Skogar HI Hostel | Hostel accommodation at Iceland's south coast. Visit Eyjafjallajökull volcano.
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Chasing Waterfalls
With its wide open fields of green, contrasted with glaciers, black sand beaches and rolling mountains with a number of impressive waterfalls, Skógar is popular with travellers and locals alike. The Skógar HI Hostel is situated in a renovated school building right next to Skógafoss, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland.
Hostel Facilities
• Family rooms available            • Laundry facilities             • Common room(s)
• Self-catering kitchen • Luggage storage • BBQ


GPS: 63.5272297, -19.51113989999999

Skógar HI Hostel is located below Skógar waterfall, 200 m from road no. 1, approx. 200 km from Reykjavík.

Public transport During summer: Bus transfer between Reykjavík and Skógar twice per day. From Skógar to Höfn there is a bus that runs once per day in winter 3 times per week.

Parking: We have plenty of free parking onsite.

In the area
  • Visit the Rútshellir cave, a peculiar man-made contraption with an interesting history.
  • Take a swim in the legendary Seljavallalaug, an outdoor swimming pool built into a beautiful little valley.
  • Check out the Eyjafjallajökull Erupts Visitor Centre, an exhibition on the notorious volcano that nobody can pronounce.
  • Go on a hiking tour on Sólheimajökull with Arctic Adventures.
At Skógar
  • Visit the Skógar Museum and the adjoining Museum of Transport and Communication.
  • You can see the Skógafoss waterfall easily from the ring road, but we recommend getting a closer look for the full on experience.
  • Hike from Skógar to Fimmvörðuháls and back, or continue to Þórsmörk/Landmannalaugar.
Skógar HI Hostel is well suited to serve groups and provides quality, secure and affordable accommodation to all types of groups. 
The hostel welcomes group bookings of 30+ people all year round.

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Facilities and Services for Groups
Private & multi-shared rooms.
Free WiFi.
Dorm rooms and private rooms.
Bed linen & towels included.
Lounge area.
Self-catering facilities, kitchen and dining area.
Wheelchair access.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be arranged.
A packed breakfast or lunch is available for advance bookings.
You can book the hostel for your group. 
We will be happy to discuss the options available to you and your group.

Book your Daytour with us

  • Golden Circle & The Secret Lagoon

    Perfect combination of Golden Circle sightseeing and relaxation at the hot spring nature bath, called The Secret Lagoon.

  • River Rafting Day Tour

    Gullfoss Canyon Rafting. Rafting down Hvítá river is a magnificent way to enjoy Icelandic nature in a different way.

  • Snorkeling Day Tour at Silfra

    Snorkelling Silfra is for everyone who feels comfortable in water and it is a fantastic adventure for the whole family.

  • Inside the Volcano

    The volcano Thrihnukagigur is dormant is a truly unique natural phenomenon. This tour opens the gates to an almost surreal volcanic realm

  • South Shore Adventure

    This tour is ideal for nature lovers of all kinds. A day tour from Reykjavík.

  • Ice Cave Adventure

    Ice Cave Tour to the unique ice caves in the wonders of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest ice cap. Experience the wonderland of glacial ice.

  • Ice Climbing Tour

    Spend half a day outside walking, climbing the ice, talking and creating unforgettable memories with friends and family.

  • Baths and Northern Lights

    A wonderful experience with Northern lights and bathing in warm geothermal water.

  • Take a Walk on the Ice Side

    The most popular all year Glacier Adventure Tour. It is a great way to experience Icelandic nature with a tour to Sólheimajökull glacier tongue.

  • Golden Circle Direct Day tour

    Gullfoss and Geysir and Þingvellir - Day Tour. Experience the thrill of an erupting geyser, one of the country's most spectacular waterfalls and Iceland's best-loved national park, all within the spac..

  • Landmannalaugar by Bus

    Daily bus tours from Reykjavík to Landmannalaugar Iceland from the beginning of June to the end of August. Landmannalaugar is famous for its hiking trails.

  • South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

    This tour takes us along the beautiful south shore of Iceland to the extraordinary glacial lagoon, Jökulsárlón.

  • Viking Tour - Horse Riding

    Do you want to test the strength of the Icelandic horse? Are you an experienced rider? Then this tour is for you.

  • Golden Circle Day Tour

    The Golden Circle is the most popular destination for travellers in Iceland. The day tour includes Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss waterfall.

  • The Golden Circle & Fontana Steam Bath

    An amazing day tour takes you around the Golden Circle to see three of Iceland's highlights Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area and Þingvellir National Park, before heading to Fontana’s natural..

  • The Flying Buggy

    Iceland from above in a tiny aircraft, the flying buggy. Amazing sights above Icelandic nature.

  • Zip line ride

    Ever wished you could fly and take a ride on a zip line? Lots of zipping fun near Vík in South Iceland.

  • Paragliding in Vik

    Tandem Paragliding Flight is an awesome day-tour from Reykjavik enjoy stunning views and have a lot of fun up in the sky above Iceland.

  • Glacier Walk on Vatnajökull

    An easy Glacier hike on Europe´s largest glacier Vatnajökull in the National Park.

  • Laugavegur 4 day hiking

    Iceland's most famous hiking trail Laugavegur in 4 days. Glaciers, bubbling hot springs, fields of lava, multi colored mountains and much much more!

  • Glacier Hiking One Hour

    Glacier hikes from Reykjavik. Only one hour hiking tour on Sólheimajökull glacier.

  • Golden Circle and Magical Nights

    Carbon Neutral Day tour from Reykjavik. The famous Golden Circle with stops at local farms, visit a local spa and a chance to see the alluring Northern Lights.

  • Horse riding tours

    Horseback riding tours just outside Reykjavik on friendly horses on excellent riding paths

Hostels nearby

  • Vík HI Hostel

    Distance 33 km (ca. 25 min)

  • Fljótsdalur HI Hostel

    Distance 53 km (ca. 40 min)

  • Vestmannaeyjar HI Hostel

    Distance 56 km (ca. 1 hour)