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Day tours

Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

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

Starting at$201

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Outdoor Activities

Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík

Starting at$170

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Whale Watching RIB Boat Tour from Husavik

Starting at$157

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Family Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 2 White Water Rafting on the West Glacial River

Starting at$133

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Traditional Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

Starting at$93

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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

Starting at$89

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Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri

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Traditional Oak Ship Whale Watching Tour From Husavik

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Road trips

Driving Iceland's magic circle

5 min readPublished Jan 31, 2020

Discover haunting lava fields, wild coastline, powerful waterfalls and majestic ice caps on an elemental journey around Iceland’s Ring Road.

Seljalandsfoss is just one of the mighty waterfalls along Iceland's Ring Road
Road trips

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3 min readPublished Jun 6, 2019

Iceland's landscape is one of the most evocative on the planet – mist shrouded cliff-sides, inky black beaches, ghostly blue glaciers. All of it creates…

Hit the Ring Road in Iceland for some of the most scenic driving views in the world © Dennis Fischer Photography / Getty Images
Adventure travel

Northern delights: a road trip along Iceland's Arctic Coast Way

6 min readPublished Apr 15, 2019

Crashing waves. Lounging seals. Driftwood- and seabird-dotted shores. Rugged, snow-topped peaks. Colourful fishing towns. To really get off the tourist…

The remote island of Drangey sits in a dramatic landscape
Adventure travel

Road tripping along Iceland's longest fjord

6 min readPublished Mar 13, 2018

The Ring Road may be Iceland's classic road-tripping route and hold plenty of treasures, but taking your four wheels north off the beaten track and along…

Road tripping along Iceland's longest fjord
Adventure travel

The best places to watch wildlife in Iceland

7 min readPublished Oct 6, 2017

When humans first arrived some 1100 years ago, Iceland seemed desolate: a layover for migrating birds, roamed only by the Arctic fox, the sole native land…

A humpback whale breaches in Skjálfandi Bay, North Iceland. This acrobatic species is one of the most commonly sighted whales / Egill Bjarnason / Lonely Planet