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About Tour

This popular kayaking tour is perfect for families and those who have little or no previous kayaking experience, thanks to the calm waters and beautiful scenery. It's a self-guided experience in a safe area, giving participants the opportunity to explore on their own.


  • A unique kayaking tour outside Grundarfjörður
  • An amazing view of Kirkjufell Mountain
  • Get up close to the local wildlife, including curious seals


  • An experienced local tour guide
  • All necessary equipment including life vests, dry suits, under-suit, shoes and gloves
  • A full safety demonstration
  • Warm refreshments at the end of your tour!

What to bring

  • Warm clothing to wear under the dry-suit that we provide
  • Change of clothing
  • Good socks and sunglasses on sunny days
  • We offer dry cases for your cameras and/or smartphones upon request

Tour Snapshot

Availability May-Oct
Duration ~2 hours
Departs From Stokkseyri
Minimum age 6 years
Difficulty Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up No


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The tour departs from the picturesque village of Stokkseyri, a beautiful seashore village with powerful waves and wild birdlife. Stokkseyri lies on the South Coast of Iceland, at the edge of the vast Thjorsarhraun Lava Field, which is named after the river that you will be kayaking down. We will then provide you with all the equipment that you need, along with a few safety instructions. After that, you will be free to explore the incredible glacial waterways that are framed by truly spectacular scenery.

This tour is completely safe, making it ideal for families and those with little to no kayaking experience. It also provides visitors with total freedom, as it is unguided, allowing you to stop wherever you want and enjoy the spectacular scenery in your own way. There is nothing quite like kayaking on a calm glacial river: the water is calm, majestic birds swoop above and the feeling of gliding across the deep blue waters, is both peaceful and relaxing. If that is something that appeals to you, then don’t miss the chance to enjoy this unforgettable experience.

Meet us in the picturesque village of Stokkseyri, located in the South West corner of Iceland and famed for its rustic wooden houses and stunning coastline. You will be provided with a kayak and necessary equipment, to explore the labyrinth of beautiful waterways that surround it. If you want to experience kayaking in a totally safe environment, then this is the ideal tour for you.

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