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Skaftafell is located in the South East of Iceland, it is a protected area that belongs to the Vatnajökull National Park. It's about 4 hours from Reykjavik and is easily accessed by driving from Road 1 by following the signs for Skaftafell and arriving at the Visitor Center. Skaftafell is the ideal destination for nature lovers and hikers who want to surround themselves with mo ...

We are already in July and the good weather is with us in Iceland. The official average temperature during the month of July is 10.5°C, but it is usually above that, and it is also the month in which we can enjoy more days of sunshine and hours of daylight.If you want to know more about the weather in July you can check our travel guide here. During the month of July, although ...

The Reykjadalur Valley, which means "Steam Valley", is in the area of ​​the Hveragerði village, known for its fumaroles and intense geothermal activity. The valley, through which a hot river runs, is full of hot springs and mud pools. To take a bath in the hot river is possible and it is an experience that you should not miss! How to get there by car? Reykjadalur is about 4 ...

Last Sunday, May 23, 2021, the CBS TV show 60 Minutes broadcasted a report on the newest volcano in Iceland. Bill Whitaker travelled to the country to learn about the eruption from geologists and volcanologists. Bill Whitaker was with the renowned volcanologists Þorvaldur Þórðarson and Bruce Houghton, who have been chasing lava all over the world. He was able to experience t ...

Planning your trip to Iceland during the summer is easy. We help you make your experience unforgettable with some useful information that is good to keep in mind.             Currently we must take into account health regulations and be aware of the country's regulations, fortunately Iceland welcomes vaccinated passengers, and provide facilities to the unvaccinated, for more ...

Because at Fun Iceland we love Icelandic nature, we couldn't miss the opportunity to visit the eruption.   Many people ask us: is it safe to visit the eruption? In this case it is an effusive type eruption, which means that it is not explosive, and it does not expel large amounts of ash, and although we must be attentive to the direction of the wind so as not to breathe the ...

Now at the end of the first month of the year 2021, we have already seen close to 30 different bird species. Our main area has been the south of Iceland from Reykjavík and east to Vík.  The weather has been great for birding, cold and dry and the days are getting more light every day.  We can say that we are most proud of seeing Snow Goose and Eider King at this point, both b ...

Snow Goose is an annual guest in Iceland. They can usually be seen here in early spring or late autumn. We got the news about two Snow Geese located near Þykkvibær village by the South Coast. Þ

We were looking for Snow Goose seen there two days earlier. We did not have any luck so we went to the lake Holtsós further east. 

King Eider visit Iceland every year from Greenland and Svalbard. Usually late winter but King Eider male sometimes breed with Common Eider female during summer.