Activities in and around DalvĂk.
We at hotel DalvĂk are lucky to have a lot of good friends who can provide great activities here around DalvĂk. We can also provide guides if you want to go mountain biking, hiking or just travel around for sightseeing. The birdwatching is also really good here around DalvĂk area and just few minutes away from the hotel there is a really popular bird sanctuary.
Whale watching from the DalvĂk area is of course uniqe, the two companies that operate whale watching have 99% sighting rate in their tours. The whales that are likeliest to be seen are the humpback whale, minke whale, harbour porpoises and white beaked dolphins. The tours leave from DalvĂk and Hauganes all year around. The tours include sea angling. It is possible to book through the hotel.
A guided tour in the beautiful nature of SvarfaĂ°ardalur. This horse riding tour takes you on a ride along the river banks in the valley where there is a lot of birdlife during the summer.
Beer bath, where you bathe in young beer, live beer yeast, hops, water, beer oil and beer salt. The beer used for the bath is in the early stages of fermentation, and at that stage the beer has very low pH w hich will tighten and soften your hair follicles and is cleansing for your hair and skin. Baths temperature is 37 - 39°C and is filled up with a new blend after each guest. This treatment is both cleansing for the skin and has a very positive effect on health- The hotel can provdide a drive there and pick up at the beer spa for additional price.
The Kaldi brewery is the first micro brewery in Iceland, established in the year 2006 in the DalvĂk area. It is possible to taka a tour around the brewery and have a taste of the beers they are making straight from the "cow" the brewers will greet the guests and give them all the knowledge of the brewery it self and how it all beguin. Included in the tour is all you can drink beer and a kaldi glass. The hotel can provdide a drive there and pick up at the beer spa for additional price.
A tailormade snowmobile ride is a great way to shake the friends or workgroup together. Great Fun for all those who seek adventure and thrills. No matter if your group have experience or not, we have adventures level for all kind of a group.
The mountains around DalvĂk are perfect for hiking and around DalvĂk there are multiple hiking routes. There is a hiking map of the DalvĂk are but we can also provide guided tours around the mountains with a days or more notice.
The Golf course ArnarholtsvĂ¶llur is a 9 hole course in the heart of SvarfaĂ°ardalur valley, the course has a par 72. The golf course is one of DalvĂks area is one of the most popular outdoor areas in DalvĂk. The golf course is built on fields that keep one of the most famous Icelandic sagas.
The Ski Area in DalvĂk is located just above the town it self only 10 minutes walk. There are two ski lifts and a ski equipment rent as well so you do not have to bring anything with you except your good mood and warm clothes
A tour to HrĂsey Island is one of a kind, the ferry goes from ĂrskĂłgstrĂ¶nd 7 minutes drive from DalvĂk and it takes about 7 minutes to sail over to the Island, hiking on the island is one of a kind and perfect for families, it is also possible to go for a tractor ride with the locals.
The ferry to GrĂmsey island leaves from Dalvik 5 days a week, the arctic circle lines through the island so it is possible to cross the arctic circle and in GrĂmsey it is also possible to go puffin watching and the island has the biggest population of the puffins in Iceland. it is possible to have guided tours around the island and that is amazing experience
The mountains in the troll peninsula are really popular amoung ski tourers. The spring snow here is like salt and the varaity of slopes is really amazing. What tops it all is the chance to ski from mountain tops to the bottom of the sea and at certain seasons you can ski in the midnight sun. The hotel can help with arranging a ski touring guide if requested.
The mountains in the troll peninsula are really popular amoung mountain bikers. The slopes and hills around DalvĂk are trult amazing. The varaiaty of routes and trails around DalvĂk is almost endless, perfect both for beguinners and those who are experienced. The hotel can help with arranging a guide if requested.
The swimming pool in DalvĂk is located just next to the hotel and is open all year round, the geothermical hot water that is used for the pool makes sure that the tempratures always stays the same. The view from the swimming pool makes the pool one of the most popular places to go for a swim or just meet the locals at the hot tub on site.
fishing for the arctic char or sea trout is a really popular sport here in Iceland. Next to DalvĂk we have a great river and a beutiful lake where it is possible to fish for arctic char and sea trout. We at the hotel can provide fishing licences.