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In many parts of the country, there are indoor and outdoor parks for the entire family to enjoy.

LAVA centre
LAVA “Iceland Volcano & Earthquake Center” reveals the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland only 20 million years ago. LAVA is dedicated to the unique volcanoes and geology of Iceland. The center features an interactive educational exhibition exploring the art and science of geology and the volcanic systems in Iceland and an educational learning center for geology where staff members educate visitors to make the visit as enjoyable and memorable as possible. The interactive exhibition further displays a collection of artifacts, films and graphics from various volcano eruptions that have occurred in the past century.  For opening hours and price click here 
Icelandic Lava Show
Experience the hot molten lava Icelandic Lava Show in Vík, South Iceland, is the only place in the world where you can safely experience lava up close and personal. Icelandic Lava Show recreates a volcano eruption by melting lava up to 1100 degrees C (2000°F) and pouring it into the showroom where the visitors see the lava flowing, hear it sizzling, and feel the intense heat that radiates from it. Absolutely one-of-a-kind experience. See our video here    
Ulfljótsvatn Scout Centre
One of the largest public campsites in Iceland is owned and run by the Scout movement at Úlfljótsvatn Outdoor and Scout Centre. With a family friendly setting, the staff runs activities during weekends from June to August. Indoor accommodatin is available by advanced booking.   Our campers can enjoy a great outdoor surrounding, with plenty of opportunities for self-led hikes and activities. On-site you will find a football pitch, a volleyball field, two obstacle courses (one of them being on water!), climbing net, frisbee golf course, football golf course and more. During high season weekends our staff runs activities for campers, such as climbing, archery and paddling. Check for timings at the on-site Service Center. Fishing within the campsite perimeter is included in the camp fee. So are hot showers and access to a small kitchen/dining room in the Service Center that also hosts a small shop with soft drinks, sweets and camping gear. Electricity connections are available, as well as laundry washing and dumping and refilling for RV‘s. Groups can book accommodation, activities, meals, equipment rental and transportation through our international website www.campiceland.com or at ulfljotsvatn@skatar.is. Úlfljótsvatn is located right at the heart of South Iceland, making it an ideal place for your „base camp“ during your exploration of the South. And best of all? Your visit will help us offer a great outdoor adventure to children and young people!
Efsti-Dalur II
In Efstidalur you will get a unique and different experience. Right in the middle of the Golden Circle, you get a glance of the farm life in Iceland. This family farm has opened up for tourists and offers a variety of products straight from the farm, such as the famous ice cream, skyr and feta cheese. The restaurant also offers beef from the farm and other local food. We welcome you to come and meet our family at work! For opening hours, please visit our Facebook site. The horse rental is open in the summertime.
Friðheimar
Food Experience In Friðheimar we create a pleasant Food Experience for our guests where lunch is enjoyed among the tomato plants, as the restaurant is located inside the greenhouse. Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse with its fragrant tomato plants – and then sitting down to a feast of the famous and delicious Friðheimar‘s tomato based cousine – with tomato plants all around. Some would also like to raise a glass of tomato schnapps!  Visitors can also buy delicious food souvenirs such as tomato jam, cucumber salsa and tomato drink. Everything homemade. We recommend to book a table in advance through email (fridheimar@fridheimar.is) or phone (+354 486 8894)    Greenhouse visit and a Horse show or Visit to the stable We also offer a Greenhouse Visit where guests are informed how Icelanders are able to grow vegetables the whole year around with help from the nature!  A Horse show or Visit to the stable is available where the history and gates of the Icelandic horse is introduced in a light and professional way in a nice environment. After the show our guests are welcome to the stable where they can meet the horses, take pictures and talk to the riders.  Friðheimar is a farm operated by an Icelandic family who is breeding Icelandic horses and growing vegetables all year around with help from the nature. A visit to Friðheimar is in perfect harmony with the Golden Circle route and is a great entertainment for all age groups and specially people that are curious about family farm life in Iceland.  Please notice that the Greenhouse visit and Horse show/Visit to the stable need to be booked in advance through email (fridheimar@fridheimar.is) or phone (+354 486 8894)  

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Sveitagarðurinn - petting zoo and activity park Stóri-Háls 801 Selfoss 898-1599
Slakki Mini Zoo Laugarás 801 Selfoss 486-8783
The Botanical Garden – Hveragerði Breiðamörk 810 Hveragerði 483-4000