The Skjól camping site is located between Gullfoss and Geysir along Highway 35 in the region of Kjóastaðir, Iceland. The camping site was opened in the spring of 2014. It is conveniently situated near some of Iceland’s main natural attractions, with Geysir only 3.5 km away, Gullfoss 6 km away, and Brúarhlöðir about 4 km away. Grocery stores are within a radius of 25 km.

Skjól offers a restaurant and bar that are open daily from May 15th to September 15th, from 10:00 to 23:00. The restaurant offers a diverse selection of pizzas, salads, fish, and soups with bread.

Near Skjól, we have Myrkholt, a horse rental located about a kilometer away. Additionally, the beautiful Haukadalsvöllur golf course is only two kilometers away, perfect for golf enthusiasts.

There’s plenty to do around the camping site. We have a big jumping pillow and small soccer playing ground for the children. Close by in Haukadalsskógur forest there are hiking routes and shorter walks.

At Skjól, we have the headquarters of the activity company Amazingtours. Tours with Amazingtours can be booked at, by calling +3545174455 (during office hours), or by purchasing tours on-site. Amazingtours offers a variety of activities, including snowmobile tours year-round, snowmobile tours with access to a natural ice cave on a glacier, buggy tours in the Icelandic highlands, guided ATV tours, and customized private tours according to preferences.

Please enjoy what Skjól has to offer.



801 Geysir
May 1 – September 10
Distance from Reykjavík 110 km
Distance from Seyðisfjörður 647 km

Service on-site