Scout Trips to Iceland

Where adventure is always calling

From £810pp

Gear up for an adventure that’ll take you off the beaten track and into the untouched wilderness of Iceland. Explore some of the world’s most unique geographical treasures as you hike across glaciers, venture beneath caves and snorkel between continents, before ticking off the city sights of Reykjavik. Home to more natural wonders than you can count, a Scout trip to Iceland is the best way to get your fix of adventure!

With Iceland on the travel ‘green list’, leaders are getting in touch ready to give their Scouts those all-important opportunities they’ve missed. So, if you’re ready for an Iceland adventure in 2022 and beyond, it’s time to get in touch.

 

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Activities

Fill your itinerary to the brim with adventurous activities and unforgettable excursions, including visits to the Golden Circle and Reykjavik.

  • Glacier hiking
  • Glacier cave tour
  • Lava tubing
  • White water rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Horse riding
  • Snorkelling
  • Gullfoss Waterfall & Great Geyser
  • Obstacle course (on-site)
  • Climbing wall (on-site)
  • Whale watching
  • Visit to Reykjavik
Glacier Hiking

Learn about the glacier’s ice, its movement and its rate of retreat and discover a range of fascinating glacial features including crevasses, moulins, erratic blocks, moraines and dirt cones.

Gullfoss Waterfall

With various viewing platforms around the two-tiered waterfall, as well as wooden boardwalks and information boards, you’ll see Gullfoss’ powerful water plummeting 32 metres down into its gorge, with walls that reach up to 70 metres high. When the sun is shining, you can see a shimmering rainbow curving over the falls.

Whale Watching

Begin your whale watching adventure at Reykjavik’s old harbour, where you’ll travel out by boat in search of Iceland’s magnificent whales.

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    Fill your itinerary to the brim with adventurous activities and unforgettable excursions, including visits to the Golden Circle and Reykjavik.

    • Glacier hiking
    • Glacier cave tour
    • Lava tubing
    • White water rafting
    • Canoeing
    • Horse riding
    • Snorkelling
    • Gullfoss Waterfall & Great Geyser
    • Obstacle course (on-site)
    • Climbing wall (on-site)
    • Whale watching
    • Visit to Reykjavik

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning:
Depart the UK by flight and arrive in Iceland

Afternoon:
Transfer by coach to Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre where you can check out the on-site activities and settle in

Evening:
Enjoy an evening at leisure

Day 2

Morning:
Depart by coach for the famous Golden Circle Tour, where you’ll visit three of Iceland’s most iconic sights: Thingvellir Park, Geysir and Gullfoss

Afternoon:
Watch Strokkur Geyser erupt, see the plummeting waters of Gullfoss and discover the tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, before stopping off at the Secret Lagoon

Evening:
Enjoy an evening at leisure

Day 3

Morning:
Spend the day exploring the sights of Reykjavik, including its museums and art galleries, before a whale watching boat trip

Evening:
Enjoy an evening at leisure

Day 4

Morning:
Spend the day hiking across a glacier! An expert guide will take you up close to the white and blue iced rivers, point out the fascinating ice features and let you drink glacial water

Evening:
Enjoy an evening at leisure

Day 5

Morning:
Enjoy a day of on-site activities and volunteering, where you’ll receive your very own badge

Evening:
On your final evening enjoy a traditional campfire night

Day 6

Morning:
Transfer to the airport for your flight home

What’s Included

6 days, 5 nights including:
  • Return flights from London
  • Return airport transfers
  • Full board accommodation in tents
  • Full tour and itinerary planning
  • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
  • Luggage labels for the group
  • Price is based on a full board basis in tent accommodation. A self-catering option is available.
Prices from £810pp

Example prices are based on a minimum of 40 passengers travelling in August 2022. Contact us for a bespoke quote for alternative group sizes and dates.

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Accommodation

Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre

Just 26km from Thingvellir National Park and home to a number of nearby hiking paths, Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre is the perfect base for adventure enthusiasts. Choose to stay in indoor huts or camp outside (all tents are provided).

  • Indoor and outdoor accommodation available
  • Adventurous on and off-site activities
  • Beautiful natural surroundings

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