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Skaftafellsstofa Visitor Centre

The visitor centre in Skaftafell is open all year round. There, rangers and visitor centre assistants provide visitors with interpretation and information about Skaftafell's nature, hiking trails, accommodation and recreation in the immediate vicinity. A souvenir shop is in Skaftafellsstofa with an emphasis on handicrafts from the region.

Opening hours

January - February: 10-17

March - May: 9-17

June - August: 9-19

September: 9-18

October: 9-18

November: 9-17

December: 10-17


There are designated spots for motorhomes and caravans and a spacious area for tents. Spots on the campsite cannot be reserved.

Skaftafell cafeteria

Opening hours

October: 9:00 -18:00

November: 9:00-17:00

December: 10:00-17:00

- the cafeteria is closed from December 17th 2023 to January 5th 2024

Practical information