Best Things To Do in Skaftafell, Iceland

Whether you're visiting Skaftafell for a few days or are a localite, Skaftafell is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Skaftafell. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Skaftafell. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Skaftafell. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Skaftafell keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Skaftafell listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Skaftafell

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Skaftafell that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Dimmuborgir Guesthouse

    Address: Geiteyjarströnd 1, 660 Mývatn, Iceland

    Dimmuborgir is a family-run guesthouse situated at Lake Mývatn that offers fantastic accommodation facilities in double rooms and cosy cottages. The mesmerizing scenery and the tranquillity is ...Read more

  2. #2 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Hoffellsjokull Image
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    Address: Hoffellsjokull, Iceland

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    Sabine Nader, MA

    you can easily drive to the first parking lot but than you have to walk probably 45min to get to the glacier, OR you have a 4x4 car and drive there. the glacier is NOT touristic at all, soooo few peo...

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  3. #3 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Icelandic Mountain Guides Skaftafell Image
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    Address: Skaftafellsvegur By Vatnajökull National Park Visitors Center, 785, Iceland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Chanpen Teeranon

    We bought walking and climbing tour with them. The guide named Pete is super friendly and nice. He gives us a lot of info. Small group only 5 people. We all enjoyed the tour. Really recommend...

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  4. #4 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Viking Cafe Image
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    Address: Iceland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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    Andrew Rhodes

    Scenic place but paying to park close to the lighthouse n see the Viking village was a waste of money. You can walk to the lighthouse and the Viking village is falling apart and nobody checks for tick...

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  5. #5 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Skaftafell | Vatnajokull National Park Image
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    Address: Skaftafell, Iceland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
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    Łukasz Strzelecki

    Great waterfall and very nice park. Good infrastructure and very helpful staff. Gift shop have a lots of interesting things to buy. Especially books and photo albums about Iceland

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  6. #6 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Address: Víkurbraut 26, Vík, Iceland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    RaiVie 23

    Room is okey. Hotel is only good for sleeping and breakfast. Provide hot water, free coffee and hot coco which can be found at the hallway. Unfortunately, thermos was not Hot at all when we stayed in ...

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  7. #7 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Address: Vik, Iceland

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    Sławomir Ogonowski

    Nie polecam. Stary domek z krzywą podłogą.

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  8. #8 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Vestrahorn Mountain Image
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    Address: Iceland

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    Shruthi P

    It's a nice photographic place. You would be lucky if you get there at a good hour. I Didn feel it worth after snow biking and visiting other places, certainly not worth paying 900 Ikr to visit this ...

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  9. #9 of 9 Things To Do in Skaftafell
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    Skaftafell Image
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    Address: Skaftafell, Iceland

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