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Mývatn Nature Baths


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Visit the spectacular Goðafoss waterfall before you swim the Mývatn Nature Baths.
  • See the Goðafoss waterfall – one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland.

  • Visit Mývatn Nature Baths and enjoy a natural bathing experience.

  • The water contains geothermal microorganisms, minerals and silicates.

  • Relax in a pool of healthy geothermal water drawn from depths of 2,500 metres.

Waterfalls and nature baths 

Setting off from Akureyri, we cross the fjord to Goðafoss – the ‘Waterfall of the Gods’. After a short stop, we’ll visit Mývatn Nature Baths to enjoy a relaxing bathing experience in a tasteful complex. The pool is maintained at a constant temperature of 38–40°C. The warm, soothing waters are beneficial to skin and spirit alike, creating a sense of wellbeing and a lasting memory of your visit.  

Practical information

  • Booking code: G-AKU3

  • Language: English

  • Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear (closed toe recommended) with a rubber or non-slip sole. Bring a camera!

  • Kindly note that the running order of visited sites might vary. Anyone with mobility challenges is kindly asked to travel in the company of assistance. 

  • Bring bathing suits and towels (limited rental available).

  • Pregnant women and those passengers with heart and respiratory issues are advised to check with a health professional before taking this tour.Approximately 3h total driving time

  • Walking information: About 20 min. At the Myvatn Baths, surfaces underfoot can be slippery/wet and guests are asked to exercise extreme caution to avoid slipping. The surface underfoot at Godafoss is of gravel, loose stones and mud pathways - generally uneven with no hand rails.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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