Goðafoss Waterfall & Laufás Turf House Tour from Akureyri

Fabulous Akureyri shore excursion filled with natural wonders, history, and culture

Travel along pristine fjörds and enjoy some cultural and natural highlights of North Iceland with our half-day Goðafoss Waterfall & Laufás Museum Tour from Akureyri. With pickup and dropoff from Akureyri cruise terminal, it´s easy. As it´s a short tour, it also allows you free time during your stopover to explore Akureyri town center.

Our passionate guides will show you some of the cultural and natural highlights of the region. We start with a visit to Goðafoss waterfall, rightly celebrated as a standout in a land with countless waterfalls as competition. This location has huge cultural and historical meaning to Icelanders.

We continue our cultural theme, with a visit to Laufás Museum and Heritage site. This wonderfully preserved farmhouse and outbuildings offers a glimpse of how locals lived in the late 1800´s, in a challenging country. These turf house were common in the olden days, but few remain today and even fewer in the pristine condition found here.

Part of the National Museum of Iceland, Laufás is a perfect photo stop.

We end the tour with a great viewpoint across the fjord from Akureyri. Admire the town and busy port and take the perfect photo to remember your visit to this bustling town

Starting point
~ 3.5 hours
Not included
Live tour guide
Group size
Minimum age
2 years
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 Akureyri
Shore Excursion
from Akureyri
17990 kr.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Pickup and drop off from Akureyri Cruise Terminal
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance ticket to Laufás Museum
  • WiFi on board
  • Food or drink
What do I need to bring
  • We advise you to wear gloves, hat, waterproof coat and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Snacks and water
Important information
  • The shore excursions start times are tailored to the docking times of the ships in port on the day
  • Disclaimer: The duration of this tour is approx. 3.5 hours but can vary due to weather, road works or unforeseen circumstances
  • Cancellation Policy: The tour can be cancelled for a full refund upto 24 hours in advance. No refunds are available after that.
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