Exhilarating 3 Hour ATV Tour of Black Volcanic Beaches & Lava Fields

To participate as a driver in this ATV tour across the lava fields of Iceland's South Coast, you need a valid license.
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3 hours
English, Icelandic
All year
Minimum age
6 years old


Join this splendid three-hour ATV Tour where you head into the lava fields by Þórlákshöfn. You will get a terrific view of the south coast of Iceland and a wonderful adventurous experience at the same time by the lava. Your guides will tell you the stories of nature and history on specific spots.

You will also stop by the lava cave Arnarkerið to marvel at its formations. This trip combines nature and adrenaline with Icelandic history. The surroundings by Þórlákshöfn are breathtaking and full of history, guaranteeing your enjoyment.

Þórlákshöfn and its surroundings offer a wide range of beautiful landscapes with black sand beaches, rocky cliffs, lava formations, caves, geothermal areas and vivid hot springs. One of the best ways to take in the extent of this scenery is by flying through it on a speedy ATV.

The highlights of this tour are the black volcanic beach and its surroundings, along with the amazing lava fields that you will see on the inland drives. There will be lava formations, one of them being Arnarvogskerið crater, and the strange and cracked fields of Selvogsheiði heights. You will certainly see Icelandic nature at its finest. 

Your guide will teach you how to drive the ATV, so no prior experience is needed. You will, of course, be provided with a super ATV, helmet and warm suit, but it comes recommended that you bring gloves.

The minimum participants are two persons. The driver of the ATV needs to have a valid driver’s licence and the minimum age of the passenger is 12 years of age. Maximum participants number is 24 persons. The tour takes about 3 hours but you need to show up 30 minutes prior to departure to get your gear and go through the safety and driving instructions.

This is a perfect activity for families or friends to enjoy a fun day together where you can combine history, fun, adventure and nature. Check availability by choosing a date. 

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Every passenger gets a helmet and warm suit
An ATV bike rental is of course included 



What to bring

Driving licence
Good to have gloves

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The driver of the ATV need to have a valid driving licence.

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