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There are good hiking opportunities right from the hotel.
Skaftafell Nation Park is few kilometers to the west.
There are guiding services in the area that offer, smaller hiking trips, glacier walks, ice climbing, hiking to the higest mountain of Iceland Hvannadalshnjúkur and more …
There is an airport close by where they offer sightseeing flights and there is horseback riding on the next farm.
From November to April Ice Cave tours are popular, from May to August the Local Guide offers birdwatching tours to Ingólfshöfði where there is among other species a big population of Puffins and the Great Skua.
There is about 40 minutes ride in a car to the glacier lagoons where you can get boat rides to explore and learn about the glaciers …
Check out our image gallery to see more images of some of the sites close to the hotel
Please check the service providers web sites for opening times during winter
The Local Guide has their offices in Fagurhólsmýri 19 kilometers/ 12 miles east of Hótel Skaftafell. In the winter they offers guided tours to the glaciers, including Ice cave explorations. During the spring and summer they also offers trips to Ingólfshöfði, it is a beautiful location with a lot of birdlife.
Glacier Horses runs a Horse rental on the next farm Svínafell, three kilometers east of Hotel Skaftafell, they offers riding tours, on Icelandic horses, suited both for beginners and more experienced riders
Jökulsárlón is 50 kilometers / 30 miles east of Hotel Skaftafell, it is a beautiful glacier lagoons with icebergs floating around there are guides there that offers boat trips, there is wonderful birdlife, seals and the diamond-beach and you can also go explore the lagoon on Zodiac boats with Ice Lagoon Adventure Boat Tours
Atlantsflug runs a small airport two kilometers west of Hotel Skaftafell, they offers sightseeing flights around the neigbourhood.