Skaftafell Visitor Centre

The visitor centre is closed temporarily due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in Iceland but if you have any questions or need information you can contact us via telephone (+354 470-8300) or email (

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our guests. We hope that the visitor centre can be reopened as soon as possible.


Opening hours for Skaftafell Visitor Centre:

January - May: 10-16
June - August: 8-19
September: 9-19
December: 10-16



Skaftafell Visitor Centre is an information and service centre where visitors can find answers to their questions about the Skaftafell area, along with information about hiking trails, accommodation and nearby recreational options. 

It also has a souvenir shop with books, postcards, etc., and special emphasis on local handicraft. Reception for the campground is in Skaftafell Visitor Centre. Please visit this page for campground information.


Contact information:

Vatnajökull National Park
785 Öraefi

Tel: +354 4708300