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ACTIVITIES 2018-03-21T16:13:41+00:00

ACTIVITIES IN NORTH ICELAND

2018-03-21T16:20:15+00:00

Brúnir Horse

Brúnir Horse is a small family-run company, based in Eyjafjordur in North Iceland. They offer professional horse shows and have an art gallery/studio and a lovely café on site.

2018-03-21T15:27:34+00:00

Fjallahestar

Fjallahestar is a small family-run horse riding tour company based near Siglufjörður in North Iceland. They offer a variety of riding tours for beginners as well as the experienced riders.

2018-03-09T11:40:37+00:00

Ice 1 Trips

Ice 1 Trips is a luxury travel company based in Akureyri, North Iceland. They offer a variety of tours around North Iceland, such as whale watching tours and day tours to the stunning Mývatn.

2017-12-07T14:11:54+00:00

Into the Arctic – Norðurslóð

Into the Arctic is a new addition to the museum collection in Akureyri. Into the Arctic consists of eight small exhibitions that tell the history of the North in a versatile and interactive way.

2017-10-16T15:40:53+00:00

The Experienced Riders Tour – Lava Horses

A dream tour for those who want some good gallops and tölts on great riding-paths. You'll ride through a lava field where at one point a desert appears, a perfect spot for some fast riding.

2017-10-16T15:21:22+00:00

Enjoy the Differences – Lava Horses

This tour is perfect for those who want to experience the diverse landscapes of Iceland on horseback. It will take you through lava landscape, along a riverbank and across a small lake.

2017-10-16T15:41:46+00:00

Introduction Tour – Lava Horses

An exciting trip through birch forest and special volcanic landscape; easy tour, perfect for non-experienced riders and families.

2018-06-13T13:23:22+00:00

Strýta Diving – Day Tour

The Strýtan Day Tour is Strýtan Dive-center most popular tour. It contains two dives to two different dive sites, both hydrothermal chimneys, Arnarnesstrýtan and Strýtan.

2018-06-13T13:27:15+00:00

Whale Snorkeling – Strýtan

Grap the unique opportunity to snorkel with whales but from May to November the fjord is not only filled with Humpback Whales also see Minke Whales and many species of Dolphins.

2017-05-17T08:50:31+00:00

Skjaldarvík Tours

Skjaldarvík is að family-run business that consists of a wonderful guesthouse that also offer a range of buggy and horse riding tours.

2017-01-25T04:23:07+00:00

Norlandair

Norlandair is an air charter service, offering a wide variety of air services including private air travel, charter flights and scheduled flights.

2016-12-13T16:43:37+00:00

Hólar in Hjaltadalur

Hólar in Hjaltadalur valley is one of Iceland's best-known historical sites. Hólar was the northern bishopric from 1106 as well as the educational capital of the north.

2016-12-14T13:06:49+00:00

Hveravellir

Hveravellir is one of the most popular oasis in the highlands. It is a unique nature reserve situated on the Kjölur route, deep in the west highlands.

2016-12-13T14:33:03+00:00

Spákonufell

Spákonufellshöfði headland west of Skagaströnd is a popular destination among those interested in enjoying nature, birdlife, walking and other outdoor recreations.

2018-03-28T10:40:15+00:00

Mývatn Tours

Mývatn Tours is a tour operating company specialising in a tour to Askja Caldera. They have over 30 years of experience of travelling through this unique lunar landscape.

2018-06-13T13:33:07+00:00

The Ultimate Tour – 7 days

This is an idea of how you can spend 7 days exploring the wonders of North Iceland. You won't miss out on any highlights during this weeklong self-drive tour.

2016-12-03T15:27:19+00:00

The Advanced Tour – 5 days

This journey is an idea on how you can spend 5 days of exploring North Iceland. It covers all the major cultural and natural highlights that the region has to offer.

2018-06-13T13:36:32+00:00

The Essential Tour – 3 days

This journey is an idea on how you can spend 3 days of exploring North Iceland. Few areas in Iceland have as many attractions within such a short distance of each other.

2016-10-24T09:24:42+00:00

Top Mountaineering

Top Mountaineering specialises in guided tours and hikes on the mountains surrounding the beautiful town of Siglufjörður. They offer tours that suit all experience levels.

2016-11-13T20:11:15+00:00

Mývatn Nature Baths

Make sure you take some to enjoy the Mývatn Nature Baths, the Blue Lagoon of the North. Relax and enjoy being surrounded by breathtaking views.

2018-06-13T13:37:12+00:00

Gentle Giants

Gentle Giants has a 98% success rate of spotting whales and they strive to raise general awareness and interest in whales and their habitat.

2018-06-12T15:53:33+00:00

Hiking

There are endless hiking routes in North Iceland. Whether you are interested in a short hike or a longer and more challenging one - you will without doubt find a hike that suits your needs.

2018-06-13T13:38:18+00:00

Mýflug

Mýflug has more than 25 years of flying experience. They offer sightseeing tours over Mývatn and the surrounding areas as well and charter flights.

2018-06-12T15:54:35+00:00

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular shows and can frequently be seen in Akureyri and surroundings from September to mid-April on clear nights.

2018-06-13T13:40:02+00:00

Skiing

With winter 9 months a year, Iceland is a nation of skiers. We try to utilize the time to do all kinds of adventurous activities to light our spirits during the dark winter months.

2018-06-13T13:40:46+00:00

Akureyri Museum

Akureyri museum aims to give an excellent insight into the history and culture of the Eyjafjörður area from the starts of settlement to modern days.

2018-06-13T14:16:47+00:00

Sport Tours

Sport Tours offer plenty of excitement and action blended with Iceland’s spectacular nature, relaxation in geothermal water and excellent food.

2018-06-13T14:18:49+00:00

Ambassador Whale Watching

Ambassador is a whale watching tour company that explores the pristine waters of Eyjafjörður and its abundant wildlife and spectacular natural beauty on a boat built for whale watching.

2018-06-13T14:21:35+00:00

Pólarhestar

Pólarhestar horse rental operate from a farmhouse in Grytubakki, a few kilometres from Grenivík, a small fishing village in North Iceland.

2018-06-13T14:21:11+00:00

Kátur Horse Rental

Kátur Horse Rental offers 1-2 hour long trips every day. Additionally, they offer custom made trips for groups, tailored to each group’s wishes.

2018-06-13T12:49:43+00:00

Ásbyrgi

Ásbyrgi is a gigantic and abnormally shaped and well-forested canyon in Oxarfjord. It has an excellent and popular campsite and many beautiful walking routes.

2016-10-24T09:25:41+00:00

Gásir

Gásir is located 11 km north of Akureyri and is a unique historical place. In no other place in Iceland is it possible to find so many antiquities from a trading post from the Middle Ages.

2018-06-13T13:19:31+00:00

Laugafellslaug

The Laugafell geothermal pool is located on the northwestern slopes of Laugafell Mountain. The area is an oasis in the barren land between Hofsjökull Glacier and Vatnajökull Glacier.

2018-06-13T15:07:56+00:00

Grettislaug

Grettislaug is a geothermal hot spring near the sea on Reykjaströnd. It’s wonderful to wash away any weariness from traveling in this historic a rustic pool, built of rocks.

2018-06-13T12:37:43+00:00

Grjótagjá

Grjótagjá is a small water-filled cave that used to be a very popular bathing spot. The water is slightly to hot to bathe in nowadays, but still a must-stop when in North Iceland.

2018-06-13T14:55:40+00:00

The Cheese Tub

A few hundred meters north of the town Húsavík, a bit hidden on a cliff, is an old cheese tub that has been converted into a hot tub in nature.