Adventure Holidays in Iceland

Iceland is a breathtaking and magical adventure travel destination; an island of dramatic landscapes, wildlife and folklore.  

A wild and remote island marooned near the top of the globe, Iceland is a volcanic wonder home to a dramatic coastline, magical ice-caps, 30 active volcanoes and thundering waterfalls. There's so much to do, from walking on active volcanoes to soaking in thermal pools, clambering over glaciers or trekking in the almost uninhabited south-central region of the Fjallabak, Iceland is the perfect place for a walking holiday or a family holiday in Iceland.

The best things to do on an active holiday in Iceland

Iceland, where the forces of fire and ice converge, offers an astonishing array of attractions for an active holiday.

Explore the Golden Circle

An active holiday to Iceland should start with the iconic Golden Circle, which includes the geothermal wonders of Geysir, the powerful Gullfoss waterfall, and the historic Thingvellir National Park, where you can walk between two tectonic plates.

Witness the Northern Lights


Iceland's location near the Arctic Circle makes it one of the best places to witness the enchanting Northern Lights. Head to remote locations like Thingvellir or the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon for optimal viewing.

Bathe in the Blue Lagoon

Bathing in the Blue Lagoon is a truly magical experience on an active holiday in Iceland. This iconic geothermal spa, surrounded by stunning lava fields, offers a soothing and rejuvenating soak in its milky-blue waters.

Go whale Watching

Whale watching in Iceland is a mesmerising experience that allows you to witness the incredible marine life of the North Atlantic Ocean. Setting sail from the picturesque towns of Reykjavik, you have the chance to encounter majestic creatures such as humpback whales, orcas, minke whales, and even the elusive blue whale.

Descend into a Lava Tube

Explore the otherworldly Raufarholshellir lava tube cave, where you can venture deep underground and discover unique geological formations.

Rejuvenate in Hot Springs

As you immerse yourself in these natural geothermal baths, the warm and mineral-rich waters soothe both body and soul. Surrounded by the otherworldly landscapes of lava fields and rugged terrain, you'll find relaxation and renewal in the midst of Iceland's breathtaking scenery.

Discover Iceland's Waterfalls

From the iconic cascades of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, where you can walk behind the falls, to the ethereal Godafoss and the enchanting Dynjandi in the Westfjords, each waterfall offers a unique and awe-inspiring spectacle. The diverse landscapes of Iceland create a waterfall wonderland.







Worldwide Adventure Holidays

We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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From leisurely walking and cycling to push-your-limits expeditions.

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