Sport and outdoor activities
Reykjavik is truly next door to nature, having the waterfront on one side and the Heidmork nature reserve on the other. Inside and outside the city there are many excellent hiking trails and mountains to conquer. The ocean offers excellent opportunities for whale watching, sea angling and water sports. Reykjavik has many golf courses which are open during summer. Municipalities offer excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities for children and quality training and participation programs are offered in all parts of the city.