Welcome to Akureyri
Akureyri stands strong as Iceland’s second city, but a Melbourne, Manchester or Montreal it is not. And how could it be? There are only 18,000 residents! It’s a wonder the city (which would be a ‘town’ in any other country) generates this much buzz. Expect cool cafes, quality restaurants and something of a late-night bustle – a far cry from other towns in rural Iceland... 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!