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P3176790.jpgVatnajökull National Park was established June 7th 2008 and is Europe´s largest national park. It is 13.600 square kilometers in size and covers over 13% of Iceland´s surface. The main goal with the designation is to protec Vatnajökull glacier and it´s surroundings. Over hald of the national park is a glacier where you can find the interrelationship between the forces of frost, fire and water.

Six visitor centers and service areas are linked to the national park and they distribute to the four main park areas. Those are the Southern part, Eastern part, Northern part and Western part of the park. The Vatnajökull regions belongs to the Southern part and the visitor center is in Skaftafell. In the future plans are to open another visitor center close to the town of Höfn.

Vatnajökull Travel offers both organised and private tours in Vatnajökull National Park! Further information about the park is on Vatnajökull National Park official website

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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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