Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale-Watching Tour from Akureyri

Watch out for whales, dolphins and more on a 3-hour whale-watching tour. Choose a start time to suit your schedule with an optional hotel pickup and drop-off from Akureyri, and then cruise from Dalvik into the waters for close-up views of north Iceland’s marine creatures and birdlife. Complimentary use of extra-warm Icelandic clothing is offered plus refreshments and a hot drink while on board. On the way back, try your hand at sea angling and finish by eating your catch while back on shore!
3 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale Watching from downtown Akureyri

Experience the incredible humpbacks in the Eyjafjord on board our comfortable sight seeing ship. Family friendly and great value whale watching tour operated up to 4 times a day from Akureyri in North Iceland.
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri

Embark on a 4x4 Jeep tour to Lake Mývatn and the surroundings. Explore the North of iceland and see enchanting places such as Goðafoss waterfall (waterfall of the gods), Dettifoss waterfall (Europe´s most powerful waterfall), hot spring and pseudo crater areas and more.
7 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Myvatn Day Trip from Akureyri

Experience the surreal landscapes around Lake Mývatn on a guided day trip from Akureyri. Marvel at the magnificent features of North Iceland’s volcanic countryside, including the famous Goðafoss waterfall, the unique lava stacks at Dimmuborgir and the 300-meter-wide Víti explosion crater. Dine at a local restaurant and let your stress melt away in the relaxing geothermal water of Mývatn Nature Baths. In winter, hunt for the Northern Lights and in summer, look out for the midnight sun.
11 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Diamond Circle Day Trip from Akureyri

Discover northern Iceland’s Diamond Circle on a full-day tour from Akureyri! With a knowledgeable guide, check off the incredible natural wonders, volcanic sites and geologic formations that pepper the route around Lake Mývatn and Húsavík village. See the thundering falls of Godafoss (Goðafoss) and Dettifoss; gaze in awe at the boiling mud springs of Hverir; and stop for photos by the wind-whipped cliffs that surround Jökulsárgljúfur glacier canyon, Hljóðaklettar and Ásbyrgi canyon. In the early summer months, a puffin-spotting stop is also included at Tjörnes peninsula.
10 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Private 'Game of Thrones' TV Locations Tour

Combine Iceland’s natural splendors with dramatic ‘Game of Thrones’ TV locations, on a full-day tour from Akureyri. With a private guide, passionate about the popular HBO series, explore the rugged, snow-capped landscapes that set the scene for countless episodes ‘north of the Wall.’ See where the Night’s Watch lived at Castle Black, wander across a lava field where lawless wildlings and White Walker zombies once lurked, and stroll through Höfði forest. Finally, finish with a soak in the natural lagoon at Mývatn Nature Baths — just remember your bathing suit!
8 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whales and Puffins Tour from Husavik

On your combined tour of puffin and whale watching, you will get up-close to the famous puffin island of Lundey, followed by a whale watching tour. See, hear and study the the behavior of the largest animals on the planet. This 3.5 hour unforgettable tour includes and experienced crew consisting of a captain and guide.
3.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Lofthellir Cave Exploration from Akureyri

Discover the wondrous underground world of Lofthellir cave on this guided day tour from Akureyri. Journey out to the volcanic Lake Mývatn, then venture further into the desolate wilderness of North Iceland. Pass by Mt Hverfell and Lúdentarborgir crater row, before pulling up near the base of Mt Hvannfell. Follow your guide across a barren lava field and head underneath the Earth's surface to explore the subterranean chambers of Lofthellir cave. Numbers are limited to 14 on this tour, ensuring you have an intimate and informative experience.
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Volcanic & Ice Cave Expedition

Explore Iceland’s volcanic landscapes and a subterranean ice cave on a guided, small-group day tour from Akureyri. Set off to Lake Mývatn, then examine the geological wonders of Gjástykki, an active volcanic area whose otherworldly terrain has been dramatically shaped by lava. Drive by the 2500-year-old Hverfell crater, traverse a lava field and descend into the darkness of a lava cave. Learn about the powerful natural forces that have created this unique landscape from an expert local guide. Numbers limited to 14 people, ensuring a personalized experience.
13 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

White Water Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 4 Rafting on the East Glacial River

Exciting rapids, mind-blowing scenery, and one of the most remote single-day river settings on Earth make the East Glacial River Iceland's signature rafting trip! Get right into the action and see for yourself why the “East” has been consistently rated as one of Europe’s best rafting day trips and topped popular guide books’ lists of "must-do's" in Iceland.
6 hours