Gear up for an adventure that will take you off the beaten track and into the untouched wilderness of Iceland.
Explore some of the world’s most diverse and unique geographical landscapes as you hike the great white ice glaciers, ride the rivers on a white water rafting course and get up close to the natural wonders that make this country so special. Touch down on Iceland’s magnificent landscape of volcanic mountains, gushing geysers, glistening glaciers and plummeting waterfalls and let your young adventurers discover the secrets of this extraordinary environment. This is a place where natural beauties are never ending and adventure is always calling.
The destination and its geography were amazing, and we got the most out of our trip.Mr Chris Pinnell, 1st Westhill Scouts, Iceland 2017
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Fill your Iceland itinerary to the brim with adventurous activities and unforgettable excursions.
Tick off all the must-dos on every traveller’s list with visits to the Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle and Reykjavik and get ready for a range of exhilarating activities across Iceland’s dramatic landscapes!
Prices based on a minimum of 30 passengers travelling in July or August 2019.
Once you’ve touched down at Keflavik airport, you’ll take a coach transfer to Ulfljótsvatn Scout Centre where you can suss out the activities on-site and get settled into your accommodation.
Strap on those hiking boots and gear up for a big hike! Setting off from Ulfljótsvatn, you’ll set off on a guided walk, heading 15km into the mountains where you will catch your first glimpse of Iceland’s stunning scenery. Stop off at a hot spring for a soak before making your way back to camp where your group can unwind before a good night’s sleep!
Spend the day at the Scout Centre where your group can take advantage of the many activities on offer: conquer the obstacle course, summit the climbing net, try your hand at archery or have a go at paddle boarding on the lake!
Hop on board your coach and embark on the famous Golden Circle Tour where you’ll visit three of Iceland’s most iconic sites: Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and Gulfoss. Stand in the vicinity of the spectacular Strokkur Geyser and watch as the mighty hot spring erupts before your very eyes, witness the plummeting waters of the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and study the fascinating tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Make your way into Reykjavik for a day spent exploring the capital! Learn about the country’s history and culture with visits to capital’s museums and art galleries before jumping on board a ferry and heading out to sea for an exciting whale watching experience!
Today, you can take to the water in your wetsuits and canoe across Lake Úlfljótsvatn. Stop off briefly at Hrutey Island to stretch your legs before continuing on to Steingrimsstod. Leaving you canoes on the shore, you’ll hike to a nearby cave where, with the help of an expert instructor, you’ll climb across the entrance of the cave. Make your way back to the canoes for your return trip to the Scout Centre.
Crampons and ice axes at the ready… get set for your glacier hiking experience! Your guide will take you up close to the white and blue iced rivers, pointing out all the fascinating ice features and even letting you drink some of the glacial water, naturally chilled and good enough to bottle!
Before making your way to the airport, take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon – the perfect way to end your adventure in Iceland!
Based only 26km from Thingvellir National Park and offering a number of fantastic hiking paths in the area, Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre is the perfect base for adventure enthusiasts! Whether you choose to camp or stay in indoor huts, your group will love their time at Úlfljótsvatn.