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Lake Mývatn Tour from Akureyri PortBus Tours

Lake Mývatn Tour from Akureyri Port

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A volcanic lake nestled in the northern Iceland countryside, Lake Mývatn ranks among Iceland’s top natural attractions—but its remote location can make visiting a challenge. Specially planned for cruise ship passengers, this tour begins and ends at the port in Akureyri, and takes you to the lake and back in comfort. Choose the tour time to match your arrival and departure cruise times, and visit nearby attractions including the Dimmuborgir lava fields.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Diamond CircleAir Tours

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Diamond Circle

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There are few better ways to admire the striking landscapes of north Iceland's Diamond Circle than from the sky. During this flight from Akureyri, you’ll enjoy aerial views of world-renowned natural landmarks including Lake Myvatn, Godafoss, and Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall. See, too, the visionary tableau of Vatnajökull National Park and relish the intimate atmosphere of this small-group tour, limited to only seven guests.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Iceland Highland UltimateAir Tours

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Iceland Highland Ultimate

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Get a unique view of the treasures of Iceland's Highland region on this scenic air tour from Akureyri. Soar above Askja caldera, training ground for NASA astronauts; Mt Herthubreith and the Vatnajökull glacier, the largest and most voluminous icecap in Iceland and the largest glacier in Europe.  Over the duration of the flight, you will also experience the sight of lava fields and waterfalls from the air, giving you an unparalleled perspective of Icelandic nature, away from the tourist crowds.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes to 3 hours
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Northern Lights Hunting (Private)Nature and Wildlife

Northern Lights Hunting (Private)

Experience the wonder of the Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) in the quiet and peaceful Icelandic nature, and get to see places where most regular tours don't go. Enjoy some hot chocolate and some twisted doughnuts to keep you warm.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with WaterfallNature and Wildlife

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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Northern Lights HuntingBus Tours

Northern Lights Hunting

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Experience the wonder of the Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) in the quiet and peaceful Icelandic nature, and get to see places where most regular tours don't go. Enjoy some hot chocolate and some twisted doughnuts to keep you warm. If we are unlucky and don't see any northern lights, we offer you to retake the tour on our next departure.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from AkureyriDay Trips

Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from Akureyri

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Leave driving and tackling difficult road conditions to the experts, and get off the beaten track on this tour from Akureyri to Dettifoss waterfall, the most powerful in Europe. In a small group, head first for Lake Mývatn then to Jökulsá á Fjöllum glacier river, where a mass of water, mud, and sand rumbles into a canyon from Vatnajökull Glacier. Upon arrival, enjoy excellent views of Dettifoss, as well as adjacent Hafragilsfoss and Selfoss waterfalls.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Lake Myvatn and Godafoss Waterfall Day Tour from AkureyriDay Trips

Lake Myvatn and Godafoss Waterfall Day Tour from Akureyri

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Explore the natural wonders of Northern Iceland on this full-day tour from Akureyri. Enjoy spectacular views of Godafoss waterfall, then visit Lake Myvatn and enjoy free time to soak in the Myvatn Nature Baths (entrance fees not included). Along the way, marvel at natural wonders including the Dimmuborgir Lava formations and Hverir mud pools, visit Grotcaja cave, and see filming sites from hit TV show Game of Thrones.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Super Jeep Tour: Diamond CircleFull-day Tours

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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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Lake Mývatn TourDay Trips

Lake Mývatn Tour

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A great tour around the lake Mývatn area where we see how the power of nature has formed the country and how it's still working beneath our feet. We explore beautiful spots and enjoy the stunning scenery along the way. Remember our small group guarantee, we have a maximum of 8 passengers per group
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Laugafell hot springs, privat super jeep tourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

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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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Hot springs and waterfalls, private super jeep tourPrivate and Luxury

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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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Exclusive Riding Program for Advanced Horse Riders - Give Me 5! - 2 to 3 hoursNature and Wildlife

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
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Off we goNature and Wildlife

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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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Siglufjörður, the Four-Tunnel Tour (Private Tour)Day Trips

Siglufjörður, the Four-Tunnel Tour (Private Tour)

This tour takes us through breathtaking landscapes and beautiful scenery. To arrive in Siglufjörður, we will have to pass through 3 tunnels, but our tour will take us a bit further and through the 4th tunnel to an enjoyable viewing point. We will be making short stops in the Villages of Hjalteyri, which is quite a unique town from the herring era. We'll pass through Dalvík and Ólafsfjörður, two nice fishing towns. There will be time to explore Siglufjörður.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Húsavík walking tourAttraction Tickets

Húsavík walking tour

Húsavík's best spots and some hidden gems, starting from Húsavíkurkirkja, the iconic wooden church built in 1907, and then moving to Skrúðgarðurinn, the attractive town gardens where the bubbling Búðara flanks the winding path and small wooden bridges criss-cross the brook. Other locations visited are the oldest house ever built in Iceland, by Swedish explorer Garðar Svavarsson in winter 870, and a panoramic viewpoint over the harbor, the heart of the town in the past which even nowadays, in a different way, the core of the local community. hile walking, history, culture and folklore emerge, unusual local tales and fun facts are told. This walking tour is the perfect starting point in one of the 3 town museums (Whale Museum, Exploration Museum or Safnahús) or in the warm waters of GeoSea, the natural thermal baths on top of the cliffs with a magnificent view over Skjálfandi Bay.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Grand Lake Mývatn TourFull-day Tours

Grand Lake Mývatn Tour

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See Iceland’s natural wonders in a day on this small-group guided tour with round-trip transportation. Travel via luxury SUV to visit massive waterfalls, the unique landscape around Lake Mývatn, enjoy a farm-fresh meal of local cuisine, go for a dip in a natural geothermal hot spring surrounded by lava fields, and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Goðafoss- Waterfall of the Gods Tour from AkureyriNature and Wildlife

Goðafoss- Waterfall of the Gods Tour from Akureyri

An easy and short tour to Goðafoss, also known as the water of the gods, which played a role in the christening of Iceland. We drive to the waterfall and spend some time there and then we head back to Akureyri, stopping at some good photo points on the wat.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Gjástykki SuperJeep Tour!Day Trips

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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from AkureyriDay Trips

Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

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Discover the Natural Wonders of Lake Myvan, Nature Baths, Goddafoss waterfall AND the spectacular Dettifoss waterfall all in one day on this popular and great value tour with an experienced local guide. We set off from Akureryi stopping at the beautiful Godafoss waterfall also known as 'The Waterfall of the Gods' and then onto the famous Lake Myvatn. In Lake Myvatn we visit popular destinations including the Myvatn Nature baths, a geothermal lagoon with mineral rich water in the middle of lava fields, Skútustaðagígar, the psuedocrater area, with stunning views of the Lake Myvatn area, the Dimmuborgir Lava formations also known as 'The Dark Castle', Game of thrones filming locations, the Mount Námafjall area where you can view the bubbling Hverir Mud pools and Natural steam vents/fumaroles and also the Grjotagja rift and cave. We also visit Dettifoss waterfall, Europes most powerful waterfall (conditions dependant). *Please note the entrance fee to the Nautre Baths is not included*
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

The Viking North Iceland Horse Riding in Winter ExperienceNature and Wildlife

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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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E-Bike tour to GoðafossMountain Bike Tours

E-Bike tour to Goðafoss

The view from the mountain to the north to the Atlantic see is great. Godafoss waterfall is one of the most beautiful sights to be seen in Iceland. Often nicknamed the ‘waterfall of the gods’, it takes its godly connection from an old Icelandic saga of a man throwing pagan statues into the falls when Icelanders had decided to convert to Christianity.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Grand Lux Lake MývatnDay Trips

Private Grand Lux Lake Mývatn

Your private tour to lake Myvatn that includes most of the pearls of there north like Goðafoss waterfall, the Nature baths, and local 2-course lunch all included in this VIP version of Grand Lake Myvatn tour in a luxury SUV ride with a professional guide. Quality service at your style for up to 6 persons. Enjoy an amazing journey by a private tour through this area of extreme contrasts with great birdlife and flora, geothermal activity, geology and many places which feature in the Icelandic Sagas. The Lake Myvatn area is considered by many to be the most dramatic and also the most beautiful place in Iceland.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 hours
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Akureyri Airvan Flight: Arctic Circle ExpressHalf-day Tours

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Arctic Circle Express

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With diverse wildlife and a rich Icelandic culture, Grimsey Island lies off the northern shores of Iceland—but its remote location makes it difficult to reach. On this tour, take to the skies by fixed-wing aircraft and admire unrivalled views over the Arctic Circle scenery. Spot native humpback whales and puffins in their natural habitat, and sample traditional cuisine with local villagers during a 2-hour stop on the island.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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