Greater Akureyri activities, tickets and more

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.
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Hafgrimsstaoir to East Glacial River White Water Rafting Tour

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Hafgrimsstaoir to West Glacial River Family Rafting Adventure

Gentle rapids, stunning scenery, and natural riverside hot springs make the West Glacial River the perfect playground for paddlers of all ages! Float through the spectacular glacial canyons and experience Iceland beyond the reach of motors and foot.
3.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Akureyri to Diamond Circle Day Trip with Lake Myvatn, Godafoss

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Akureyri to Lofthellir Cave Guided Exploration Full-Day Trip

Discover the wondrous underground world of Lofthellir Ice 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 Ice Cave. Numbers are limited to 10 on this tour, ensuring you have an intimate and informative experience.
8 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Lake Mývatn Tour from Akureyri Port

Lake Mývatn from Akureyri Port is a tour specially designed with the needs of Cruise Ship passengers in mind. We adjust the departure time and length so it will fit the docking time of each cruise ship at Akureyri Port. The return time is always 1 hour before ship’s departure.
6 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Akureyri Airvan Flight: Iceland Highland Ultimate

Soar above some of the most amazing pearls of the highlands in this 2.5 to 3-hour ultimate tour with a sand-strip landing in the heart of the highlands. Get an astonishing aerial perspective of the Askja caldera, the NASA astronauts´s training grounds and the queen of all Icelandic mountains, Mt Herðubreið. The trip would not be completed without flying above the magnificent Vatnajökull glacier, the largest and most voluminous icecap in Iceland and the largest glacier in Europe.  From Vatnajokull we fly over Iceland´s most recent lavafield towards the Askja caldera, where we´ll spend some some time making sure everybody gets a good look and then set a home bound course over the vast lavafield of Odadahraun. This air tour can only be described as the Ultimate Air Tour, since we experience lava fields, waterfalls, calderas, craters and glacier in one trip.  Great value and an adventure of a lifetime.
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Askja and Holuhraun Day Tour from Lake Myvatn

Enjoy a day trip Jeep tour to the heart of the Icelandic Highlands. See attractions such as Askja Caldera, Víti Explosion Crater, Drekagil Gully, Holuhraun Lava Field, Glacier River and Vatnajökull National Park. Start your Askja Holuhraun day tour from Lake Mývatn the morning and head for the highlands where the wilderness, wide spaces, geology and natural freshwater springs are awe inspiring. On this enlightening tour you will focus on nature, experience the geology, history and biology of the area in a most interesting and exciting way.
12.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Akureyri to Diamond Circle Day Trip, Gooafoss Falls and Hverir

Embark on 4x4 Jeep tour to the diamond circle and explore majestic placesincluding Waterfall Goðafoss, Lake Mývatn, Hverir (hot springs), Víti (crater), Waterfall Dettifoss and the Glacial Canyon.
11 hours