Surfing in Iceland

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Surf's Up: Enjoying the Waves in Iceland

You are breathing in the salty air, waves breaking, and a surfboard beneath your feet. You are ready to enjoy the open ocean, so you’re obviously in Iceland right? While Hawaii, Australia, and California may have been where your mind was headed, you are very wrong. Iceland actually has a popular and secret surfing scene. But it is quite different from surfing on summer islands in the warm sun. Let’s talk about how the surfing scene was established in Iceland, when to go and where to find the best surfing spots.

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By Leah BIlquistJun 28, 2022 • 6 min read