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Vatnajökull Travel was established in July 2005 by Guðbrandur Jóhannsson, who is the owner and operator of the company. It emphasises on transportation and travel packages in the region of Vatnajökull Glacier, offering unique travel experience all year round!

During the summer months (June - August) we offer exciting tours up to the magnificent Vatnajökull glacier where you can have a thrilling time driving a snowmobile. That is followed by an unforgettable boat tour on Jökulsárlón, where you sail among huge icebergs that have broken from the majestic glacier. While doing that you can have a taste of the over 1000 year old crystal clear ice! For those who want to visit Iceland during the cosy winter months (October-April) we offer unforgettable packages to the Vatnajökull region where you are likely to see the spectacular northern lights in stunning surroundings! You will visit some of our natural treasures like the well known Jökulsárlón and Hoffell glacier where you can dip into a natural hot tub and relax after a day full of activities! Don´t hesitate to contact us with your travel wishes, we are very flexible and will do our very best to make your stay in the Vatnajökull region unforgettable!


Guðbrandur Jóhannsson - owner and director:

Guðbrandur was born in Northwest Iceland in 1949. Educated as a teacher he has over thirty years of experience teaching mathematics, physics and first aid. While still teaching he started offering boat rides on Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, in 1985. Later, he added daily summertime 4WD services into the wilderness of Lónsöræfi, while recently his principal work has been in tourism and driving school buses. Alongside his great experience in the tourism industry, Guðbrandur Jóhannsson has worked on many filming and advertising projects in the area. A few to mention are the Bond movies A View to a Kill and Die another Day. He has also worked for Vogue Magazine and National Geographic.


Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson - photographer:

Ragnar Th. Sigurðsson ( b. 1958 ) is a professional photographer, educated in Sweden and Iceland. He started as a news photographer in 1975 but has had his own studio and graphic-work firm since 1985. Ragnar masters a broad range of work, including studio advertising photography, illustrations of travel publications, annual reports and covering of official arrangements. He has for example covered many events arranged by the Export Council of Iceland, the Scientific Council of Iceland and the President of Iceland and well as numerous banks, corporations and institutions. He has provided illustrations for a number of books, calendars and magazines.


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logoWould you like to drive a snowmobile on Europe´s largest glacier, sail among icebergs or explore our black sand dunes on ATV´s? How about viewing the magnificent Northern lights on a cold winter night? Vatnajökull Travel offers exciting tours around the region, all year long.  We plan our clients' trips, and acquire whichever service that is needed to make the tour as enjoyable as possible.

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The Vatnajökull region is easy to reach all year long! Eagle Air makes frequent flight between Höfn and Reykjavík and daily busses run daily from Reykjavík and Akureyri during the summer months.

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