Family and Kids in Selfoss

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Selfoss? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Selfoss, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Selfoss.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Selfoss for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Geysir

    Family and Kids

    Iceland is quite famous for its tall sprouting geysers or ‘geysir’ as they are called locally. These wonderful natural wonders are widely found all over the country and are especially present near the Selfoss area. So a geyser is basically a spring, but in this case the water is ejected more turbulently and is accompanied by steam. The two most famous geysers out of them are The Gre...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Kerid

    Family and Kids

    The Kerid is a volcanic crater lake located in South Iceland and formed thousands of years back due to the eruption of a cone volcano and the emptying of its magma reserve which resulted in its eventual collapse and the formation of a hug crater. A lake was formed due to its eventual filling by underwater sources. Though the lake is shallow and aquamarine, because of its surrounding red walls t...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Paradisarhellir Cave

    Family and Kids

    The Paradisarhellir Cave also popularly known as Paradise Cave is a famous attraction in South Iceland just near the Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Reaching the cave requires a small hike and a little climbing. The cave is quite well known in Iceland for a 16th century love story that is associated with it. A young man named Hjalti was in love with a well off lady called Anna. Anna’s brother w...Read more
  4. Amazing Selfoss attraction for kids
    Tre Og List

    Family and Kids

    The Tre Og List is a gallery unlike any other one might have visited in Iceland or anywhere else. This gallery is run by a third generation woodworker who makes the wooden artworks and mechanical inventions himself. Sometimes he himself guides the visitors around, explaining to them the idea behind an artwork or its significance. All the pieces in the gallery are astounding and a surreal exampl...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Seljalandsfoss

    Family and Kids

    The Seljalandsfoss is one of the most popular waterfalls in Iceland courtesy it being featured on The Amazing Race 6. Iceland has lots of waterfalls, but the thing which sets Seljalandsfoss apart is that it is probably the only known waterfall to have a path behind it, which allows visitors to take a walk behind it! Because of this and its 60 meter height, the waterfall is a beauty to behold an...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Selfoss
    Selfosskirkja

    Family and Kids

    The Selfosskirkja is an almost 60 year old church and the only one in Selfoss city. It is a quaint little building with a charming view and the river Olfusa running just next to it. Just sitting in the premises next to the river gives a sense of calmness and a feeling of serenity that can’t be just expressed in words. The architecture inside is also simple yet beautiful which makes sittin...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Olfusa

    Family and Kids

    The Olfusa river is Iceland’s largest river and flows right through the city of Selfoss. Because of the many tributaries that add large amounts of spring water to it, the Olfusa has an even flow throughout the year. A walk along the banks of the river is a very pleasant experience and can be enjoyed in the sun or when it is dark. Because of the great amount of salmon fish in the river, th...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Selfoss Geyser

    Family and Kids

    The Selfoss Geyser is a popular Geyser and is a must see if you are visiting Iceland. You can get very close to the geyser and observe the water gushing out. You could also consider opting for the organised tour where you would get to know a bit more about the history or just visit independently. The water bursts out of the geyser every five to ten minutes and is truly a very interesting experi...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Skogafoss

    Family and Kids

    While Iceland is packed with picturesque attractions, Skógafoss is a waterfall that would leave you awestruck. Know to be the most popular waterfall in Iceland, this place simply makes for a postcard perfect picture. The sound of the cascading waterfall sounds like music to your ears. You can walk right up to the bottom of the waterfall and stand right below it. You can even leisurely s...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Skaftafell Visitor Centre, Vatnajokull National Park Image
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    Family and Kids

    The Skaftafell Visitor Centre is a service and information center where visitors would be able to find all their answers regarding the Skaftafell area as well as information about the accommodation, hiking trails, and the nearby recreational options. Here at the center, you would also be able to find an exhibition room with an interesting display that shows the natural history and the intertwin...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Turf House

    Family and Kids

    A great way to learn about the heritage and culture of island is by visiting the Turf House in Selfoss. The turf houses have played an important role in Icelandic lives thanks to the insulation and warmth they provide. Visitors can explore the old farmstead which is a collection of the houses built from turf. There are a collection of photographs and models that help visitors understand the str...Read more