Plan your Visit



Snaefellsstofa-opnud-02The visitor centre at Skriduklaustur is the information centre for the east territory of Vatnajökull National park. The visitor centre opened in June 2010 and is the first BREEAM certified building in Iceland. The centre also has an interesting exhibition on the area and the nature.

Kverkfjoll and Snaefell are the most visited sites within the east territory of Vatnajokull National Park. Both are located in the highlands north of Vatnajokull and a 4x4 vehicle is required to get there.

The visitor centre has a souvenir shop that focuses on locally produced products. Excellent handicap access.

Opening hours for Snæfellsstofa Visitor Centre in 2013:
Workdays 10-16 & weekends 13-17

June 1 - August 31:
Workdays 9-18 & weekends 10-18

Workdays 10-16 & weekends 13-17

During the winter 2011 - 2012 Snæfellsstofa will be open by appointment only.


Skriðuklaustur, 701 Egilsstaðir
Tel: +354 4700840