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From Isafjordur: Dynjandi Waterfall Guided Day Trip by Bus

1. From Isafjordur: Dynjandi Waterfall Guided Day Trip by Bus

Admire the Jewel of the Westfjords on this day tour from Isafjordur to the Dynjandi waterfall. Stop for 90 minutes to appreciate this 100-meter waterfall and the five other waterfalls of Háifoss, Úðafoss, Göngufoss, Hundafoss, and Bæjarfoss that grace the landscape below it.  Climb aboard a bus that has plenty of legroom and relax on the scenic drive along coastal roads. Pass through mountain tunnels and rugged Icelandic terrain until you reach the Dynjandi waterfall. Learn more about this unique region with the help of your guide. Spend 1.5-hours soaking up the beauty of the Dynjandi waterfall and of its lower falls. Capture pictures to share with your friends on social media before returning to your meeting point in Isafjordur.

Isafjordur: Dynjandi Waterfall Tour and Icelandic Farm Visit

2. Isafjordur: Dynjandi Waterfall Tour and Icelandic Farm Visit

Get a taste of Iceland's remote western fjords on a guided half-day trip from Isafjordur with roundtrip transportation from the port. Travel on roads carved out of deep mountain tunnels and journey along pristine fjords and landscapes. Explore a hidden world that most visitors miss. The main attraction for this half-day tour is the Dynjandi Waterfall, renowned for its tumbling falls and white veil-like appearance. Multiple falls converge here and dash down the mountain face from an altitude of 100 meters. Walk along the trails here and see many other smaller falls. Later, stop at a remote and idyllic farmstead called Gemlufell. Admire the landscape and see the farmyard animals. Relax in this calming place and enjoy coffee or tea as well as a slice of traditional hjónabandssæla (happy marriage cake), a sweet treat made from oats and rhubarb jam. After enjoying the farm, head back to Isafjordur for drop-off back at the port.

Iceland: Complete Island Self-Guided Audioguide

3. Iceland: Complete Island Self-Guided Audioguide

With the Iceland complete audio guide, you get all the information that a tour guide would otherwise give you. Using GPS, the app recognizes where you are on your round trip and provides you with exciting information in the right places. So nothing stands in the way of your individual rental car tour. Your digital Iceland travel guide for the whole island of fire and ice! This audio guide offers more than 340 stations (7.5 hours of playing time) with information about the country, people, and sights in all parts of the country. It includes not only the Ring Road and the Golden Circle but also the Reykjanes and Snaefellsnes Peninsulas, the Westman Islands, the East and West Fjords, and the wild Icelandic Highlands.

From Reykjavík: 3-Day Tour of the Wild Westfjords

4. From Reykjavík: 3-Day Tour of the Wild Westfjords

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime on this 3-day guided tour of the wild Westfjords, departing from Reykjavík. You’ll see the breathtaking beauty of one of the most unspoiled areas of Iceland, filled with exciting places to visit, where nature reigns supreme! Day 1 Embark on your Westfjords adventure with a pick-up in the capital and a scenic drive to Borgarnes. Along the way, we'll visit Eiriksstaðir, the Viking heritage museum, where you can explore the turf-roofed house that was once home to Eirik the Red and his son Leif the Lucky. As we continue, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the coastal cliffs at Breiðafjörður, the gateway to the Westfjords. Countless fjords await you on this road trip, with plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the magnificent scenery. One of the highlights will be the Vatnsfjörður Natural Reserve, home to Þingmanná Waterfalls and a stunning canyon. Another stop will be at Birkimel Bay with its sandy beach, where you can experience (optional) the Krosslaug Swimming Pool - a true Icelandic gem. This natural pool, run by the local Youth Association, offers a chance to relax and soak in warm geothermal waters while enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Crossing the towering Kleifaheiði mountain range, you'll be amazed by the 5-meter-high stone statue called Kleifabúi, a testament to the dedication of the engineers who built the mountain road. Day 2 Enjoy incredible Westfjord vistas as you explore the towering cliffs at Látrabjarg, a perfect place for bird spotting. Look out for the Garðar shipwreck on the way! This is the westernmost point in Iceland, where thousands of seabirds (including puffins!) make their way every summer. Take a stroll on the multicolored sands of Rauðisandur, and enjoy views of Fossfjörður waterfall and the iconic “A-House.” Then, gaze in wonder at Dynjandi, the wedding cake-shaped cascade with its seven-step “waterfall ladder.” Finish your second day with a great night out in Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords. Day 3 The day start with visit at the top of Bolafjall (638m) and walk on the skywalk viewing platform build over steep cliffs. Then, we will stop at charming Ósvör Fishing Village (collection of turf-roofed buildings) and Óshólaviti Lighthouse. Then it is time to start the drive via the Seven Fjords Road. The road hugs the coastline and offers uninterrupted views of fjords, mountains, and glaciers in all directions. You’ll enjoy unforgettable views wherever you look as the road traces its way up and down seven breathtaking fjords. Arctic foxes roam this area, so keep a close eye out for the only native land mammal in Iceland here! If you won´t have luck, you can still meet them at Arctic Fox Center and contribute to their protection. There will also be a stop at Hvitanes, one of the most accessible places to spot seals in the Westfjords, so we’ll take a look at these charming creatures here. Last stop will be by colorful Grabrok Volcanic Craters.

Full day Sightseeing/Wakeboarding trip. Dynjandi - Holt

5. Full day Sightseeing/Wakeboarding trip. Dynjandi - Holt

Welcome to an exhilarating adventure in the stunning Westfjords of Iceland! Join us on a thrilling tour that combines breathtaking natural wonders with exciting water sports. Prepare to be captivated by Dynjandi waterfall and end the day with an adrenaline-pumping wakeboarding session at Holt Beach. Our journey begins as we venture deep into the remote and unspoiled landscapes of the Westfjords. Our first stop is the magnificent Dynjandi waterfall, often referred to as the "Jewel of the Westfjords." Take your time to explore the surrounding area, marvel at the lush greenery, and capture unforgettable photos. Re-energized and ready for more adventure, we'll make our way to Holt Beach, a picturesque location with panoramic views of the surrounding fjords. Here, the real excitement begins as we gear up for a thrilling wakeboarding experience. Whether you're a seasoned wakeboarder or a beginner, our expert instructors will provide guidance and support to ensure an unforgettable ride. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you glide across the sparkling waters, mastering new tricks and maneuvers, or simply enjoying the sensation of riding your board. Throughout the day, our experienced guides will provide fascinating insights into the region's history, geology, and wildlife, enriching your understanding of this remarkable corner of Iceland. Immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of the Westfjords, feel the power of nature at Dynjandi waterfall and unleash your inner adventurer with an adrenaline-pumping wakeboarding session. Don't miss out on this extraordinary tour that combines natural wonders and thrilling water sports. Book your adventure today and create memories that will last a lifetime!

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