Visit Reykjavík

Visit Reykjavík is the marketing office for the greater Reykjavík area, working closely with all the surrounding municipalities in promoting the area as a destination.

Visit Reykjavík runs the Official Tourist Information Centre in downtown Reykjavík. Visit Reykjavík promotes the city area through channels such as visitreyjavik.is, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Additionally, Visit Reykjavík offers the Reykjavík City Card for visitors. Furthermore, Visit Reykjavík operates and runs 5 of the largest festivals in Reykjavík, such as Winter Lights Festival, Children’s Cultural Festival, Culture Night, Illumination of the Peace Tower and December in Reykjavík.

Visit Reykjavík’s focus in development is to strengthen the brand Reykjavík Loves, in collaboration with the Reykjavík area municipalities; as well as using the Reykjavík City Card as a tool of destination management. Furthermore, the development focus is to re-enforce the Official Tourist Information Centre with emphasis on the brand, Reykjavík loves. Visit Reykjavík is also focusing on strengthening the cooperation with the foreign embassies in Iceland and the European City Marketing collaboration.

 

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Extreme Icelnad

Extreme Iceland is a fully licensed tour operator and travel agency. We assists individuals and groups with planning anything to be seen and done in Iceland all year round. We have a large fleet of vehicles and many expert guides. We strive to provide an excellent service.

We organize super jeep tours, sightseeing tours, activity tours, day trips, longer tours, car rental self-drive tours, accommodation, all sorts of celebrations and just basically anything you can think of.

The tours are operated by Extreme Iceland directly or teamed up with trusted partners of high professional standard. We specialize in tour design and travel operation for both scheduled and private tailor-made trips, summer or winter.

Our goal is providing the best available service. We offer to arrange your vacation from beginning to end: accommodation adapted to your wishes – whether budget or higher-end. All sorts of activities can be organized as well. We can provide you with the vehicle that fits your tour. We handle each request individually and adjust the tour to your dreams and wishes.

The people working for and with Extreme Iceland are passionate about Iceland and the trips we provide. Our guides have extensive knowledge and expertise in the great outdoors, which means you will get the best possible experience from you trip.

We care about our country and the way we operate our trips, we are concerned with how our business affects the wildlife and nature, and therefore we follow our environmental policy strictly.

Office:
Vatnagarðar 8
104 Reykjavík

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Angling Club of Reykjavik

Reykjavik Angling Club – fly fishing in Iceland

The Reykjavik Angling Club was founded in May 17th 1939 by a group of local anglers who were interested in leasing rivers to fulfill their passion for fishing. The club has now

approximately 2300 members and as well as serving local fishermen a large number of international anglers are a part of our regular clientele returning to fish in our Icelandic rivers year after year. The Reykjavik Angling Club has a partnership with Frontiers International travel consultants and through them we can offer dream vacations world wide.

Fishing in Iceland – Salmon fishing in Iceland

Iceland provides a unique setting for the sportsman with its bleak and often haunting scenery, nearly bereft of trees and littered in part with volcanic lava. The season is short in these northern climes but the sport can be fast and furious. The salmon fishing season starts June 1st and runs through the 30th of September and the trout fishing season starts April 1st and runs through the 20th of October.

Trout and salmon fishing in Iceland

The Reykjavik Angling Club has a variety of trout and salmon fishing permits in all price categories for many of the most prominent fishing spots in Iceland. There is a wide variety of waters, calling for a range of techniques from the visiting angler and promising a healthy and vigorous catch as a reward. Please contact us for further information by e-mail or call us at tel. +354 568 6050 and our highly qualified staff will be glad to plan the perfect fishing trip for you to one of our famous salmon, char, trout or sea-trout rivers. We also have a variety of fishing permits for lakes available.

Fishing rivers in Iceland

Our rivers are located all around Iceland but mostly within 150 km from Reykjavik. The Reykjavik Angling club boasts of having leased the Ellidaar for 65 years, the only salmon river in the world that runs through a countries capital. Our other rivers include: Nordura, Laxa in Kjos, Hitara, Svarta in Hunavatnssysla, Ulfarsa, Leirvogsa, Andakilsa, Gljufura in Borgarfjordur, Krossa, Faskrud, Fnjoska near Akureyri, Sog, Stora-Laxa, Skoga, Thvera in Fljotshlid, Holsa, Eldvatnsbotnar, Tungufljot, Gufudalsa, Hjaltadalsa and Kolka.

Fishing lodges in Iceland

We have both self-catering lodges and lodges where full service is provided. Our self-catering lodges are equipped with full kitchen, BBQ, living room and private bedrooms with two beds for every rod. They all have hot water and electricity and most of them come with a hot tub or a sauna.

Full service is provided in Nordura, Laxa in Kjos, Hitara and in Svarta by request. All bedrooms in our full service lodges have en suite bathrooms with shower. We start the day with a breakfast buffet and a two course lunch is served during the midday break. After a day of fishing our master chefs and their lodge staff await you with an exciting three course dinner menu based on the critically acclaimed Icelandic cuisine with international flavor. Guests are invited to bring their own alcoholic beverages or purchase wine and beer at the lodge. Sodas and coffee are free.

Professional guides and great fishing rivers, located in the unspoiled nature of Iceland

We highly recommend the use of our experienced and capable guides to ensure good fishing. Our guides are dedicated to your success and are all experienced fly fishermen. They know the rivers like the back of their hands and which pools are most productive at any given time of the season. They help you with your tackle and casting and provide a 4×4 vehicle for transport during your stay.

Booking your dream vacation in Iceland

It’s easy to make the fishing trip of your dreams to Iceland come a reality with the Reykjavik Angling Club. Just contact us by e-mail or give us a call at tel +354 568 6050 and we’ll advice you on transport from your country of departure and provide you with accommodation by your request. The flight to Iceland takes only about two hours from London and five hours from New York and there are daily flights from number of other cities in Europe and the USA. We can book you a rental car of your choice or have your guide or a private driver pick you up at the airport.