Kolbeinn Daníel Þorgeirsson

Born August 29. 1981

Born and raised in Reykjavik, Iceland with a background in restaurant management, customer service and entrepreneurship, Kolli has been working full time as a tour guide in Iceland since 2012.

"I enjoy meeting people from different cultures and backgrounds and showing them what Iceland has to offer. I have always had an ingrained passion for travelling and exploring the world and learning about other peoples cultures. In my work I have had the chance to see my own country and culture through others peoples eyes and it has been an ever mind-broadening experience."

Interests: Travelling, Indoor Bouldering, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Aviation (Single Engine Piston), Ocean Swimming, Bungee Jumping, Geology, History, Health

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

The Commercial College of Iceland 1996-2001

Commercial diploma, graduated 2001

 

Icelandic Flight Academy 2005-2006

PPL (Private Pilot Licence)

 

Naples Air Center 2006-2007

JAA ATPL Ground school

FAA IR (Instrument Rating)

 

The Iceland Tourist Guide School 2012-2014

Iceland Tour Guide Certificate

 

Commercial Drivers License 2013

Class D Certificate

 

Hard Ice Glacier Guide Training 2014

Level I Certificate

LANGUAGES

Icelandic (Native speaker) English (fluent) Danish (advanced) Swedish and Norwegian (intermediate) German (basic) Spanish and Greek (elementary)

 

Dear, Kolli

Thank you for guiding our family through your wonderful country. Every day seemed to unfold into the better day and activities, sights will forever stay in our memories. Seeing Iceland through a native made the visit more special.

- Much Thanks, Jody Howard

Dear, Kolli,

Thank you for taking us to fun and cool things like hiking on the glacier, going to the horse farm, and going to waterfalls. -Much Thanks, Gillen Howard

Thank you Kolli for taking us to Thorsmork and showing us all of the cool things in the area: Canyon, going over rivers, and the great hike. Thank you for being so great! It was so fun having you as a guide. - Ashby Howard

Kolli,

What a fabulous trip, I loved the S-canyon and the glacier. Iceland has been on my bucket list for a long time.. YOU MADE IT PERFECT! - P.A Howard

TESTIMONIALS