Family fishing ideas


Family fishing

There are many family fishing options in Iceland, here are our three best sellers!

Sea angling from Reykjavik

Tour length: 3-6 hours

Sea angling is the perfect activity for families, it suits everyone and there is no need for previous experience, sea angling is very easy. This old Icelandic tradition gives a great insight of some of the best Iceland has to offer. The captain will barbecue your catch on board, tasting your own fresh catch directly from the Atlantic Ocean makes the experience even more memorable. The tours are typically 3 or 6 hours, where you can use the hours as you want; sea angling, sailing around or even go looking for some whales!

Inclusive of:

  • Private boat with a captain
  • Fishing tackles
  • Life vests
  • Rain coats
  • Catch is cooked on board
  • Sodas and water

Lakesystem Lysa

Tour length: 2-3 days

Located on the famous Snaefellsnes Peninsula where the atmosphere is very welcoming and family friendly. The fishing area is big and offers wide variety of fishing, the area consists of a river, three lakes and many streams. Your guide will introduce you to the area and help you out with the fishing the first day. While fishing you stay in a nice self catering accommodation close to the fishing area. The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is famous for its many attractions, which makes the Lakesystem Lysa the perfect location to combine with some exploring.

Inclusive of:

  • Fishing licences
  • Private guide for 1 day
  • Self catering accommodation

Holaa river

Tour length: Full day

A day tour on Holaa river has been the most popular day tour for families the last couple of years. It is a nice river, easy accessible with many fun fishing spots. It is suitable for both beginners and more experienced anglers. It is located ca. 30 min from Reykjavik, which makes it a convenient destination for a day tour of fishing. The guide will bring tackle hire for the whole family and light refreshments.

Inclusive of:

  • Fishing licences (fishing for up to 12 hours)
  • Private guide
  • Tackle hire (rods, reels, waders and flies)
  • Transportation (Reykjavik - Fishing - Reykjavik)
  • Light refreshments

For more info please contact Johanna: johanna@icelandoutfitters.com

Best regards, Johanna G