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Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik

Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik

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Go whale watching aboard a traditional Icelandic schooner during this 3.5-hour excursion from Húsavík. Learn about Icelandic sailing traditions and take in the wild, rugged, natural scenery of the sea. Light refreshments included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.54
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$125.54
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Kerlingarfjöll Highlands Day Tour in a 4X4 from Akureyri

Kerlingarfjöll Highlands Day Tour in a 4X4 from Akureyri

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$400.40
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$400.40

Whales, Eyjafjörður and Akureyri by RIB

Whales, Eyjafjörður and Akureyri by RIB

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Race through the Eyjafjörður fjord between the mountains in search of whales on this guided small-group tour. From inside a powerful rigid inflatable boat (RIB) get panoramic views of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Be on the lookout for puffins and other seabirds and search for whales in the fjord during this adventure.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$194.14
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$194.14
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Goðafoss- Waterfall of the Gods Tour from Akureyri

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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$95.85
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$95.85
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Exclusive Riding Program for Advanced Horse Riders - Give Me 5! - 2 to 3 hours

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.98
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$215.98

Northern Lights Classic Tour from Akureyri

Northern Lights Classic Tour from Akureyri

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Spotting the Northern Lights is notoriously difficult. Rather than simply counting on getting lucky, you can hugely improve your chances by joining this tour that takes you into the countryside, far from light pollution, in the company of an experienced aurora-hunter guide.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.84
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$82.84

Private Luxury Tour of North Iceland-Your own trip

Private Luxury Tour of North Iceland-Your own trip

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Iceland is home to soaring peaks and spectacular natural scenery, but the country’s rugged countryside makes exploring a challenge. On this tour, reach far-flung corners of northern Iceland by private vehicle and plan your route to hit the sites of most interest. Perhaps spin to natural attractions such as Goðafoss waterfall or Lake Mývatn, and see the best of Iceland with ease—with round-trip travel from your Akureyri accommodation included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,781.34
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$1,781.34
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Lake Mývatn Tour (Private)

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$661.27
per group
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$661.27
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Northern Lights Hunting (Private)

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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$552.07
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Off we go

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$167.44
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$167.44
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Full-Day Spectacular Tour in Northern Iceland

Full-Day Spectacular Tour in Northern Iceland

Discover the natural beauty of northern Iceland on this once-in-a-lifetime tour. In this full-day tour you'll visit the magnificent Godafoss Waterfall, explore the Nature Baths of Myvatn and learn about the history of the mining of the sulphur springs in Namaskard. This tour is a fantastic way to see Iceland's natural side and will leave you with memories and photographs which you can share forever.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.89
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$131.89
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Húsavík walking tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.25
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$41.25

Siglufjörður, the Four-Tunnel Tour (Private Tour)

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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$605.46
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$605.46
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Photograph and feed Icelandic horses

Photograph and feed Icelandic horses

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The Icelandic horse is one of the country's most enigmatic images. Learn all about them and what makes them special, such as their unique gait, while having an up-close encounter with the cute animals on this guided tour from Skjaldarvik Guesthouse in Akureyri. You will have the opportunity to take lots of pictures of the horses and even offer them something to eat.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.48
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$50.48

Lush to Lunar Askja Tour

Lush to Lunar Askja Tour

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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  • 10 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,342.07
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$1,342.07

Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.32
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$199.32

The Diamond Circle

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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$241.46
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$241.46
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Laugafell hot springs, privat super jeep tour

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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$865.53
per group
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$865.53
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Private Tour Tailor Made Tour from Akureyri e.g Lake Myvatn, Godafoss, Dettifoss

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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$1,500.27
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$1,500.27
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