"To look for the great in the small"
"To look for the great in the small,'' to quote Þórbergur Þórðarson, a famous author from Hali, is never more appropriate then when you look for recreation for children. In the Vatnajökull region you will find many adventurous experiences for the young or young at heart.
Taking short and long walks in the beautiful nature of Southeast Iceland, and experiencing the flora and fauna or looking for beautiful stones and minerals is something everybody can do.
To take a walk or run on a black sand beach or play and splash in the clean Icelandic streams is a memorable experience. Many things in nature make children curious, and in Iceland, there are no insects or animals that are dangerous to humans and the water is clean and drinkable. Enjoy the little things with your children in the Vatnajökull region.
Recreation and fun activities to do with your children are amongst many:
The swimming pool in Höfn