Abandoned Farm

Duration: 3–4 hours
Distance: 6 km
Operated: 1 June – 30 September
Departures: Every weekday at 9 am and upon request

Departing from: The Wilderness Center
Difficulty: Easy Hard

Group size: 2–15
Minimum age: 
No age limit
9.100 ISK

For guaranteed departure we need a minimum of 2 persons

A pleasant family hike destined for the abandoned farm of Kleif where we will take time to absorb the beautiful surroundings and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Those who dare can try their hand at winching themselves across the Jökulsá river by a traditional cableway.

Suggested gear

  • Rain jacket or soft shell jacket
  • Rain pants or soft shell pants
  • Warm sweater or fleece jacket
  • Gloves
  • Woolen cap
  • Shoes suited to terrain
  • Water bottle (but you can also take a sip from some of the natural springs on the way)
  • Snack (you can also get provisions at the Wilderness Center)
  • Camera

We provide

  • Fully guided tour


  • Packed lunch and refreshments