Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Kopavogur, Iceland in 2023

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Top 10 Family-Friendly Activities in Kopavogur, Iceland 🇮🇸

1. 🎨 Gerðarsafn – Kópavogur Art Museum

Start your Icelandic adventure by immersing your family in local culture at the Gerðarsafn – Kópavogur Art Museum. This modern and contemporary art museum offers interactive exhibits and workshops for children, making art accessible and fun for all ages.

2. 🌳 Natural History Museum of Kopavogur

Take your tiny explorers to the Natural History Museum of Kopavogur and embark on a journey through Iceland’s unique and diverse wildlife. The museum offers interactive displays and activities that are both educational and entertaining for children.

3. 🏊 Salalaug Thermal Pool

Experience Iceland’s famous thermal baths at Salalaug Thermal Pool. With indoor and outdoor pools, a waterslide, and a hot tub, it’s a perfect place for some family fun. Remember to rent your baby swimming gear from Tiny Trek Rentals before you go!

4. 🦆 Kópavogur Pond

Take a leisurely stroll around the serene Kópavogur Pond. It’s home to various bird species, making it a great place for bird-watching. In winter, the pond becomes a magical ice-skating rink!

5. 🍽️ Local Icelandic Cuisine

Introduce your little ones to the unique flavours of Icelandic cuisine. Try traditional dishes like Plokkfiskur (fish stew) and Skyr (a creamy dairy product), at family-friendly restaurants like Mathús Kópavogi.

6. 🛍️ Smáralind Shopping Mall

Visit Smáralind, Iceland’s largest shopping mall, for a family shopping spree. The mall also hosts a variety of children’s activities and events throughout the year.

7. ⚽ Korinn Indoor Sports Hall

If your family loves sports, check out Korinn, a large indoor sports facility. They offer family-friendly activities such as badminton, table tennis, and indoor soccer.

8. 📚 Bókasafnið – The Municipal Library

Take a peaceful break at Bókasafnið – The Municipal Library. With a dedicated children’s section, it’s a cozy place to relax and dive into a good book.

9. 🚶‍♀️ Walking Tour of Kopavogur

Sign up for a guided family walking tour of Kopavogur. Learn about the town’s history, visit landmarks and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

10. 🏕️ Camping at Kópavogur Campsite

If you’re up for an adventure, spend a night camping at the Kópavogur Campsite. Don’t forget to rent your baby camping gear from Tiny Trek Rentals!

🧳 Essential Baby Equipment for Your Trip

Equipment Why You’ll Need It
Pram/Stroller Great for navigating the town and keeping your little one comfortable during long walks.
Car Seat Essential for safe travel in taxis or rental cars.
High Chair Useful for meal times, particularly in self-catered accommodation.
Playpen Creates a safe play area for your baby, especially when camping.

Remember, all these items are available for rent from Tiny Trek Rentals, making your trip to Kopavogur hassle-free and memorable.