I grew up in the small town of Akureyri in north Iceland but spent my summers wandering around Iceland with my family. They were avid travelers and adventure seekers who loved nature and the Icelandic highlands. As a teenager, I moved to Reykjavík where I've lived and worked ever since. I worked in the hospitality industry for many years as a teen and young adult. I enjoy working with people and having a hand in creating memorable experiences, so this area of work is perfectly suited for my personality.
Exploring the world is one of my great passions, so in 2007 I took a break from Iceland and backpacked solo around the world. My experiences on the road sparked my interest in tourism and once returned home I was inspired to study tourism at the University of Iceland from where I graduated with a BSc in tourism studies in 2015.
I started working in travel during my studies and ever since I graduated I've specialized in self-drive tours in Iceland, private tours and luxury holidays in both Iceland and Greenland. When I'm not at work love to spend time outdoors, hiking or trying new activities.
Unnur Silfá's Travel Expertise
I have traveled all over Iceland and plan everything from short tours around the South Coast to full ring road tours that include the Westfjords of Iceland. No matter if you'd like to self-drive or go on a privately guided luxury tour, I and the team at Activity Iceland can help you create the perfect trip.
I've tried and tested many of the activities on offer in Iceland and can help you put together an exciting trip where you can try all the best that Iceland has to offer. This includes super jeep tours, buggy tours, glacier hikes, whale watching tours and so much more.
As a mom of an 11-year-old boy, I'm very familiar with traveling with children in Iceland and I'm happy to create custom tours so that everyone in the family can have the best experience in Iceland.
- South Coast
- Golden Circle
- Thórsmörk Valley
- Snaefellsnes Peninsula
- Ring Road
- Thingvellir National Park
- Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon
- Skogafoss Waterfall
- Solheimajokull Glacier
- Gullfoss Waterfall
- Reykjanes Peninsula
- Blue Lagoon
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- Horseback riding
- Day Tours and Excursions
- Sightseeing Tours
- Helicopter Tours
- Northern lights tours
- Hot springs
- Natural landmarks sightseeing
- Self-drive or vehicle rental
- Adventure and sport
- 4x4, quad and ATV trips
- Wildlife, landscapes and nature
- Sightseeing, attractions, culture and history
- Air tours, road trips and transfers
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Unnur Silfá's best travel experience
When I travel I love to challenge myself and try something new. Iceland offers endless opportunities when it comes to exploring and enjoying fun activities, and I like to try everything at least once.
Some of my favorite travel experiences in Iceland have been ice climbing on the Sólheimajökull glacier, white river rafting in the glacial rivers of North Iceland, snowmobiling on the Troll peninsula and hiking the beautiful mountains of the Westfjords.
Why is Unnur Silfá the right travel expert
You should pick me as your local travel expert if you would like a dedicated local contact who is passionate about creating the perfect trip for you. I know that Iceland can be confusing with so much to see and do, and I would love to help you create the perfect trip for you.
I've assisted hundreds of guests with creating their perfect trips to Iceland and I am sure that we at Activity Iceland can create an unforgettable experience for you!