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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 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
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Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with Waterfall - 3 hoursNature & Wildlife

Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with Waterfall - 3 hours

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This trip begins with a highlight: after a short ride on countryside tracks, we will arrive at the amazing waterfall "Reykjafoss". You will soon understand why Icelanders describe it as "the steaming falls"! Later on, you will be having fun crossing quite a few rivers on your trusted companion, the Icelandic horse. In the amazing natural paradise of the river delta Héraðsvötn you might, depending on the season, be able to watch birds hatching or pick a handful of crowberries whilst taking a short break. The terrain offers the best possibilities to fully experience the gaits of the Icelandic horse, especially the famous tölt. Please give us some details about your previous riding experience. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page. THIS RIDE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS!
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  • 3 hours
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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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Whale and Puffin Watching on board a Traditional Oak Ship from HusavikNature & Wildlife

Whale and Puffin Watching on board a Traditional Oak Ship from Husavik

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Coastal Iceland is home to a spectacular range of native wildlife, but to see the best of it you have to take to the waves. With this tour, cruise out into Skjálfandi Bay by traditional wooden oak boat, and watch the waters for dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. Spot colorful puffins and other seabirds with live on-board commentary, and keep warm with a refreshing hot chocolate.
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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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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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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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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
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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
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Off we goNature & Wildlife

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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
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Northern lights hunting (private)Nature & Wildlife

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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
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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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  • 5 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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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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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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Whales and Akureyri in the Midnight SunHalf-day Tours

Whales and Akureyri in the Midnight Sun

A truly unique whale watching experience in the magical summer sun and everlasting daylight. The mystical midnight sun and the nature of the fjord provide a unique nature and wildlife experience. To make the tour even more enjoyable and memorable, we often shut down the boat engines to enjoy the soothing sound of the water, the whales and the birds. The Midnight Sun tour is ideal as a relaxing end of a busy day or as a beginning of a fun night in town. If you're in the mood for some light snacks or drinks, have a look at our onboard bar menu - we recommend the Whale Punch (rum infused hot chocolate)!
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Private Tour Tailor Made Tour from Akureyri e.g Lake Myvatn, Godafoss, DettifossNature & Wildlife

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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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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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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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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Goðafoss (Waterfall of the gods)Nature & Wildlife

Goðafoss (Waterfall of the gods)

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
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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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Lake Mývatn tour (Private)Day Trips

Lake Mývatn tour (Private)

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. This tour is private, so only you will be on board
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  • 5 to 7 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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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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