Experience Iceland with Go West in an eco-friendly way and connect with people, nature and culture on the border of the Arctic.

Life is movement. - Let's be moved!


Our Go West

Go West

is a company providing outdoor experiences and travel opportunities in Iceland. Our favourite place is Breiðafjörður-area in West Iceland.

We do and love other areas too, like the South-East (Skaftafell and Öræfasveit), Fjallabak (the back yard of Eyjafjallajökull), Hornstrandir (the northernmost part of the Westfjords) and the vicinity of Reykjavik.

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Our Team

The guides 

are typically the couple Jon Joel Einarsson and Maggy Magnusdottir, both experienced outdoor enthusiasts whose roots are in the western part of Iceland.

They have substantial expertise in guiding, gained through long experience of outdoor life and excellent knowledge of the local nature and culture. In other words; Jon Joel and Maggy possess a wealth of values they want to share with others. - Among the values.

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Our Motto


is our motto which expresses itself in our efforts to:

  • Organize our tours in close cooperation with those we visit.

  • Travel without compromising nature, local culture, environment or safety.

  • Highlight local history and cultural heritage.

  • Stimulate a fertile interaction between guests and hosts.

These efforts  includes  eco-tourism, something which really matters to us. "Eco-tourism is enriching nature and cultural experiences, facilitated by responsible tourism businesses to care for their people, the environment and the communities they are part of." A definition from TIES. (The International Eco-tourism Society). We are now in the applying process among participants in VAKINN (an Icelandic quality assessment system for tourism).

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