Leisurely Two-Hour Kayaking Tour of the Siglufjordur Fjord in North Iceland

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Siglufjörður, Siglufjörður, Iceland
2 hours
June - Sept.
Minimum age
14 years old


Explore the stunning Siglufjordur fjord in North Iceland with this fun kayaking tour. Travelers looking to have a fun boating experience in the waters of North Iceland should book this two-hour excursion today. 

Siglufjordur is a fjord in North Iceland well-known for its serene beauty. On the shores of Siglufjordur is a small town of the same name, notable for being the northernmost town on Iceland’s mainland.

This exciting tour begins in Siglufjordur town, where you will meet your guide and get dressed in warm drysuits. Your guide will outfit you with your boat, paddle, and safety equipment, and then it’s time to get started!

Kayaking in the fjord is a fun and safe activity for adults and children alike. Enjoy the fantastic views of the surrounding mountains as you paddle through the arctic waters.

Siglufjordur is home to a variety of wildlife, including thousands of seabirds and adorable seals. As you paddle down the shore, keep an eye out for some of these beautiful creatures!

After a couple of hours of exploring the fjord’s beauty, it is time to head back to shore. Once you have said your goodbyes, take the opportunity to spend a few hours exploring the town!

Siglufjordur town is home to numerous interesting museums well worth a visit, such as the award-winning Herring Era Museum and the Folk Music Museum. In July, Siglufjordur hosts the annual Folk Music Festival, which includes folk music from around the world but focuses on Icelandic folk music. 

Kayaking in Siglufjordur is a leisurely activity, perfect for those looking for a relaxing day, and accessible to those with limited mobility. However, all participants must be comfortable in the water and be able to swim. 

Please ensure to dress appropriately for this tour, as the water in the fjord is frigid even on warm days. You will be provided with a drysuit and fleece undersuit, but you should wear warm base layers made of wool or synthetic material. Avoid jeans, bathing suits, and bulky coats. 

This fun tour can be booked as a group tour, where you will join other kayakers and have the opportunity to chat with like-minded travelers, or you can opt for a private tour. Private tours are great for family or friend groups seeking a quiet, personal experience. 

Travelers looking for a fun and leisurely way to explore the stunning Siglufjordur fjord in North Iceland will love this two-hour fjord kayaking tour. Check availability now by choosing a date. 

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Premium sit-on-top kayak and paddle
Life jacket
Dry suit and fleece under-suit
Neoprene socks and booties



What to bring

Snacks and any necessary medication
Warm, synthetic or wool base layers
Sunglasses, hat, and gloves
Water bottle with a clip
Waterproof phone case with a tether or flotation device

Good to know

Accessible to those with limited mobility or limited eyesight. Please contact the operator ahead of time to plan an appropriately accessible tour.

All participants must be able to swim.

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