Dettifoss Waterfall, Ásbyrgi and Lake Mývatn – Shore Excursion from Húsavík

The perfect shore excursion for cruise passengers docking at Húsavík

This wonderful half-day shore excursion from Húsavík takes you to all the highlights of north Iceland. It´s the perfect option for cruise passengers docking at the small port toiwn of Húsavík. Our guides greet you at the harbor and together we embark on an exhilarating adventure to some of the region´s most spectaculur natural wonders.

We visit Dettifoss Waterfall, believed to be Europe´s most powerful waterfall. You hear the raging torrents before you see the falls, such is is the raging force of the falls which plunge 44m to the canyon below.  No trip in Iceland is complete without witnessing a geothermal region, with the Námaskarð area featuring steaming mud-pools, boiling hot-springs, and other features. We also visit Ásbyrgi, a remarkable horse-shoe shaped canyon, formed around 10,000 years ago due to glacial flooding. Admire the sheer canyon walls surrounding a serene forest paths.

All in all, our Diamond Circle Express tour is a great option for those with only a few hours in which to explore the North of Iceland.

BusTravel Iceland also offer an extended version of this tour from Akureyri, as well as various other Shore Excursions throughout Iceland.

Starting point
~ 5.5 hours
Not included
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventure!
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 Húsavík
Shore Excursion
from Húsavík
24990 kr.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Expert local guidance
  • Pickup and drop-off at Húsavík harbor
  • Free WiFi
  • Packed lunch
What do I need to bring
  • We advise you to wear gloves, a hat, a waterproof coat, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Snack and water
Important information
  • Disclaimer: The duration of this tour is 6.5 hours and start times are tailored to the cruise ships in dock on any given day
  • Cancellation Policy: The tour can be cancelled for a full refund up to 24 hours in advance. No refunds are available after that.
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