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Tourism in Iceland has grown considerably in recent years. It has surpassed the fishing industry and is now the main generator of foreign revenue for Iceland. In just a few years, tourism has changed from being a low-key seasonal activity operating mostly over the summer months (June-July-August) to a very successful all-year industry. Today there are many companies offering a great variety of tours ranging from sightseeing day trips and excursions to multi-day experiences into the wild.  Exploring the great outdoors is the adventure in Iceland.  Whale watching, glacier hiking, river rafting are some of the activities that have been developed over the years to make Iceland an exciting place to visit. In short, there is something for everyone.

Day-tripping and darkness

Summer in Iceland offers a gift of 24 hour daylight. This makes it possible to explore at any time of day. It is an unusual phenomenon which can be both wonderful and irritating, especially if you can’t sleep due to the light. Winter is almost the opposite with only a generous 4-hour light period.  Activities in winter are concentrated around the 11:00 – 16:00 time frame to make use of the short daylight hours.

Conscious tourism

Iceland’s popularity is definitely due to its magnificent nature, wide open spaces and stunning landscapes. The unique nature of Iceland includes volcanoes, mountains, lakes, glaciers, rivers, caves, black beaches and more. All of these together help to create life-time experiences and unforgettable memories, but please don’t forget that Iceland’s nature is pristine and fragile. Please walk on marked trails, throw rubbish in bins and drive on marked roads or trails. Practicing conscious tourism helps us all to contribute to minimizing the damage to nature caused by mass tourism.

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  • Come to Iceland

    Come to Iceland

    Close to Downtown +354 519 1599

    Come to Iceland is a travel platform where you can find various adventure tours & trips in Iceland. With our broad collection of Iceland activities we can help you find interesting things to do as well as beautiful nature and places to explore.

  • Island Aviation ehf

    Island Aviation ehf

    Downtown Reykjavik +3548652010

    Island Aviation is a family operated sightseeing company that offers tours in Iceland using the company´s luxury aircraft, Cirrus SR22.

    A great emphasis is placed on luxury as we want every customer to feel special and important.

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  • Vogaseatours

    Vogaseatours

    Reykjanes Peninsula +354 8339080

    We offer whale watching, sea ​​angling and northern lights tours. We have a very good indoor area with seats and tables in our boat. We start the tours from the harbour in Vogar, only 15 min drive from Keflavik airport. 

    Seaangling Whale Watching Sailing & Sightseeing at Sea
  • Seabirds And Cliff Adventures Tours (saca.is)

    Seabirds And Cliff Adventures Tours (saca.is)

    South Iceland 354-8932150

    The company was established last year in 2018. SACA offers two guided hiking tours around the Westman Islands area and a 1-hour RIB boat tour. We specialize in original and extreme tours that you can't find anywhere else.

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    Reykjavík Sightseeing

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 497 5000

    Reykjavik Sightseeing is a leading operator of guided day tours in Reykjavik city and the southwest of Iceland. Reykjavik Sightseeing offers many popular day tours from Reykjavik.

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  • Eagle Air Iceland

    Eagle Air Iceland

    Downtown Reykjavik +354 562 4200

    Eagle Air is an Icelandic airline with 38 years of flying experience in the fields of transport, tourism and emergency response.

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