Iceland detour

Iceland’s increasing popularity creates a dilemma for travel photographers. You want to see Iceland and experience the wilderness, but you don’t want a bus full of people walking into your shot.

This detour is designed for people who want a bit of peace and quiet to practice their Landscape and Nature Photography. The idea is to take you through the back roads to nice, relatively unexplored Iceland. The main tourist routes are well established. This detour aims to avoid these routes giving you an experience of quieter roads and locations.

The locations are not listed here to prevent tourists copying us!

This could be an ideal introduction to photographing Iceland. Customers will have the time and space to learn photographic skills from one of our professional photography guides. Great photographs don’t necessarily need huge waterfalls and incredible mountains.

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Bespoke photo tour

. Iceland detour
. Tourist free zone

Take us away from the tourists

This is a full day detour offering all the benefits of our regular day tours, but without the issues of overcrowding. Over populated locations can lead to frustration and missed opportunities. Although the locations on this detour are not feature rich, they can be rewarding for Landscape & Nature photographers. They are excellent learning situations for people wanting to learn. They can provide the professional with satisfaction.

Tourist free zones

Remote Iceland

Solitary Nature #Iceland


Shared photo tours cannot be confirmed with less than 4 passengers. They are run in an SUV or minibus with a professional photography/driver. Maximum passengers = 8. A single ticket is for 1 passenger. A twin ticket is for 2 passengers.

Private tours are confirmed quickly and they can be shared with other passengers. The price is for up to 4 passengers, if your group is larger than 4 please select 2 private tours (or more) or standard tour tickets.


8-10 hours (flexible)

  • Pick-up and drop-off from Reykjavik hotels.
  • Everyone welcome.
  • All tours are flexible.
  • Pro photo guides


Looking for something longer?



Summer: The photo tour may start early afternoon in Summer. This trip may involve shooting through the night hours (20.00-02.00) and returning to Reykjavik early morning during Mid-Summer. We will revert to daylight hours through August.

Winter: Regular morning starts from 07.30 – 09.30 for most of the Winter.

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Why book with us?

  1. Established 2010 – at the same time as the Eyjafjallajokull Volcanic eruption
  2. All our guides are experienced photographers and tour operators.  They are fully licensed and registered with the Icelandic Tourist board.
  3. We are connected to many other Iceland tour companies, so we can really tailor your tour to suit your needs.
  4. Our bespoke service will cater to your transport and hotel needs.
  5. All our Winter photo tours provide micro-spike style crampons for slippery surfaces.

Volcano - crater eruption 2010

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