Highland Base - Kerlingarfjöll

Kerlingarfjöll is an adventure-seeker’s paradise and Highland Base is the staging ground for exploring this extreme wilderness deep in Iceland’s central highlands. Opening soon.

For all travelers


A place to camp. A bunk bed. A hostel hut. A room. A luxury suite. A private lodge. Take your pick. Our oasis is your refuge. Take comfort in the heart of nowhere.

Bistro comfort food

Highland Base Restaurant

Hearty cooking. Alpine-style seating. Amazing views. Our restaurant will keep you cozy and fueled up for your next adventure.


For all seasons


Kerlingafjöll is the ultimate year-round paradise for adventure-seekers. From hiking and mountain biking to backcountry skiing and snowmobiling, there are thrills for everyone.



Getting here

In the summer, Highland Base is accessible by car, private transfer, or bus. During the winter, we can only be reached via 4x4 super jeep driven by a professional.


Work at Highland Base

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Your next adventure is just around the corner. Join our team at Highland Base.

Available jobs

View from the car