Mývatn Nature Baths

Visit the spectacular Goðafoss waterfall before swimming in the Mývatn Nature Baths.

  • See the Goðafoss waterfall, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland
  • Visit the Mývatn Nature Baths and relax in a geothermal pool that draws water from depths of over 8,000 feet
  • The water contains geothermal microorganisms, minerals, and silicates
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 225

  • Notices

    Not suitable for wheelchair users

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 the Mývatn Nature Baths to enjoy a relaxing experience in geothermal waters in an elegant complex. The warm, soothing waters are beneficial to the skin and spirit alike, creating a sense of well-being and rejuvenation.

Practical information

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

  • Kindly note that the order of the sites we visit might vary. People with mobility challenges are kindly asked to travel with a companion to assist them.

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

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

  • Walking information: About 20 minutes. At the Mývatn Baths, surfaces may be slippery/wet. Guests are asked to exercise extreme caution to avoid slipping. The surface at Goðafoss is gravel, loose stones, and mud pathways. It is generally uneven with no handrails.