Private Lake Mývatn & Dettifoss Waterfall Tour

Amazing shore excursion from Akureyri for small groups. Explore Mývatn, geothermal areas, waterfalls and more!

This private tour from Akureyri is the perfect introduction to the best that North Iceland has to offer. Guided by our fun local guides, we take you to the most popular attraction in the region, as well as some less well known hidden gems.

Ideal as a private shore excursion from Akureyri, this tour features 3 of the north´s most beautiful waterfall; Góðafoss, also known as the waterfall of the Gods, where icons of the pagan gods were thrown, a symbole of the the moment Iceland converted to Christianity; Selfoss waterfall in the Vatnajökull National Park; and Dettifoss, a spectacular falls purported to be Europe´s most powerful.

At Lake Mývatn, our itinerary includes must-see attractions such as the the breathtaking views of Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters, the strange lava formations at Dimmuborgir Lava formations, and the geothermally bubbling Hverir Mud pools.

On request, we can also include a refreshing dip at Mývatn Nature Baths, though please note that entrance tickets are not included with your booking.

This tour is for upto 6 people. If you are interested in a custom tour for a larger group just contact us at

The tour is operated by Imagine Iceland Travel
Starting point
~ 9 hours
Not included
Live tour guide
Group size
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventures!
We take immense pride in our exceptional team of local guides who are professionals, experts, and friendly. Their goal is to make your tour unforgettable.
Shore Excursion
from Akureyri
Shore Excursion
from Akureyri
220000 kr.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Pickup and drop off In Akureyri or Mývatn
  • Private vehicle and professional English-speaking guide
  • Food or drink
  • Entrance tickets to Mývatn Nature Baths
What do I need to bring
  • Warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera
  • Water and snacks. We will make a lunch stop of the tour, but lunch is not included
Important information
  • Tour duration: 9-10 hours, though this can be shortened on request if you are cruise passengers and don´t have that much available tim.
  • Cancellation Policy More than 28 days before departure: 90% refund. 27-4 days before departure: 50% refund. Less than 96 hours before departure: No refund.
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