Go on Private Kopavogur Tours for the Lure of Fun and Adventures
You will be lured to do private tours in Kopavagur as it is a destination where you will find plenty of fun and adventures as well as history and culture.
Kopavagur is Iceland's second largest town with a population 34,000 and its name literally translated means seal pup bay. Long summer days with nearly 24 hours of sunshine is followed by short winter days with just a few short hours of daylight. Kopavagur church dominates the skyline and is located on the hill Borgarholt and offers spectacular views over the town.
Kopavagur is home to 'Smaralind' Iceland's largest shopping mall, as well as a natural history museum, an art museum and a natural science centre.
There is so much to enjoy on your tour if you love the outdoor life, horse riding through the lava fields and on the black sand beaches. Watching Minke and Humpback whales in their natural habitat. Your private guided tour can show you the remote and unspoilt beauty and natural wonders that Kopavagur has on offer.
Top 10 Things to Do in Kopavogur
Explore Kopavogur’s Cliffs, Glaciers, Thermal Pools and Beaches on 4x4 Adventure Tours
When in Kopavogur, there is no shortage of outdoor activities for all the family to enjoy or if you are a thrill seeker looking for adventure. One of the best ways to see as much of the area in one day is by going on a 4x4 Adventure Tours.
Another activity that is popular to do is Fishing and thankfully there are many tour operators with quality fishing tours. You can have a choice of which type of fishing you want to do such as fly or bait fishing all with experienced anglers.
The nightlife and cuisine in Kopavagur are great. One of Iceland's largest sports bar is found here and there are many wonderful and delicious restaurants to try out.
Travel Tips for Kopavogur
Winter is a stunning time to visit, but the temperatures can be as low as -30" so be sure to pack thermal clothing. September through to April, the Northern Lights can be seen but February, March and September, October are the best time to see them. From late November through to January is the time when there is a serious lack of daylight so it may take your body clock a while to adjust. During the summer season expect crowds.
The prices in Kopavogur are very similar to that found in Reykjavik. However, there are more cases of it being cheaper than being more expensive. For instance, it is cheaper in Kopavogur for local beer, restaurants, and certain entertainment venues like the cinema. Once you take the time to look around you can find very reasonably priced hotels and restaurants. The same applies when looking for certain guided tours or activities.
The top tip is to take the time to do your research on Kopavogur for a holiday. The more you look, the better the chances of you finding great deals especially at the start of winter. Also if you book activity tours or guided tours early, you may get them cheaper. If you are planning to visit during the summer, you may need to bring a night mask to help you sleep as the lights are bright! It is ok to drink the tap water here.
Kopavogur’s weather is influenced by Marine-Cool Winter climate. This means that the weather is mild with no dry season. With temperatures of around 14 degrees Celsius, the month of July is the hottest time and also there is the possibility of Rain and Fog. The coldest months, generally, tends to be the month of December with temperatures -1 degree Celsius. You can also expect Fog, Hail, Snow and Rain during the winter months.