Valagil Hike and the Arctic Fox Center
Enjoy breathtaking scenery and fascinating facts with a hike and visit to the Arctic Fox Center.
See waterfalls and ancient lava on a moderate hike through the spectacular Valagil canyon.
Visit the Arctic Fox Center, a research station and museum.
Learn all about the Arctic fox, Iceland’s only native land mammal.
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
Please dress according to the weather (waterproof clothing is recommended) and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please note that the order of sites we visit may vary.
Scenery and insight
Your tour begins with a scenic drive from the port toward picturesque Álftafjörður. At the bottom of the fjord, we’ll begin our hike through the spectacular Valagil canyon, complete with majestic waterfalls and layers of ancient lava.
After your hike through stunning scenery, we’ll drive to the village of Súðavík and visit the fascinating Arctic Fox Center, a research center, museum, and café. Here, you can learn more about Iceland’s only native land mammal.
Remarks/requirements: Please dress according to the weather (waterproof clothing is recommended) and wear comfortable walking shoes. Please note that the order of sites we visit may vary.
Walking information: Entails physical activity on uneven surfaces and/or steep terrain. You may be expected to carry your own backpack and equipment. Not suitable for guests with limited mobility.