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Northern Lights Day Trip from AkureyriDay Trips

Northern Lights Day Trip from Akureyri

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Watch the northern lights illuminate the sky on a 2.5-hour day trip from Akureyri, and experience a remarkable display far away from the city's glare. No two nights are alike, but with clear skies you may see brilliant waves and flashing bursts of color; learn the science behind the spectacle from your guide as you take in the show.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Diamond Circle Day Trip from AkureyriDay Trips

Diamond Circle Day Trip from Akureyri

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Take a trip around Iceland’s spectacular Diamond Circle with this full-day guided tour from Akureyri. Travel along otherworldly volcanic fields to see highlights like Húsavík village, Lake Mývatn, and the glacier-fed cascades of Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls. Learn about the geologic history of this landscape of contrasts, from the steaming mud pits of Hverir to the Jökulsárgljúfur glacier canyon. In early summer, the tour also includes a stop at a puffin nesting site on the Tjörnes peninsula.
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  • 10 hours
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Lake Myvatn Day Tour and Godafoss Waterfall (from Akureyri)Day Trips

Lake Myvatn Day Tour and Godafoss Waterfall (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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Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small-Group TourDay Trips

Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small-Group Tour

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North Iceland boasts many natural wonders, including lava formations, waterfalls, thermal pools, and more. This small-group tour from Akureyi covers the best in a convenient day trip, including an optional swim at Myvatn Nature Baths. Marvel at the waterfalls at Godafoss, Dettifoss, and Selfoss; view Lake Myvatn, hot springs, and the Dimmuborgir lava fields, and then choose to bathe in the naturally heated Myvtan baths. Hotel and airport pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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Northern Lights 4x4 Jeep Tour from Akureyri (max 6 in jeep)Day Trips

Northern Lights 4x4 Jeep Tour from Akureyri (max 6 in jeep)

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Go in search of the Northern Lights on a nighttime tour from Akureyri. Travel by 4x4 Jeep outside of town to escape any light pollution, and watch the dark sky for one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular shows. This area of northern Iceland is one of the best places to see the lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, so don’t miss the chance while you’re here. Hot chocolate and an Icelandic doughnut will keep you warm and awake while you wait for the lights to appear.
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Combo Day: Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls (from Akureyri)Day Trips

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Combo Day: Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls (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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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri (max 6 in jeep)Day Trips

Day Trip to Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri (max 6 in jeep)

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Explore the Icelandic landscape around Lake Mývatn on this day trip from Akureyri by 4x4 Jeep. This area of northern Iceland is home to natural wonders like Goðafoss (‘Waterfall of the Gods’), Dettifoss (Europe´s most powerful waterfall) and Hverarönd (hot springs). See craters and lava formations, and be amazed by the incredible geology of this island in the Atlantic.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from AkureyriDay Trips

Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri

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Get a firsthand look at the wild beauty of Lake Mývatn on an full-day tour from Akureyri. Learn about the geology, geothermal activity, flora, and fauna of the area from your guide as you travel. Visit Goðafoss Waterfall and the Mývatn Nature Baths (entrance included). Hotel pickup and drop-off provided.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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SuperJeep Tour! Experience Iceland Craters, Thermal Areas, Caves and Mountains Day Trips

SuperJeep Tour! Experience Iceland Craters, Thermal Areas, Caves and Mountains

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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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Day Tour to Kerlingarfjöll Highlands in 4X4 from Akureyri (max 6 in jeep)Day Trips

Day Tour to Kerlingarfjöll Highlands in 4X4 from Akureyri (max 6 in jeep)

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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
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Askja Caldera Tour from AkureyriDay Trips

Askja Caldera Tour from Akureyri

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To visit Iceland's remote Highlands, you need the correct vehicle and, preferably, the company of a guide. Go well off the beaten track and undertake an extensive exploration of the region on this tour from Akureyri. In a small group, hike across the same lunar landscape as the NASA-trained Apollo astronauts to Askja Caldera. See Herðubreið Mountain, the Herðubreiðarlindir oasis, Lake Askja, and Víti, an explosion crater formed in 1875.
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The small Artic Dimond & GeoSea Baths (5 Hour) Morning or Evening deputuresDay Trips

The small Artic Dimond & GeoSea Baths (5 Hour) Morning or Evening deputures

Cover the highlights of northern Iceland on this relaxing, nature-filled half-day tour, which includes admission to the Geothermal Sea Baths in Húsavík. Look out for whales in the Skjálfandi Bay as you soak in healing waters, enjoying panoramic views. Tours are offered in both the morning and evening for extra flexibility.
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The Askja Tour - From Lush to LunarDay Trips

The Askja Tour - From Lush to Lunar

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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Diamond Circle Day Tour (From Akureyri)Day Trips

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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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  • 8 to 10 hours
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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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The diamond circleDay Trips

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
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Highlights of the NorthDay Trips

Highlights of the North

Unbelievable sights in the northernmost part of Iceland where untouched and raw nature meets tales of mystical creatures, Game of Thrones locations and explosive volcanoes.
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Lofthellir Ice Cave from AkureyriDay Trips

Lofthellir Ice Cave from Akureyri

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Explore a magnificent subterranean world of ice crystals and rock formations with a full-day tour to Iceland’s Lofthellir cave. Journey off-road from Akureyri through remote volcanic fields and see natural attractions like Lake Mývatn, Mt Hverfell and the crater row of Lúdentarborgir along the way. Descend into the cave at the base of a mountain, and wander through its jagged, icy caverns while your expert guide shares the story of its formation. Numbers are limited to 10 people for a personalized small-group experience.
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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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Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from AkureyriDay Trips

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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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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri (Max 6 in jeep)Day Trips

Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri (Max 6 in jeep)

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If you only have time for one day trip from Akureyri, make it a tour of the Diamond Circle, a circuit that takes in some of North Iceland’s most impressive natural wonders. This full-day small-group tour visits the Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls, the Hverir hot springs, Lake Mývatn, and the Víti crater. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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Private Artic Sigló-Kaldi Beer Spa & Dining ExperienceDay Trips

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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Glacier Lagoon and Diamond BeachDay Trips

Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach

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One of a kind tour that offers our guests a chance to explore Iceland´s highlands and glaciers. Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach and much more.
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Private Snæfellsnes AdventureDay Trips

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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