Arctic Circle Crossing Ceremony

Excursion

Free

Duration

1-2h

Season

Available all year

Min. number

0 travellers

Booking code

INCL-GRY1


Cross the Arctic Circle in a special ceremony on Grimsey Island.
  • See the artwork Orbis et Globus, positioned on the Arctic Circle.

  • Enjoy an informal and fun Arctic Circle crossing ceremony with the Expedition Team.

  • Scout for spectacular birds like the puffin and the Arctic Tern as they nest on the cliffs nearby.

  • Explore the island on foot and enjoy a beautiful hike.


Arctic Circlehike 

The Arctic Circle crosses Iceland at the northernmost point on Grimsey Island. Enjoy a fun crossing ceremony with the Expedition Team. Then walk to the artwork Orbis et Globus – Circle and Sphere. It is placed on the Arctic Circle. As the Arctic Circle slowly moves northwards, the artwork is moved accordingly. You’ll get amazing photo opportunities of magnificent scenery and birdlife, like puffins, Arctic Terns, and Golden-Plovers. 

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks: Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to weather.

  • Nature walk, rocky and uneven surfaces

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.