Camping Card - Iceland´s campsites

Are you planning to go camping in Iceland and want to explore the island at an affordable price? Take advantage of the Camping Card in Iceland and get ready for a dream trip. The Camping Card offers access to dozens of campsites around Iceland and is valid for up to 28 nights for two adults or for a family (2 adults and 4 children up to 16 years old).  

When you purchase the Camping Card in Iceland you can choose between international delivery or free pick-up in Rejkjavík at the address Ármúli 36, first floor (opening hours from 9 to 11 Monday to Friday). This way you can go directly to any campsite included in the card. Book your motorhome with us and enjoy nature instantly. With the Camping Card you will save a lot of money and save time in Iceland.






List of campsites included in the Camping Card in Iceland

The Camping Card includes access to over 35 campsites across the island. You can see the list of campsites included below. In addition, when you book the card, you can download a pdf with all the information about each of the campsites in Iceland.

Southern Iceland: At Faxi, Þorlákshöfn, Stokkseyri, Skjól, Sandgerði, Kleifarmörk, Hella Gaddstaðaflatir, Grindavík (temporarily closed) and Álfaskeið.

Eastern Iceland: Sandfellsskógur , Studlagil Canyon and Seyðisfjörður.

Western Iceland: Sælukotið Árblik, Akranes tjaldsvæði, Varmaland and Grundarfjörður.

North of Iceland: 
Húsavík, Bakkafjörður, Þórshöfn, Skagaströnd, Siglufjörður, Raufarhöfn, Ólafsfjörður, Kópasker, Möðrudalur – Fjalladýrð and Dalvík.

West Fjords of Iceland: Melanes Rauðasandur, Bíldudalur, Patreksfjörður, Bolungarvík, Tungudalur, Grettislaug á Reykhólum and Drangsnes.

Details of the Camping Card in Iceland

Map of the campsites in Iceland
Number of people: The camping card is valid for 2 adults and 4 children.
Duration of validity of the Camping Card: The card is valid for 28 nights. Please note that the card is valid from 1 or 15 May to 15 September each year and that some campsites may close earlier.
Collection point for the Camping Card: When you book your Camping Card, you can add a supplement to have it sent directly to your address. You can also pick it up free of charge in Reykjavík at the address Ármúli 36, 2nd floor (opening hours from 9:00 to 11:00 Monday to Friday).
Price includes: Direct access to dozens of campsites around Iceland for 2 adults or a family of up to 2 adults and 4 children up to 16 years old (the card includes the price for pitching a tent and parking the camper or motorhome), local taxes.
What do you need to bring? The campsites do not offer tents for rent, so you must bring your own tent, sleeping bag and all the necessary equipment.


Do I need to book the campsites in advance?
No, in Iceland you don't need to book your pitch in advance. You simply arrive and pitch your tent or leave your vehicle at the appropriate place. At some campsites you must register on arrival. Upon arrival, a campsite manager will digitally debit one night from your CampingCard.

¿Qué pasa si el camping está lleno? 
Esto rara vez sucede en Islandia, pero puede ocurrir si el clima es muy malo en otros lugares del país y todos acuden en masa hacia el mismo lugar. Si cree que este podría ser el caso, recomendamos que llames con antelación. Los números de teléfono de cada camping los puedes encontrar en el pdf. que te enviamos con la reserva.

What is the tourist tax in Iceland?
A small government tax of 333 ISK is charged per night.

We are a family of four (two adults and two children), can we put up two tents?
The Camping Card in Iceland is only valid for one unit.

Do I have to bring my own tent or can I rent one at the campsite?
The campsites in Iceland do not offer tents for rent, so you have to bring your own.

How much does it cost to spend a night at a campsite in Iceland per person?
It costs between 1,000 and 2,000 ISK per person.

I will arrive at the campsite in the evening, can I enter without any problems?
Yes, but you will have to try not to make noise so as not to disturb other people.

Can I use the Camping Card during the winter?
No, the Camping Card is valid from 1 or 15 May to 15 September each year.

Will I have to pay any extra costs at the campsites?
In addition to the tourist tax, you may have to pay for certain services such as electricity, showers and the use of a washing machine.

Does the Camping Card also cover vans or motorhomes? 
Yes, the Camping Card covers tents, camping trailers, recreational vehicles, motorhomes and so on.

How many people is the card valid for?
The Camping Card is valid for two adults or for a family of two adults and four children under 16 years in a tent / caravan.


Camping in Iceland
Waterfall Seljalandsfoss, south coast in Iceland
Overnight in camping in Iceland, campsite

Important note: Please note that your Camping Card is valid for 28 nights. The card is valid from 1 or 15 May until 15 September 2024 (check the opening dates of each campsite as some campsites may close early). Code: CC. ID978