We at Extreme Iceland regard everything in Iceland as extreme, the nature, the landscape, the weather, the conditions and the beauty and we intend to keep it that way for future generations to come. As proud as we are to show our country off to our visitors, we aim to do so in a manner that preserves the unspoiled, fragile and clean environment.
We understand that with the growing tourism industry in Iceland, with more and more people visiting our country's most precious assets, that there is a higher risk of our unspoiled nature being corrupted. We make it our responsibility to make sure that we operate our business without damaging or harming the environment in any way. We carefully design our tours in a matter that our visits leave no permanent damage to the nature.
All Extreme Iceland's staff and guides are commited to follow our environmental policy and to educate our guests on how to help us perserve the Icelandic nature.
Vakinn is a quality system run by the Icelandic Tourist Board. Only tourism businesses that maintain high standards in all aspects of business practices and meet Vakinn´s comprehensive assessment criteria have earned the right to carry Vakinn the official quality label.
Extreme Iceland is very proud to be a Vakinn certified travel service, maintaining the Vakinn quality standard annually and ensuring that our everyday practice consistently meet the accreditations requirements.
For tourists and travelers, the Vakinn sign means that:
Vakinn Bronze Class Environmental Certificate
Extreme Iceland has been awarded and has maintained the Vakinn Bronze Class Environmental Certificate which is an official recognition of our high standards concerning sustainability, the environment and social responsibility.
The preservation of magnificent of Icelandic nature for future generations to enjoy has always been very important to Extreme Iceland. And we believe the protection of fragile ecosystems and wildlife habitats is as necessary as finding ways to reduce our individual and collective ecological footprints.