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Vatnajökull National Park is the ultimate classroom for climate change, geology and glaciology. Overt the summer time there are ranger led interpertive hikes all aroun the park that all guests can join. Groups are also welcome to our vistor centres and groups can contact the centres to see if they are available to give a short program.

Visitor centres

Our visitor centres are located around the park. They offer exhibition about the nature and culture of each area.

Learn about melting glaciers

Information about climate change and the associated consequences for glaciers in Iceland and elsewhere.

Nature & culture

The landscape of the National Park is shaped by the synergy between volcanoes and glaciers. Vatnajökull National Park and the neighbouring areas have many and varied cultural remains and there are tales of human habitation and farming in the area over the centuries.