Akureyri, Northeastern Region, Iceland

Akureyri tours, things to do and tickets

Akureyri: 3-Hour Classic Whale Watching Tour

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Duration: 3 hours
Search for humpback whales in the longest glacier fjord in Iceland on this guided whale watching tour. Admire the natural beauty and local wildlife of Akureyri and Eyjafjord as you sail.
$92.57*Per person

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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

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Duration: 3 hours
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.

Elding is an environmentally friendly company and recognised worldwide for its environmental efforts. The aim, mission and goal is to minimise the operational impact on the environment while offering an unforgettable experience at sea.
$99*Per person

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Traditional Oak Ship Whale Watching Tour From Husavik

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Duration: 3 hours
Experience the Original Húsavík Whale Watching tour that has built a reputation for the town of Húsavík as the capital of whale watching in Iceland.
$96.24*Per person

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

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Duration: 6 hours
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.
$220.14*Per person

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

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Duration: 4 hours
Gentle rapids, stunning scenery, and natural riverside hot springs make the West Glacial River the perfect playground for paddlers of all ages! Float through the spectacular glacial canyons and experience Iceland beyond the reach of motors and foot.
$134.96*Per person

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Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík

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Duration: 3 hours
On the RIB speedboats you get:
-Less crowded boats
-More personal experience
-Higher chances of finding whales than on other boats
-Great respect to nature and minimum environmental impact
-Good memories and natural happiness
$158.19*Per person

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Big Whales & Puffins RIB boat tour from Húsavík

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Duration: 2 hours
A 2-hour whale watching tour on a speedy RIB boat from the town of Húsavík, The Whale Capital of Iceland.!

The RIB boats seat a maximum of 12 passengers per boat, each with an expert whale watching guide and captain on board. Each passenger gets a warm overall, a life jacket and raincoat (if needed).

The focus is on small group tours, eliminating competition for the best view on board.
$149.34*Per person

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Traditional Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

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Duration: 3 hours
-More than 160 years of family history in the bay
-Great respect to nature and minimum environmental impact
-Good memories and natural happiness
-Local family-run company
$87.39*Per person

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From Akureyri: Myvatn Lake, Craters, & Waterfall Tour

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Duration: 6 hours
Explore the North Iceland region of Mývatn, with its vast lava fields, volcanic craters, geothermal hot-springs, and mud-pools. Enjoy hotel pick-up and dropoff on this on this day-trip from Akureyri.
$153.92*Per person

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Lake Myvatn Day Tour and Godafoss Waterfall for Cruise Ships from Akureyri Port

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Duration: 5 hours - 6 hours
Discover the magical wonderland of Lake Myvatn and Godafoss Waterfall with an experienced local tour guide. We set off from Akureryi Port stopping at the stunning Godafoss waterfall and then onto the famous Lake Myvatn area. in Lake Myvatn area we visit the Dimmuborgir Lava formations and the Námafjall area where you can view the bubbling Hverir Mud pools and Natural steam vents or fumaroles. We also stop at Myvatn Nature Baths where you can enjoy the baths and cafe (Please note the entrance fee to the Nature Baths is NOT included). Passengers can also opt to skip the Nature bath and visit Grjotagja cave and rift instead. This great value tour includes a small group tour with an experienced local tour guide and transport. We offer free pick up and drop off to Akureyri Port.

PLEASE NOTE: CELEBRITY & NORWEGIAN CRUISE SHIPS on 6th June, 5th July, 11th July, 19th July, 2nd August, 13th August & 16th August due to docking times there will not be time for the Nature baths.
$212.4*Per person

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100% Whale Watching

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Duration: 2 hours
This is a 2,5 to 3 -hour whale watching tour 25 minutes north of Akureyri in Hauganes. A comfortable tour with the oldest whale watching tour operator in Iceland where you will be observing the fantastic scenery, bird life, and the diverse range of whale species in Eyjafjordur. In 2022 we saw humpback whales in 99% of our tours.
$83*Per person

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Árskógssandur: Whale-Watching Boat Trip

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Duration: 3 hours
Experience breathtaking whale watching from the small fishing village of Árskógssandur, a 30-minute drive from Akureyri. Go on a scenic boat trip and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and a cinnamon bun.
$86.11*Per person

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From Akureyri: Lake Mývatn Guided Tour with Lunch

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Duration: 6 hours
Explore the geothermal landscapes of the north of Iceland on a full-day shore excursion to Lake Mývatn from Akureyri Port. Admire fascinating lava fields and boiling mud pools and enjoy a light lunch.
$301.38*Per person

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Akureyri: 2–Hour Whale Watching Express by RIB Speedboat

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Duration: 2 hours
Experience and get close to the incredible humpback whales of the Eyjafjord, a place of serene beauty, full of marine life and framed by massive, glacier-carved and snow-capped mountains.
$161.46*Per person

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West Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð, North Iceland

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Duration: 3 hours
Enjoy a trip through the magnificent West Glacial canyon. This trip is ideal for those who want to enjoy a relaxing trip and take in some breathtaking scenery. For family rafting the West is the best. The West Glacial River is classed 2-3.
$120*Per person

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Express Whale Watching by RIB boat from Akureyri

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Duration: 2 hours
Leave behind Akureyri for this 2-hour whale watching experience. Limited to only 12 travelers, board your boat with a guide who can answer your questions and provide personal service. Search the ocean for humpback whales and other wildlife. This tour includes all necessary safety equipment. Choose between one of four departure times when you book

Elding is an environmentally friendly company and recognised worldwide for its environmental efforts. The aim, mission and goal is to minimise the operational impact on the environment while offering an unforgettable experience at sea.
$159*Per person

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Lake Myvatn, Hot-Springs & Godafoss Waterfall Tour from Akureyri

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Duration: 6 hours
Our 6 hour Lake Mývatn, Hot-springs & Godafoss Waterfall Tour from Akureyri is the perfect introduction to north Iceland.

Visit Lake Mývatn, a region whose landscape has been sculpted thousands of years of volcanic activity.

See the craters of Skútustaðir, the lava formations at Dimmuborgir, a stunning waterfall and much more besides.

A delicious packed meal is included with your tour ticket.
$154*Per person

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Whale Watching in Husavik

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Duration: 3 hours
Watch the waves for sightings of Iceland’s native marine wildlife on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure from Húsavík. Cruise into Skjálfandi Bay by traditional oak boat as a guide explains the diverse sea life living in the depths. From your vantage point aboard your vessel, watch the seas for majestic humpback and minke whales, and look out for playful dolphins and porpoises. In the early summer months, you may even spot blue whales and fin whales. Sip warming coffee or hot chocolate and enjoy an unforgettable adventure on the Icelandic seas.
$87*Per person

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East Glacial River Rafting Tour from Varmahlíð

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Duration: 5 hours
It’s time to hook in and hold on. The East Glacial river has a reputation of being one of the most exciting rivers in Europe. We guarantee you will have a great adventure with us! The East Glacial River is classed 4+.
$195*Per person

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Whale and Puffin Watching around Skjálfandi Bay from Husavik

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Duration: 4 hours
Spend approx. 3 hours at sea enjoying the wild nature on a traditional oak boat and get the best of both whales and puffins on this tour around Skjálfandi bay.
$108.41*Per person

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