The Exploration Awards

The Leif Erikson Awards are awarded annually by the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, Iceland, for achievements in exploration and for work in the field of exploration history. They are awarded in three categories; to an explorer for a lifetime achievement in exploration; to a young explorer under the age of 35 for achievements in exploration; and to a person or an organization that has worked to promote and preserve exploration history.

To book your tickets for the 2021/2022 awards, presented on November 19 at the Húsavík Cape Hotel, please call +354 463 3399 or email us at

Nomination deadline was October 23, 2022. Nominations for the 2023 edition open on January 10, 2023.