8 Days / 7 Nights
Iceland, a small nation of about 350,000 inhabitants and the size of Kentucky, surprisingly has 65 golf courses, including fifteen 18-hole courses. Playing golf in Iceland is anything but an everyday experience. The diversity of the landscape is overwhelmingly beautiful, and the courses offer an unparalleled experience. Battle against nature as you play against your ever-changing surroundings and elements without worrying about buzzing mosquitoes or snakes in the holes, as Iceland has none.
And during the summer, you can play golf... at midnight!
Daily arrival in Reykjavik, May through August
A journey by Private Car and Guide
- Stay at the best accommodations in Iceland, including the luxurious Retreat at the Blue Lagoon
- Golf most days on some of Iceland’s most exciting courses
- Travel to the Westman Islands for Puffin spotting by Rib Boat, followed by a round of golf
- Explore Iceland’s most iconic attractions, including the Golden Circle and the South Shore
- Perfect touring options for non-golfers companions
- 1 night at the Blue Lagoon Retreat Hotel
- 1 night in the Golden Circle area at the Torfhús Retreat or similar
- 2 nights in the South Shore area at the Umi Hotel or similar
- 1 night in Glacier Lagoon area at the Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon
- 2 nights in Reykjavik at the Canopy by Hilton Hotel or similar
Transporations & Touring
All transfers and sightseeing are via luxury 4x4 vehicle and private guide. Some activities such as snowmobiles, ice-trekking, etc. are operated on a small group basis, unless you choose to pay "Private-Premium" fee
All Entrance Fees include activities, attractions, and national parks
One-way airfare from Hofn to Reykjavik
- All Green Fees and T-Times are included and pre-scheduled
- Golf Carts, equipment, and a caddy are available for rent
- Midnight Sun Golf is included (Valid of all departures between June to Mid-July)
Day 1 - Arrival in Keflavik Airport / The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon & Golf!
Upon arrival, transfer to the Retreat at the Blue Lagoon for a leisure morning at the SPA. In the afternoon, enjoy the first round of golf at the Húsatóftar Golf Course.
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Welcome to Iceland! Upon arrival at the Keflavik airport, meet your private guide at the Arrival Hall, after the Icelandic Customs Area. He / She will be carrying a sign with your name on it. You will then depart for a mere 15-minutes’ drive to the Blue Lagoon and the Retreat Hotel and Spa. While the official check-in time is at 2:00 pm, you will enjoy 4-hours access to the exclusive Retreat Lagoon, including a private and luxurious changing room with a full bathroom.
Later in the afternoon, meet your guide and embark on your first golf adventure in Iceland. The Húsatóftar Golf Courses located only 10 minutes away from the Retreat, and it hosts the “Blue Lagoon Open Tournament” each year. The location is right by the Atlantic Ocean, where occasionally whales can be spotted.
We then return to the hotel for more leisure time at the SPA.
Day 2 - Exploring the Reykjanes Geopark & Golf
Depart the hotel for a half-day tour of the Reykjanes Peninsula, featuring otherworldly geothermal landscapes and attractions. In the afternoon, play golf at Kiðjaberg Golf Course.
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After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and meet your private guide at the lobby and depart on a half-day tour of the Reykjanes Geopark. We will stop at selected locations to take in the unique landscape and witness awesome geothermal activities, such as bubbling mud, steaming holes, lava fields, and colorful hills.
Later play golf at the Kiðjaberg Golf Course. Set between the Hvita River and Lake Hestvatn, the course is world-known for its breathtaking surroundings.
We then continue to your accommodation, ideally situated for the exploration of the Golden Circle.
Day 3 - The Golden Circle and the Friðheimar tomato farm, Golf and ATV Ride
This morning, depart for a full day exploration of the Golden Circle. Visit Gullfoss & Geysir, and enjoy a unique location for lunch. Later play golf at the Þorlákshöfn Golf Course.
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After breakfast at your cozy hotel, check-out, and meet your guide at the lobby. Today we explore several of Iceland's most famous attractions, all within the "Golden Circle." We first stop at Geysir, a place that coined the term for the natural phenomena known as "Geysers." Strokkur, arguably the country's most famous hot spring, shooting vast jets of boiling water between 65 feet and 130 feet high, and erupts every five to ten minutes; make sure to have your camera ready!
Continue to Gullfoss, the "Golden Falls," a tiered waterfall with a whopping height of 105 feet. The crevice is hidden from sight at close range, making it appear as though the river vanishes into the earth.
Today, lunch is at the Friðheimar tomato farm, where you enjoy a delicious Tomato Soup and freshly baked bread amidst the tomato vines.
After lunch, enjoy a round of golf at the Þorlákshöfn Golf Course, the world's only black-sand golf course! With a mountain ridge on one side and the black sand beach at the other, it is truly a mesmerizing location.
Daylight is long during the summer, and if your energy level allows, we suggest hopping on an ATV adventure on the Black Sand Beaches.
We then arrive at your hotel in the South Shore, in time for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4 - The Westman Islands, Puffing Spotting Cruise by Rib Boat & Golf
Today we sail to the Westman Islands, hop a thrilling speedboat ride to see Puffins and play golf on the 18-hole course in the Islands.
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Depart the hotel and drive towards the nearby pier for a ferry-ride to the volcanic Westman Islands. Here you will play golf at the Vestmannaeyar course. Set in an old volcano, it is a real test for your golfing skills. Teeing off against a backdrop of volcanic walls, changing wind directions on the same hole, while playing over the sea, are all the regular challenges of this unique location.
Later, hop on a Rib-boat for a thrill ride along the Islands’ cliffs in search of Puffins, also known as the “Clowns of the Sea,” as well as Iceland’s National Bird.
We then examine the aftermath of the 1793 volcanic eruption before returning by ferry to your hotel on the main island.
Day 5 - Snowmobile Adventure on E-15 Volcano, Waterfalls and to the Glacier Lagoon
After breakfast, enjoy a thrilling snowmobile ride atop the E-15 Volcano, followed by a visit to two famous waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Visit the Black Sand Beach of Reynisfjara, and drive east to the Glacier Lagoon.
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Rise and Shine! Check out of the hotel and depart to the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Glacier! The legendary Eyjafjallajokull is the Icelandic volcano, which brought European air traffic to a standstill in 2010. It is also famous for having an unpronounceable name. A massive 100 km2 ice cap completely covers E15 (for short).
Snowmobiling on top of the E15 glacier is an extraordinary experience. The tour starts from the basecamp, with a short briefing. We then gear up with a snowsuit and step into the Super-Jeep that will take us up on a steep road to the mountain, onto the glacier, pick up the snowmobiles ride to the glacier Eyjafjallajökull. All the essential gear for a safe and comfortable ride is provided, and no previous experience is required.
The next highlight of the day is the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfall; here, you can walk behind the cascade for a unique view through the water's thundering torrents. Continue to yet another beautiful waterfall, Skogafoss. This powerful waterfall has a drop of 196 feet, sometimes displaying a perfect rainbow across the entire water veil.
And then on to the black volcanic beaches of Reynisfjara, we go, with the geometric basalt columns standing tall. We then continue east along the Ring Road through stunning vistas of snow-caps, rivers, and the ocean, to our hotel, near the Glacier Lagoon.
Day 6 - Kayaking at Glacier Lagoon and the Diamond Beach / Reykjavik Walking Tour
Embark on a thrilling Kayaking adventure amidst the iceberg and explore the Diamond Beach. Later fly to back to Reykjavik for a City Walking Tour.
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We start early morning with a fantastic private kayaking tour on a glacier lagoon called Heinabergslon, less visited by the crowed and the motorboats. You will gear up and get instructions before embarking on a truly magical glide through the frigid water at the lagoon. Here you can become part of the environment, paddle alongside the floating icebergs.
You will visit the glistening and glittering, Diamond Beach, where the icebergs float ashore and create a unique landscape by the shore. When you witness nature made ice sculptures, you will understand why this spectacular place is called Diamond Beach.
Later we transfer to Hofn's airport for your flight back to Reykjavik. Once there, meet your driver for a short ride to your hotel in the city and walking tour.
Day 7 - A Journey Into a Volcano & Golf
Today, enter a magma chamber of a dormant volcano over 400 feet under the earth's surface! Then play golf at the award-winning Brautarholt Golf Course.
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Wake up to the relative hustle of the Icelandic capital. Meet your guide at the lobby and depart for a 25-minutes' drive to the city's outskirts, towards the dormant Þríhnúkagígur volcano.
To experience this wonder, all you need is to hike a moderate 45–50-minute over the lava field, to the crater, and the courage to descend 400 feet to the bottom of the magma chamber in an open cable lift.
Once at the Base Camp, your group will be briefed about all the essential safety procedures, and the guides will help you put on a helmet and a harness. The trips up and down the magma chamber take about 6 minutes each way, and the first ones to go down will be the first ones to go up.
You will spend about half an hour on the bottom of the magma chamber, during which time you can take as many photos as you want with the close supervision of the expert guides.
When you are back on the surface, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Icelandic soup and a hot drink.
After this adventure, proceed to play golf at the Brautarholt Golf Course. The course lies in breathtaking nature by the sea with a view to Reykjavik city. Brautarholt is ranked in 62nd place amongst the Top 100 Best Golf-Courses in the World according to Golfscape and in 40th place on the best golf-courses list in Scandinavia, according to Golf Digest Magazine.
Day 8 - Last round of Golf / Depart Iceland
Today, you may opt to enjoy a leisure day or play the last golf course at one of the city’s excellent courses. Later we transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.
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