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Myvatn - Paradise for birdwatchers (from Myvatn)

Lake Myvatn is a paradise for birdwatchers.

Type of tour:Day Tours
Season:01 June - 31 August
Duration:7 - 8 hours

Lake Myvatn is a paradise for birdwatchers. This center of duck-production of Europe is simply loaded with birds, including many Barrow's Goldeneyes and Harlequin Ducks. Typical list of birds might include 50-60 species, and might even include Gyr Falcon.

This tour starts from the Information center in Reykjahlid village, called Myvatnsstofa. From there we take the circle around the lake, make several stops to view birds as well as nice and picturesque scenery.

We plan this as 7-8 hours program, where we mainly stay outside in various places, with short drive between them. Itinerary might vary a bit due to season and weather conditions. 

One the way is chance to grab/get light lunch/meal (not included in price).

We visit Sigurgeir's Bird Museum which is conveniently located by Neslandavik, one of the best birdwatching spot by Myvatn.




This tour starts and ends in Myvatn. Price for transfer to/from Akureyri upon upon request.


  • Guided minibus tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the Information Centre in Reykjahlid (Myvatnsstofa)