Welcome to Akureyri
Akureyri (pronounced ah-koo-rare-ee) stands strong as Iceland’s second city, but a Melbourne, Manchester or Montréal it is not. And how could it be with only 18,000 residents? It’s a wonder the city (which would be a ‘town’ anywhere else) generates this much buzz. Expect cool cafes, quality restaurants, a handful of art galleries and even some late-night bustle – a far cry from other rural Icelandic towns.Akureyri... Read More
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3-Day Rafting Tour from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 4 Rafting on the East Glacial River
Far more than just a rafting expedition, this trip is a highlight reel of desert moonscapes, sprawling glaciers, hot springs, super-jeep crossings, world-class whitewater, remote mountain cabins, and gourmet riverside cuisine, all in the heart of north Iceland's most pristine and otherwise inaccessible wilderness. Discover the best of Iceland on this amazing expedition as you follow the river deep into untamed wilderness where few have paddled before!