Every day, there is an adventure waiting to happen in Iceland. With its abundance of mountains, volcanoes, glaciers, rivers, lakes, caves and otherwise rough terrain waiting to be tackled, Iceland is truly an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. But, it is also a warm and welcoming place for the rest of us.
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Iceland was the last place on earth to be settled by humans
Iceland is known as one of the youngest landmasses on the planet and was one of the last places on earth to be settled by humans. Surprisingly, over 1,100 years ago Vikings from Norway discovered Iceland by accident
Iceland is the perfect location for whale watching. The cold waters off the coast play host to diverse marine life. During the summer months, in particular, the shores become a veritable feeding ground for multiple species of large marine mammals, giving visitors a chance to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
The diverse terrain of Iceland, ranging from towering mountains and glaciers to beaches and rivers offers a variety of engine-based activities. With ATVs, snowmobiles, buggy cars, 4x4 jeeps and snow-cats to choose from, one can surely get the adrenaline pumping in an amazing setting in Iceland.
Caving in Iceland
It may sound like a sci-fi novel by Jules Verne that you can travel inside the veins of a glacier and go down a crater vent of a volcano to visit a magma chamber - but in Iceland, it is the actual reality. The unique geological setting of the island makes some awe-inspiring rock and ice formations, waiting to be explored.