Akureyri Shore Excursions

Welcome to Akureyri, a charming town in northern Iceland that offers a range of exciting shore excursions designed to showcase the unique natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of the region. Our Akureyri shore excursions provide visitors with the opportunity to explore the surrounding area and experience the best of Iceland.

One of our most popular excursions is a visit to Godafoss, also known as the “Waterfall of the Gods.” Located just a short drive from Akureyri, this powerful waterfall offers breathtaking views of cascading water. Hiking around the waterfall allows visitors to take in the natural beauty of the area.

Another must-see attraction is the Lake Myvatn area, known for its volcanic landscapes and geothermal activity. Explore the volcanic crater of Hverfjall, witness the boiling mud pools of Namafjall, and relax in the Myvatn Nature Baths, a geothermal spa that offers a relaxing soak in mineral-rich water.

For history buffs, Akureyri is a great place to explore Iceland’s rich cultural heritage. Take a tour of the Akureyri Church, one of the most famous landmarks in the city, and visit the Akureyri Museum, which displays the history and culture of the town and its surroundings.

Nature lovers can take an excursion to the beautiful Dimmuborgir, an area of unusual lava formations considered one of the most spectacular in Iceland. Our shore excursions from Akureyri offer something for everyone. With a variety of tours and activities to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect way to make unforgettable memories during your visit to northern Iceland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should you choose our services?

Selection of the tours that we provide works well with cruise ship arrivals. Both the transfers and day tours.

Our drivers and guides speak English.

If you need assistance, you get access to our customer care via email, live chat, and phone any time of the day

Will I make it on time before my cruise ship departure?

If you have a same-day departure, please make sure that you choose a tour that returns at least 30min. before your cruise ship’s departure. If you are not sure what tour options fit your plan, email us at booking@iceland-highlights.com, and we will gladly help you find the best option.

Should I book services well ahead of time?

Yes, it is very important that you prebook it well ahead of time. The closer it gets to the date of your arrival, the less likely that there will be any availability.

What are your cancellation policies?

Private tours canceled with 48 notice – full refund.

Private tours canceled with less than 48 hours’ notice – no refund.

Shared tours canceled with more than 24 hours notice – full refund.

Shared tours canceled with less than 24 hours notice – no refund.

Private transfers canceled with more than 24 hours notice – full refund.

Private transfers canceled with less than 24 hours notice – no refund.

If the tour or transfer services are canceled due to bad weather – full reimbursement is provided.

Please note that a 2% merchant fee is not refundable for the services that are canceled by the client.

Day tours