Created 2,300 years ago by volcanic eruption, Lake Myvatn features craters, mud pits, lava columns, distant mountains, and lifting steam. The large amounts of algae in the water support many aquatic plants and fish, and the wetland environment is home to many species of waterbirds, including 13 duck species. You'll find a hot spring lagoon, a geothermal cave, and a bird museum nearby. You can also fish or hike in the area, including to the Krafla volcano. Our Lake Myvatn route builder makes visiting Lake Myvatn and other Lake Myvatn attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Tours to Lake Myvatn
Diamond Circle Day Trip from Akureyri BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $165
Duration: 10 hours
Lofthellir Ice Cave from Akureyri BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $205
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Lake Myvatn Reviews
アークレイリから日帰りのツアーで、訪れました。Pseudo-crater（隕石でできたわけではないため）と呼ばれる、火山活動で出来た地形が特徴的でした。遊歩道が設けられていて、湖やPseudo-craterを眺められるようになっています。 more »I visited a day tour from Akureyri. It was characterized by the topography of the volcano, called Pseudo-crater (not because it was not made of meteorites). There is a promenade with views of the lake and Pseudo-crater.
This area a rare form of lava and water(pseudo- craters a haven for bird including Widgeon,redshank,tufted duck,horned grebe to make a few. Here also is a haven for millions of flies so be aware, over... more »
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