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Family Activities in Rangárþing ytra

There are various family activities available in Rangárþing ytra, and you should be able to find something interesting for every age group. You could, for example, take the family out on a magnificent kayaking adventure or horse riding. There are few more stunning ways for you and your friends to experience magnificent Iceland than by kayaking down a river or horseback.

Indoor Activities

If the weather is not in your favor, you can always visit some of the many museums in the area. Landgræðslan has an interesting show in Gunnarsholt in Sagnagarður on land conservation and soil reclamation, which we recommend to all who pass through the site.  

The amazing facilities at Icelandic Horse World in Skeiðvellir are a visit to remember; for anyone interested in the Icelandic horse, this is a stop you cannot miss.

Swimming Pools

All the swimming pools in Iceland are family-friendly, and we recommend that you enjoy a splash in the swimming pools at Hella or Laugaland in Holt. Swimming pools can be found in various places in Iceland, and to name. Still, a few, we can recommend you visit the swimming pool in Selfoss, which boasts three slides for the children and two hot tubs for the adults to relax while watching their children play. The swimming pool in Stokkseyri is small and charming. We recommend a visit for those who like to stray off the beaten path a little.

Hella Swimming pool
The thermal pool in Hella is 25 x 11 meters and and suitable for competitions. 5 different pools are available next to the main swimming pool: 1 massage hot-tub, 2 hot-tubs and 2 shallow wading pools. There are also 3 slides; 2 big ones and one small one. Steambath and tanning area is available. The pool has been build together with the sporting center and combined they offer many resources of sporting acivities.  
For opening hours see website.