Hrútey Island Paddling Tour

A challenging kayaking trip

Spend the day paddling across the entirety of Úlfljótsvatn to an Island on the other side.

Kayak with your group across the lake that the Scout Centre gets its name from to Hrútey Island on the other side. You will stop on the island for lunch, explore a little bit and return in the afternoon.


10:00 –  Meet guides and do equipment check
10:15 – Carry out kayaks and paddles 
10:30 – Begin kayaking
12:30 – Arrive to Hrútey island and explore the island
12:45 – Have lunch
13:45 – Begin kayaking back 
15:45 – Arrive to Flatey island and explore
16:00 – Kayak back
16:15 – Arrive back and put away kayaks and equipment


  • Clothes you don’t mind getting wet
  • Small rucksack for lunch and water
  • Old shoes 
  • Waterproof jacket 
  • Personal medication 
  • 2 litres of drinking water 
  • Packed lunch
Activities, Water
Run by

Úlfljótsvatn Guides 

Group Min./Max.


Age Min.

12 y/o


Full Day




ISK 3,000