Gateway to the most extensive highlands in Northern-Europe

The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway, located right by the edge of Northern Europe’s biggest wilderness. Our guests experience the spirit of the past through a variety of services, such as: unique accommodation, local food, exhibitions, horse riding and hiking, day tours, escorted tours and tailor made tours.

Life in and near the highlands
Opening 1 June 2016
Open daily 11 am – 6 pm

“Sleep in a museum”
Tranquil and pleasant location
Open all year around

Local Food
Enjoy our homemade food from local ingredients!
Open daily 8 am – 10 pm
Open 15 May – 31 September and by request

Day Tours

Day Tours
Waterfalls, wilderness, abandoned farms
From 2 hours to a whole day

Escorted Tours
Canyons, Icelandic horses, reindeer, unspoiled nature
From 2 to 5 days

Tailor made tours

Tailor made Tours
Private tours with authentic experience
Personalized for you

Óbyggðasetur Íslands / Wilderness Center added 4 new photos.

We just finished a great 4 day riding tour through the highlands.

We just finished a great 4 day riding tour through the highlands.

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Christine BruttelWe enjoyed the dinner with you, the french couple and the icelandic- italian family so much.

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Dora Gudrun GudmundsdottirFantastic 🐎

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