Kayaking & Hot Springs

Starting from: Heydalur
Season: 10th May-15th Aug
Duration: 1-5 hours
Difficulty: 1/5-3/5
Minimum age: 12 years old
Min: 2 pax

We offer two different versions: A 1 hour trip and a 5 hour trip.

1 hour trip, paddling near a seal colony by Skalavik followed by a visit to the wonderfully warm and relaxing hot springs of Heydalur. Ideal for beginners.

5 hour trip, paddling from Skalavik, pass the resting seals and paddle away into Mjoifjordur towards the hot springs of Heydalur. Suitable for experienced paddlers.

Kayak along side the shore of Mjóifjörður, close to a seal colony at the fjord mouth. On the 1h tour, you will return to your departure point by the fjord mouth, while on the longer, 5 hours tour, you will continue into the fjord. At the end of the tour, you can relax in the local natural hot pools. Don't forget your swimwear for this trip! 

Enjoy the landscape of majestic mountains and varied bird life, and the possibility to see seals and even (occasionally) whales. 


- Kayaks and all appropriate kayaking gear
- Guide
- Visit to a hot spring pool
- Light snacks are provided on the longer tour

Not included:

- Light snacks are not included on the shorter tour
- Transportation to Mjóifjörður

To bring: 
- Spare clothes.
- Warm clothes to wear while paddling. It is recommended that you wear wool or fleece bottoms and tops underneath the waterproof kayaking clothing.
- A cap
- Sunscreen / after sun cream
- Water bottle
- Swim suit
- Don't forget your camera!