Akureyri

Welcome to Akureyri

The 60km long narrow Eyjafjordur fjord makes for a scenic introduction to the heart of North Iceland.
Akureyri is the second largest town outside of the capital area and the inhabitants hold a reputation for being proud of their history, culture and spirit.

North Iceland is home to some of the most spectacular sights in Iceland – some of its most beautiful waterfalls, the volcanic Lake Myvatn with a plethora of geological wonders, and charming fishing villages along the breathtaking coastline.
Sightseeing tours to the Lake Myvatn area are the most popular shore excursion from Akureyri. There are a variety of options to choose from including the Dettifoss waterfall, the Nature Baths and hiking in the area.

The Troll peninsula to the North West is part of the Arctic Coast Way. With towering mountains, charming fishing villages and remote islands; this region offers more of an off the beaten path experience.

The town of Akureyri itself has several architectural sites, interesting museums and the world’s northernmost botanical gardens. The Laufas turf roofed houses date back to the 9th century and make a great addition to a city tour.

Akureyri is one of the “big four” cruise ship ports in Iceland – the others being Reykjavik, Isafjordur and Seydisfjordur.

Group Tour

Myvatn & Godafoss

A small group tour from Akureyri to Godafoss waterfall and Myvatn lake.

Private Tour

Arctic Coastline, Siglufjordur and the Troll Peninsula

Take the road less travelled from Akureyri, along the scenic Arctic coastline, past black sand beaches, towering mountains, and fishing villages to colourful Siglufjordur and the Troll Peninsula, with the option to stop at Kaldi microbrewery.

Private Tour

Myvatn & Godafoss

Visit the volcanic Lake Myvatn area and the stunning Godafoss waterfall with the option to relax in the milky blue waters of the Nature Baths!

Group Tour

Myvatn, Godafoss & Dettifoss

A Myvatn, Godafoss, and Dettifoss small group tour from Akureyri, taking in the fascinating volcanic Lake Myvatn area and the stunning Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls.

Private Tour

Godafoss & Akureyri

A perfect combination of Iceland’s history, culture and nature – the beautiful Godafoss waterfall, Akureyri town and the Lystigardurinn botanical gardens.

Private Tour

Asbyrgi & Godafoss

The stunning Godafoss waterfall and a coastal drive to the spectacular horseshoe-shaped Asbyrgi canyon

Private Tour

Husavik Town & Godafoss Waterfall

A tour for your senses! The stunning Godafoss waterfall, charming Husavik town, stunning coastline, and a variety of optional extras.

Private Tour

Dettifoss & Godafoss

From Akureyri: Two of Iceland’s most famous waterfalls: the picture-perfect Godafoss and the powerful Dettifoss, with a quick look at the some of the wonders of the Lake Myvatn area.

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