5 Things to Do In Iceland (Part 1)

Updated: Jan 4

Easy to get to but feels galaxies away. That is Iceland! Home to stunning waterfalls, natural hot springs, glaciers, geysers, mossy lava fields… Many breathtaking sites to explore!


Driving is a common way to explore Iceland, but did you know that you can cruise Iceland? Yes! Imagine circumnavigating Iceland or maybe exploring Iceland and nearby Arctic Islands such as Greenland. A convenient and fun way to explore.


With so many activities to choose from, it is wise to plan your trip and activities in advance. Tell me, which of these fun and unique Icelandic activities excites you the most?

Whale Watching Tours

There are many tours available that will take you out to spot these magnificent creatures. Whale watching is best in the summer months, preferably April through September, when the area becomes a feeding ground for various whale species including the Orca, Minke, Humpback, and Blue Whales.


Blue Lagoon Spa

This mineral-rich attraction is minutes from the Keflavik International airport, making it easily accessible via car or bus. The average temperature of the water is 102 ºF and is renewed every 2 days. Explore the lagoon, enjoy the indoor and outdoor area, the bar, or choose from various spa options available.


West Fjords

These breathtaking Fjords are located in a popular peninsula full of great attractions. Be sure to plan well and leave time to really explore all this mountain area has to offer. You can visit a myriad of special sites, such as the Icelandic Sea Monster Museum or the famous Látrabjarg cliff.

Skogafoss

Skogafoss is the most scenic fall in Iceland and the perfect place for you to get a shot with a double rainbow. With a drop of over 197 feet, the view is spectacular. There is also a legend of gold that lies within the falls. Take your chance and search if you dare.


Silfra

Silfra is an amazing dive spot located in Thingvellir National Park. It is the rift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The tectonic plates here shift roughly 2 cm every year and the shifting of the earth creates new caverns and tunnels. The three main dive/snorkel sites are; Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral and Silfra Lagoon. With extremely clean and clear water that you can safely drink and a visibility of over 300 feet, there is plenty to see and enjoy.


Are you dreaming of that Icelandic vacation yet? Reach out and allow me to recommend activities and attractions depending on your specific interests!



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