The Rugged Beauty of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula
Marvel at Natural Wonders Sculpted by Ice and Fire
The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is one of Iceland's greatest natural attractions, boasting an incredible array of nature wonders including craters, ethereal lava fields, stunning black pebble beaches, towering mountains, cliffs by the sea, moss-covered basalt formations, colorful canyons, picturesque lava caves, and charming fishing villages. Here, visitors can truly feel nature at work.
The highlight of this peninsula is the Snæfellsjökull glacier, the awe-inspiring glacier-capped volcano that famously inspired “Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth”.
"Game of Thrones" fans will recognize the iconic Kirkjufell mountain that was an icon in Iceland even before it gained worldwide recognition.
Experience the otherworldly Berserkjahraun lava fields that reveal the immense destruction this area once endured. Additionally, visit a seabird colony and marvel at how cliffs and gorges are formed by countless geological designs.
Photographers will love exploring this peninsula's monumental sea cliffs, sparkling glacier, and stunning black and yellow beaches that dot its coastline.
In the summer, the Arctic tern migrates all the way from Antarctica to nest at the peninsula, making it a birdwatcher's paradise.
But there is potential for extraordinary wildlife sightings throughout the year. Marine mammals such as seals can regularly be spotted and, if you’re lucky, a pod of orcas may even cross your path.
And, of course, Iceland’s famously peaceful domestic animals of can be seen grazing throughout the picturesque terrains. The friendly Icelandic horses are always happy to greet visitors, while lambs can be seen roaming free of enclosures or predators.
With all transportation taken care of and a knowledgeable guide at your service, all you need to do is sit back and immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of Iceland's Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
- Tour Guide
- All transportation in destination location
- Water and snacks
- Parking fees
What's not included
- Food and drinks
What do I need to bring
- Dress warm and dry