The Hvalfjörður fjord (Whale fjord), is a serene and tranquil bay which is steeped in both history and folklore. The Hvalfjörður fjord was created as the ice age glaciers melted and is ringed by giant table-top mountains. Choose between Reykjavik pickup or meet-on-location.
- Hvalfjordur fjord
- Sea kayaking
From Reykjavik: ~6 hours
Reykjavik pick-up: Starts at 8:30 am from your Reykjavik pick up location and please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for us to arrive.
Meet on location: If you prefer to meet us on location, please be at Bjarteyjarsandur farm in Hvalfjordur at 10:00 am, see a map here
Included: 4-star BCU certified sea kayaking guide, specialized sea kayaking gear
For further information:
Fjord Serenity - Sea kayaking
Hvalfjörður is so named, because of an ancient tale, where an angry red-headed whale is lured into the bay and trapped: ending its reign of terror. But it is possibly most famous today for its role in World War II, where it was the place in which the allies hid their submarines and battleships from the Nazis. Hvalfjörður, is also famous for being the location of the Glymur falls: Icelands largest waterfall. Whether you are attracted by history, nature or simply picturesque beauty the Hvalfjörður fjord has it all, and kayaking across it is definitely something which you will want to cross off your bucket list. So don’t delay, book your trip to see the vivid blues and the magnificent scenery of Hvalfjörður today: we promise that you won’t regret it!
The waters around Iceland are cold and we recommend that you dress up warm! Make sure you bring suitably insulated clothing and a change of clothes in case yours get wet.
Due to limited capacity and our small group policy this tour sells frequently we recommend that you book this tour well in advance.
Disclaimer: All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Extreme Iceland does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.