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Family Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 2 White Water Rafting on the West Glacial River

Family Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 2 White Water Rafting on the West Glacial River

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Splash through the Icelandic wilderness and enjoy family-friendly adventure on this 3.5-hour rafting trip on the West Glacial River from Hafgrímsstaðir. Climb into your drysuit at the rafting base in Hafgrímsstaðir. Then, travel onward by bus to the banks of the choppy but gentle West Glacial River. With your paddle in hand, hop aboard your raft and follow the current downstream. Navigate the course with your guide and enjoy breathtaking views over the rolling riverbanks. Finish your adventure with a cliff jump and a swim in the glacial waters.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.58
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$156.58

An experience to remember!

This was an AMAZiNG experience! Highly recommended. Fun, helpful, and knowledgeable staff. Great for kids and families.

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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland

West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland

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Float over class 2 and 3 rapids in the West Glacial River on this guided rafting tour. After getting outfitted in the included wetsuits and helmets, enter the canyon on a raft with your onboard and experienced guide. Make your way down the river, enjoying views of the high canyon walls and unique geology.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

The Viking North Iceland Horse Riding in Winter Experience

The Viking North Iceland Horse Riding in Winter Experience

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On this exceptional “off-season” trip, you‘ll enjoy the diversity of the Icelandic landscape without the haste of the summertime. Our reliable and strong horses will carry you directly into nature´s tranquility and won’t mind frozen ground or scrunching snow. We ride along farmers’ trails and head for the impressive waterfall “Reykjafoss”. During wintertime, it‘s frozen and full of icicles. You will never forget the unique experience of exploring your surroundings on horseback – just like the Vikings did. Please let us know if you have any previous riding experience. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.41
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$85.41

Kerlingarfjöll Highlands Day Tour in a 4X4 from Akureyri

Kerlingarfjöll Highlands Day Tour in a 4X4 from Akureyri

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Iceland is renowned for its natural wonders but few travelers get chance to explore the wild landscapes of the north. Venture off-road into the remote Kerlingarfjöll Highlands on this full-day tour from Akureyri and admire the striking rhyolite mountains, explore the Hveravellir geothermal area, and take a dip in a natural hot spring. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$391.46
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$391.46

4X4 Private Tour in Northern Iceland from Akureyri

4X4 Private Tour in Northern Iceland from Akureyri

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Of all the natural jewels in northern Iceland, see the ones that most interest you on a customizable private day trip from Akureyri for up to eight people. Travel by 4x4 vehicle to waterfalls, craters, lakes and more, such as Dettifoss, Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss or the Mývatn Nature Baths. With a guide, create an itinerary that suits you and your group.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,126.93
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$1,126.93
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Craters, Thermal Areas, Caves and Mountains SuperJeep Tour

Craters, Thermal Areas, Caves and Mountains SuperJeep Tour

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We leave from Húsavík and drive up to heath Reykjaheiði, through the 2600-year-old lava Þeystareykjahraun and to cave Togarahellir. From there we continue upwards to old craters called Litla-Víti and Stóra-Víti. The way back we follow old trails up to the top of Ht. Húsavíkurfjall where we can enjoy an amazing view over Skjálfandi bay and Kinnarfjöll mountains.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.00
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$152.00

Hot springs and waterfalls, private super jeep tour

Hot springs and waterfalls, private super jeep tour

On this tour we wisit, Goðafoss, Aldeyjarfoss and Hrafnabjargarfoss waterfalls.After having explored all those waterfalls its time for a refreshing bath in Laugarfell hot spring in the middle of the Icelandic highlands, view over Eyjafjörður on the way down from the highland, Certified, local guide. Tour duration 8-9 hours.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,209.96
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$1,209.96
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Gjástykki SuperJeep Tour!

Gjástykki SuperJeep Tour!

Gjastykki is a beautiful and rugged rift valley to the north of the caldera Krafla, in the north of Iceland. Gjastykki was literally blown apart by the eruption of Krafla during the years 1975-1984. Two of the three areas that were active during that time are still warm. The area is covered with multicolored slag from the Krafla eruption and bears stark witness to the movement of the tectonic plates. On this 8 hour tour you will experience both common destination points of interest and some less visited, where you will enjoy a unique local experience of solitude and tranquility -Litla Viti crater -Stora Viti crater -Theistareykir geo thermal area -Togarahellir cave -Husavikurfjall Mountain top
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$255.00
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$255.00

Laugafell hot springs, privat super jeep tour

Laugafell hot springs, privat super jeep tour

Spend a day discovering Iceland’s untouched beauty by going on a private super jeep tour. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar roads and river crossings by having a driver for the day. You’ll explore Eyjafjörður valley and the incredible views up to the Highlands. A highlight of the day is bathing in the healing waters of Laugafell hot springs and admiring the scenic vistas.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$846.19
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$846.19
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Private Super Jeep Tour: Diamond Circle

Private Super Jeep Tour: Diamond Circle

Avoid the crowds of the typical group tours and go off the beaten track in a Super Jeep. This private tour takes you to such stunning natural landmarks as Goðafoss waterfall, Lake Mývatn, and the Tjörnes Peninsula.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,304.86
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$1,304.86
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Husky Dog Sledding in Akureyri

Husky Dog Sledding in Akureyri

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Have you ever dreamed of dog sledding with huskies on snow? Want to tick this off your bucket list while you're in Iceland? Great news, this tour is for you! Set in Akureyri, surrounded by beautiful mountains and the biggest fjord in Iceland, it's the perfect location. With these incredible landscapes around you covered in a blanket of snow during the winter months, you will feel relaxed and at ease as you are pulled along by the huskies. While on the sled you'll feel the power of the huskies as they pull you through the Icelandic countryside. There will be plenty of time to cuddle the dogs and take as many pictures as you like. Our huskies love to cuddle, so they will likely fall in love with you and shower you with kisses.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.85
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$275.85

Lush to Lunar Askja Tour

Lush to Lunar Askja Tour

The Askja Caldera tour brings out the essence of Iceland nature experience. The day begins early, heading into the barren wastelands of Iceland´s interior. Our ride is a Jeep and the CO2 impact of the whole trip is offset by a certified agent. There will be stops along the way in order to meet locals who show us the “hows” and “whats” of living in this wonderful place of contrasts. Along the way there will be plenty of photo ops, offering the chance to capture the incredible beauty and landscapes that go from lush to lunar. Lunch stop is en-route depending on conditions on the way, including delicious locally sourced ingredients. We will stop by to visit the place that NASA used as a training ground for astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin for the Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969. Askja is an active volcano, which last erupted in 1961. The tour includes a hike to the explosion crater Víti (e. Hell) where it is possible to bathe in the geothermal lake in the crater.
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  • 10 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,312.09
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$1,312.09

Family Friendly Horse Riding Tour in Skagafjörður

Family Friendly Horse Riding Tour in Skagafjörður

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Mount your Icelandic horse and set off with your small group to discover Skagafjörður’s striking landscape on this family-friendly riding tour, suitable for any level of experience. Soak up scenic views and benefit from your guide’s insider knowledge as you trot along ridges, rivers, and rolling trails, keeping warm with gear rental and a hot drink provided.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.17
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$71.17

Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with Waterfall

Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with Waterfall

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Experienced riders can enjoy a more intimate glimpse of rural Iceland on this small-group, horseback ride to Reykjafoss waterfall and the Héraðsvötn delta. Benefit from the insights of your guide as you trot along countryside trails, cross waterways, and admire sweeping views of the striking landscape, avoiding hidden costs with gear rental and a hot drink included in the price.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.93
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$126.93

Horse Riding Tour in Varmahlíð

Horse Riding Tour in Varmahlíð

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Experience the wild landscapes and rugged terrain of Iceland’s north—without disturbing the serene nature—on a guided horseback trek in Varmahlíð. Go with a guide who will lead you along a route tailored to your riding experience and move at a speed comfortable for you. A helmet is provided, as is rain gear if needed.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.83
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$100.83

Arctic Fox Travel Dettifoss lake Mývatn winter private super jeep tour

Arctic Fox Travel Dettifoss lake Mývatn winter private super jeep tour

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Explore the highlights of northern Iceland without the crowds on this private guided tour. Starting in Akureyri, head for the teeming Goðafoss waterfall and Lake Mývatn, before continuing on to Europe's largest waterfall Dettifoss.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,304.86
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$1,304.86
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e-bike tour to Ullarfoss

e-bike tour to Ullarfoss

This is a tour with great nature and view. It´s very peaceful are with lot of birds and Icelandic flora. The tour to Ullarfoss waterfall is a great opportunity to take a great pictures and make a memories in a untouched nature. In the tour we will taste smoked trout from the farm Vað.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.17
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$71.17
Taking safety measures

Iceland: See & Do it ALL in 9 Days, 1st Class Traveling

Iceland: See & Do it ALL in 9 Days, 1st Class Traveling

You absolutely will not find another tour out there as packed with activities and attractions as this one, provided by CharlieTheTraveler. You will also not find another tour out there that offers it all "FIRST CLASS," yet for a relatively low price. We have thousands of travelers taking this specific tour every year-and that's because no competitor can beat us on quality, price and substance. Below are just some examples of what you will see and do on this tour: ► Witnessing Aurora Borealis/Northern Lights (seasonal) ► Hiking a Caldera, Craters, Glaciers & Volcanoes ► Bathing in a Natural & Steaming Spa (a.k.a. the Blue Lagoon) ► Geothermal Attractions: Geysers, Lava Fields, Mud Pools, Sulphur Springs & Hot Springs ► Exploring an Ice Cave ► Dogsledding & Snowmobiling (seasonal) ► Whale Watching ► Seeing Nature at its Most Pristine: Icebergs, Canyons, a Black Beach, Waterfalls, Lakes & National Parks ► Meeting Friendly Natives And Much, Much More…
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  • 9 days
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$187.00
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$187.00

Exclusive Riding Program for Advanced Horse Riders - Give Me 5! - 2 to 3 hours

Exclusive Riding Program for Advanced Horse Riders - Give Me 5! - 2 to 3 hours

The Icelandic Horse is the only horse breed in the world that has these 5 different gaits: Walk,trot, gallop, tölt and pace. If you are an experienced rider or even a real expert, come to us and let our amazing horses cast a spell on you! A highly skilled riding teacher will lead you into this unique equestrian world. By riding 2-3 different horses you will soon discover the particular potential of the 5-gaited Icelandic Horse. This program takes place at Vindheimamelar show grounds and surroundings and is a good balance of practice and hacking. Please let us know about your previous riding experience in as much detail as possible. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page. THIS TOUR IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNER RIDERS!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$211.15
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$211.15

Off we go

Off we go

Spending a whole day travelling on horseback is truly Icelandic! At the beginning of the trip, you will be introduced to your two best friends for the day: your horses. While riding one of them, you will lead the other horse beside you and later on change. Our guides will explain to you how to do that comfortably. Riding Icelandic style with a “hand-horse” is certainly a unique and wonderful experience. During the ride, you will follow the Húseyjarkvísl stream and explore the glacial river delta Héraðsvötn, where you will see a wide variety of birds during the season. You will be enjoying the impressive panorama of the Skagafjörður mountains while tölting on nice and comfortable riding paths.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.70
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$163.70

Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

This tour is a combination of hiking and sightseeing. We start our tour from Akureyri. Our first stop is Goðafoss [the waterfall of the Gods]. Afterwards we will keep on driving direction Lake Mývatn. Next stop will be Dettifoss waterfall. Dettifoss is Europe's second most powerful waterfall. Then it's off to Hljóðaklettar, a row of ancient craters shaped by the glacial river Jökulsá. This area is where we go hiking for about 2 hours in a very unique landscape. Then we head towards the ocean where we may be able to discover some puffins which are found in the area from May to beginning of August. Next it's time for coffee at Tungulending, a small coffee house located on the beach at Skjálfandi bay. From there we go to Húsavík and stroll around the harbour area. We end our tour driving back to Akureyri. This is a round trip.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,185.05
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$1,185.05
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Private Tour Tailor Made Tour from Akureyri e.g Lake Myvatn, Godafoss, Dettifoss

Private Tour Tailor Made Tour from Akureyri e.g Lake Myvatn, Godafoss, Dettifoss

Venture into northern Iceland’s spectacular scenery—and don’t worry about finding your own way there—when you book this private, full-day sightseeing tour from Akureyri. Depart in the morning from your local hotel or other convenient location, and travel in a comfortable vehicle. The itinerary is entirely customizable, and based on your interests; popular stops include Dettifoss (one of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls), Lake Myvatn (a volcanic lake), the Arctic coastline, and much more.
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  • 8 hours
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$1,466.75
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 Askja, Herdubreidarlindir & Holuhraun Private tour

Askja, Herdubreidarlindir & Holuhraun Private tour

Private Jeep Tour for up to 8 passengers! The river Grafarlandaá will be our first sight, as this crystal clear river exits from under the lava field to form a small waterfall at the ford. Next stopp. Herðurbreiðarlindir oasis is located near Mt. Herðubreið and is know for its natural beauty. Next stopp Askja. An enormous eruption began on March 29, 1875. This eruption is called Öskjugos 1875. After the eruption ended there was a great deal of subsidence in Askja, and then Öskjuvatn was formed. On the eastern bank of Öskjuvatn you will come to find crater Víti. a 2,4 km hike from leading us the crater Víti and the Lake of Askja. Bring along a swimsuit and a towel. You will be able to swim in crater Víti. The water can be 24-28 ° C. Next stopp. The most recent volcanic eruption in Iceland is the Holuhraun volcanic eruption in Barðabunga that started on the 29th of August 2014 - and lasted until the 27th of February 2015. Our last stop of the day is the waterfall Glúfrasmiður
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  • 11 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,275.00
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$1,275.00

Photograph and feed Icelandic horses

Photograph and feed Icelandic horses

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The Icelandic horse is one of the country's most enigmatic images. Learn all about them and what makes them special, such as their unique gait, while having an up-close encounter with the cute animals on this guided tour from Skjaldarvik Guesthouse in Akureyri. You will have the opportunity to take lots of pictures of the horses and even offer them something to eat.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.35
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