Goðafoss Waterfall & Geothermal Baths from Akureyri Port is the perfect introductory tour to North Iceland. We explore the area’s history, natural wonders, and geothermal powers.
Goðafoss Waterfall & Geothermal Baths tour is the perfect introductory tour to North Iceland. We start the tour in Akureyri in Eyjafjord and drive to Goðafoss Waterfall, a truly magnificent destination. There we spend up to 1h enjoying the picturesque waterfall and the surrounding area of Skjálfandafljót Glacier River.
From there we take a short drive to Reykjadalur Valley and Aðaldalur Valley where we will visit the hidden gem Grenjaðarstaður Museum. It is one of the largest turf houses in Iceland and a perfect stop to get to know Icelandic culture and heritage. Its oldest part was built in 1865 and the house was inhabited until 1949. Grenjaðarstaður has been a folk museum since 1958 where around 2000 objects that relate to the old farming society are exhibited. The house is and interesting build, mostly built from lava rocks, of which the nearby area has a plenty, turf roof and paneled with driftwood on the inside.
The last stop of the tour is at the newly opened and highly rated Forest Lagoon Spa. There you can take your time relaxing in the geothermal waters whilst enjoying a drink. If you do not want to go into the water you can use your ticket as voucher at the Forest Lagoon restaurant. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating, great view over the fjord, and a variety of courses and drinks. After the visit to Forest Lagoon we will bring you back safely to Port, in time for your cruise ship’s departure.