The boy scout center at Úlfljótsvatn is located about 50 km from Reykjavík. There are two main routes to get to it. One is the “Nesjavallaleið” where you drive from Reykjavík towards the Geo thermal plant at Nesjavellir. The other is to take highway number 1 from Reykjavík towards the east. Before arriving to the town Selfoss you turn left toward Thingvellir national park.

Services available

  • Playground
  • Fishing
  • Shower
  • Golf course
  • Toilets
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking facilities
  • Electricity

Description of facilities

The boy scout center at Úlfljótsvatn operate a great camp site for the public. It is designed so that it is possible have a large scout groups camping so it can easily welcome large groups. The facilities are excellent. The camp site is a family camp site and there are many activities for children. Since it is a family camp site being drunk is not acceptable.

The facilities are excellent. Large flat areas by the lake with electricity. Fishing is included in the rates so guests can fish a trout for the barbeque and the children can in the meantime rent a boat (on weekends) or play in the many playgrounds in the area. There are barbeques and benches around the area. The service center is also a small retail store as well as an information center. Guests can also use the indoor facilites with cooking facilities.
Toilet facilities are also excellent. The service house has 8 showers and is open for guests at the camp site. There are many toilets around the area with hot and cold running water and space to do the dishes. It is therefor easy for the family to keep everything and everyone clean and tidy.
A great program is offered during weekends during the summer.

Have a look at the facebook page for Úlfljótsvatn to see the program and you can also see an event calendar on the website for Úlfljótsvatn.


Rates 2023

Adults: 1.800 kr.
Disabled and the elderly: 1.100 kr
Teenagers 700 kr.
Free for children
Electricity: 1.000 kr
Included in the rates is access to showers, outdoor barbeques, service houses and fishing in the lake.
Day price for non campers: 300 kr

Walking routes and golfing in the area

The rates are valid if paid in the entrance to the area.

Younger than 18 year old need to be travelling with an adult.