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Dettifoss

Dettifoss

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Marvel at the sheer natural force on display at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe, and one of Iceland’s most extraordinary attractions. Dropping some 132,000 gallons (500 cubic meters) of water per second 148 feet (45 meters) down the Jökulsárgljúfur canyon, Dettifoss is a must-see for visitors to North Iceland.

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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

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Discover the incredible Diamond Circle of North Iceland with an experienced local tour guide in a small group. This tour uncovers the natural beauty of the utterly unique landscape of Northern Iceland. As we travel through the diverse glacial and volcanic geothermal areas we visit top attractions including the amazing Dettifoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park and an opportunity to enjoy the GeoSea Geothermal baths.This great value tour includes pick up and drop off. Our first stop is at Godadoss waterfall, the famous 'Waterfall of the Gods' and then we visit the Lake Myvatn area for photo stops. Next is Dettifoss Waterfall, Europe's most powerful waterfall and you can also visit Selfoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park, We also visit Jokulsargljufur Canyon, Hljodaklettar Echo Cliffs, Asbyrgi Canyon, Tjornes Peninsula Cliffs where Puffins nest in the summer and then Husavik town where you can use the GeoSea Geothermal Sea Bath (optional add-on, entrance fee not included)
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$201.68
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$262.98
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Dettifoss Waterfall - Europes most powerful waterfall

Dettifoss Waterfall - Europes most powerful waterfall

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Get an intimate glimpse of Iceland’s iconic waterfalls on this full-day tour to Dettifoss, Selfoss, and Hafragilsfoss, saving time with hassle-free transfers directly from Mývatnsstofa. Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide as you explore the thundering cascades as part of a small group, avoiding hidden costs with any necessary snow gear provided.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small Group Tour

Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small Group Tour

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North Iceland boasts many natural wonders, including lava formations, waterfalls, thermal pools, and more. This small-group tour from Akureyi covers the best in a convenient day trip, including an optional swim at Myvatn Nature Baths. Marvel at the waterfalls at Godafoss, Dettifoss, and Selfoss; view Lake Myvatn, hot springs, and the Dimmuborgir lava fields, and then choose to bathe in the naturally heated Myvtan baths. Hotel and airport pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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 Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss Day Tour from Akureyri

Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss Day Tour from Akureyri

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Explore the Icelandic landscape around Lake Mývatn on this day trip from Akureyri by 4x4 Jeep. This area of northern Iceland is home to natural wonders like Goðafoss (‘Waterfall of the Gods’), Dettifoss (Europe´s most powerful waterfall) and Hverarönd (hot springs). See craters and lava formations, and be amazed by the incredible geology of this island in the Atlantic.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$243.10
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Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

Jökulsárgljúfur Hiking and Sightseeing in Vatnajökull National Park

This tour is a combination of hiking and sightseeing. We start our tour from Akureyri. Our first stop is Goðafoss [the waterfall of the Gods]. Afterwards we will keep on driving direction Lake Mývatn. Next stop will be Dettifoss waterfall. Dettifoss is Europe's second most powerful waterfall. Then it's off to Hljóðaklettar, a row of ancient craters shaped by the glacial river Jökulsá. This area is where we go hiking for about 2 hours in a very unique landscape. Then we head towards the ocean where we may be able to discover some puffins which are found in the area from May to beginning of August. Next it's time for coffee at Tungulending, a small coffee house located on the beach at Skjálfandi bay. From there we go to Húsavík and stroll around the harbour area. We end our tour driving back to Akureyri. This is a round trip.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Diamond Circle

The Diamond Circle

A great tour around the Diamond circle, including Goðafoss, Mývatn area, Dettifoss and Ásbyrgi, where we see how the power of nature has formed the country and how it's still working beneath our feet. We explore beautiful spots and enjoy the stunning scenery along the way.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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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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Jökulsárgljúfur National Park Mountain Bike Tour

Jökulsárgljúfur National Park Mountain Bike Tour

Our trip begins near Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe. The first part of the trail is quite rocky and technically challenging for mountain bikers. Once we near the edge of the canyon we move on to crooked sheep tracks that wind through low bushes and over flat rock and rock trails. The view up there is simply incredible – seeing the way the Jökulsá River has carved out a deep path over the centuries is awe-inspiring and there is tremendous beauty no matter where you look. After the first 9 km (5.6 miles) we arrive in Hólmatungur, where are required to leave the sheep tracks for a gravel road in order to comply with the rules on biking in a national park.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Dettifoss can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 9 Dettifoss tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Dettifoss costs USD 201.68. Guided Dettifoss tours start around USD 201.68 per person. See all 9 Dettifoss tickets and tours on Viator.

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