Entries by Eydís Sól Steinarrsdóttir

Volcano

The origins of the community of Grindavik can be traced back to Einar G. Einarsson, which set up shop there in 1897. During that time the town population was only around 360. Fishing has for centuries been a crucial element in the survival of Grindavik’s population. But fishing trips were often extremely dangerous. Men were […]

FAB Travel

FAB Travel was founded in 2004 under the name Sport Bus. In the spring of  2010 we changed the name to FAB Travel – Free as A Bird! since that seemed to capture the spirit of the guests on our tours. We continually strive to provide the best service available to all our guests. We offer short and long […]

Sterna Travel

Sterna Travel was established in 2002. The company name is taken from the Latin word “sterna paradiesea” – the arctic tern, a travelling bird. We are a fully registered travel agency and have been a proud recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for three consecutive years. Sterna Travel offers guided day tours and Northern lights […]

Eld hestar

If you would like to book a Half Day Tour, Combo Tour or Day Tour you can book online or contact us. If you are interested in a multi-day riding tour with Eldhestar (including 3 to 7 days on horseback), please inform yourself about tour dates and tours available. If you would like to book a multi-day riding tour, […]

Íshestar

ÍSHESTAR’S SAGA Íshestar Riding Tours was founded in 1982 by three families. One of the founders is Einar Bollason who recently retired. In 1992 and again in 1998 the company opened up for others to become shareholders. Several Icelandic travel agencies invested in the company and the construction of the Íshestar Stables in Hafnarfjörður began. […]

City Walk

History and Culture Walk The famous two hour walking tour focuses on the history of Iceland, the evolution of Reykjavík as a town and Icelandic culture in general, laid out in an informative and comic way by either Marteinn (Martin), Eiríkur (Eric), Sara (Sarah), Jóhannes (Joe), Tómas (Tom) or Þórdís (Disa) english speaking Icelanders and […]

Iceland Rovers

A Legacy of Innovation, Passion & Professionalism Over the last 20 years we have used our expert knowledge, passion for nature and pioneering spirit to create innovative activities in Iceland for travelers. The 6th of January in 1996, the last day of Christmas in Iceland, was a fateful day for what will later become Iceland […]

Safari

WHERE THE CITY ENDS, ADVENTURE BEGINS! Safari Quads was established in 2003 making us the oldest ATV Quad tour company in Iceland. Our operation had quite a humble beginning; we set our first roots on a farm in the countryside of West Iceland. Our tours were rugged back then – we like to think of […]

Whales of Iceland

Research and Education Whales of Iceland, Marine Research Institute of Iceland and Elding, a family-run whale watching company, have worked together to on one of the most powerful whale research and education programs in Iceland. The research work is f.ex. carried out with satellite tracking on whales around Iceland, and guest can monitored they’re swimming […]