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Lake Myvatn Day Trip from Akureyri

Lake Myvatn Day Trip from Akureyri
Duration:
11 hours
From:
USD 390.10
Experience the surreal landscapes around Lake Mývatn on a guided day trip from Akureyri. Marvel at the magnificent features of North Iceland's volcanic countryside, including the famous Goðafoss waterfall, the unique lava stacks at Dimmuborgir and the 300-meter-wide Víti explosion crater. Dine at a local restaurant and let your stress melt away in the relaxing geothermal water of Mývatn Nature Baths. In winter, hunt for the Northern Lights and in summer, look out for the midnight sun.

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

White Water Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 4 Rafting on the East Glacial River
Duration:
6 hours
From:
USD 243.38
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.

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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.


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Whale-Watching Tour from Akureyri

Whale-Watching Tour from Akureyri
Duration: 3 hours

Priced 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! ... Read More

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Northern Lights Cruise from Akureyri

Northern Lights Cruise from Akureyri
Duration: 2 hours

Priced 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

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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
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.

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Horseriding tour in Akureyri

Horseriding tour in Akureyri
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.

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Akureyri Northern Lights Cruise

Akureyri Northern Lights Cruise
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Priced From: USD 112.96

Experience 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

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Northern Lights Day Trip from Akureyri

Northern Lights Day Trip from Akureyri
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.

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3-Hour Whale Watching Tour from Akureyri

3-Hour Whale Watching Tour from Akureyri
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>

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Northern Lights from Akureyri in a 4x4 Jeep

Northern Lights from Akureyri in a 4x4 Jeep
Duration: Flexible

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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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017