Around Iceland
 
Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Mon Aug 11, 2025 - Mon Aug 18, 2025,
 7 days
 on Star Pride
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ITINERARY AND SHORE EXCURSIONS

The best on land brought to you by the best at sea. Get to the heart of local cultures with Windstar shore excursions. You don't want to just dip a toe in local culture, you want to dive into the deep end, and that's exactly what Windstar shore excursions are designed to do. All of our excursion are created to provide authentic local experience - the kind travelers like you are looking for. And with more than 2,500 excursions to choose from, you can experience your destination in whatever way is most meaningful to you. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, a history buff, or someone who loves to get to know the faces behind the many places we travel.

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Port
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Depart
Watersports
Platform
Shore
Excursions
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Mon Aug 11
Reykjavik
Arrive:
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
Tue Aug 12
Surtsey Island
Arrive:12:00 AM
Depart:12:00 AM
Watersports Platform: 
Take a boat tour to view Surtsey Island, which only rose from the sea in the 1960s and has been a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site since its birth. The other big attraction here is seabirds. Zodiac tours provide close up views of seabird populated sea cliffs including the largest colony of Atlantic puffins.
Tue Aug 12
Heimaey Island,
Arrive:10:00 AM
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
7 Available
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Witness a world still in transition. Circle Surtsey Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which rose from the sea in the 1960s. Next up, Heimaey, where a volcanic eruption created a modern-day Pompeii in 1973. 
7 Shore Excursions Available
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Concierge Collection: Heimaey Island, ATV Adventure Double Ride *Concierge Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$229
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Concierge Collection: Heimaey Island, ATV Adventure Single Ride *
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$259
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Heimaey Island: Beyond Ordinary: Snowmobile & Helicopter Glacier AdventureOutdoors | Sightseeing
Duration4.25 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$5,669
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Heimaey Island: An Island Tour of Heimaey Wildlife | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$119
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Heimaey Island: Pompeii of the North *Culture | Essentials Collection | Wildlife
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$169
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Heimaey Island: Concierge Collection: Caves & Islands Rib Safari *Boating | Concierge Collection | Sightseeing | Wildlife
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$249
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Heimaey Island: Walking Tour of Town & Lava Field Outdoors | Walking | Essentials Collection
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$89
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Wed Aug 13
Seydisfjordur
Arrive:6:00 PM
Depart:
Watersports Platform: 
7 Available
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Seydisfjord is 11 miles of long, narrow, beautiful waterway surrounded by high mountains that ends at the town of Seydisfjordur, known for its old multi-colored wooden buildings and cascading waterfalls even in the town.  This is home of the Skalanes Nature Reserve with its wide variety of wildlife including more than 45 bird species.  The first high-voltage electricity in Iceland was opened here in 1913 and is still in operation today. A popular hiking path starts at the town center, following the east bank of the Fjardara River that flows through the center of town. 
7 Shore Excursions Available
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Seydisfjordur: A Step Back in Time Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$295
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Seydisfjordur: Hike To Hengifoss Waterfall Hiking | Outdoors | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$259
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Seydisfjordur: Skalanes Nature ReserveEssentials Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing | Wildlife
Duration3.25 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$239
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Seydisfjordur: The Scenic East Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$229
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Seydisfjordur: Concierge Collection; Tinest Town in Iceland Sightseeing | Concierge Collection
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$449
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Seydisfjordur: Seydisfjordur Town Walk Walking | Sightseeing
Duration1.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$89
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Seydisfjordur: Chasing WaterfallsEssentials Collection | Hiking | Outdoors | Sightseeing
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$155
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Thu Aug 14
Seydisfjordur
Arrive:
Depart:1:30 PM
Watersports Platform: 
Seydisfjord is 11 miles of long, narrow, beautiful waterway surrounded by high mountains that ends at the town of Seydisfjordur, known for its old multi-colored wooden buildings and cascading waterfalls even in the town.  This is home of the Skalanes Nature Reserve with its wide variety of wildlife including more than 45 bird species.  The first high-voltage electricity in Iceland was opened here in 1913 and is still in operation today. A popular hiking path starts at the town center, following the east bank of the Fjardara River that flows through the center of town. 
Fri Aug 15
Akureyri
Arrive:9:00 AM
Depart:7:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
6 Available
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Akureyri is an important port and fisheries center especially because of its ice-free harbor so close to the Arctic Circle.  It lies at the end of Iceland’s longest fjord, which is 37 miles long, at sits at the base of snowcapped peaks that offer some of Iceland’s best skiing during the winter.  Must-sees in Akureyri include the Listagil (art canyon) which is home to many arts and crafts galleries and shops, the beautiful church in the center of town, the botanical garden, and Hafnarstraeti, the main shopping street.This is also the perfect place to ride an Icelandic horse or soak in the sky-blue Myvatn Nature Baths.
6 Shore Excursions Available
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Akureyri, Leisurely Akureyri & Godfoss WaterfallEssentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$169
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Akureyri, Concierge Collection: Horseback Riding In Akureyri Outdoors | Horseback | Concierge Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$339
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Akureyri, Jewels of the North Dining | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$289
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Akureyri, Myvatn Nature Baths & Godafoss Waterfall Watersports | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$269
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Akureyri, Concierge Collection: Whale Rib Safari Outdoors | Wildlife | Boating | Concierge Collection
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$329
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Akureyri, Concierge Collection : Glacier Canyon River Rafting Outdoors | Dining | Sightseeing | Boating | Concierge Collection
Duration7 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$419
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Sat Aug 16
Isafjordur
Arrive:12:00 PM
Depart:8:30 PM
Watersports Platform: 
10 Available
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Small and easily walkable Isafjordur has one of the largest fisheries in Iceland. But the sever decline of the fishing industry has caused Isafjordur to look elsewhere for work. Despite its small size, this town has a school of music and has become a center for alternative music and they host a yearly festival that provides a platform for local musicians, band from around Iceland and the world to perform.
10 Shore Excursions Available
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Isafjordur: Hesteyri Abandoned Village & Osvor Museum Outdoors | Wildlife | Refreshments | Walking | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$349
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Isafjordur: Arctic Foxes & Avalanches Wildlife | Refreshments | Culture | Essentials Collection
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$189
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Isafjordur: Concierge Collection: ATV Tour Outdoors | Sightseeing | Concierge Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$409
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Isafjordur: Bird Paradise Island Wildlife | Refreshments | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$219
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Isafjordur: Calm Fjord Tandem KayakingEssentials Collection | Outdoors | Watersports
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$189
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Isafjordur: History at Hesteyri Refreshments | Culture | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$229
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Isafjordur: The Trolls Throne Outdoors | Culture | Walking | Essentials Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$159
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Isafjordur: Modern Taste of Isafjordour - Walking Tour Sightseeing | Culture | Refreshments | Walking | Essentials Collection
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$179
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Isafjordur: Dynjandi Waterfall & The WestfjordsEssentials Collection | Hiking | Outdoors | Sightseeing
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$249
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Isafjordur: Concierge Collection: RIB Boat Whale Watching Outdoors | Wildlife | Boating | Concierge Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$329
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Sun Aug 17
Grundarfjordur
Arrive:9:00 AM
Depart:6:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
4 Available
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Beautiful Grundarfjordur is located between a mountain range and the sea.  The road nearby crosses a lava field that is partially warm so snow does not always stick there. The main attraction of the area is Snæfellsjokull National Park full of regal glaciers, lava fields, waterfalls, caves, calderas, and basalt cliffs. The peninsula there received the EARTHCHECK Sustainable Community Award in 2010, the first area in Iceland to win such an award.
4 Shore Excursions Available
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Grundarfjordur: A Journey to the Center of the Earth Outdoors | Wildlife | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration3.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$429
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Grundarfjordur: Hiking In The Berserk Lava Field Hiking | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$299
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Grundarfjordur: Viking Sushi Adventure Boat Tour Outdoors | Wildlife | Refreshments | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$299
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Grundarfjordur: Wonders of the West Wildlife | Culture | Walking | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$299
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Mon Aug 18
Reykjavik
Arrive:7:00 AM
Depart:
Watersports Platform: 
1 Available
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The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
1 Shore Excursion Available
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Reykjavik: Panoramic Reykjavik & Viking History with Transfer to AirportEssentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$219
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