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Many activities can be organized and participate from the hotel. Kayaking or fishing on the lake Ellidavatn or biking through the nature park Heidmork is among many things you can do at Hotel Kríunes.

After a day exploring all what the area has to offer, guests are able to relax in the outside hot tub and sauna on the ground floor.

Looking for an adventure – Tours that we recommend

Reykjavik Safari – Make your dream come true

We can offer a large selection of activity tours, sightseeing tours and anything that you want to discover in Iceland with Super Jeep.

 

Golden Circle, South Shore,  Thórsmörk, Landmannalaugar, glacier hiking, dog sledding, ATV tours, snowmobile safari, northern lights (available from September to May), cave exploring, river rafting, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding in the country side, biking, hiking and much more.

Price from 30.000 ISK. Minimum 2 persons. Private tours available.

Let’s have some fun – Horseback riding

Reykjavík Riding Center offers three riding tours each day both for beginners and advanced riders. Pickup is from 08.45-09.10 in the morning and from 13.45-14:10 in the afternoon. For the evening tour, pick up is at 19.45. The tour start in the Riding Centre where coffee awaits. The horses are then saddled and prepered for a riding tour with an experienced guide into the Rauðhólar (Red Hills) where you see more than 5.000 years old lava both red and black, overlooking lake Elliðavatn.
Price from 11.900 ISK. Max 10 people on each tour

Additional for the morning tour ; Those who are interested can hike into Elliðaárdalur valley and join one of the local thermal swimmingpool Árbæjarlaug. Also possible to visit the Icelandic history museum Árbæjarsafn.

From May to September it is possible to pick you up from Hotel Kríunes by horse . No extra charged. Minimum 4 persons.

Have you ever seen a whale?

whaleWhales are frequent residents in the ocean around Iceland and is one of the most popular attraction in Iceland. Whale watching tours are operated from the old harbour in Reykjavík where you will have the change to see Minke whale, Humpback whale, White-beaked dolphin and many more species.

Also available from May to August: See Angling, Puffin Watching and Dinner Cruise. Available from September to April: Northern Lights Cruise.

Price from 9.500 ISK

Once in a lifetime – Do you want to get a ride on a helicopter?

If you don´t have enough time to visit most of the main attraction while you are staying in Iceland why not take a short helicopter ride? We reccomend the Diamond Tour where you will visit places that would normally take days of off road, driving and hiking.

Other tours that are available; Reykjavík City Sightseeing, Golden Circle Experience, Volcano Explorer, Glaciers and more. Take your adventure in Iceland to a higher level and we promise you a unique experience which you never forget.

Price from 24.000 ISK.

The man made ice tunnel – New attraction in Iceland

Iceland Opens Man-Made Ice Tunnel in Langjokull Glacier!!!The ice tunnel and the caves are located high on Europe‘s second largest glacier, Langjökull. You will get an amazing opportunity to explore the glacier and see it from the inside. This is once in a lifetime experience where you will be taken to the hidden beautiful ice. At a number of places within the glacier, you will see interesting information about the glacier, glacial exploration and research, and of course global warming. The led lighted walls inside the tunnels are sheer-carved and you will find interior chambers and have the chance to explore within the ice cave, and see our multi-purpose cave room which is available for weddings, parties, meetings and events.

Experiencing this man-made ice cave truly is an unforgettable experience. Make sure not to miss it while in Iceland.

Price from 17.900 ISK

Day trip to the north of Iceland – Lake Mývatn Classic

Enjoy an amazing journey through area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. The Lake Myvatn area is by many considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland.
Flight: Domestic flight between Reykjavík and Akureyri
Transportation: Mini bus, max 16 participants
Operated: All year
Highlights: Short flight across Iceland ● Waterfall Goðafoss ● Skútustaðagígar ● Dimmuborgir ● Grjótagjá ● Mt. Námafjall ● Mt. Krafla ● Víti ● Mývatn Nature Baths

Price from 57.900 ISK

Dog Sledding

image00During this experience you will be guided by a Musher who will drive your sled dog team.

You will get to meet the pack and your musher will provide you with information about the dogs and share his passion of dog sledding. Half way during the tour we will take a break for you  to take pictures with the dogs and offer them a good belly-rub.

There is no guarantee that the tour will operate on snow and if it doesn’t it will be operated on Dry-land.

Price from 16.000 ISK

Inside the volcano

image03The dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano is a unique natural phenomenon. It erupted over 4,000 years ago and now you have a change to see how volcano looks like on the inside. All you need is the willingness to do a moderate 45–50 minute hike (to get to the crater) and the guts to descend 120 meters/400 feet to the bottom of the crater in an open cable lift.

Only available from May 15 to September 30. Price 39.000 ISK.

Snowmobile

image02Enjoy a snowmobile ride on the Iceland´s second largest glacier Langjokull. If you are looking for some snowmobile action this is the tour for you.

A super truck will pick you up direct from your hotel or you will meet the staff at Gullfoss. You will then head for the snowmobile base on the glacier enjoying Iceland’s unique summer landscapes and beautiful nature along the way. Upon arrival an exhilarating 1 hour snowmobile ride on Langjökull awaits. Also possible to combaine this tour to Golden Circle Tour.

Price from 29.900 ISK.

Excursions – Scheduled Day Tours from Reykjavík

image05If you want to expend your day to explore what Iceland has to offer. We reccomend the excursions company Iceland Excursions. All tours are picked up and dropped off at the gas station Olis near the bus terminal Mjodd which is located 7 min driving distance from Hotel Kríunes or at the Blue Mountain Apartment hotel 2 min driving distance or 20 min walking distance from the hotel. Please make sure that you will arrive at the pick up place 15 min before pick up time.

Airport shuttle bus from and to the International Airport.

Bookings for the airport shuttle bus Airport Express to the Internation Airport needs to be arranged in advance.  Guests can take the airport shuttle bus to the International Airport (REK) from the bus terminal Mjodd which is located 7 min driving from Hotel Kríunes or at the Blue Mountain apartment hotel 2 min driving distance or 20 min walking distance. Please make sure that you will arrive at the pick up place 15 min before pick up time.

If you need a transfer from the hotel to Mjódd or Blue Moutain Apartment please sign you on the list in the reception.

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For all bookings and more assistance please contact our front desk staff.