Day Tour Dettifoss Waterfall from Akureyri
A full day winter adventure, focusing on the ground shaking power of Dettifoss, this tour is especially well suited for those wanting to take great pictures of Europe’s most powerful waterfall!
- Goðafoss Waterfall
- Lake Mývatn (Few short photo stops)
- Vatnajökull National Park
- Dettifoss waterfall
- Selfoss waterfall
- Snowshoeing, if needed
Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from Akureyri is the perfect tour to fully experience the magic and power of the great Dettifoss Waterfall. We take our time to find the best sights for photographing depending on weather and other conditions during that particular day.
The tour starts by going straight from Akureyri to Lake Mývatn where we make a short stop, and you get a chance to see the magnificent area. Then we drive towards Dettifoss Waterfall, going off the main road. We arrive at Jökulsá á Fjöllum glacier river, where a mass of water, mud and sand rumbles into Iceland’s most impressive canyon from Vatnajökull Glacier. Dettifoss is the most powerful waterfall in Europe, 100m wide and with fall of 44m. There is a short walk from the parking lot to the best viewpoints of the waterfall, and adjacent waterfalls of Hafragilsfoss and Selfoss. If the ground is covered in snow (which it is usually in winter), we use snowshoes to make the hike easier.
Dates & prices
Tour duration: 8 – 9 hours
Departures and prices:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays from October 16th – June 15th
Price per person: ISK 19.900
Included in the price:
- Fully guided tour
- Snowshoes (if needed)
Good to know
- Tour departs from Akueyri at 09:00
- During the tour we break for refreshments at a local restaurant or café.
- Due to weather and/or road conditions we may have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation of the tour
What do I need to bring:
- Warm clothing
- Good hiking shoes
- Water bottle
- Light snacks
This tour is also available from Mývatn!