Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Iceland  /  Northeast Region  /  Lake Myvatn  /  Hofdi

Hofdi, Lake Myvatn

4.4
#3 of 10 in Outdoors in Lake Myvatn
Hofdi is located in Lake Myvatn. Using our custom trip planner, Lake Myvatn attractions like Hofdi can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Hofdi
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Hofdi Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
84 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • Actually is only to a few lava pile in Lake Mývatn, they look but really great, at least in the winter. The walk from the parking lot to 30 minutes and is very beautiful. (I thought the Icelanders have no forest until on Egilstadir...) There are only 2 outhouses at the parking lot, and they are even closed in the winter.
    View original
  • Nice trail walking and view of the lake. Good break from the waterfalls. Lots of bugs/nats/mosquitos buzzing around your head even in 5°C  more »
  • Höfði was the most beautiful stop on the shores of Lake Myvatn I saw. Columns of lava that seem to emerge from the Lake and is the vegetation on its banks, as the ruins of a castle or old building. Parking is on the road to 848. Unlike other places of Mývatn, not touched me see it saturated with visitors in summer; If I had 7 people were many. Parking part of a path that leads directly to the lake shore. 10 minutes are enough to explore it, but better take your time to appreciate the beauty of the place. You can later, find volcanic rock formations in Dimmuborgir, but not with the same charm of Höfði, which combines water, vegetation and rock.
    View original
Google
  • Only stopped to see the waterfall which is gorgeous and allows you to get close for incredible pictures. Friendly workers at the gift shop as well
  • Beautiful walk with really nice view
  • Rocky promontory which reaches into Lake Myvatn. Nice trails to explore the lakes, coves, inlets & unusual lava formations on and offshore.
  • stunning
  • An easy trail where you can explore lava columns, and also be around the lake. Note that the pin on the map is actually the forest, but we visited an area just next to the forest, which I also think goes by the same name. If your time around Myvatn is limited, I suggest you prioritize Hverfjall and Hverir.
Places to stay near Hofdi

Plan your trip to Lake Myvatn

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Hofdi by other users

60 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM MALTA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM HUNGARY April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in North Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in North Iceland, Northern Ireland & Central Europe BY A USER FROM BERMUDA March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans