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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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Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík
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Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík

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Discover Iceland’s most iconic wildlife with a 2.5-hour whale and puffin tour from Húsavík on an RIB speedboat. Enjoy views of the Skjálfandi Bay as you skim along the coast, covering an expansive territory in the high-powered craft. Watch for massive blue whales and acrobatic humpbacks, and learn about life beneath the surface from your experienced guide. During the breeding season of mid-April through mid-August, visit ‘Puffin Island’ to find a thriving colony of brightly-colored birds before returning to Húsavík.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.86
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Traditional Oak Ship Whale Watching Tour From Husavik
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Traditional Oak Ship Whale Watching Tour From Husavik

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Realize your dreams of watching humpback whales and orcas in their natural environment on a 3-hour Original Whale Watching tour from Húsavik, capital of whale watching in Iceland. After selecting a departure time to suit your schedule, climb aboard a traditional Icelandic oak ship and set sail for a prime whale-watching destination on the icy ocean. With luck, marvel at the majestic mammals as they dive and plunge before your eyes, listening to informative commentary from your guide as you observe.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.82
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Lake Myvatn and Godafoss Waterfall Day Tour from Akureyri
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Lake Myvatn and Godafoss Waterfall Day Tour from Akureyri

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Explore the natural wonders of Northern Iceland on this full-day tour from Akureyri. Enjoy spectacular views of Godafoss waterfall, then visit Lake Myvatn and enjoy free time to soak in the Myvatn Nature Baths (entrance fees not included). Along the way, marvel at natural wonders including the Dimmuborgir Lava formations and Hverir mud pools, visit Grotcaja cave, and see filming sites from hit TV show Game of Thrones.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.57
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Traditional Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

Traditional Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

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Watch for nimble humpbacks and massive blue whales on this whale watching adventure from Húsavík on a traditional Icelandic oak boat. Enjoy stunning views of the Skjálfandi Bay and Vík mountains as you explore the coastline, a thriving pilgrimage place for marine mammals in the summer season. Learn about Iceland’s wildlife and culture with live commentary from your experienced guide, then finish the tour over a traditional snack of hot chocolate and Icelandic donuts.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.22
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Northern Lights 4x4 Jeep Tour from Akureyri
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Northern Lights 4x4 Jeep Tour from Akureyri

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Go in search of the Northern Lights on a nighttime tour from Akureyri. Travel by 4x4 Jeep outside of town to escape any light pollution, and watch the dark sky for one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular shows. This area of northern Iceland is one of the best places to see the lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, so don’t miss the chance while you’re here. Hot chocolate and an Icelandic doughnut will keep you warm and awake while you wait for the lights to appear.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.06
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Whale Watching Small-Group Tour from Akureyri
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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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Goðafoss- Waterfall of the Gods Tour from Akureyri
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Goðafoss- Waterfall of the Gods Tour from Akureyri

An easy and short tour to Goðafoss, also known as the water of the gods, which played a role in the christening of Iceland. We drive to the waterfall and spend some time there and then we head back to Akureyri, stopping at some good photo points on the wat.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$94.61
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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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$155.69
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Whale and Puffin Watching around Skjálfandi Bay from Husavik

Whale and Puffin Watching around Skjálfandi Bay from Husavik

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Coastal Iceland is home to a spectacular range of native wildlife, but to see the best of it you have to take to the waves. With this tour, cruise out into Skjálfandi Bay by traditional wooden oak boat, and watch the waters for dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. Spot colorful puffins and other seabirds with live on-board commentary, and keep warm with a refreshing hot chocolate.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.92
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Horse Riding Tour in Akureyri

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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$121.37
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$121.37

Whale Watching in Husavik

Whale Watching in Husavik

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Experience the enchantment of watching whales in their natural environment on a 3-hour whale watching tour from Husavik. Climb aboard a powerful boat and relax as an expert skipper sails to spots renowned for abundant whale sightings. Observe wild seabirds and playful dolphins in their natural environment while scouring the sea for sightings of colossal humpback, blue and Minke whales. Warm up with steaming coffee and sweet cookies on board the boat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.00
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$81.00

Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik
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Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik

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Go whale watching aboard a traditional Icelandic schooner during this 3.5-hour excursion from Húsavík. Learn about Icelandic sailing traditions and take in the wild, rugged, natural scenery of the sea. Light refreshments included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Original Carbon Neutral Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

Original Carbon Neutral Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

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Whale watching is a popular activity for visitors to Iceland, but it can be tricky for animal lovers to find a tour that is sustainable and non-invasive. This whale-watching cruise from Húsavík is the perfect choice – using low-sound, carbon-neutral boats to ensure minimal disturbance as you admire the whales in their natural environment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.75
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Whale Watching Tour on board a Traditional Oak Ship from Hjalteyri
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Whale Watching Tour on board a Traditional Oak Ship from Hjalteyri

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The north coast is one of the best places for whale watching in Iceland, and this cruise from Hjalteyri maximizes your chances of spotting the majestic creatures. Set sail across the Eyjafjörður fjord on a traditional oak ship, tuck into refreshments on-board, and look out for minke, humpback, and orca whales.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.43
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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
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$99.40
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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri
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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri

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If you only have time for one day trip from Akureyri, make it a tour of the Diamond Circle, a circuit that takes in some of North Iceland’s most impressive natural wonders. This full-day small-group tour visits the Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls, the Hverir hot springs, Lake Mývatn, and the Víti crater. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$257.48
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4X4 Private Tour in Northern Iceland from Akureyri
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4X4 Private Tour in Northern Iceland from Akureyri

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Of all the natural jewels in northern Iceland, see the ones that most interest you on a customizable private day trip from Akureyri for up to eight people. Travel by 4x4 vehicle to waterfalls, craters, lakes and more, such as Dettifoss, Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss or the Mývatn Nature Baths. With a guide, create an itinerary that suits you and your group.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,137.72
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri

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Hop on a small group tour for an exploration of northern Iceland’s natural wonders from Akureyri. Visit Goðafoss waterfall, see Lake Mývatn, admire the volcanic landscape of lava and craters, and check out the Mývatn Nature Baths—the ‘blue lagoon of the north’—where you can enjoy a warm soak in the geothermal waters.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.75
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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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$191.62
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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri
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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

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Most tourists in Iceland travel the well-trodden Ring Road. The lesser-trafficked Diamond Circle offers the chance to avoid those crowds and discover the under-visited northern region. As you travel to landmarks such as Dettifoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park, Godafoss waterfall and the Lake Myvatn area, you'll learn all about Icelandic culture and history from your guide.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$223.95
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

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Discover the Natural Wonders of Lake Myvan, Nature Baths, Goddafoss waterfall AND the spectacular Dettifoss waterfall all in one day on this popular and great value tour with an experienced local guide. We set off from Akureryi stopping at the beautiful Godafoss waterfall also known as 'The Waterfall of the Gods' and then onto the famous Lake Myvatn. In Lake Myvatn we visit popular destinations including the Myvatn Nature baths, a geothermal lagoon with mineral rich water in the middle of lava fields, Skútustaðagígar, the psuedocrater area, with stunning views of the Lake Myvatn area, the Dimmuborgir Lava formations also known as 'The Dark Castle', Game of thrones filming locations, the Mount Námafjall area where you can view the bubbling Hverir Mud pools and Natural steam vents/fumaroles and also the Grjotagja rift and cave. We also visit Dettifoss waterfall, Europes most powerful waterfall (conditions dependant). *Please note the entrance fee to the Nautre Baths is not included*
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$223.95
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,317.36
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.80
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What people are saying about Cruises & Sailing in Akureyri

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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
"Great seeing whales in the wild!!! Highly recommend this excursion for teens and adults. Guide was terrific."..."
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Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík
"Good guide, good boats and thermo suits. All arranged like it should be! We were lucky enough to also encounter orcas. I'd recommend gentle giants any day."..."
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Traditional Oak Ship Whale Watching Tour From Husavik
"This is the best whale watching tour I've ever been on. I know nature is fickle, but I have never seen so many whales on ONE tour! The tours all communicate with each other so everyone gets a chance to see something on their tour. Fantastic!"..."
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Lake Myvatn and Godafoss Waterfall Day Tour from Akureyri
"We (as a group of three) had enough time to travel to all destinations with an adequate amount of time spent at each location, no one was rushed in any way, and we could experience the natural beauty present. The tour guide was very informative about many aspects not only about each stop, but Iceland in general- whether it came to geology or folklore, he always had something interesting or witty to say. My favourite part had to be the mud pots- it looked (and smelled) like you had just stepped on an alien planet, with the blistered landscape inset with roaring steam columns and bubbling acid pools."..."
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Traditional Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík
"We sag a humpback whale very long and very close. It was great! There was a lot of Information about Iceland and the sea animals."..."
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Northern Lights 4x4 Jeep Tour from Akureyri
"Reynir was a great guide! He took us out where there were no other spectators and it was like having a private show! He took photos on his camera, capturing some amazing views and emailed them to us the next day. The hot chocolate and doughnut was a nice touch on a cold evening. Highly recommend!"..."
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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 RIB Boat Tour from Husavik
"We got about 10ft from a humpback whale which was awesome. Our guide was really knowledgeable and gave us a lot of information. And I appreciated that they kept in mind the well-being of the whales and not just happy tourists"..."
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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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Whale Watching in Husavik
"For people who never seen these beautiful giantic creaturs, it's a must have trip :|For me that was just only a nice time spend, for my girlfirend it was like one of the biggest adventures. The boat is funny on your arrival, crew gives you warm overall in order to protect, and tries to monitor seas in order to find more place to see whales, trying to approach or at least pass as close as possible. Recommended to join! :"..."
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Original Carbon Neutral Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík
"Wow, saw over a dozen humpback whales. They put on quite a show. The crew was nice and informative. The boat was comfortable and stable. Highly recommend. Don't forget a hat and gloves, it gets pretty cold on the water."..."
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Whale Watching Tour on board a Traditional Oak Ship from Hjalteyri
"Our guide was highly knowledgeable and so personable. We were able to see a few whales and had a great time as a group! Thanks for a great experience!"..."
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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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Diamond Circle, Waterfalls and Amazing Landscapes from Akureyri
"Good tour with many landscapes never seen before. Good tour guide Reynir. Remember dress warmly and water-proof clothes. Also with good shoes suitable for hiking."..."
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri
"Picked up right on time. Thankfully we got really well with fellow travellers as 7 in a jeep was a tight squeeze. Day was spoilt a little by all the flies, perhaps the guide could provide some simple face nets to those who are not prepared for the little pests.Excellent guide never felt rushed and he was very helpful."..."
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri
"Fantastic experience and well organised trip by a highly reputable company. Our guide, Armaan, made our experience unforgettable. It was the middle of winter, we were the only people on the tour & the road conditions were bad so we couldn’t reach Dettifoss or Selfoss. However, Armaan went out of his way to make up for it and made sure we saw as much as we could. If you want local knowledge, fantastic humour & an awe inspiring experience, then we would highly recommend this trip."..."
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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri
"We rode through the beautiful countryside of western Iceland on enthusiastic Icelandic horses. The difficulty level of the ride was perfect for our experience level. Both of us had riding experience but neither of us had ridden English style before and our guide was a great teacher. She was knowledgeable about the area and explained everything we saw. We will definitely go again next time we are in the area."..."

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