Zipline Akureyri

Five ziplines are zigzagging above a rustling river and cliffs! -Something you don’t want to miss!

Our guides will lead you safely through the fairytale-like river canyon with a mix of zipping, light hiking and storytelling.

Price: Adult ISK 11.900kr. / Child (8-12 years) ISK 7.900kr. 


Our fantastic partners at Zipline Akureyri, Iceland North, operate this tour in Akureyri.

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About this experience


Departs daily from Akureyri from May to September


The whole tour takes 1,5 – 2 hours. Depending on the size and shape of the group, along with weather conditions.


All safety gear certificated guided hike and five ziplines.

You will need

Hiking shoes and warm, windproof clothes – dress according to the weather; gloves and a thin beanie are optional. We recommend braiding long hair or tying it in a low bun to fit under the helmet.

Meeting Point

Glerárgil við Hlíðarbraut, Akureyri. Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your departure time.


Sometimes we need to change departure times slightly due to the weather. Please check your email before your booked time and leave us a phone number so we can call or text you in case we have to contact you with changes in the schedule.

We welcome you at the Zipline Akureyri headquarters (see map below), where we will help you put on the safety gear.

Then we walk 2-3 min. to the first line. One of your guides zips ahead and receives one guest at a time. The other guide assists and secures you to go.

Following the short forest paths between the five lines, our guides entertain you with stories of the area, probably not all true.

At the end of the fifth and last line, we hike the 5-10 min back to headquarters.

You can relax in the excellent weather, swap photos and experiences with other tour guests and perhaps enjoy a packed lunch if you bring it.

Our partners up north, at Zipline Akureyri operate this tour.

Requirements & preparations

Check your age

You must be age 8 or older. A legal guardian must acompany or sign to allow kids under 18 to zip.

Break out the scale

Participents must weigh between 30 – 120 kg. (65-260 lbs.)


It’s best to wear waterproof hiking boots or trail running shoes with a fully-enclosed toe and heel and a good sole.

take a breather

You must be able to hike ca. 3 km. (or 1-2 miles) at elevation and over uneven surface.


It’s best to wear waterproof hiking boots or trail running shoes with a fully-enclosed toe and heel and a good sole.

Pregnant ladies

Sorry, it’s not safe to zipline while you’re pregnant. See you when you’ve become a mom. 🙂 


Check in 15 minutes prior to your tour time. Please remember not to be late! Come ready to get outside your comfort zone and have a blast!


Dress according to weather, Iceland can often get cold and wet so wind and rainproof clothes are usually a good idea.


Tie your hair up (either braid it or tie it in a low bun) so it won’t get tangled.


Tours operate rain or shine. If we do cancel, we’ll make every effort to contact you to reschedule or refund the tour.


Have any questions or concerns about our ziplines, weight or age restrictions or something else? Feel free to drop us a line if  anything comes to mind. If it’s close to your zipline adventure a phonecall might be a better option. Tel: +354 698 8890

Sneak Peak

Do you want to get to know our ziplines a little better? We’ll give you some information about our ziplines, but we can never put this experience in writing. 

Up for a surprice?

We like to keep this part as a bit of mystery. Silence is golden.

Our Ziplines

We have five different ziplines that we zip across while walking on forest paths.

Zipline Akureyri

Book here

*An adult must accompany children

ISK 11.900

Children: ISK 7.900

Hiking boots

Remamber your hiking boots! You will be travelling in Iceland, our terrain is mostly untouched and we would like to keep it that way. That’s why we don’t make huge walking paths in the landscape but follow narrow and uneven sheep trails along our trails. Hiking boots help you when the route is wet and slippery and support your ankles if you are unused to walking on uneven surface.

  • star rating  i had booked a ticket for the zipline. luckily I was the only participant.
    the 4 ziplines are all different and therefore equally challenging. the parts of the zipline and... read more

    avatar thumb femke22
    December 4, 2022
  • star rating  Very good - Both of our guides were amazing and kind. Even letting us know of some nice local places in the area. Cannot recommend enough!

    Enzo D
    November 13, 2022
  • star rating  Amazing - Amazing experience!!! A must do in Iceland. The staff is so kind and knowledgeable. Very safe and fun.

    Margarita K
    November 1, 2022
  • star rating  Unforgettable experience !!! - Despite the weather that day, we decided to go on with the tour that was a challenge for the two of us. Marsibil & Stephanie are amazing guides and made... read more

    M B
    November 1, 2022
  • star rating  Beautiful views, fun experience, great staff - Really beautiful hike and views throughout the whole experience. Most importantly it was very fun! The tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly.

    October 19, 2022