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Seyoisfjordur East Iceland

The East and Southeast

Home to lagoons dotted with icebergs and rolling hillsides, this is the area for walking and boat trips.

While the east of Iceland is home to dramatic fjord scenery and steep mountains, the southeast is home to lagoons dotted with icebergs such as Jokulsarlon and is the countries favourite region for walking.

Bird watching, horse-riding and hiking are particularly popular in the east and boat trips amongst the icebergs is the main activity of the southeast.

Forest and lake near Lagarfljot
Lagarfljot, Iceland

The East

Stark scenery, the inland lake of Lagarfljot and prolific birdlife with the accessible puffin platform at Borgarfjordur Eastri make the eastern region perfect for exploring.

Kayaking East Iceland

The Southeast

The southeast shares much the same appeal but for glacial scenery and boat trips to find the ever photogenic seals.


It’s all here. Things to see and do, places to explore and moments to discover.


Explore the lake side forest of Lagarfljot.

Puffin Watching

Puffin-watch at the remote farms of Husey and Skalanes, on foot or by horseback.


Spend a few hours at the pretty arty town of Seyoisfjordur on the east coast.

Kayaking in Seyoisfjorour

Take a kayak down the river at the small town of Seyoisfjorour.

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A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Katie Benden

The excitement of travelling the world has always hugely appealed. Largely cemented from my first solo trip to Egypt and the Middle East. The crazy hustle and bustle of Cairo was a huge assault on the senses, scrambling through the claustrophobic tunnels of the Great pyramid took me out of my comfort zone and I was left humbled by the warm hospitality of the Nubian people in Aswan as we shared dinner together.

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