ActivitiesAdrenaline and Extreme ToursZipline in Vik | South Iceland
Adrenaline and Extreme Tours

Zipline in Vik | South Iceland

An easy and fun tour for the whole family. Make a stop in Vík for this thrilling Zipline tour over Icelandic nature.

1.5 Hours
What to expect
A zipline ride is a great adventure for all those who love the thrill of doing something challenging but at the same time very safe. The tour includes an easy hike through breathtaking river canyon and two zipline rides. The first one, which is the longer of the two, stretches 240 meters followed by a shorter line of 140 meters. The scenery below you, named Grafargil is incredibly beautiful and you will have the birds-eye view of it as you whiz down the zipline.
Zipline is situatedd right next to the village in Vík in South Iceland surrounded by beautiful hills and valleys. It is not directly accessible by vehicle so after we pick you up at Nordur-Vik hostel we drive for 5 minutes, then hike for another 5 minutes at a moderate pace to reach the take-off platform for the first zip, named Little Rush. We will give you detailed safety instructions and make sure you are comfortable with what to do during the zipline so you will enjoy the ride to the fullest and stay safe. Once you’re ready then you wait your turn and next thing you know, you are zipping above the canyon, heart pumping with excitement and having the best birds-eye view of the area that you can’t imagine beforehand.
Our second zipline, The Gentle Giant, is just around the corner from the first one, this is our longest ride, 240 meters and often named the prettiest one. When everyone has safely finished the two first ziplines it’s time for a short hike (about 10 minutes) through amazing rock formation of Grafargil (Grave Canyon) to the next activity, named Leap of Faith. This is our shortest line and we do things here a little bit differently, we won’t tell you more for now because we don’t want to spoil your surprise. Lastly follows the fourth zip-line that we call Big Rush, it will take you over a stunning waterfall, named Hundafoss (Dog’s waterfall). To finish off the experience we might offer a short hike back to our base if the weather permits.
What's included?
  • Harness and security equipment 
  • A safety helmet
What's NOT included?
  • Hiking boots.
What you should bring
Closed shoes, preferably hiking boots as there will be hiking involved to get to the start point
Dress according to weather, Iceland is unpredictable.
A thin hat to fit under your helmet
Good to know
Allow 2 hours for the whole tour incl. driving to where the hiking starts, hiking, safety instructions, and checks, etc.
The minimum age is 8 years.
Dress according to weather, wind- and/or rainproof is always a good option when traveling in Iceland.
Wear hiking boots.
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