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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.   

Norðurflug Helicopter Tours

Bygging 313, Reykjavíkurflugvöllur, 101 Reykjavík

We can show you nature like you have never experienced it before!  

Nordurflug Helicopter Tours is the biggest and oldest helicopter company in Iceland. We are based in the capital city of Reykjavik but don't let that fool you into thinking we can't fly to all parts of the island. 

Our affection for exceptional customer service and high operational standards are reflected in our many five star reviews. We are rated as one of the top activities in Iceland on Trip Advisor, as the experience we offer will most likely be the highlight of your trip to Iceland! 

 

Going on a helicopter tour is a fantastic way to experience the sights Iceland has to offer. In a few hours we can take you from volcanoes to glaciers, show you the most remote waterfalls and geothermal areas, all in a day's work.

Please visit our website for more information:  www.helicopter.is 

Prices range from ISK 27.900. 

Ísafjörður Ski Area - Tungudalur/Seljalandsdalur

Tungudalur, 400 Ísafjörður

The ski areas in Ísafjörður are:

Tunguldalur for downhill skiing
Seljalandsdalur for cross-country skiing

Both are located within 8 minutes‘ drive from the town center. The downhill area has three lifts, daily groomed tracks and equipment rental. The cross-country area is one of the best of its kind in Iceland, and the home to the international race Fossavatnsgangan. Tracks of diff erent distances are groomed every day and you can rent equipment on site.

While skiing under a starlit evening sky, decorated with northern lights, is an experience beyond compare, both ski areas are also equipped with floodlights for evening skiing. 

Vakinn

Icelandic Mountain Guides

Stórhöfði 33, 110 Reykjavík

Arcanum Glacier tours

Conveniently situated in south Iceland at the foot of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, the tour company Arcanum is one of Iceland’s best known and respected glacier tours outfitters, providing safe and responsible tours for more than 20 years from the same location. “At Arcanum, we aim to reveal the secrets of Iceland’s astonishing natural phenomenons to the curious traveller,”.

The glacier adventure will provide stunning photo opportunities to remind you of probably your best day in the wild and pure Iceland.

Tours require no special skills and can be enjoyed by people of all levels in good health. For the snowmobile tour and the ATV you need a valid driving licence.

Further information on www.mountainguides.is and www.arcan.is

 

Viking Heliskiing

Siglufjörður, 580 Siglufjörður

 Founded in 2013, Viking Heliskiing is a
heliskiing/heliboarding company that specialises in bringing the unique
skiing/snowboarding experience possible while staying in Iceland.  

Jóhann Hafsteinn Haukson & Björgvin
Björgvinsson, founders of the company, are former professional alpine skiers
and members of the Icelandic National Skiing Team. They know the Troll
Peninsula area the most since they skied here their whole life. Therefore we at
Viking Heliskiing make sure that this type of holiday will be unique and
unforgettable for everyone joining. 

Situated in Siglufjörður, we take you to
places people usually don’t get. Troll Peninsula is a fantastic spot with all
types of terrain for skiing/snowboarding. Our Viking Heliskiing crew has the
most powerful, skillful and experienced guides that always take care of guests’
safety and that everyone will have fun while skiing/snowboarding all those
untouched lines with breathtaking views.  

Simply, if you want to ski comfortably
down extensive mountain routes – we do that. If you wish to ski steep - we ski
steep, and if you want to ski extremely steep - we ski extremely steep! In any
case, we will make sure not to let our skiers/snowboarders go in over their
heads, as their safety is our priority. 

For all our packages, photos,
information, and FAQs, please visit our Viking
Heliskiing
website or send us an e-mail at info@vikingheliskiing.com

We are proud to announce that we at
Viking Heliskiing are also opening our first 5* luxury lodge Höfði Lodge at the end of 2023/ beginning
of 2024. Situated next to Grenivík, only 25 minutes by car from Akureyri, Höfði
Lodge will be the place to stay. Place where you can relax, enjoy the
adventure, great kitchen and call it a perfect holiday in every way!

The lodge will be focused on the luxury adventure holidays in the North of
Iceland for the whole year. From heliskiing/heliboarding to e-mountain biking,
hiking, hunting, horseback riding, all ocean adventures possible and other
mixed adventure packages. Please visit the Höfði Lodge website or our Instagram/Facebook
to know more. 

We look forward to welcoming you for an
exceptional heliskiing/heliboarding experience! 

The Viking Heliskiing crew.  

Böggvisstaðafjall Ski Area

-, 620 Dalvík

Dalvík is only a 35 min. drive from Akureyri and has one of the best skiing areas in the country. There is a wide variety of runs suitable for all members of the family, one of the slopes being floodlit and 1,200m long.
The area is equipped with a new snow production system which ensures better snow conditions. When conditions permit, a track for cross country skiing is prepared right next to the skiing area. Skis can be rented.
Information: Ski Centre: 466-1010 / 867-1606, www.skidalvik.is 

 

Stafdalur Skiing Area

Stafdalur, 710 Seyðisfjörður

Stafdalur is by highway no. 93 between Seyðisfjörður and Egilsstaðir. The ski area is in approx. 21 km. distance from Egilsstaðir and 8 km. from the center of Seyðisfjörður.

There are three ski lifts in the area and facilities for all kinds of skiers.

The beginner lift is a rope lift, about 100 meters long, and is only open on weekends and holidays.

The lower lift is about 900 meters long and has a height difference of 190 meters.

The upper lift is about 700 meters long and has a height difference of 160 meters.

Ski and snowboard rentals are available in the area, and a lodge is open to guests.

There is a 5 km. cross-country ski trail in Stafdalur, which is always trodden when time allows.

Bláfjöll Skiing Area

Bláfjöll, 206 Kópavogur

Bláfjöll Recreation and Ski Center, the biggest skiing resort in Iceland, is a half an hour's drive from Reykjavík. There are 14 lifts in 2 different areas of Bláfjöll, including 2 chair lifts. They can carry up to 12.000 persons per hour. At night all the major slopes are well lit.

-Weather permitting 3,5 and 10 km tracks for cross-country skiing are compressed, 5 km of which are illuminated.

-Service center including restaurant

-Hire of equipment.

-Skiing instruction weekends or on request.

-Daily buses from Reykjavík when the skiing area is open.

Opening hours 

-Weekends 10-17

-Weekdays 14-21

Fjöllin

Smárarimi 73, 112 Reykjavík

Tungudalur Ski Lodge

, 400 Ísafjörður

Skálafell Skiing Area

Skálafell, 162 Reykjavík

In Skálafell, half an hour's drive from Reykjavík, there are 4 lifts, 1 chair lift and three others. Lift for children and beginners. Tracks for cross-country skiing. Open during the weekends from 10:00 - 17:00

Amazing Iceland travel

Melgerði 36, 200 Kópavogur

Amazing Iceland is small but fully licensed, big heart family company that has a large network of co-workers, blessed with operating in heaven on earth. This gives us the opportunity to create tailor made adventure trips based on your needs and longings, lead by guides with good experience and professional knowledge of Iceland, in guiding and in photography.

Small groups or singles. From 1 – 6 persons are at the heart of our desire, even though we can have up to 12 persons on a trip, as it creates a good atmosphere and intimacy that you can not get on big bus charter tours. Friendly laid back atmosphere, even on adventure travel, is our goal where your experience is the most important part of the trip.

With personal service as our main goal while introducing the country to our guests, we strive to be at our best in every tour ensuring a pleasant experience at all costs. By letting us drive the comfortable SUV or mini bus and deal with the weather and conditions you ensure your safety at the same time as you experience an adventure with out having to worry about a thing.

Our guides have many sides:

  • We can introduce you to the elements of earth, wind and fire.
  • We can give you the settlement saga of our for-fathers.
  • We can help you find spots for perfect photography.
  • We can help you with post process ideas.
  • We can take you glacier hiking and ice climbing.
  • We can take you mountain hiking or peak climbing.
  • We can do mountain biking or fun motorcycle riding .
  • We can take you for a paddle on a lake in a kayak.

And if you want we can take you for a stroll in the park, introduce you to the arts or take you to a caffe down town or party till its dark.

What ever it is that you have on your bucket list we will do our best to find a solution and give you a great experience.

Licenses:

  • Suv – licensed for 8 passangers
  • Bus operating licenses for buses of all sizes
  • Tour operator licence
  • Glacier hiking licence
  • Wilderness first responder licence

Borea Adventures-Iceland

Aðalstræti 17, 400 Ísafjörður

Borea Adventures is a fully licensed adventure and wildlife guiding company based in Ísafjörður.

Borea offers guided multi day tours in the Nature Reserve where guests overnight in tents, our private base camp in Hornvík bay or at the abandoned farmhouse in Kvíar.

 Borea Adventures also offers a great variety of day tours from Ísafjörður, 2-6 hours kayak tours in the peaceful fjords in the area and hiking trips suitable for most people. Borea can also customize tours for private groups of different sizes.

 Borea is also highly recognized for their amazing ski tours in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve and in the mountains around Ísafjörður.

 The Company owns an runs the Bjarnarnes ferry boat, an 18 passengers speed boat on scheduled and private trips to Hornstrandir Nature Reserve.

 Borea Adventures tours are guided by experienced local guides that insure that everyone leaves with smiley faces and stories to tell. 

Siglufjörður Ski Area

Skarðsdal, 580 Siglufjörður

The ski slopes of Skarðsdalur are without a doubt among the best in Iceland. Three lifts carry skiers up to the slopes; two combined lifts, a disc lift and a rope tow, wich make the total length of 1500 meters. The third and highest lift measures 530 meters in length with a vertical rise of about 180 meters, and a capacity of about 550 persons per hour. The top end of the lift is over 650 meters above sea level. A fin ski lodge with good facilities for visitors. The skiing area is equipped with flood lighting

Travel East Iceland

Smáragrund, 720 Borgarfjörður eystri

We are your Hiking and Super Jeep experts in East Iceland and we want to share our unique nature with you. Our goal is to provide a superior service in preparing your ideal trip.

Whether you want to hike in remote inlets, join us on a Super-Jeep adventure, visit a puffin colony, go horse riding or experience the wilderness of the largest national park in Europe, we‘ll arrange it. Because we want to make your experience in Iceland.

For further information visit, www.traveleast.is send us an e-mail at traveleast@traveleast.is

Please contact us for tours and booking information. 

Húsavík Ski Area

Húsavíkurfjall, 640 Húsavík

The skiing area at Húsavík is right on the town’s doorstep. Reykjaheiði ridge provides excellent cross country skiing opportunities as does the area around the lake Botnsvatn and the lava fields of Aðaldalur. Snowboard enthusiasts, on the other hand, make for the highest slopes of Húsavík Mountain where the terraced gradients of Stallar provide them with a steep and challenging course. The ski lift at Skálamelur, which is within walking distance of the town, is a more suitable choice for children and beginners.

Asgard Beyond

Súðarvogur 54, 104 Reykjavík

Asgard - Beyond is an Icelandic mountain guiding company. As such, we offer quality-guiding services for various outdoor activities. Skiing, ice climbing, rock climbing, alpine climbing, and glacier hiking are in our field of expertise, operating in small groups is our distinction. We recognize our responsibility to provide safe and memorable experiences that are worth sharing. Our territory is from shoreline to mountaintops, and we go beyond…

Check out our website for more information.

Sauðárkrókur-Tindastóll Ski Area

Tindastóll, 550 Sauðárkrókur

The Tindastóll ski area is particularly well-suited for the entire family. The slopes are now equipped with a new snow production system which has ensured better snow conditions and represents an exciting new innovation in Iceland´s winter sports programme. The area also offers well laid-out tracks for cross country skiing as well as a special zone reserved for snowboarding. It is possible to rent skis and enjoy refreshments in the service centre.

Information:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/skitindastoll/
Ski lodge: 453-6707 or at the tourist information centre at Varmahlíð, tel: 455-6161.

Gnarly Adventures / Ice Pick Journeys / Icelands Hardest / Ice Climbing Iceland

Hlíðargerði 25, 108 Reykjavík

Bergmenn Mountain Guides

Klængshóll, 621 Dalvík

Jökull Bergmann is the founder and lead guide for Bergmenn Mountain Guides. As Iceland's first and only UIAGM-IFMGA certified mountain guide it is his and the entire team’s pleasure to make your mountain adventure come true, be it in Iceland, Greenland or around the globe.

Bergmenn specialize in ski touring, ski mountaineering, heli skiing, ice- and alpine climbing as well as other outdoor activities in those regions. We are committed to operate at the highest standard possible in the industry of mountain guiding in Iceland, your safety and pleasure is our highest priority.

We look forward to seeing you in the mountains

www.bergmenn.com
www.arcticheliskiing.com
www.ravenhilllodge.com
www.karlsa.com

Scandic Mountain Guides

Siglufjörður, 580 Siglufjörður

 We at the Scandic Mountain Guides specialise
in ski touring/splitboarding trips in the wintertime and hiking tours in the
summertime. Scandic Mountain Guides is located in Siglufjörður, approximately
1:15h by car from Akureyri.  

Tröllaskagi (Troll Peninsula) is our main
skiing and hiking area. It is a world-class skiing area with thousands of
slopes waiting for their first descents. In the summertime, there are infinite
possibilities to hike around the peninsula and to places where few people have
ever been before. 

The founders of Scandic Mountain Guides,
Jóhann Haukur Hafstein and Björgvin Björgvinsson are both former alpine ski
racers and members of the Icelandic Olympic team. In recent years they have
mainly engaged in backcountry skiing and freeriding during the winter and
hiking tours in the summertime. Jóhann and Björgvin have also been running
Scandics’ sisters' company Viking
Heliskiing
, focusing on heliskiing/heliboarding holidays since
2013. 

  

Scandic Mountain Guides has developed a group
of the most talented crew. We have a powerful and skilful team of guides,
ranging from professional skiers to mountain guides with UIAGM/IFMGA
certification and more than 35 years of experience in the industry. 

  

The Troll Peninsula has a varied terrain that
should fit all skiers and hikers. And the views! The views are something
spectacular for what it is worth to come and ski tour/splitboard in the north
of Iceland in the first place.

Viking Heliskiing allows our guests to do heli-assisted ski touring. That means
the helicopter will fly you up to mountains that you would typically not be
able to visit, and from there, your ski touring/splitboarding experience
starts! 

Please, visit our Scandic Mountain
Guides
website for more information about our offers or send us
an e-mail at info@scandicguides.com

Let’s ski tour/splitboard/hike together in the
Icelandic beauty mountains! 

The Scandic Mountain Guides crew.  

Gistihúsið - Lake Hotel Egilsstaðir

Egilsstaðir 1-2, 700 Egilsstaðir

Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is an established, family-run hotel in a farming district. It meets all modern standards of services and amenities, quality, sophistication, and comfort. Yet it faithfully maintains its ethnic origins as the hotel was founded in 1903, providing its unique atmosphere. Guests can choose between residing in rooms decorated in a romantic style with antiques in the older part of the hotel or furnished in a stylish contemporary way located in the more recent part. Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is built on the river banks of the great and beautiful Lagarfljót by the town of Egilsstaðir and is as such centrally situated in East-Iceland. It is comfortably located for transport via air or by land; only a stone's throw away from main route one and Egilsstaðir airport.

Baðhúsið – SPA is situated on the ground floor of Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir. It features a comfortable, indoor hot tub (40°C) and a mild sauna that combines the comforts of the steam room and the dry sauna. Its humidity is around 60%, and it warms up to 65°C. There is also a cool sitting pool at 10°C. Relaxing areas are both indoors and outside. The view from Baðhúsið – SPA across the lake Lagarfljót is breathtaking. We want our guest's visit to the spa to be an enjoyable experience of tranquility, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Bathrobes and towels are provided in the dressing rooms. Pool Service can be provided at your convenience from our special Baðhúsið – SPA menu.
Please note: The hotel does not guarantee the security of valuable items, such as jewelry, in the dressing rooms at the spa. The age limit for the spa is 12 years old.

Eldhúsið - restaurant, the hotel's restaurant is innovative and ambitious. Eldhúsið offers Icelandic as well as international cuisine. The service is personal, cooking ingredients are fresh, local, and always of the very best quality for each season. Like the hotel itself, its cuisine is rooted in solid tradition. Still, the ingredients are now introduced with subtle changes and serve its meals with a new perspective, resulting in memorable culinary experiences. We value the quality of ingredients, and most of it is Icelandic, organic, and grown locally.

Gistihúsið - Lake Hotel Egilsstadir has cross-country skis for rent during the winter. Multiple cross-country tracks are located in close proximity to the hotel. Ask in the reception which tracks are available during your stay.

Mjóeyri Fjordlife

Strandgata 120, 735 Eskifjörður

Mjóeyri Cottages are one of Eskifjörður’s trademarks. They are the charming, red-colored fishing sheds of Norwegian origin.

Our cottages are located on the Mjóeyri peninsula, just outside the village, and offer unbelievable tranquility and a stunning view over the fjord and the surrounding mountains. We offer three kinds of cottages of different sizes.  Each cottage is homey and includes equipped kitchens, living area, and bathroom facilities.  TV, bed linen, towels, and free Wifi is available in the cottages.  The biggest cottages are 39m2 and can accommodate 4-6 persons and the smaller, 24m2 and 29m2, can accommodate 2-4 persons. 

Breakfast is available upon advanced notice. Dinner is available during the summer season June – September and is served in our restaurant Randúlfs Sea House, about 500 meters from the guesthouse. 

The original house was built in 1885. It has been renovated, updated, and newly decorated, and now it bears the mark of the old and the new times. We put our efforts into creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. From the guesthouse, there is an excellent view of the fjord and the town of Eskifjordur. We offer accommodations in four bedrooms; single, double and twin with joint cooking facilities, a living room, and washroom facilities. All rooms have radio and TV. The premises are a no-smoking area. A spacious veranda lends access to the breakfast room.

Bathhouse with sauna, showers, toilets and washing machine is also available for our guests and Jacuzzi in a boat is located in front of the bathhouse.  

Iceland Snow Sports

-, 600 Akureyri

Iceland Snowsports is an international snow sports school located on the Troll peninsula in the north of Iceland. We are group of highly qualified ski and snowboard instructors with years of experience. We operate all over Iceland but our main focus is on Troll peninsula. On the Troll Peninsula are 5 ski areas. We believe in personal service so this is why we provide private lessons and also lessons for groups that are no larger than six people. The lessons are for first timers to expert level. 


We can meet you at the ski area close to where you stay. Let us know where you want us to come.


Whether it is the first time seeing snow or you are an experienced powder hunter, we are stoked to give you the best days in Iceland! With our significant experience in Iceland, we are more than happy to inform and help you with all your off snow activities as well. 

Oddsskarð Skiing Area

Oddskarð, 735 Eskifjörður

One of the best skiing areas in Iceland is located in Oddskarð pass, between Eskifjörður and Norðfjörður. In the Oddskarð, there is a tow lift that goes up to 840 meters above sea level, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Reyðarfjörður.

The skiing area has two tow lifts and a children's lift, suitable facilities for snowboarders, and a ski lodge with catering facilities. The ski center also offers a skiing course for the youngest children.

Around Easter, there is usually a lot to do in Oddskarð. There is a family festival with many fun traditions, such as the "Sunday best" ski day, Easter egg hunt, and Gunnar Ólafsson's memorial tournament. Then the snowboarders are made high under their heads with neatly made snowboard tracks and platforms.

Open in winter Monday to Friday 14:00 to 20:00, Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 as long as there is snow. Ski and snowboard rental.

Arctic Heli Skiing

Klængshóll, 621 Dalvík

Jökull Bergmann is the founder and lead guide of Arctic Heli Skiing. As Iceland's
first and only UIAGM-IFMGA certified mountain guide it is his and the entire team’s
pleasure to make your mountain adventure come true, be it in Iceland, Greenland or around the globe.

With over 20 years of experience guiding ski touring groups in the area, we extended our programs in 2008 to heli skiing, becoming the first heli ski operation in Iceland. Arctic Heli Skiing specializes in custom made exploratory Helicopter skiing adventures in the Troll Peninsula in Iceland and Greenland where we invite you to join us for a grand adventure of first descents, Northern Lights and skiing all the way down to the ocean, basking in the rays of the midnight sun. As Iceland’s premier heli ski operation we guarantee you that your safety and pleasure is our highest priority.
The potential for world class downhill skiing here is mind blowing, with vertical descents of up to 1500m or almost 5000ft. Our vast terrain covers more than 4000 square kilometers, or 1500 square miles of breathtaking Arctic mountains with terrain that suits every skiers ability be it extreme couloirs or wide-open glaciers. Our position just below the Arctic Circle with the mountains rising straight out of the sea allows for a skiing experience of a lifetime, skiing from summit to sea shore.

Check out our web page for great photos, videos and articles on skiing in Iceland. Our season starts at the end of February when we typically experience powder conditions and continues until the end of June with generally excellent corn skiing. The fact that the Troll Peninsula is surrounded by the Arctic Ocean makes for incredible opportunities for skiing right down to the ocean on stable coastal snowpack but also adds the excitement of Arctic weather and conditions. Throw in a mix of Northern lights, midnight sun, volcanic activity, hot springs, lava fields and a unique Viking culture and you will find that Iceland is a true adventure skiing destination.

We look forward to seeing you in the mountains.

www.arcticheliskiing.com
www.bergmenn.com
www.ravenhilllodge.com
www.karlsa.com

Mývatn Ski Area

Krafla, 660 Mývatn

Mývatn Ski area is the perfect location for groups and those who want to connect with the locals. Opening hours are depending on each week and you see them on the official website. Extras like cross country tracks can be added for groups. 

Iceland Activities

Mánamörk 3-5, 810 Hveragerði

“Written by Úlfar, son of the family”

When it comes down to choose a travel operator/company or just how to spend your day in Iceland, then there are endless possibilities, allot of good companies and allot of not so good companies that are just in it for the money! So why chose Iceland Activities?

Our company ”Iceland Activities” is my family (my parents, my sister, grandma, girlfriend, brother in law and our closest friends and family). We did not create this company to become rich! We truly love what we do, we created this company to be able to do what we love every day and even on our days off, we are doing the same tours on our own. 

We base all of our tours on our family experience, traveling together as a family since 1983 has built up a crazy amount of experience and knowledge of secret locations all over the South part of Iceland, some locations that only my family knows about still today. Creating tours that are well suitable to all level of fitness from families with young children to super adventures families or individuals. 

On our journey from 1983 we have earned a well-spoken reputation as an outdoor family and known for seeking out the sports that were not as common, my father was one of the first ones to modify his jeeps and we are proud to be one of the first mountain bikers of Iceland and the only local MTB guides on the Hengill volcanic area, guides who grew up mountain biking and exploring the area on tracks made by the Icelandic sheep.

Today we offer a good selection of tours, ranging from two hours up to multi-day trips, and overnight camping tours focusing mostly on the off the beaten path experience. We can tailor made everything about the tour and set up the tour as you like, we could keep it more raw or have it quite luxurious and high class but still remote. We could keep the days more active or more easy going. It really depends on your choose, our aim is to enjoy the day with you.

 

Some of the things we offer:

Super jeep tours ● Mountain bike tours ● Hike tours ● Lava caving ● Surfing ● Team building ● food tasting ● Snowshoeing ● Sightseeing ● food tasting and culture tours ● zip line ● Skiing ● rock climbing ● camping ● Ice hockey ● Curling

Staff and guides: family members and close friends and we are all Icelandic :) 

Locations: Iceland Activities family headquarters are located in Hveragerði, the Icelandic capital of hot springs. Hveragerði is 45 km east of the capital Reykjavík (30 minutes drive on highway 1). 

Contact us and we will customize a tour for you, your friends or family. We specialize in having small groups and we never mix into big groups, so your experience will be better. When bigger groups book with us 6 persons or more then the tours are automatically private. 

Hlíðarfjall Ski Area

Hlíðarfjall, 600 Akureyri

For 60 years, the mountain Hlíðarfjall has been one of the prime skiing areas in Iceland. The hallmarks of Hlíðarfjall are high quality snow, extensive cross country tracks and exciting ski slopes with a breathtaking view of Eyjafjörður, extending as far as Mount Herðubreið, the queen of Icelandic mountains. Eight lifts carry skiers up to the slopes and the height at the end og the lifts is over 1015 meters above sea level. There is a snow park located at the area that is equipped with jumps, rails and boxes.

The area is equipped with a snow production system which ensures better snow conditions during the entire winter. The diverse environment ensures that all skiers can find a situation to suit even the most demanding taste. 

The area also offers well laid-out tracks for cross country skiing equipped with flood lighting until 10pm each day.

Hlíðarfjall offers Ski- and Snowboarding School for Children at the age 5-15 years old. It also offers longer ski and snowboard courses as private lessons. 

A ski and snowboard rental is operated at Hlíðarfjall, where skis, snowboards and all other equipment may be rented, including ski suits. The guests at Hlíðarfjall can also relax and enjoy refreshments in the service centre.

Fjallaskíðun

Brekkustígur 19, 101 Reykjavík

Please contact for tours and booking information.

Litabyli Adventures

Ránargata 2, 425 Flateyri

Litlabyli Adventures is a tour operator in Flateyri, run along with its sister Litlabyli Guesthouse, in an old beautiful house in Flateyri.

We have space for up to 10 guests in a comfortable home with beautiful views of the mountains and fjord. Each room has accommodation for 2 people, in double or twin beds.

This summer, 2020, the house will be rented out as one unit.

Amenities include free wifi throughout the house and free parking. Four rooms are with shared bathroom and shower facilities and one double with privet facilities; fully equipped kitchen. Breakfast is available on request.

The house is a short walk from the convenience store, swimming pool, restaurant, and local hiking routes.

Please contact for prices and booking information.

Tindaöxl Ski Area

Ólafsfjörður, 625 Ólafsfjörður

Ólafsfjörður offers ideal conditions for winter sports. The neighbouring mountains and valleys offer excellent terrain for snowmobile touring and the environment is particulary well-situated to skiing. In Ólafsfjörður there is one lift, 600 m, well suitable for beginners and professionals alike. Specially laid tracks extent pratically all over the town, and The Ólafsfjörður Skiing Association organises cross-country excursions anround the vicinity. The Tindaöxl skiing area is equipped with ski lifts and excellent slalom tracks. Snowboarding enthusiasts have large pristine areas at their disposal. Refreshments are on offer in the Skiing Association Lodge, wich is also equipped with attic sleeping bag accomodation for up to 25 persons.

Kaldbaksferðir

Réttarholt 2, 601 Akureyri

Kaldbakur Tours offers during the winter trips up the mountain Kaldbakur which is 1.173m high, making it the highest peak on the northeastern side of Eyjafjörður, with panoramic views all the way east to Langanes and into the highlands of Iceland. Kaldbakur is known as one of Iceland’s Energy spots, and a trip up Kaldbakur is an unforgettable experience.

Kalbakur Tours operate two snow cats with a combined maximum capacity of 52 adults.  They are both open air so it is necessary to dress warmly according to weather conditions.  The journey up Kaldbakur takes approximately 45 minutes.   At the very top is a Cairn, which the Danish Kings Army erected in 1914.  We stop there for about 15 minutes to enjoy the magnificent view in all directions.  Our drivers point out various landmarks and are happy to answer any questions.  It’s also tradition to sign the guestbook, which is kept in the cairn.
Passengers can then choose to ski, snowboard, walk, sled or just sit back and enjoy the ride down again in the snow cat.  If the adventure bug bites, it’s possible to use one of our own design Icelandic snow sledges, especially made for adults. They are big and strong with enough room for two, great for the whole family.

Please contact us for more information and bookings