An important port and fishing centre, Akureyri has been dubbed the capital of northern Iceland. 

Map of Akureyri

Nearby landmarks

Trips that visit Akureyri

Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland Polar Quest

Introductions to the High Arctic don’t come much better. Traverse the High Arctic between wildlife-rich Svalbard, via East Greenland’s towering icebergs and autumnal tundra then onto Iceland. Aurora sightings are possible at any point. The longer trip also includes Jan…

  • 15 - 18 Days
  • $10,495
Iceland Explorer

In the ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ where snow-capped peaks rise above glaciers and active volcanoes rumble, you will stroll along black-sand beaches strewn with glittering icebergs and walk amongst geysers and bubbling mud pools. Explore spectacular fjords and impressive…

  • 11 Days
  • $10,195
Svalbard, Jan Mayen & Iceland Luxury

Sailing on board the luxurious Silver Cloud you will explore Svalbard keeping your eyes peeled for polar bears before heading south to the beautiful Jan Mayen Islands. You’ll then have time exploring Iceland’s dramatic coast.…

  • 14 Days
  • $13,138
Iceland and Svalbard in Luxury

Explore the mystical shores of Iceland spotting puffins as you go. Then you head north to Svalbard, the land of the ice bear, this trip even takes in Jan Mayen Island making it one serious…

  • 14 Days
  • $17,903