Akureyri Best Tours and Activities

Whale Watching Tour from Akureyri
Whale Watching Tour from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
3 hours
from 71 EUR
Watch out for whales, dolphins, puffins 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!
Northern Lights Day Trip from Akureyri
Northern Lights Day Trip from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
2.5 hours
from 86 EUR
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.
Day Trip to Lake Myvatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri
Day Trip to Lake Myvatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
7 hours
from 162 EUR
Hop on a 4x4 jeep tour that takes you along the route of Godafoss waterfall, pseudo crater areas and the Myvatn Nature baths, the blue lagoon of the North.
Lofthellir Cave Exploration from Akureyri
Lofthellir Cave Exploration from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
8 hours
from 178 EUR
Discover the wondrous underground world of Lofthellir cave on this guided day tour from Akureyri. Journey out to the volcanic Lake Myvatn, then venture further into the desolate wilderness of North Iceland. Pass by Mt Hverfell and L dentarborgir crater row, before pulling up near the base of Mt Hvannfell. Follow your guide across a barren lava field and head underneath the Earth's surface to explore the subterranean chambers of Lofthellir cave.
Day Trip to Lake Myvatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri
Day Trip to Lake Myvatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
7 hours
from 187 EUR
Embark on a 4x4 Jeep tour to Lake Myvatn and the surroundings. Explore the North of iceland and see enchanting places such as Godafoss waterfall (waterfall of the gods), Dettifoss waterfall (Europe's most powerful waterfall), hot spring and pseudo crater areas and more.
Northern Lights Photography Tour from Akureyri
Northern Lights Photography Tour from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
4 hours
from 196 EUR
The tour is operated by a professional photographer with great experience photographing the Northern Lights. The trip takes you out to the countryside or up to the mountains, away from electric glow and city sounds. Finding the Northern Lights picture perfect spot and setting up the camera takes time and requires local knowledge! Patience is the key element and we make sure you get all the time you need for capturing a memory that you will never forget.
Diamond Circle Day Trip from Akureyri
Diamond Circle Day Trip from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
10 hours
from 221 EUR
Discover northern Iceland's Diamond Circle on a full-day tour from Akureyri! With a knowledgeable guide, check off the incredible natural wonders, volcanic sites and geologic formations that pepper the route around Lake Myvatn and Husavik village. See the thundering falls of Godafoss and Dettifoss; gaze in awe at the boiling mud springs of Hverir; and stop for photos by the wind-whipped cliffs that surround Jokulsargljufur glacier canyon, Hljodaklettar and Asbyrgi canyon.
Dettifoss Waterfall Super Jeep Tour from Akureyri
Dettifoss Waterfall Super Jeep Tour from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
8 hours
from 221 EUR
Experience the magic of the great Waterfall Dettifoss and its surroundings. The combined width and height make it the most powerful waterfall in Europe and we take our time to find the best sites for taking photos along the glacial canyon edge, depending on weather and other conditions during that particular day.
Iceland Volcanic and Ice Cave Expedition from Akureyri
Iceland Volcanic and Ice Cave Expedition from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
13 hours
from 298 EUR
Explore Iceland's volcanic landscapes and a subterranean ice cave on a guided, small-group day tour from Akureyri. Set off to Lake Myvatn, then examine the geological wonders of Gj stykki, an active volcanic area whose otherworldly terrain has been dramatically shaped by lava. Drive by the 2500-year-old Hverfell crater, traverse a lava field and descend into the darkness of a lava cave. Learn about the powerful natural forces that have created this unique landscape from an expert local guide
Lake Myvatn Day Trip from Akureyri
Lake Myvatn Day Trip from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
11 hours
from 311 EUR
Experience the surreal landscapes around Lake Myvatn on a guided day trip from Akureyri. Marvel at the magnificent features of North Iceland's volcanic countryside, including the famous Godafoss waterfall, the unique lava stacks at Dimmuborgir and the 300-meter-wide V ti explosion crater. Dine at a local restaurant and let your stress melt away in the relaxing geothermal water of Myvatn Nature Baths. In winter, hunt for the Northern Lights and in summer, look out for the midnight sun.
Askja Super Jeep Tour from Akureyri
Askja Super Jeep Tour from Akureyri
         
Akureyri
15 hours
from 353 EUR
Experience the barren interior of Iceland and the lunar-like landscape where NASA trained the Apollo Astronauts. On this Askja Caldera tour you also catch a glimpse of iconic natural wonders such as Herdubreid Mountain, Herdubreidarlindir Oasis and Jokulsa a Fjollum Glacial River. You might also be able to spot trolls, ghosts and other creatures that are said to live in the area and have haunted travelers for centuries.