Iceland: South Shore Adventure in Iceland
The ultimate Icelandic adventure
This multi activity holiday in Iceland is a great way to get your adrenalin rushing and explore dramatic scenery. The South Shore Adventure in Iceland is based in the intriguing city of Reykjavík where you are close to many of the most notable sights and extraordinary nature. Combine exciting Iceland activities with the history and culture of the city for a definitive summer adventure. Iceland is bubbling over with theatrical landscapes and a short break here is packed full with exhilarating days out. As the light summer days merge into the evenings, you will have plenty of time to appreciate the great outdoors. Feel the power of the white water rapids as you rush along the Hvítá River, go snorkelling through the mind-blowing Silfra Fissure and sail from Reykjavík Harbour on a whale watching trip.
As well as being crammed with activities, there is also ample leisure time to go sightseeing on the South Shore Adventure in Iceland. Witness the natural wonders of the Golden Circle on a tour of Iceland’s highlights and immerse yourself in the diverse traditions of the city. Once you have finished your days’ activities the fun does not have to end there, during your holiday you will stay in a conveniently located hotel in Reykjavík so you can also enjoy the flamboyant nightlife.
this tour runs from Sunday to Saturday
this tour has a minimum age limit of 16
a good level of physical fitness is required for this tour
groups will consist of 2-12 people.
Day 1 - Fly to Reykjavík
Arrive at Reykjavík Airport and make your way to a selected hotel in the city.
Day 2 - Sea Kayaking and Whale Watching
The South Shore Adventure in Iceland gets off to a thrilling start today with a sea kayaking trip along the Hvalfjörður Fjord which is about 30 kilometres long. Surrounded by volcanic mountains, lush flora and cascading waterfalls, this is a great way to witness fabulous views. Later, head out from Reykjavík harbour in a custom-made boat and look for some of the many species of whale, other sea life and birdlife that inhabit the Arctic waters. Minke, orca, humpback and porpoise are often spotted in these parts and this boat trip lets you venture into their natural environment.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 - Snorkelling and Caving at Þingvellir National Park
Today on the South Shore Adventure in Iceland you will discover the hidden realms of the ‘black and the blue’. Begin with a journey through enchanting caves that have been shaped by Iceland’s volcanic activity. The second part of today will be spent snorkelling along the heavenly, blue waters of the Silfra Fissure. Relax as the gentle current draws you through this colourful underwater world.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 - Hiking, Hot Springs and Horse Riding
Take a scenic trek over part of Iceland's geothermal countryside and enjoy the dramatic panoramas that envelop you. The area is well known for its colourful flowers and steaming hot springs which flow down steep mountain sides. Afterwards on the South Shore Adventure in Iceland, take the weight off your feet with a horse riding trek and let these beautiful animals do the legwork for you.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 - Sightseeing in Reykjavík and the Blue Lagoon
Explore the most famous sights of the city on a sightseeing tour. Embraced on all sides by breathtaking scenery, Reykjavík is full of hidden surprises. Visit the unusual Hallgrímskirkja Church, walk around the brightly coloured houses, see the Presidential Palace and watch for birdlife at the central lake. Today you will also get the chance to bathe in the alleged healing waters of the famous Blue Lagoon. Lie back and soak up the views of the eerie landscape that hides beneath clouds of hot steam.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 6 - Golden Circle Tour and River Rafting
On the final action-packed day of the South Shore Adventure in Iceland, travel around the most renowned sights which have been collectively titled the ‘Golden Circle’. Feel the ancient past of Þingvellir National Park, watch the forceful water jets of Geysir Hot Springs and see the vibrant rainbows that form in the mist above the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall. The final activity on your holiday will be a thrill-seeking white water rafting adventure down the Hvítá River. Let the gushing waves carry you to idyllic canyons where you can relax and enjoy the distinctive scenery of Iceland.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 - Return Home
Say goodbye to this epic country as your South Shore Adventure in Iceland ends. Return to the airport for your flight home.Meals included:Breakfast
- Flights from London.
- 6 nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in the Best Western Hotel Reykjavik.
- Packed lunch on activity days.
- Activities as per the itinerary.
- Transfers to and from the Airport in Iceland.
- Travel Insurance.