You can arrange horse-riding tours at Hestaleiga at the hut by Hússtjórnarskólinn summer hotel. The same people also rent out pedal boats, rowing boats and canoes from Atlavík campsite.
Borgarfjörður Eystri (Bakkagerði)
If you need a break from the kids (or they from you), bring them to Ævintýraland, where they can snuggle up with a colourful pillow and an iPod and listen to several reinterpretations of the local elf stories. There’s also dress-ups, painting and magical rock collections. Its future is in doubt for 2013, so ask around.