes

Fossatún

Location

Fossatún is located in mid-Borgarfjördur 90 km. from Reykjavík by road nr. 50. The Fossatún
restaurant is situated by Troll Falls a beautiful cascade of small waterfalls in Grímsá, one of Iceland's premier salmon rivers. In July and Agust the salmon is often seen jumping. In a cliff by the restaurant the face of Drífa is visible. Drífa is the main character in the Last Troll, one of several troll books written by Fosston's proprietor, Steinar Berg.

Hiking

The Troll Trail is a short walk marked by signs with information, pictures of trolls and troll statues. Set in a gorgeous natural surrounding and offers a magnificent view over the Borgarfjördur-area and Troll Falls. In winter the trail is a popular spot to see the northern lights. The Love Walk is a nice stroll through beautiful nature and down to the Blundsvatn lake. The trail is marked by signs with unique photographs of Icelandic nature and a poem that Icelanders sing out loud when they become
sentimental. The Warm Brook Bluff hike takes only an hour and leads to great awards in the astonishing view.

Recreation

The Troll Games can be played by people of all ages and sizes, as individuals or as a competition between teams. It consists of Troll-golf, Troll-kick, Troll-grip, and many other challenging games. Other outdoor activity is: mini-golf, shuffleboard, skittles, trampolines, outdoor chess, giant play castle and more. After the activity, a dip in the Hot Tub is a good way to relax. Inside at the restaurant Acoustic Iceland can be watched, a program which features Icelandic music and nature or a good music enjoyed from the owners vinyl record collection of 3000 titles. Also local acts pay visits and play from time to time.

Berserker axe throwing

Hjallahraun 9 , 220 Hafnarfjörður

Do you want to throw axes and compete with your friends? Then come to us and have a great time. Ideal for all kinds of groups. We are open for bookings all days.

How to book: email info@berserkir-axarkast.is, call 546-0456, send Facebook message or fill out our booking form: https://berserkir-axarkast.is/en/booking/

We look forward to seeing you!

Reykjavík Park and Zoo

Múlavegur 2, 104 Reykjavík

The Family Park and Zoo in Laugardalur is open all year. The Zoo includes most Icelandic animals, both wild and domesticated, from foxes, reindeer and seals to cattle, horses and sheep. 19 animal species counting about 150 individuals live in the Zoo. We emphasize on showing as much variety in colours and variations as well as both genders and its young ones. The Zoo serves as a rehabilitation centre for wild animals in need before they are set free again.

The Family Park section has small family rides as well as other activities and facilities for a great day out for the whole family. In summer the Family Park offers many rides and play equipment for children of all ages. Outside the summer season the Family Park remains open as a play area.

Opening hours:
Summer (June 1 - August 10): every day 10:00-18:00
Other seasons (August 11-May 31): every day 10:00-17:00

Hestaleigan Stóra Ásgeirsá

Stóra Ásgeirsá, 531 Hvammstangi

On the farm Stóra-Ásgeirsá in Húnaþing vestra (4 km from road no.1) you can visit the animals, pet them and spend time with them. You can go horseback riding in the beautiful nature around Stóra-Ásgeirsá and have a nice time in the countryside of Iceland.
Stóra-Ásgerisá offers cosy accommodation up to eleven people in 4 made-up bedrooms, breakfast and free wifi.
Regional attractions: Hvítserkur, Kolugljúfur og Borgarvirki.

Please contact us for more information and bookings.

The Botanical Garden – Hveragerði

Breiðamörk, 810 Hveragerði

The botanical garden in Hveragerði is in the center of the town. Since 1983 it has given people the chance to relax and enjoy nature amongst the trees and the wonderful river Varmá with the waterfall Reykjafoss right next to the garden. Further along the river a hiking trail goes past ruins of an old wool factory and ruins of a hydro-electric powerplant surrounded by colourful hot-spring areas. The botannical garden in Hveragerði is in the center of the town. Since 1983 it has given people the chance to relax and enjoy nature amongst the trees and the wonderful river Varmá with the waterfall Reykjafoss right next to the garden. Further along the river a hiking trail goes past ruins of an old wool factory and ruins of a hydro-electric power plant surrounded by colourful hot-spring areas.

Ulfljótsvatn Scout Centre

Úlfljótsvatn, 805 Selfoss

One of the largest public campsites in Iceland is owned and run by the Scout movement at Úlfljótsvatn Outdoor and Scout Centre. With a family friendly setting, the staff runs activities during weekends from June to August. Indoor accommodatin is available by advanced booking.

Our campers can enjoy a great outdoor surrounding, with plenty of opportunities for self-led hikes and activities. On-site you will find a football pitch, a volleyball field, two obstacle courses (one of them being on water!), climbing net, frisbee golf course, football golf course and more.

During high season weekends our staff runs activities for campers, such as climbing, archery and paddling. Check for timings at the on-site Service Center.

Fishing within the campsite perimeter is included in the camp fee. So are hot showers and access to a small kitchen/dining room in the Service Center that also hosts a small shop with soft drinks, sweets and camping gear.
Electricity connections are available, as well as laundry washing and dumping and refilling for RV's.

Groups can book accommodation, activities, meals, equipment rental and transportation through our international website www.campiceland.com or at ulfljotsvatn@skatar.is.

Úlfljótsvatn is located right at the heart of South Iceland, making it an ideal place for your "base camp" during your exploration of the South.
And best of all? Your visit will help us offer a great outdoor adventure to children and young people!

Erpsstaðir Travel service

Erpsstaðir, Miðdölum, 371 Búðardalur

Erpsstadir is a dairy farm in Northwest Iceland, run by farmer Thorgrimur Einar Gudbjartsson and his family. Erpsstaðir are best known for their ice cream but they also produce the Icelandic Skyr, caraway cheese, white and wet cheese and various other dairy products which the "Cream Shop" at Erpsstaðir processes. All the milk for the production is from the dairy cows on the farm. For other ingredient we strives to use local, seasonal flavors whenever possible, such as rhubarb, dandelion honey, and blueberries from the Westfjords. The farmers at Erpsstaðir are pleased to offer visitors the chance to take a closer look at the world of milk production by seeing and learning of different shape the milk can take. Here you can experience a real Icelandic farm and buy homemade artisan dairy products firsthand. We are not distributing the products widely so far the best bet is to access the products directly from the farm.

Open daily May 15th - June 14th from 13:00 to 17:00, 15th June - 14th August from 11:00 to 18:00, 15th August - 15th September from 13:00 to 17:00 and September 16th - May 14th open upon request.

At other times call 868 0357 to arrange a visit.

Sveitagarðurinn - petting zoo and activity park

Stóri-Háls, 801 Selfoss

Sveitagarðurinn is a petting zoo and activity park which opens Saturday 2.June 2018 at our farm Stóri-Háls. We are located 15 km from Selfoss town and 7 km from the Golden circle. The park will be open every during summer from 12:00 - 18:00.

In sveitagarðinum are horses, calves, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, ducks, pigeons, rabbits, and kittens.

You can pet the horses and try sitting on one, holding the rabbits and kittens, say hello to the other animals and get to know them.

Icelandic horseshows

Varmilækur, 560 Varmahlíð

The popular horse shows "Meet The Icelandic Horse" are at Varmilækur. The Icelandic horse, the most useful and faithful servant and friend through the centuries, is introduced and made familiar, his history told and extraordinary qualities pointed where the guests get in touch with the horse and daily life on a typical horse breeding farm.

Boot camp field

Höfðastíg 3-5, 415 Bolungarvík

Free admission. Children under 8 must be accompanied by adults.