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Outdoor Akureyri

Waterfall
Goðafoss Waterfall , Akureyri
4.8
Also known as "The Fall of the Gods," Goðafoss Waterfall represents a magnificent horseshoe-shaped waterfall and a favorite of many tourists.
Tours from $95
River Rafting / Tubing
Viking Rafting , Akureyri
5.0
A rafting trip with Viking Rafting gives you the opportunity to experience the great outdoors and get your adrenaline pumping. Choose your le
Tours from $132
Photography Tour
Saga Travel , Akureyri
4.7
Waterfall
Dettifoss Waterfall , Lake Myvatn
4.8
Dettifoss Waterfall is thought to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. At 100 m (328 ft) wide and 44 m (131 ft) tall, it is also one of
Tours from $225
Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours , Husavik
4.3
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Where to stay in Akureyri

For easy access to Akureyri's most popular attractions, restaurants, and stores, consider staying in the lively waterfront area. This area features a number of hotels and hostels within walking distance of the city's museums, galleries, and sites. Cost-conscious visitors should explore one of the more inland guesthouses. Some double as student housing but are generally not raucous. Vacation apartments provide a good base for those planning a longer stay in the northerly metropolis and many are centrally located. To make the most of the scenic countryside surrounding the city, opt for a campsite or cottage in the outskirts.
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