Lava ATV Tour from Þorlákshöfn

Join this splendid three-hour ATV Tour where you head into the lava fields by Þorlákshöfn. 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 Þorlákshöfn are breathtaking and full of history, guaranteeing your enjoyment. Þorlákshöfn 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 an 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 mentioned earlier, 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. We will, of course, provide you 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 6 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 to enjoy a fun day together where you can combine history, fun, adventure and nature. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Nov. - Apr.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Activities: Caving, ATV, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 12 years old
  • Languages: English, Icelandic
  • Highlights: South Shore, South Iceland, Þorlákshöfn, Arnarker
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:30 13:00, 17:00,

Departure location:
Hafnarskeið 17, Þorlákshöfn
  • 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

Good to know:

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

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Lava ATV Tour from Þorlákshöfn

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