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Marvel at the sheer natural force on display at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe, and one of Iceland’s most extraordinary attractions. Dropping some 132,000 gallons (500 cubic meters) of water per second 148 feet (45 meters) down the Jökulsárgljúfur canyon, Dettifoss is a must-see for visitors to North Iceland.

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Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss Day Tour from Akureyri

Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss Day Tour from Akureyri

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small Group Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$226.18
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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri
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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri

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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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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$248.11
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

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See the big three landmarks of northern Iceland with this day trip to Lake Mývatn and the Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls. With a carefully prepared itinerary, you’ll maximize your time at each site, going straight to the vantage points and learning about the geology of the region from a guide. Extra stops include the Grjótagjá lava cave and Mývatn Nature Baths; just note that entry is extra.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

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Most tourists in Iceland travel the well-trodden Ring Road. The lesser-trafficked Diamond Circle offers the chance to avoid those crowds and discover the under-visited northern region. As you travel to landmarks such as Dettifoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park, Godafoss waterfall and the Lake Myvatn area, you'll learn all about Icelandic culture and history from your guide.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dettifoss Waterfall - Europes most powerful waterfall

Dettifoss Waterfall - Europes most powerful waterfall

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Get an intimate glimpse of Iceland’s iconic waterfalls on this full-day tour to Dettifoss, Selfoss, and Hafragilsfoss, saving time with hassle-free transfers directly from Mývatnsstofa. Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide as you explore the thundering cascades as part of a small group, avoiding hidden costs with any necessary snow gear provided.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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The Diamond Circle

The Diamond Circle

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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
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Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

The best way to experience Iceland's nature is on foot, not from inside a tour bus. This private tour from Akureyri lets you combine hiking and sightseeing. You'll visit such landmarks as Goðafoss, Lake Mývatn and Dettifoss, then go hiking around Hljóðaklettar, a row of ancient craters shaped by the glacial river Jökulsá. You'll also see Skjálfandi bay and Húsavík before returning to Akureyri.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Lake Mývatn and Dettifoss Waterfall Tour

Full-Day Lake Mývatn and Dettifoss Waterfall Tour

Lake Mývatn and Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from Akureyri is the perfect tour to fully experience the wonders of the North. We take our time to find the best sights for photographing depending on weather and other conditions during that particular day. The Lake Mývatn area is by many considered the most beautiful place in Iceland. This has been one of Iceland’s most popular tourist destinations for years. An amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts and nature’s diversity. The lake area has been a filming location for major Hollywood films and TV shows, such as Game of Thrones, Fast & Furious, and Star Wars. Dettifoss is the most powerful waterfall in Europe, 100m wide and with a fall of 44m. Visiting the magnificent area of Dettifoss Waterfall and its surroundings in the Mývatn highlands is an unforgettable experience.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.80
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Diamond Circle Private Full Day Tour with Pickup

Diamond Circle Private Full Day Tour with Pickup

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
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$922.03
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Should I book Dettifoss tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Dettifoss can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Dettifoss 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Dettifoss costs USD 215.79. Guided Dettifoss tours start around USD 215.79 per person.
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