Reindeer hunting in Iceland

 

Reindeer hunting in Iceland is a unique experience. It differs from the Caribou hunts of North–America, as there is no migration. Instead there are 9 defined hunting areas in East Iceland. We operate hunting in area 1 to 7  where over 90 % population of 7000 animals roam.

 

There have never been any domesticated Reindeer in Iceland. We are hunting wild and free roaming animals. There are around 1300 tags issued yearly. Foreign hunters have the same opportunity as Icelandic hunters to draw a tag.

 

Every year a few foreign hunters enjoy the privilege of hunting these wild and majestic animals in  our rugged country, teaming with hot springs, vulcanos and glaciers.

 

The Hunt: Our standard offer is 5-6 days trip with 3-4 hunting days, depending on the number of hunters in the group. The hunt takes place in the best hunting areas in East Iceland. We can custom design trips according to our client’s 

 

There are around 1300 tags issued yearly. Foreign hunters have the same opportunity as Icelandic hunters to draw a tag.

Every year a few foreign hunters enjoy the privilege of hunting these wild and majestic animals in  our rugged country, teaming with hot springs, vulcanos and glaciers.

 

The Draw: The Icelandic Reindeer population has prospered in recent years, and has reached a record high number of 7000 animals, with 1300 tags being issued for the hunting season in 2105. But hunting Reindeer in Iceland has become more and more popular by local as well as international hunters.  The number of tags for the 2016 season have not yet been announced. We can apply for Reindeer tags until February 10th 2017.  

 

Season: The Reindeer hunting season is July 15th – Sept 15th. The best hunting period is from August 1st to September 5th. The Reindeer antlers are in velvet until August 10th-15th. 

 

Food & Accommodation: Accommodation during the hunt is in a comfortable lodge with all modern amenities, such as hot and cold water, shower.  We serve 3 meals per day.

 

For further information, send an e-mail to stong@stong.is

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