Skinnhúfhellir Cave Paddling Tour

Our most challenging kayaking trip

Spend the day paddling across the entirety of Úlfljótsvatn, with a few stops on the way, towards a cave with an incredible view. 

Kayak with your group across the lake that the Scout Centre gets its name from to Skinnhúfhellir cave on the other side. 


09:30 –  Meet guides and do equipment check
09:35 – Carry out kayaks and paddles 
09:45 – Begin kayaking
09:55 – Arrive to Úlfljótsvatn church and explore
10:05 – Begin kayaking to Hrútey island 
10:40 – Arrive to Hrútey Island and explore
11:10 – Begin kayaking to Steinngrímsstöð hydroelectricity plant
12:00 – Arrive to shore and begin hiking to the cave
12:30 – Arrive to the cave, relax, explore and have lunch
13:30 Spend more time exploring the area before returning to the kayaks
14:30 – Begin Kayaking back 
15:45 – Arrive back to Úlfljótsvatn
15:50 – Return kayaks to boat house and finish activity


  • 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 3,500