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Lake Mývatn Ultimate Experience

Lake Mývatn Ultimate Experience

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Northern Lights and fun activities This 3 night stay is the perfect way to visit the Lake Mývatn area in the north of Iceland in winter and enjoy the Northern Lights in the evening and sightseeing tours and activities during the daylight hours. Tours available: Husky dog sledding, Snowshoeing, Snowmobile tours, Nordic skiing, Fat Bike tours, Super-Jeep mountain tours and waterfalls and many more. Please be advised some tours can be bought on site, other tours are included..see included description.
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  • 4 days
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$2,462.78
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Laugafell hot springs, privat super jeep tour

Laugafell hot springs, privat super jeep tour

Spend a day discovering Iceland’s untouched beauty by going on a private super jeep tour. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar roads and river crossings by having a driver for the day. You’ll explore Eyjafjörður valley and the incredible views up to the Highlands. A highlight of the day is bathing in the healing waters of Laugafell hot springs and admiring the scenic vistas.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$878.84
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$878.84
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Deacon Horse Riding Tour

Deacon Horse Riding Tour

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To be free in the mountains on horseback is nothing short of breathtaking. Join us for the 1 1/2 hour adventure on horseback to the mountains. On this tour you have multiple opportunities to tölt your horse, a special gait known to Icelandic horses. At the end of the tour you are invited to join us for coffee and light refreshments. The 1 1/2 hour tour consists of a brief introduction to riding Icelandic horses. Then we set out for riding. We then return to Stable Stop for unmounting, photo opportunities with your noble steed and some light refreshments.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.56
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$144.56

Turf House Horse Riding Day Tour

Turf House Horse Riding Day Tour

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BAUGASEL TURF HOUSE: All day riding tour Adventurous? Then this is the tour for you. Ride through the breathtaking mountains and valleys to a traditional Icelandic cottage, try the local delicacies and enjoy the company of your horse and the wind in your hair. If you want to tölt your horse then this tour will let you try not only tölting but potentially all 5 gaits. You will try 2-3 of our horses for the Turf house tour. Food and refreshments will be supplied. SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED: Intermediate to expert riders AVAILABILITY: Summer (April-September); Saturdays at 10:00 am Wear long pants and close-toed shoes, ideally with a little heel; safety gear supplied by Stable Stop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$295.68
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Whale Watching Small-Group Tour from Akureyri

Whale Watching Small-Group Tour from Akureyri

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Iceland’s north coast is one of the best places in Europe to see whales in their natural environment. This 2-hour whale watching cruise from Akureyri is limited to 12 passengers for a personalized experience, and offers the chance to spot humpback whales, mink whales, white-beaked dolphins, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$198.40
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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri
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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri

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Ride an Icelandic horse through the countryside, then watch for whales on the Eyjafjord with a 7-hour nature tour from Akureyri. The 1.5-hour ride is well suited to both beginning and experienced riders, and the Eyjafjord is home to a thriving population of humpback whales: you’ll have 3 hours of time on the water, with views of the stunning fjord landscape. All activities are included in this 7-hour nature tour, with optional hotel pickup in Akureyri.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.80
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$210.80
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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

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Maximize your chances of seeing humpback whales on this Eyjafjord whale watching cruise from Akureyri. Iceland’s longest fjord is known for attracting these massive mammals for summer feeding. Board a high-speed, specially adapted ship capable of covering all the likely viewing areas, and watch for whales from the viewing platforms and decks. Choose from several departures, including a late-night cruise (June to August), with use of thermal coveralls, raincoats, or blankets included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Whale Watching in Dalvik

Whale Watching in Dalvik

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Up to 23 different species of whales inhabit the waters of north Iceland, including humpback whales, minke whales, and white-beaked dolphins. This whale watching cruise offers the chance to spot the majestic creatures in their natural environment, as well as enjoying fishing and tucking into a delicious BBQ dinner onboard.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.54
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Private Luxury Tour of North Iceland-Your own trip

Private Luxury Tour of North Iceland-Your own trip

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Iceland is home to soaring peaks and spectacular natural scenery, but the country’s rugged countryside makes exploring a challenge. On this tour, reach far-flung corners of northern Iceland by private vehicle and plan your route to hit the sites of most interest. Perhaps spin to natural attractions such as Goðafoss waterfall or Lake Mývatn, and see the best of Iceland with ease—with round-trip travel from your Akureyri accommodation included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,781.34
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$1,781.34
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Whales, Eyjafjörður and Akureyri by RIB

Whales, Eyjafjörður and Akureyri by RIB

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Race through the Eyjafjörður fjord between the mountains in search of whales on this guided small-group tour. From inside a powerful rigid inflatable boat (RIB) get panoramic views of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Be on the lookout for puffins and other seabirds and search for whales in the fjord during this adventure.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.12
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Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri

Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri

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Come face to face with the world’s largest mammals on this half-day whale watching excursion from Akureyri, Iceland’s scenic northern port city. Listen to stories about the history and culture of the region from your guide. Then, enjoy comfortable, first-class amenities as you cruise through Torfunefsbryggja Harbor, including an on-site bar with hot and cold drinks for purchase.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.26
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Exclusive Riding Program for Advanced Horse Riders - Give Me 5! - 2 to 3 hours

Exclusive Riding Program for Advanced Horse Riders - Give Me 5! - 2 to 3 hours

The Icelandic Horse is the only horse breed in the world that has these 5 different gaits: Walk,trot, gallop, tölt and pace. If you are an experienced rider or even a real expert, come to us and let our amazing horses cast a spell on you! A highly skilled riding teacher will lead you into this unique equestrian world. By riding 2-3 different horses you will soon discover the particular potential of the 5-gaited Icelandic Horse. This program takes place at Vindheimamelar show grounds and surroundings and is a good balance of practice and hacking. Please let us know about your previous riding experience in as much detail as possible. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page. THIS TOUR IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNER RIDERS!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.30
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$219.30

Off we go

Off we go

Spending a whole day travelling on horseback is truly Icelandic! At the beginning of the trip, you will be introduced to your two best friends for the day: your horses. While riding one of them, you will lead the other horse beside you and later on change. Our guides will explain to you how to do that comfortably. Riding Icelandic style with a “hand-horse” is certainly a unique and wonderful experience. During the ride, you will follow the Húseyjarkvísl stream and explore the glacial river delta Héraðsvötn, where you will see a wide variety of birds during the season. You will be enjoying the impressive panorama of the Skagafjörður mountains while tölting on nice and comfortable riding paths.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.02
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Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with Waterfall

Horse Riding Tour to the Glacier River Delta with Waterfall

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Experienced riders can enjoy a more intimate glimpse of rural Iceland on this small-group, horseback ride to Reykjafoss waterfall and the Héraðsvötn delta. Benefit from the insights of your guide as you trot along countryside trails, cross waterways, and admire sweeping views of the striking landscape, avoiding hidden costs with gear rental and a hot drink included in the price.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.82
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Horse Riding Tour in Varmahlíð

Horse Riding Tour in Varmahlíð

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Experience the wild landscapes and rugged terrain of Iceland’s north—without disturbing the serene nature—on a guided horseback trek in Varmahlíð. Go with a guide who will lead you along a route tailored to your riding experience and move at a speed comfortable for you. A helmet is provided, as is rain gear if needed.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.72
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The Viking North Iceland Horse Riding in Winter Experience

The Viking North Iceland Horse Riding in Winter Experience

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On this exceptional “off-season” trip, you‘ll enjoy the diversity of the Icelandic landscape without the haste of the summertime. Our reliable and strong horses will carry you directly into nature´s tranquility and won’t mind frozen ground or scrunching snow. We ride along farmers’ trails and head for the impressive waterfall “Reykjafoss”. During wintertime, it‘s frozen and full of icicles. You will never forget the unique experience of exploring your surroundings on horseback – just like the Vikings did. Please let us know if you have any previous riding experience. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.70
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Family Friendly Horse Riding Tour in Skagafjörður

Family Friendly Horse Riding Tour in Skagafjörður

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Mount your Icelandic horse and set off with your small group to discover Skagafjörður’s striking landscape on this family-friendly riding tour, suitable for any level of experience. Soak up scenic views and benefit from your guide’s insider knowledge as you trot along ridges, rivers, and rolling trails, keeping warm with gear rental and a hot drink provided.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.92
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Riding Holiday in the countryside of North Iceland - Home at Hestasport - 5 Days

Riding Holiday in the countryside of North Iceland - Home at Hestasport - 5 Days

Welcome to Varmahlíð, our home in Skagafjörður. If you want to relax surrounded by beautiful nature, do plenty of horseback riding adjusted to your skills, and discover the diversity of the fjord Skagafjörður, Home at Hestasport is the right choice. You will be staying in one of our charming cottages, with a natural hot tub at hand. Every day, you will be exploring a bit more of the breathtaking surroundings on horseback and soon you cannot imagine a single day without the great companionship of the horses. When you are not on horseback, there are numerous activities and attractions close by: river rafting, boat trips, bird watching, sea angling and museums, to name only a few of them. This riding holiday is suitable for all ages and experience levels.
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  • 5 days
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$1,047.21
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Horse Riding Holiday Along Forgotten Trails in North Iceland - 4 Days

Horse Riding Holiday Along Forgotten Trails in North Iceland - 4 Days

Join us for an unforgettable riding adventure in North Iceland! For three days, you will be exploring beautiful forgotten trails in the outback of Skagafjörður. Just like Icelanders, you will ride with accompanying hand horse and climb up and down narrow valleys and canyons, cross a river countless times, and enjoy smooth tölt on grassy paths. During this adventurous challenge, your horses will carry you off into barely touched nature, away from civilization. On your way home from the mountains, you will have the chance to visit the "Smoking Waterfall", Reykjafoss. At night, you will stay in one of the lovely Hestasport timber cottages and are welcome to enjoy a relaxing bath in the natural hot pot after a long day in the saddle. All the cottages are fully equipped with everything you need to make your stay with us comfortable. Don't waste this opportunity and enjoy this holiday to the fullest! This riding holiday is not suitable for beginner riders.
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  • 4 days
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$1,170.41
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Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri
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Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri

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The Icelandic horse is known for its unique gait called tölt. The breed is only truly Icelandic when it is on the island, so don't miss the chance to ride one while you are here. This horseback riding tour takes you into the countryside and is suitable for all levels, whether or not you have ridden before.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.85
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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland
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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland

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Float over class 2 and 3 rapids in the West Glacial River on this guided rafting tour. After getting outfitted in the included wetsuits and helmets, enter the canyon on a raft with your onboard and experienced guide. Make your way down the river, enjoying views of the high canyon walls and unique geology.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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Dettifoss Waterfall - Europes most powerful waterfall

Dettifoss Waterfall - Europes most powerful waterfall

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Get an intimate glimpse of Iceland’s iconic waterfalls on this full-day tour to Dettifoss, Selfoss, and Hafragilsfoss, saving time with hassle-free transfers directly from Mývatnsstofa. Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide as you explore the thundering cascades as part of a small group, avoiding hidden costs with any necessary snow gear provided.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Watching RIB Boat Tour from Husavik
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Whale Watching RIB Boat Tour from Husavik

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Sometimes whale watching cruises on huge boats make it hard to be able to actually see the ocean life unless you board first and claim the best spots. This whale watching tour from Husavik is on board an RIB boat limited to just 12 passengers, so you’re never in competition for the best vantage points. Plus, its easy to stay warm and safe with an included warm suit and life jacket.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.16
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Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small Group Tour

Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small Group Tour

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North Iceland boasts many natural wonders, including lava formations, waterfalls, thermal pools, and more. This small-group tour from Akureyi covers the best in a convenient day trip, including an optional swim at Myvatn Nature Baths. Marvel at the waterfalls at Godafoss, Dettifoss, and Selfoss; view Lake Myvatn, hot springs, and the Dimmuborgir lava fields, and then choose to bathe in the naturally heated Myvtan baths. Hotel and airport pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$241.47
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What people are saying about Nature and Wildlife in North Iceland

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Whale Watching Small-Group Tour from Akureyri
"We had the most wonderful experience on this trip. We saw a Hump back whale really up close - he was about 3 metres from our rib. Amazing"..."
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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
"This attraction turned out to be very enjoyable! What else can you say when it wasn't too long before we saw a Humpback Whale!! Then we moved to another area and saw another! Also, the weather co-operated by giving us calm waters and little wind! What else can you ask for! The only thing we missed was a breaching whale. Can't have everything!"..."
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Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri
"Unbelivable fantastic amazing so lucky and blessed to see so many humpback whales"..."
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The Viking North Iceland Horse Riding in Winter Experience
"It was snowing but our ride was still very beautiful, the 90 minutes was also a great value for price. Great location as well and friendly horses"..."
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Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri
"This was a great way to enjoy the vistas of Akureyri. These beautiful, well trained horses took us along the shore and on the vast open air trails. We felt safe and enjoyed meeting the lovely family who operates the tour."..."
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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland
"Absolutely great experience! Fun and exciting while still being safe enough for my 6 yr old. We did the family raft trip on the West Glacial River. The guides were very skilled and we even had a safety kayaker in case we fell in. Equipment was great. Overall, a wonderful adventure."..."
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Whale Watching RIB Boat Tour from Husavik
"Despite the fact that it started raining hard during this trip and we got quite wet, we still really enjoyed it. We saw humpback whales, one was fin slapping and jumping, enjoying himself and at the end we saw two whales swimming together. We were well looked after by this company and would recommend them."..."
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Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small Group Tour
"North Iceland is without a doubt a beautiful area to explore. Our tour guide Reynir was amazing, he gave us plenty of time in every location so we could enjoy the breathtaking views from lake Myvatn. The thermal bath experience was incredibly relaxing and way better than the Blue Lagoon."..."

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