Swimming pool Djúpivogur
Swimming pool Djúpivogur

Swimming pool Djúpivogur

There is so many things you can do, while visiting Iceland. From the breathtaking waterfalls, iconic mountains and views, natural hotspots to geothermal areas. It´s hard to fit everything into your travel itinerary, but there should be definitely one thing – visit at least once local swimming pool.

Swimming pools (as this one, in Djúpivogur) have a own place in the culture of Iceland. It´s place, where people gather, talk and enjoy the free time and relax. It´s the place when you can meet new friends, locals or tourists.

Prices in local swimming pools are usually much cheaper in compare to well known lagoons (for example Sky lagoon or Forest lagoon) so you can enjoy the stay in the hot tubs, let your children play in wading pools and safe some money on the expensive trip in Iceland.

One of the swimming pools you can visit while traveling around the east coast of Iceland is in the Djúpivogur.

Fortunately for you, this geothermally heated pool is not well-known, so there is a good chance that there will be few people there, which is much calmer than crowded touristy lagoons.

Please be aware that before entering the water, all visitors must take a full shower without wearing a swimsuit.

Size and facilities


You might be suprised, but the swimming pool in Djúpivogur is inside, with all the hot tubs and other facilities. You can find here one main pool, warm hot tubs, cold tub and pool for kids. In the sport centre is also gym and sauna. Unfortunately there are no slides in this pool.

Pools in Djúpivogur:

  • 1 main swimming pool (17×11 m)
  • 1 wading pool
  • 2 hot tubs
  • 1 cold tub
  • 1 outside pool
  • sauna

Prices and tickets


You will find the reception very easily, just use the main entrance from the parking lot and you will see the signs. There you can buy the entry ticket for the pool. You can use cash or credit cards, as in almost all the places in Iceland.

Price list

  • Adults: 1050 ISK
  • Kids (5 – 15): 300 ISK
  • Rent of swim suit/towel: 520 ISK

Please keep in mind that there is no admission 30 minutes before closing time. Guests are asked to leave the building no later than 15 minutes after it has closed.

Opening hours (for summer, 1.6. – 31.8.)

  • Monday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Tuesday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Wednesday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Thursday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Friday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00

Opening hours (for winter)

  • Monday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Tuesday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Wednesday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Thursday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Friday: 07:00 – 20:30
  • Saturday: 11:00 – 15:00
  • Sunday: closed

Adress, location and contacts


If you decide to visit the swimming pool in Djúpivogur, you will need to make few turns from the main R1 ring road. But the village is not very big and you will easily see the mainbuilding and pool itself, as you get closer.

First you need to turn into the village from the main road. Then you continue straight forward until you arrive to the crossroad, where you can see the local post office in the left. You turn right until you reach another cross road at hotel Framtid, then you drive right up the hill the closest turn left. You will turn there and drive on the hill where you can find a parking lot and sport centre with local swimming pool.

Alternatives: Swimming pools, hot springs and lagoons nearby

Read more: What to do in Djúpivogur, Iceland

Because of the Djúpivogur´s location, there are not many alternatives nearby, if you want to enjoy swimming or soak in the warm water. The closest town is Breiðdalsvík, but it´s 60 km far away, so probably not many people will drive so far just because of the pool.

The other alternatives to swimming pool in Djúpivogur are only Hoffel hot tubs, on the west or the swimming pool and gym in Hofn.

Read more about mentioned alternatives:

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