Things To Do in Akureyri & Akureyri Airport Layover Ideas
Things to do in Akureyri if you have a Akureyri Airport Layover or Extended Akureyri Airport Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the Akureyri Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Akureyri.LayoverIdeas.com
3 hoursPriced From:
USD 81.51 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!
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2 hoursPriced From:
USD 95.00<p>The Northern Lights are arguably mother natures most fascinating display of artistry! This 2 hr. cruise is a great way to experiencing the magical light show all while viewing Akureyri city from a different angle. A wonderful sailing into the dark night!</p>
<p>It's dark, you're outside and everything is quiet. A flicker of light in the sky grabs your attention. Pale and modest at first, soon intense and vibrant, transforming the dark sky into a mighty display of nature's power. It's hypnotic but perhaps strangest of all; there is complete silence, while cascades of green, yellow, violet and red dance across the sky in silent harmony. It is like a mighty symphonic ballet with muted sound. This is a great way to experience the magic of the Northern Lights while you enjoy a comfortable journey aboard our boat.</p>... Read More
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 102.00
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.
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 104.80
At Skjaldarvik we offer riding tours where people get a chance to learn about the Icelandic horse under expert supervision. The tour will take about 1,5 hours and will take you through the beautiful surroundings around our guesthouse. <br /><br />After the riding tour you can have a cup of coffee or teas with cake and enjoy the beautiful view from our hot tub.
2 hours 30 minutesPriced From:
USD 112.96Experience a magical 2.5-hour cruise watching the Northern lights under the starry night-sky in the magnificent Eyjafjordur. The intensity of Northern Lights activity is highest in the Arctic and since the northern part of Iceland stretches out into the arctic, Akureyri is one of the best places to go to if you want to enjoy this wonder. <br /><br />Our first class comfort boat departs from the harbor in the heart of Akureyri, at 21:30. Snacks and drinks available on board. Heated indoor cabins, great viewing decks for photo opportunities. <br /><br /><i>Available from September 15th to April 15th.</i>... Read More
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 115.28
View the spectacular Northern Lights on a 2.5-hour guided coach tour from Akureyri. Leave the electric glow of the city behind and venture into Iceland's countryside to seek out the Aurora Borealis, one of nature's most wondrous phenomena. As you gaze up at the shimmering night sky, hear more about the science behind this occurrence from your knowledgeable guide.
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 117.61
<p>Explore the wildlife of Eyjafjordur on this 3-hour tour of the fjord as the boat cruises calmly about the water. This tour takes you through prime whale watching areas while a professional guide enriches your knowledge of the ecosystem around you, as well as the history and the folklore of the area. Choose from one of six departure times when you book.</p>
Priced From: USD 133.92
4x4 JEEP TOURS: Northern lights hunting in the north, Join our jeep and escape the light pollution of the city and go with us outside Akureyri to see the amazing Northern lights. The Northern Lights viewing for this winter looking to be very active and there are few better places to see them than in the North around Akureyri.
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