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Tourist information centers

They can be found all over the country. Their staff provide information on the weather forecast, interesting places, help book events and much more. Maps and brochures are also available at these centers.

Ásbyrgi Visitor Centre, Ásbyrgi
Gljúfrastofa is the Visitor and Information Centre for the Northern Territory of Vatnajökull National Park. The visitor centre also houses a souvenir shop. The interesting exhibition on geology and the nature of Jökulsárgljúfur canyon and its environs graphically informs guests about plate boundaries, volcanism, biospheres and habitats, the power of glacial floods, the formation of Ásbyrgi canyon, and the interaction of humans with the might of nature. Considered by many to be the country’s best exhibition on Icelandic nature, it interactively allows the visitor to feel, smell and try out the assorted objects. The Visitor Centre is a perfect starting point for those who plan to visit Jökulsárgljúfur and its surroundings. Interesting natural attractions within Jökulsárgjúfur are Ásbyrgi, Hljóðaklettar, Hólmatungur and Dettifoss. Opening hours 2023:Jan 16 - Apr: 11-15 Mon-FriMay: 10-16 dailyJun - Aug: 9-17 dailySept - Okt: 11-16 dailyNov - Dec15: 11-15 Mon-Fri  To visit our website, please click here .
Varmahlíð Regional Information Center
The Tourist Information Center for Skagafjörður is located in the wooden house with the traditional turf roof in Varmahlíð, next to the local store. We offer a wide variety of brochures/booklets for Skagafjörður and regional booklets for all Iceland. We do offer free Wifi for our guests and you have access to a computer. We share the house with the local Handcraft society, which offers beautiful local handcraft. Opening hours: May 1st – October 31st: open daily 10:00 – 17:00 (10am-5pm) November 1st – December 31st: open Wednesday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00 (10am-4pm)December & January: Closed February 1st - April 30th: open Wednesday – Friday 10:00 – 16:00 (10am-4pm)
Þórshöfn District Information Office
The Þórshöfn information center is located in the Verið sports hall. In addition to being able to access information in the information center, tourists can access a washing machine, dryer and internet connection.
Akureyri Regional Information Center
The Tourist Information Bureau in Akureyri is located close to the town center in HOF Cultural and Conference Center. The Tourist Office´s friendly employees provide information, tips and details that are useful during your stay in Akureyri and surrounding areas. Opening hours 2024   Open every day in April and May from 10am-3pm.Open every day in June, July and August from 8am-4pm.Open every day in September from 10am-3pm.  
Gígur Visitor Centre
The visitor centre Gígur in Mývatn is open all year. There, park rangers and staff provide education and information to guests regarding nature, hiking routes, accommodation and recreational facilities in the nearby area.  Open every day, 9am-4pm.
Fjallabyggð District Information Office - Ólafsfjörður
Ólafsfjörður Tourist Information Center is located in the Fjallabyggð Library.
Dalvík District Information Office
The Tourist Information Office in Dalvík is open as follows: Summer (June 1 - August 31):Weekdays:  10:00 - 17:00Saturdays: 12:00 - 17:00Sundays: Closed Winter:The information office is closed, but visitors are served at the library in the same building.
Fjallabyggð District Information Office - Siglufjörður
The information center is located in Fjallabyggd Library and Regional Archive.
Sauðárkrókur Tourist Information Center
The Icelandic Seal Center
The Icelandic Seal Center in Hvammstangi is a research and exhibition center investigating and detailing the lives of seals found in and around Iceland and also the Tourist Information Center for Húnaþing-vestra, Iceland's number one seal and wildlife watching destination.In the center you will learn about the different species of seals found along the shores of Iceland, their lives and habits and how to distinguish them apart from one another when you are out on a self or guided seal watching tour. You will also find information on the wildlife of the area, including the notorious Arctic Fox, Eider Duck, famous Puffins, Whales and the abundant sea and inland bird life of the area.You can watch our scientists at work in our lab, learn about the research that is being done on seals and even help us by collecting data on your travels around the area!Finally in our "Seal Cinema" you can watch a documentary on the seals found in Iceland and specifaclly in the area around The Icelandic Seal CenterFrom the Tourist Information Center you will be advised of the best ways and locations to see seals and other wildlife in their natural environment around the beautiful Vatnsnes peninsula and Húnaþing-vestra, as well as information on the other amazing sights, including the famous 15m giant troll Hvítserkur, turned to stone just meters from the coast, the beautiful Kólafossar waterfalls and canyon and Bjarg the birth and burial place of Grettir The Strong, strongest of all the vikings! You will also find details of all the hiking, riding and horse trails in the region and the plentiful accommodations where you can spend the night.   

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Public transport information - 101 Reykjavík 864-2776
Kaffi Klara - Cafe and Guesthouse Strandgata 2 625 Ólafsfjörður 466-4044