Skaftafell National Park, Skaftafell

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Now considered to be part of Vatnajokull National Park Skaftafell National Park offers the chance to explore Icelandic valleys, glaciers, rivers, and mountains. Starting at the information center, plan a guided tour through the park's grounds or hike the trails yourself. Known for its consistently sunny weather, the park is also home to tons of plant life; birds, such as ravens and merlins; and mammals, such as arctic foxes and mink. You can hike up on the glacier, known to be the largest in Europe. Check out one of the major focal points within the park, Svartifoss waterfall or "black waterfall." Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Skaftafell National Park by using our Vatnajokull National Park trip maker .
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  • August 17, 2017
    Must see, like a lot of sites in Iceland. Impressive gigantic, fantastic and beautiful.
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  • August 16, 2017
    This is a must do as well in Iceland. Beautiful walk with something for everyone. It helps if the weather is nice, but still. Keep your camera ready :-)  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Skaftafell National Park has many things to offer...hiking, waterfalls, the glacier, camping, etc. You could spend days here! My husband and I opted to hike up to see Svartifoss Waterfall and then hea...  more »

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