Wilderness Center of Iceland

"Gateway to the most extensive highlands in Northern-Europe"

#1 Recommended Eco Friendly Resort in Egilsstadir, Iceland (view list)
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Category:
Resort
Themes:
Eco Friendly
Hidden Gem
Adventure
MVP Score:
5.0 / 5
Recommended by:
64 travellers
Recommend

Wilderness Center of Iceland is more than a park ... it is Iceland's interpretation of a resort, with accommodations, nature tours, dining, exhibitions, and more all-in-one. The Wilderness Center is an eco-friendly hidden gem, nestled into the edge of Northern Europe’s biggest wilderness. Eco-friendly, interesting, and unusual are just some of the reasons this getaway comes so highly recommended.

Stay & Play at Wilderness Center of Iceland

At the Wilderness Center of Iceland you get to stay onsite and play onsite too. There are several accommodation choices at the Wilderness Center of Iceland, as well as activities available to guests. From May to September an interactive exhibition demonstrating "dramatic struggle between the forces of nature and the Icelander´s fight to survive" awaits. Day tours, locally sourced fare, private excursions, and more are all found on this one property. 

Accommodations

From private rooms to dorms, every budget and travel group can find the most fitting for their needs. Plus, a lot of the room features were crafted from recycled material, so it not only looks cool and has a signature style, but guests can feel good about staying here too. With space for up to 27 guests, expect a tranquil and private experience when staying at this unique accommodation choice.

Landowners Suite
Through the common room, an impressive suite of old-fashioned décor with every detail indicating quality and exceptional experience. The suite can also be booked as a family room.

Old Farmhouse
A farmhouse built in 1940, refurbished to its original design with four bedrooms decorated in the spirit of past owners. Furnishings and objects tell the story of living by the wilderness’ edge.

Bed-Closets
For those wishing to enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional common room, still preferring some privacy, a closed bed is an excellent choice.

Basecamp
Creatively designed and built from recycled materials – decorated with old explorers maps and other vintage things The view is great. Available are 4 double rooms with cozy and creative atmosphere.

Dormitory
Whether on a group hike, a horse trek or just looking for an extraordinary experience, our common room accommodation is an excellent choice. Who wouldn’t like to try out staying overnight in the past, with all modern conveniences by hand? This accommodation is rebuilt in the style of typical Icelandic living conditions in the 19th century.

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Meals are Served at Wilderness Center of Iceland

A buffet at breakfast, and authentic local cuisine at lunch and dinner are served. The a la carte pricing allows guests to take advantage at their pleasure.

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Day Tours Not to Miss

Go horseback riding, explore an abandoned farm, hike on a shepherds path, and more. Their website details all the tours and the pricing.

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Escorted Iceland Vacation Packages

Photo safaris, hiking Iceland's wilderness, horseback adventures and more are available in pre-packaged escapes with Wilderness Center of Iceland. Tailor-made tours are also available.

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Wilderness Center of Iceland Contact Information:
Website: https://www.wilderness.is
Phone: +354 440 8822 | +354 896 2339 | +354 863 9494
Email: info@wilderness.is