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Great starting point

This is a great starting point to Vatnajökull park, the visitor centre is intreating, very helpful... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
Very Nice Vistor Center - lots of Information

My wife and I visited the area around the Vatnajökull National Park and stopped in here for a... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
David M
Brandon, FL
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Visitor and Information Center for the eastern territory of Vatnajokull National Park. Exhibition about nature and life in the highlands, multimedia and educational activites for children. Souvenir shop on site.
Skriduklaustur, Egilsstadir 701, Iceland
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is a great starting point to Vatnajökull park, the visitor centre is intreating, very helpful welcome centre, a shop, a restaurant/cafe, pic nic covered area and toilets. The hike up to the glacier is very nice, and its possible to buy a map of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

My wife and I visited the area around the Vatnajökull National Park and stopped in here for a coffee, souvenirs, and to use the bathroom. All good - nice coffee, clean bathroom, lots of souvenirs, considerable amount of information in interesting displays, and very helpful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Great hikes and a lot of outdoor activities are offered @ the visitor center. Great starting point for info on what to do and see. The Icelandic Mountain Guides have an office just in front of the visitor center.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Geert V
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We came here with a group from our cruise,very interesting to look around and there are lots of information for you like maps and places in the area etc free of charge.There is a sovenier shop and a small cafe,there is a balcony outside with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed July 14, 2018

If we had known about this informative and smart design center when going to visit Skiduklaustur next door, we would have taken an extra hour for this unique experinece!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 54helga
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to hike one of the longer routes in the National Park. We wanted to buy a map, but the man at the information desk suggested to take a picture of the big map outside (same info). Thank you for saving...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here to learn about the area. They explained about the complex geology, the volcanos and glaciers in the area, the vegetation and animal life in the park. The presenter spoke English very well. We spent about 30 minutes here and it was time well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Other than having to pay for parking which was odd in such an isolated place, the visit was nice and worth the trip. Lots of nice hiking places and nice café there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lowsweeheng
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this place yesterday but it was closed until May it said on the door. No access to the restrooms at this moment. The drive around the lake is not really worth doing anyway.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NL_Koen
Reviewed November 10, 2017

The visitors center has restrooms (WC), maps, tours and snack. Load up before your day in the park or on an excursion.

Date of experience: November 2017
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