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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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$2,440.63
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Biking Tour and Myatn Nature Baths from Reykjahlid

Biking Tour and Myatn Nature Baths from Reykjahlid

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Cover more ground, and a wider variety of terrain, than possible on foot on this mountain bike tour from Mývatn. Visit the “underground bakery” where locals steam bake bread underground using the heat of hot springs. Continue past the first steam generator in Iceland and head to the old bathing caves close to the fissure cave of Grjótagjá. Afterward, relax in the natural steam baths of Mývatn Naturebaths before hopping back on your bike to return.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.20
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$128.20

Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

This tour is a combination of hiking and sightseeing. We start our tour from Akureyri. Our first stop is Goðafoss [the waterfall of the Gods]. Afterwards we will keep on driving direction Lake Mývatn. Next stop will be Dettifoss waterfall. Dettifoss is Europe's second most powerful waterfall. Then it's off to Hljóðaklettar, a row of ancient craters shaped by the glacial river Jökulsá. This area is where we go hiking for about 2 hours in a very unique landscape. Then we head towards the ocean where we may be able to discover some puffins which are found in the area from May to beginning of August. Next it's time for coffee at Tungulending, a small coffee house located on the beach at Skjálfandi bay. From there we go to Húsavík and stroll around the harbour area. We end our tour driving back to Akureyri. This is a round trip.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,301.02
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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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$870.94
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Hot springs and waterfalls, private super jeep tour

Hot springs and waterfalls, private super jeep tour

On this tour we wisit, Goðafoss, Aldeyjarfoss and Hrafnabjargarfoss waterfalls.After having explored all those waterfalls its time for a refreshing bath in Laugarfell hot spring in the middle of the Icelandic highlands, view over Eyjafjörður on the way down from the highland, Certified, local guide. Tour duration 8-9 hours.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$1,245.34
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Private Super Jeep Tour: Diamond Circle

Private Super Jeep Tour: Diamond Circle

Avoid the crowds of the typical group tours and go off the beaten track in a Super Jeep. This private tour takes you to such stunning natural landmarks as Goðafoss waterfall, Lake Mývatn, and the Tjörnes Peninsula.
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  • 10 hours
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$1,343.02
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Arctic Fox Travel Dettifoss lake Mývatn winter private super jeep tour

Arctic Fox Travel Dettifoss lake Mývatn winter private super jeep tour

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Explore the highlights of northern Iceland without the crowds on this private guided tour. Starting in Akureyri, head for the teeming Goðafoss waterfall and Lake Mývatn, before continuing on to Europe's largest waterfall Dettifoss.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Family Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 2 White Water Rafting on the West Glacial River

Family Rafting Day Trip from Hafgrímsstaðir: Grade 2 White Water Rafting on the West Glacial River

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Splash through the Icelandic wilderness and enjoy family-friendly adventure on this 3.5-hour rafting trip on the West Glacial River from Hafgrímsstaðir. Climb into your drysuit at the rafting base in Hafgrímsstaðir. Then, travel onward by bus to the banks of the choppy but gentle West Glacial River. With your paddle in hand, hop aboard your raft and follow the current downstream. Navigate the course with your guide and enjoy breathtaking views over the rolling riverbanks. Finish your adventure with a cliff jump and a swim in the glacial waters.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$161.16
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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

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Travel into the Austurdalur wilderness and pit your paddling skills against the surging torrents of the East Glacial River on this 6-hour white-water rafting adventure from Hafgrímsstaðir. Pull on your drysuit at the base in Hafgrímsstaðir, then grab your paddle and hit the waves. Navigate the choppy waters of the grade IIII–listed river and see why it consistently tops Iceland’s white-water rafting rankings. Tackle challenging rapids such as ‘Alarm Clock’ and ‘Deep Fry’ with your guide, and end your trip with a cliff jump into the glacial waters.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.12
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$275.12

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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$143.26
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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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$293.02
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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

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
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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
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Private Snæfellsnes Adventure

Private Snæfellsnes Adventure

Join our 10-hour private Snæfellsnes tour to explore the beautiful sights of Iceland. The waterfalls Bjarnafoss, Kirkjufellsfoss, the famous Kirkjufell Mount in Game Of Thrones and experience the caving activity included. Highlights of the tour: 1. Arnarstappi 2. Búðir 3. Vatnshellir cave 4. Djúpalónssandur beach 5. Kirkjufell mount And many other beautiful sights that we will pass on the way.
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  • 10 hours
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$1,283.79
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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
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$81.80
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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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$195.35
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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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$101.34
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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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$217.32
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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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$172.81
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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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$130.64
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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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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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