in southeast Iceland
We at Öræfaferðir - From Coast To Mountains have been offering travel service in southeast Iceland for over 30 years. We also know the lay of the land very well and are happy to assist you in booking a tour with some of our neighbours and friends. Here are local tours for you to choose from.
Tours in southeast Iceland with local companies
Please note the starting points of the tours vary between companies and even time of year so look for that on each product. All tours sold here are operated in south east Iceland though.
Skaftafell in Öræfi is about 330 km from Reykjavík and Jökulsárlón ice lagoon is 380 km from Reykjavík and it takes about 5 hours to drive there in summer conditions. In winter you have to expect longer driving times if the road conditions are icy.
Ice Cave Tours
Tours that include visits to ice caves
Southeast Iceland is famous for the ice caves of Vatnajökull glacier. They are mostly only approachable in winter, when there is less melding of the glaciers.
Snow Mobile and
Super Jeep tours
Super jeeps are kind of speciality of Iceland and can be used to drive on glaciers, and across black sand deserts. Book your super jeep or snow mobile tour here.
Skidoo & Super Jeep
Long and short glacier hikes in southeast Iceland
Vatnajökull glacier in southeast Iceland is on of the bigger glacier of the world and a visit to one of its glacier tongues is a must do when you visit Iceland.
A good way to explore glacier lagoons in southeast Iceland is by boat, kayak or packraft. We are working on those pages, there are already some boat tours there but not kayak and packraft yet.
Boat and Kayak
Sightseeing flights and helicopter tours
Seeing the glacier landscape of south east Iceland from above is out of this world experience. There are also helicopter tours available with landing in remote places out of the crowds.
Southeast Iceland has it all, also puffins
One of the best places to see puffins in Iceland in summer is Ingólfshöfði Nature Reserve in Öræfi, right at the base of Iceland's highest mountain Öræfajökull.