Camping

Ásbyrgi campground

Ásbyrgi campground

Open May 1 - September 30

The campground in Ásbyrgi has places for 350 tents. No reservations can be made but large groups should contact the visitor centre prior to their arrival.

There is a section for campers and camping trailers, with access to electricity. There are 48 x 1500 w plugs and 16 x 900 W plugs on the camp site.

Toilets are located in the main service house next to the parking site and also in a smaller building at the far end of the campground.

Showers are located in the main service building next to the parking site at the campground.

A washing machine and a drying closet are located in the main service building at the camp site.

No designated cooking facilities are for campground visitors. Dish washing can be done in kitchen sinks next to the service buildings.

 

Vesturdalur campground

Open June 7 - September 15

 The campground in Vesturdalur is primitive with no electricity and limited phone coverage in the area.

Toilets are located in two separate buildings on the campground.

There are no showers and no hot water.

No designated cooking facilities are for campground visitors. Dish washing can be done in kitchen sinks next to the service buildings.

 

Campground rates for Ásbyrgi and Vesturdalur (valid for 2019)

Site fee* (for each tent, trailer or motorhome) per night: ISK 500

  • Adults (18-66 years old) per night: ISK 1500
  • Senior citizens (67 and older) / disabled per night: ISK 1250
  • Children 13-16 years, accompanied by adults, per night: ISK 800
  • Children 12 years and younger, accompanied by adults, stay free of charge

A discount of ISK 300 per person is provided for each extra night when paid simultaneously with the first night.

Example: A couple staying one night pays ISK 1500 each person plus ISK 500 site fee, in total ISK 3500. If paying simultaneously for the next night the fee is ISK 1200 each person plus ISK 500 site fee, in total ISK 2900 or ISK 6400 in total for two nights.

Other services:

  • Electric hook-up (per 24 hrs): ISK 1000
  • Shower (5 minutes): ISK 300
  • Washing machine (90 minutes): ISK 500

 

A 10% discount on camping fees (prior to accommodation tax) is provided for groups of 10 people or more  when paid upfront. To qualify for a group discount, the group leader must take care of the payment for the whole group.

* Accommodation tax, ISK 333, is included in the site fee.