Spending your holidays Hvolsvöllur means getting to explore the backdrop of great Icelandic legends. Hvolsvöllur represents a great base for discovering the southern parts of Iceland, which will amaze you with its luscious ...

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Þórsmörk Super Jeep

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Great super-jeep tour (Thorsmork) - amazing views, great ride and hikes and very friendly and knowle ...
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Activities Sightseeing Tours
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range 5-79 yrs
hours6-8 From US$ 244 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 08
  • Feb 09
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Private Thorsmork Tour - Glaciers, Beaches and More

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Traveled around south Iceland with Midgard Adventures. Guide Stephnir was oh so kind, funny, knowled ...
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Glaciers
  • Accommodation No Accommodation
  • Age Range 5-79 yrs
hours7-8 From US$ 1,076 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 08
  • Feb 09
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2-Day Thórsmörk Exploration

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Thanks for a great couple of days. Really enjoyed Iceland's beautiful nature and the overall arrange ...
  • Tour Type Small Group Tour
  • Activities Natural landmarks sightseeing & Waterfalls +3 more
  • Accommodation Camping, Tent, Hut & Hotel
  • Transport Jeep
  • Age Range 5-79 yrs
days02 From US$ 898 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 08
  • Feb 09
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Hvolsvollur Tour Reviews

5 - Excellent
Based on 10 customer reviews
Truly a stellar company.
5 - Excellent
  • Korolg
“A massive thank you to Anna, Bjrg and Hildur for going out of your way to collaborate with Southcoast to accommodate our tour to Landmanalauger. The communication was excellent and we were picked up directly from our guesthouse, on time and with a fantastic guide.”
Great super-jeep tour to Thorsmork
5 - Excellent
  • Midgard Adventure
“Great super-jeep tour (Thorsmork) - amazing views, great ride and hikes and very friendly and knowledgeable guide. The base-camp is also very nice, with coffee, tea and a seating area to relax after a long day.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Andrea I
“Great fun, good guide, welcoming and made us feel special. Good food and the desert was amazingly good! Nice wibe and trendy with fantastic staff that are 100% in everything they do”

Hvolsvollur - Tour Highlights and Travel Tips

Spending your holidays Hvolsvöllur means getting to explore the backdrop of great Icelandic legends. Hvolsvöllur represents a great base for discovering the southern parts of Iceland, which will amaze you with its luscious waterfalls, mysterious caves and towering gorges. There is an intriguing story behind most natural sights in this region, so you can rest assured that your visit to Hvolsvöllur will truly be an immersive holiday experience.

Tour Highlights

  • Gljúfrafoss is the little sibling to Iceland’s more famous Seljalandsfoss waterfall. This stunning wonder of nature is located just east to the town of Hvolsvöllur and can be easily reached by car.
  • LAVA Centre is an interactive space where you can find out everything you ever to know about volcanoes, earthquakes and other geological factors that play a role in shaping our planet.
  • Steinahellir Cave is a mystical opening that lies at the foot of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. In 19th Century, this cave has also served as a meeting place for the local members of the parliament.
  • Thórsmörk is a glorious mountain ridge that stretches east of Hvolsvöllur. It represents one of the most attractive destination for hikers, as it features diverse terrain and breath-taking natural sights. Check out our selection of awesome tours inThórsmörk

Travel Tips

  • Hvolsvöllur is a convenient gateway for exploring the Westman Islands, which are sometimes referred to as the “Pompeii of the North”. Short-haul flights operate from Bakki Airport, located just south of the town.
  • If you want to learn more about the famous Njáls Saga, head over to the Icelandic Saga Center in downtown Hvolsvöllur. The center houses a comprehensive exhibition that illustrates the world of Sagas, as well as replicas of old Viking homes, weapons and costumes.
  • If arriving from abroad, the easiest way to reach Hvolsvöllur is by flying into Reykjavik. From there, the Ring Road will take you directly into the center of the town.
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