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Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline.
Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.

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Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline. Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.
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Into the Forgotten Fjord | Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

Paddle into the beautiful Hvalfjörður fjord on a stand up paddleboard and experience 360 degrees of breathtaking scenery. Those who wish to discover the untouched Icelandic nature while literally standing on water, surrounded by stretches of mountains, should not miss this tour.Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a sport that originated in Hawaii as a by-product of surfing. It has now made its way from that little volcanic island to this one. By using a paddle, you will propel yourself through the water while maintaining an upright stance. SUP is both a safe and fun activity which will provide you with an opportunity to see the Icelandic nature from a different viewpoint.On this tour, you will be picked up in the morning and driven to one of the longest fjords in Iceland, Hvalfjörður, famous for its war and whaling history. This tranquil fjord makes for an excellent SUP location as it is exceptionally quiet and peaceful. All that along with the raw, alien Icelandic nature, takes this stand up paddle boarding experience to another level.Depending on your preference, you will be suited with either a drysuit or a wetsuit. Your professional guides will then teach you everything you need to know about stand up paddleboards. Don't worry if you have no experience; this tour will be tailored to your background and level of fitness.After gearing up and learning how to use the equipment, there is nothing left but to make your way out to the water and breathe in the fresh mountain air as you paddle out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you stand on your board, surrounded by nothing but the pristine Icelandic nature.Book now for an amazing experience in the wild nature on this stand up paddleboard tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Feb.
Difficulty:
Easy
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South Iceland Surf School | Learn the Basics of Arctic Surfing

Come join the action and learn the basics of surfing on the rolling waves of Iceland’s beautiful south coast!Surfing is one of the last things that come to people’s mind when they think about Iceland, but this small island boasts incredible waves, beautifully natural backdrops and a surfing culture all unto its own.Surfing in Iceland is a fast growing industry, drawing only the bravest thrill-seekers from across the planet. Iceland may not have the warmest water in the world, but surfing here is sure to provide a true blast of adrenaline and a lifetime of memories.You will be surfing at the stunning Þorlákshöfn, nestled on the south coast approximately 50 km south from Reykjavik. You will be enchanted by the blue ocean and volcanic sands as you gear up on the black-sand beach, dressing in the wetsuit, gloves and hoods provided to you by your guide.Under the watching gaze of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, you will learn the basic moves of surfing, as well as basic safety principles for your time on the water.Þorlákshöfn is the perfect spot for both beginners and pro surfers alike, with a variety of wave sizes and breaks. You can expect to see and ride both beach breaks and point breaks, though you'll be taught the basic principles of surfing on the beach breaks. Your lesson will last for approximately one hour.If you include at least four friends in your trip, your guide will ensure your surf school is private and personalised. Please note that trips are not undertaken if the waves are too big or small, but this is known three days in advance of your lesson.Lessons run all year round, so what are you waiting for? Hurl yourself into the waves of the North Atlantic and you too can surf like a pro in the ‘Hawaii of the North’! Check availability by choosing a date. 
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Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Surfing tours

Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline.
Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.

5

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Surfing tours

Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline. Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.
5 average category rating
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Low Prices in Iceland
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Into the Forgotten Fjord | Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

Paddle into the beautiful Hvalfjörður fjord on a stand up paddleboard and experience 360 degrees of breathtaking scenery. Those who wish to discover the untouched Icelandic nature while literally standing on water, surrounded by stretches of mountains, should not miss this tour.Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a sport that originated in Hawaii as a by-product of surfing. It has now made its way from that little volcanic island to this one. By using a paddle, you will propel yourself through the water while maintaining an upright stance. SUP is both a safe and fun activity which will provide you with an opportunity to see the Icelandic nature from a different viewpoint.On this tour, you will be picked up in the morning and driven to one of the longest fjords in Iceland, Hvalfjörður, famous for its war and whaling history. This tranquil fjord makes for an excellent SUP location as it is exceptionally quiet and peaceful. All that along with the raw, alien Icelandic nature, takes this stand up paddle boarding experience to another level.Depending on your preference, you will be suited with either a drysuit or a wetsuit. Your professional guides will then teach you everything you need to know about stand up paddleboards. Don't worry if you have no experience; this tour will be tailored to your background and level of fitness.After gearing up and learning how to use the equipment, there is nothing left but to make your way out to the water and breathe in the fresh mountain air as you paddle out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you stand on your board, surrounded by nothing but the pristine Icelandic nature.Book now for an amazing experience in the wild nature on this stand up paddleboard tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Feb.
Difficulty:
Easy
See More

South Iceland Surf School | Learn the Basics of Arctic Surfing

Come join the action and learn the basics of surfing on the rolling waves of Iceland’s beautiful south coast!Surfing is one of the last things that come to people’s mind when they think about Iceland, but this small island boasts incredible waves, beautifully natural backdrops and a surfing culture all unto its own.Surfing in Iceland is a fast growing industry, drawing only the bravest thrill-seekers from across the planet. Iceland may not have the warmest water in the world, but surfing here is sure to provide a true blast of adrenaline and a lifetime of memories.You will be surfing at the stunning Þorlákshöfn, nestled on the south coast approximately 50 km south from Reykjavik. You will be enchanted by the blue ocean and volcanic sands as you gear up on the black-sand beach, dressing in the wetsuit, gloves and hoods provided to you by your guide.Under the watching gaze of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, you will learn the basic moves of surfing, as well as basic safety principles for your time on the water.Þorlákshöfn is the perfect spot for both beginners and pro surfers alike, with a variety of wave sizes and breaks. You can expect to see and ride both beach breaks and point breaks, though you'll be taught the basic principles of surfing on the beach breaks. Your lesson will last for approximately one hour.If you include at least four friends in your trip, your guide will ensure your surf school is private and personalised. Please note that trips are not undertaken if the waves are too big or small, but this is known three days in advance of your lesson.Lessons run all year round, so what are you waiting for? Hurl yourself into the waves of the North Atlantic and you too can surf like a pro in the ‘Hawaii of the North’! Check availability by choosing a date. 
5
1 review
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Surfing tours

Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline.
Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.

5

average

1reviews

Surfing tours

Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline. Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.
5 average category rating
1 reviews
Low Prices in Iceland
Best price guarantee
Refine results by using the filters
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  • Rating
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Into the Forgotten Fjord | Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

Paddle into the beautiful Hvalfjörður fjord on a stand up paddleboard and experience 360 degrees of breathtaking scenery. Those who wish to discover the untouched Icelandic nature while literally standing on water, surrounded by stretches of mountains, should not miss this tour.Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a sport that originated in Hawaii as a by-product of surfing. It has now made its way from that little volcanic island to this one. By using a paddle, you will propel yourself through the water while maintaining an upright stance. SUP is both a safe and fun activity which will provide you with an opportunity to see the Icelandic nature from a different viewpoint.On this tour, you will be picked up in the morning and driven to one of the longest fjords in Iceland, Hvalfjörður, famous for its war and whaling history. This tranquil fjord makes for an excellent SUP location as it is exceptionally quiet and peaceful. All that along with the raw, alien Icelandic nature, takes this stand up paddle boarding experience to another level.Depending on your preference, you will be suited with either a drysuit or a wetsuit. Your professional guides will then teach you everything you need to know about stand up paddleboards. Don't worry if you have no experience; this tour will be tailored to your background and level of fitness.After gearing up and learning how to use the equipment, there is nothing left but to make your way out to the water and breathe in the fresh mountain air as you paddle out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you stand on your board, surrounded by nothing but the pristine Icelandic nature.Book now for an amazing experience in the wild nature on this stand up paddleboard tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Feb.
Difficulty:
Easy
See More

South Iceland Surf School | Learn the Basics of Arctic Surfing

Come join the action and learn the basics of surfing on the rolling waves of Iceland’s beautiful south coast!Surfing is one of the last things that come to people’s mind when they think about Iceland, but this small island boasts incredible waves, beautifully natural backdrops and a surfing culture all unto its own.Surfing in Iceland is a fast growing industry, drawing only the bravest thrill-seekers from across the planet. Iceland may not have the warmest water in the world, but surfing here is sure to provide a true blast of adrenaline and a lifetime of memories.You will be surfing at the stunning Þorlákshöfn, nestled on the south coast approximately 50 km south from Reykjavik. You will be enchanted by the blue ocean and volcanic sands as you gear up on the black-sand beach, dressing in the wetsuit, gloves and hoods provided to you by your guide.Under the watching gaze of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, you will learn the basic moves of surfing, as well as basic safety principles for your time on the water.Þorlákshöfn is the perfect spot for both beginners and pro surfers alike, with a variety of wave sizes and breaks. You can expect to see and ride both beach breaks and point breaks, though you'll be taught the basic principles of surfing on the beach breaks. Your lesson will last for approximately one hour.If you include at least four friends in your trip, your guide will ensure your surf school is private and personalised. Please note that trips are not undertaken if the waves are too big or small, but this is known three days in advance of your lesson.Lessons run all year round, so what are you waiting for? Hurl yourself into the waves of the North Atlantic and you too can surf like a pro in the ‘Hawaii of the North’! Check availability by choosing a date. 
5
1 review
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
See More

Surfing tours

Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline.
Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.

5

average

1reviews

Surfing tours

Ride the North Atlantic waves off Iceland's volcanic coastline. Join a surfing tour for an experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding, and add an exhilarating and unique edge to your holiday on the cusp of the Arctic Circle.
5 average category rating
1 reviews
Low Prices in Iceland
Best price guarantee
Refine results by using the filters
Popularity
  • Popularity
  • Rating
  • Price
  • Price
  • Duration
  • Duration

Into the Forgotten Fjord | Stand Up Paddleboard Tour

Paddle into the beautiful Hvalfjörður fjord on a stand up paddleboard and experience 360 degrees of breathtaking scenery. Those who wish to discover the untouched Icelandic nature while literally standing on water, surrounded by stretches of mountains, should not miss this tour.Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a sport that originated in Hawaii as a by-product of surfing. It has now made its way from that little volcanic island to this one. By using a paddle, you will propel yourself through the water while maintaining an upright stance. SUP is both a safe and fun activity which will provide you with an opportunity to see the Icelandic nature from a different viewpoint.On this tour, you will be picked up in the morning and driven to one of the longest fjords in Iceland, Hvalfjörður, famous for its war and whaling history. This tranquil fjord makes for an excellent SUP location as it is exceptionally quiet and peaceful. All that along with the raw, alien Icelandic nature, takes this stand up paddle boarding experience to another level.Depending on your preference, you will be suited with either a drysuit or a wetsuit. Your professional guides will then teach you everything you need to know about stand up paddleboards. Don't worry if you have no experience; this tour will be tailored to your background and level of fitness.After gearing up and learning how to use the equipment, there is nothing left but to make your way out to the water and breathe in the fresh mountain air as you paddle out onto the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the serene atmosphere as you stand on your board, surrounded by nothing but the pristine Icelandic nature.Book now for an amazing experience in the wild nature on this stand up paddleboard tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Feb.
Difficulty:
Easy
See More

South Iceland Surf School | Learn the Basics of Arctic Surfing

Come join the action and learn the basics of surfing on the rolling waves of Iceland’s beautiful south coast!Surfing is one of the last things that come to people’s mind when they think about Iceland, but this small island boasts incredible waves, beautifully natural backdrops and a surfing culture all unto its own.Surfing in Iceland is a fast growing industry, drawing only the bravest thrill-seekers from across the planet. Iceland may not have the warmest water in the world, but surfing here is sure to provide a true blast of adrenaline and a lifetime of memories.You will be surfing at the stunning Þorlákshöfn, nestled on the south coast approximately 50 km south from Reykjavik. You will be enchanted by the blue ocean and volcanic sands as you gear up on the black-sand beach, dressing in the wetsuit, gloves and hoods provided to you by your guide.Under the watching gaze of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, you will learn the basic moves of surfing, as well as basic safety principles for your time on the water.Þorlákshöfn is the perfect spot for both beginners and pro surfers alike, with a variety of wave sizes and breaks. You can expect to see and ride both beach breaks and point breaks, though you'll be taught the basic principles of surfing on the beach breaks. Your lesson will last for approximately one hour.If you include at least four friends in your trip, your guide will ensure your surf school is private and personalised. Please note that trips are not undertaken if the waves are too big or small, but this is known three days in advance of your lesson.Lessons run all year round, so what are you waiting for? Hurl yourself into the waves of the North Atlantic and you too can surf like a pro in the ‘Hawaii of the North’! Check availability by choosing a date. 
5
1 review
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Surfing is a popular activity among Icelanders and is becoming increasingly popular among visitors too. Off the shores of Reykjanes Peninsula you can take lessons, hone your skills and experience surfing like nowhere else on the planet.

1. Do I need to have previous experience to try surfing in Iceland?

Yes, if you intend to surf alone. If you are going on a guided tour, an instructor will keep you safe at all times.

2. Is surfing in Iceland safe?

Surfing in Iceland is as safe as anywhere else in the world, given that you are experienced, that you take care and that you respect and study the surroundings in which you intend to surf.

3. Where are the best spots for surfing in Iceland?

In general, the beaches on Reykjanes peninsula are considered to be Iceland’s best surfing spots.

4. When is the best surf in Iceland? 

The optimal season to surf in Iceland is between October and March.

5. How cold is the water?

During high season, the water drops to freezing temperatures, making thick wet suits absolutely essential.

6. What equipment is used for surfing in Iceland?

Hooded wetsuits, gloves and footwear are all necessary to fight off the cold of the North-Atlantic.

7. Can I rent surfboards in Iceland?

Yes, you can rent all the necessary surfing equipment in Iceland.

8. Why is Iceland unique for surfing?

Because it’s cold, beautiful and unpredictable.

9. Can I surf under the northern lights?

Yes, if you are lucky, the northern lights might appear in the sky above you while you catch that perfect wave.

10. What kind of surf breaks can be expected?

Iceland does have some beginners beach breaks that are without rocks. The best surf locations have reef or point breaks.

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