Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Jokulsarlon & Auroras A classic winter tour in Iceland that covers all the major highlights like The Golden Circle, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, Black Sand Beach, The Blue Lagoon, Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Skaftafell National Park, Waterfalls and Glaciers. On clear winter nights you have a good chance of seeing the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Experience more of…

4×4 Instructors

4×4 Off-Road Training for Military & Peace Keeping Forces, Help Organizations and Professionals Nature Explorer 4×4 off-road instructors: Haukur Parelius (‘Hawk’) Hawk is an internationally certified 4×4 trainer and member of the Int. 4×4 Trainer’s Association. He has gathered information from different parts from the world and gone on different 4×4 courses in different countries,…

Military Courses

4×4 Off-Road Training for Military & Peace Keeping Forces, Help Organizations and Professionals Why a course in 4×4 Driving Techniques? Many of the zones where your team is working are in developing countries with limited to no infrastructure, bad or no roads, in harsh and difficult terrain – far away from support. Being able to…

Iceland Photo Guide

Iceland Photo Guide and a few tips Two of our guides, Hawk and Finn have written a free guide to Iceland for photographers. It’s an e-book on pdf-form, 148 pages and is divided into two parts. Part one is called ‘Location, location, location’  – and as the name suggests, contains information on photographic locations in…

Northern Lights Photo Workshop

Northern Lights Photo Workshop Photo leader: Haukur Parelius – Hawk, founder of Nature Explorer (www.Hawk.is) Iceland is an ideal destination for photographing the Northern Lights: –  If it‘s cloudy in one part, it‘s usually clear in another –  Iceland has amazing variety in foreground: glaciers, waterfalls, lakes, etc. This winter should be good for Northern…

Fjallabak Photo Tour

Fjallabak Photo Tour with local Icelandic photographer & guide On this photo tour we focus on a fantastic nature reserve in the Icelandic highlands; Fjallabak (‚Behind the Mountains‘). Landmannalaugar in Fjallabak is a well known destination for landscape photographers, famous for it‘s multi-coloured rhyolite mountains and volcanic landscape.  The highlands of Fjallabak has so much…

North Iceland Photo Tour

North Iceland Photo Tour Highlights of North Iceland for landscape photographers with an Icelandic photo guide from Nature Explorer.  This photo tour includes: Dettifoss, Selfoss, Godafoss, Lake Myvatn, Krafla, Namaskard, Askja, Herdubreid, Kerlingarfjoll, Hvtiserkur, Gygjarfoss, Gullfoss, Hraunfossar  – and hopefully the Northern Lights. Classic shots and other frames you would not find on your own…

Hveravellir

Hveravellir – Geothermal Pool in Iceland’s Central Highlands Hveravellir is an oasis in the center of the Icelandic wilderness, in between Langjokull (Iceland’s second largest glacier) and Hofsjokull (Iceland’s third largest glacier). Hveravellir means “Hot spring – fields” due to the number of geothermal hot springs and steam vents. Besides the great unspoiled mountain view…

Thorsmork Mountain Cabin Tour

North Iceland Adventure The north of Iceland has some of the most majestic natural sights in Iceland. Waterfalls Godafoss and Dettifoss are favorites among photographers and film makers. Lake Myvatn has amazing geology, including Dimmuborgir which are unique in the world. Like the Blue Lagoon, the Nature Baths at Myvatn uses the abundance of hot…