The land of fire and ice, wild and rough landscapes and highlights you can see nowhere else in the world!
Are you ready to explore Iceland!?
Be enchanted by the diversity and unique landscapes of Iceland!
Rough landscapes, extreme weather conditions and lots of different possibilities when it comes to activities.Put on your hiking boots and pack your backpack for a multiple day hike or grease your chain to defy the mountains by bike.Winter will give you the opportunity to go ice climbing on frozen waterfalls and to see the Northern Lights, while summer might be more suitable for a dive between the tectonic plates and biking.
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Do people in Iceland speak English?
Yes, people in Iceland speak English. Although it is not their original language, which is Icelandic, almost all Icelandic people speak fluently English.Besides English, which is taught to everyone at school, the chance is big that they also speak another foreign language. Especially French, Danish, German and/or Spanish will be likely to be in the vocabulary of Icelandic people.The Icelandic language itself is rated as one of the hardest languages to learn. This is because of the old-fashioned vocabulary and the complex grammar. Luckily they speak English!
What is the currency in Iceland?
The currency in Iceland is the Icelandic Króna. For current rates you can check XE Currency. Many places, like restaurants and shops will also accept US dollars, Canadian dollars, Euros and Norwegian, Swedish and Danish currencies.Icelandic people barely have cash on hands, as they pay everything by card. So, if you don't have cash, don't worry. If you like cash, you can find a 24h ATM in kind of every town.Visa and MasterCard are the most widely accepted credit cards. American Express and Diner's Club come next. Electron, Maestro, and EDC debit cards are increasingly accepted at retail stores.
What is the international dialing code for Iceland?
The international dialing code for Australia is +354. Mobile phone numbers start with 6, 7 or 8 in Iceland.
What is the emergency number in Australia?
The international emergency number for ambulance, police and fire brigade is 112. This number can be called from any mobile, fixed or payed phone and is free of charge.
Can you drink the water in Iceland?
Icelandic tap water is totally safe to drink, filtering is not necessary and buying water is a waste of your money.Not only is the tap water safe to drink, you can also drink out of a lot of natural water sources without filtering the water first! Just get some fresh glacier water in your water bottle and enjoy the freshness of nature!
What power plugs are used in Iceland?
The adapter required for Australia is a Type C European plug. The plugs in Iceland have two round metal pins.The electrical current in Australia is 220 Volts, 50Hz.