SUP: The Snæfellsnes Peninsula

  • Availability

    June - August

  • DURATION

    12 Hours

  • Difficulty

    Moderate

  • Pickup

    Included

  • Minimum Age

    14 Years

  • Price

    ISK 24.900

Tour Highlights:

  • Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Mt. Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Arnarstapi & Hellnar
  • Ytri-Tunga
  • Djúpalónssandur Beach
  • Stykkishólmur
  • And more!

Included:

  • Pickup & Dropoff in Reykjavík
  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Red Paddle Co inflatable SUP board & Paddles
  • All necessary safety equipment

The Stand Up Paddleboard on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula Tour (SUP)

The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is one of Iceland’s most beautiful areas. Often called “Iceland in miniature”, Snæfellsnes is home to many of Iceland’s most famous sights. On this small group tour, you will get to experience the magic of this area and enjoy an unforgettable SUP experience by Mt. Kirkjufell.

After pickup in Reykjavík, your guide will drive to Snæfellsnes. Along the way you can enjoy the landscape as you drive into West-Iceland. On the way, you’ll see lush farmlands and dramatic mountains, and perhaps some four-legged inhabitants! Once on the peninsula, you will explore some of it’s most beautiful sights. These include the charming village of Arnarstapi and it’s neighbor Hellnar. Here you can enjoy some dramatic cliff views and geological formations. You will also visit the black wooden church at Búðir and the Djúpalónssandur beach. Other stops include Stykkishólmur and Ytri-Tunga, where you can often see seals basking on the beach.

At Mt. Kirkjufell you will gear up and get on the stand up paddleboards! You do not need any prior SUP experience to enjoy this tour. Your guide will show you tips and tricks on how to paddle in these picture-perfect surroundings. This tour is a truly unique way to experience the famous Mt. Kirkjufell and see it from a different angle! After a great day on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, you will return to your selected location in Reykjavík.

Please note that SUP tours are highly dependent on weather and sea conditions. This tour can be changed or canceled with short notice for safety reasons. You do not need to have SUP experience to enjoy this tour, but you do need to meet some minimum requirements.

Please review the FAQ section for this tour carefully before booking.

Looking for a shorter SUP tour? Check out the Midnight Sun SUP Tour in Reykjavík.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the specific requirements for this tour?

To be able to participate in this tour, all guests must meet the following requirements:

  • Be comfortable in the water and be able to swim
  • Be physically fit
  • Be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
  • Be at minimum 145cm (4’9) tall / maximum 200cm (6’7) tall
  • Be at minimum 45kg (99 lbs) / maximum 120kg (264 lbs)
  • Be at minimum 14 years of age, please contact us regarding young participants
  • Not be pregnant

What happens if my tour gets canceled due to weather or other safety reasons?

If the tour is canceled you will be offered to reschedule your tour to another date. If you are unable to re-schedule, we will offer you a full refund for the tour.

Is pickup and dropoff in Reykjavík included in this tour?

Yes, pickup and dropoff at accommodations and designated pickup spots in Reykjavík are included in the tour price.

Please note that pickup can take up to 30 minutes. It is very important that you are ready at your selected location at the right time and wait for your pickup. 

What kind of clothing should I wear underneath the suit?

Depending on whether you choose a drysuit or a wetsuit you should wear:

Drysuit: You should wear thermal underlayers long underwear and warm socks underneath the dry suit.

Wetsuit: Swimsuit

We recommend that you wear these underneath your clothes when you go on the tour, to make it easier for you to change before going in the water.

 

What should I bring with me on the tour?

We recommend that, in addition to either thermal underwear or a swimsuit to wear under your suit (see above), you bring with you:

  • Light snack such as an energy bar etc.
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Towel
  • Camera

If you have chosen a drysuit, you may still want to bring a swimsuit. After the tour, the guide will always try to make time to visit the beach jacuzzi near the Grótta Lighthouse.

Do I need to know how to swim to be able to participate in this tour?

You do have to be able to swim to participate in SUP tours.

Do you offer private tours?

Yes, we offer private tours. If you’d like to book a private tour, please email us at info@iat.is for availability and pricing.

What is the cancellation policy for this tour?

Reservations can be canceled 48 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@iat.is.

Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 48 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).

If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible. 

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