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Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

Available from Nov 2

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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$1,183.90
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Arctic Fox Travel Dettifoss lake Mývatn winter private super jeep tour

Available from Nov 2

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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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,303.60
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$1,303.60
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Private Snæfellsnes Adventure

Available from Nov 2

Private Snæfellsnes Adventure

Join our 10-hour private Snæfellsnes tour to explore the beautiful sights of Iceland. The waterfalls Bjarnafoss, Kirkjufellsfoss, the famous Kirkjufell Mount in Game Of Thrones and experience the caving activity included. Highlights of the tour: 1. Arnarstappi 2. Búðir 3. Vatnshellir cave 4. Djúpalónssandur beach 5. Kirkjufell mount And many other beautiful sights that we will pass on the way.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,283.79
per group
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$1,283.79
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Golden Circle and South Coast - 2 day tour

Available from Nov 3

Golden Circle and South Coast - 2 day tour

Have you got limited time in Iceland? No worries. With our two day package you will explore two of the most known parts of the country. On the first day we will explore Geyser area, Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and several other nice stops. Next day we will be driving along the coastal area of the south. There you will see some of the most magnificent waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss, walk on the glacier and touch the black sand at the Reynisfjara beach. **Notes** The tour has one night stay included. We assume that you have an accommodation from the night before and the last night when we bring you back to the city. We do pick up from Reykjavík city only, if you need us to collect outside of Reykjavík. Please contact us in advance.  If you need us to book you an extra night, kindly contact us in advance to get help with the booking. 
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,824.33
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$1,824.33
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Private Grand Lux Lake Mývatn

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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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$1,878.67
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$1,878.67
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Private Grand Lux Lake Mývatn

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Grand Lake Mývatn Tour

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$314.67

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Lake Mývatn Tour

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$171.84

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Northern Lights Hunting

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$112.58

Private Artic Sigló-Kaldi Beer Spa & Dining Experience

Available from Nov 7

Private Artic Sigló-Kaldi Beer Spa & Dining Experience

Explore Iceland’s northern coast on a scenic drive that takes you past fjords, harbors, fishing villages, and mountains on your way to Kaldi Beer Spa. Along the way, you can learn about the rural region’s history with a walk through the Village of Sigló where the TV crime series ‘Trapped’ was filmed. Finish the day relaxing in a beer hot tub, sipping on microbrews, and dining on local food.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,726.67
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$1,726.67
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Grand Lake Mývatn Tour

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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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$314.67
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Private day tour for 1-4 passengers (6-7 hours)

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Private day tour for 1-4 passengers (6-7 hours)

Discover another world in north iceland in a good small group coach/bus with a local driver/chaffeur. we promise that we will to our best to make you feel unique in our tours & transport service from Akureyri Port, hotel or airport and we specially designed with the needs of travellers need like for example Cruise Ship passengers in mind. We adjust the departure time and length so it will fit the docking time of each cruise ship at Akureyri Port. The return time is always 1 hour before ship’s departure.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,333.34
per group
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$1,333.34
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Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri

Available from Jan 20

Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri

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The Icelandic horse is known for its unique gait called tölt. The breed is only truly Icelandic when it is on the island, so don't miss the chance to ride one while you are here. This horseback riding tour takes you into the countryside and is suitable for all levels, whether or not you have ridden before.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.10
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$120.10

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Iceland Highland Ultimate

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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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  • Free Cancellation
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$518.29
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Akureyri Airvan Flight: Diamond Circle

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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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$417.15
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$417.15

4X4 Private Tour in Northern Iceland from Akureyri

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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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  • 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,125.83
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$1,125.83
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri

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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri

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Hop on a small group tour for an exploration of northern Iceland’s natural wonders from Akureyri. Visit Goðafoss waterfall, see Lake Mývatn, admire the volcanic landscape of lava and craters, and check out the Mývatn Nature Baths—the ‘blue lagoon of the north’—where you can enjoy a warm soak in the geothermal waters.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$124.43
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Goðafoss- Waterfall of the Gods Tour from Akureyri

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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
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$93.62
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$93.62
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Lake Mývatn Tour

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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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$171.84
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$171.84
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Northern Lights Hunting

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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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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.58
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$112.58
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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

Available from Jun 1

Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

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Discover the incredible Diamond Circle of North Iceland with an experienced local tour guide in a small group. This tour uncovers the natural beauty of the utterly unique landscape of Northern Iceland. As we travel through the diverse glacial and volcanic geothermal areas we visit top attractions including the amazing Dettifoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park and an opportunity to enjoy the GeoSea Geothermal baths.This great value tour includes pick up and drop off. Our first stop is at Godadoss waterfall, the famous 'Waterfall of the Gods' and then we visit the Lake Myvatn area for photo stops. Next is Dettifoss Waterfall, Europe's most powerful waterfall and you can also visit Selfoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park, We also visit Jokulsargljufur Canyon, Hljodaklettar Echo Cliffs, Asbyrgi Canyon, Tjornes Peninsula Cliffs where Puffins nest in the summer and then Husavik town where you can use the GeoSea Geothermal Sea Bath (optional add-on, entrance fee not included)
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$194.67
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$194.67

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

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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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$1,465.33
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$1,465.33
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

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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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  • 8 hours 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$253.85
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$253.85

Húsavík walking tour

Available from Nov 2

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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  • 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.29
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$40.29

Private Super Jeep Tour: Diamond Circle

Available from Jun 1

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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$1,303.60
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$1,303.60
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Whale Watching and Sea Angling Tour

Available from May 11

Whale Watching and Sea Angling Tour

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Enjoy a responsible whale-watching cruise with an eco-friendly company, and reduce the chance of motion sickness by traveling in a large stable oak boat in the sheltered waters of Eyjafjörður. Travel slowly and quietly so as not to disturb the wildlife. This leaves lots of time to soak up the scenery, and you’ll also have the chance to fish from the boat.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$86.67
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The Diamond Circle

Available from Jun 15

The Diamond Circle

A great tour around the Diamond circle, including Goðafoss, Mývatn area, Dettifoss and Ásbyrgi, 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.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$235.83
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$235.83
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Lake Mývatn and Goðafoss Shore Excursion

Available from Oct 22

Lake Mývatn and Goðafoss Shore Excursion

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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$154.06
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$154.06
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