Beyond the Wall

Game of Thrones locations & more
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Visit the legendary Icelandic landmarks featured in the hit TV series Game of Thrones, on this thoroughly entertaining tour of some truly awe-inspiring film locations. During excursions to various settings, such as the famed “Ice Wall” and those breathtaking places where the "North of the Wall" scenes were filmed, travellers will be captivated with tales of the "Seven Kingdoms" by local guide Jon Thor Benediktsson, who was a guide for the Game of Thrones crew during the filming of the third series. Highlights include travelling to North Iceland to experience the locations showcased in Series 3, visiting the areas where the Night's Watch men, including Samwell Tarly and Lord Commander Mormont, are attacked by the White Walkers, walking the land that Jon Snow, Ygritte and the Free Folk cross to reach the Wall and visit the cave where Jon Snow and Ygritte had their first intimate romantic encounter, learning about how the Free Folk, like the ancient Vikings, lived and survived in their harsh environment and more.

For travel between 01 June and 07 September this tour is now sold out.

Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik
On arrival in Reykjavik transfer by airport express bus to your hotel. The city centre is a small area characterised by eclectic and colourful houses, good shopping, dining and drinking. Reykjavik has recently established itself as a haven for food lovers, with numerous restaurants taking advantage of the abundance of local seafood, meat and game.The first settler of Iceland built his farm on the peninsula where Reykjavik stands today and the city derived it's name "Smoky Bay" after the columns of steam that rose from the hot springs in the area – such was the deep impression made on the first settlers. Overnight in Reykjavik. 

There are many fantastic optional activites available in Reykjavik in summer, including the Golden Circle, City sightseeing, Blue Lagoon Visit, South Shore Waterfalls, Wonders of Snaefellsnes, South Coast & Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, whale watching, and many more. In winter you can take an evening optional Northern Lights hunt.

Day 2: Reykjavik - Akureyri
This morning make your own way to the domestic airport for the 60 minute flight to the beautiful town of Akureyri. On arrival in Akureyri make your own way to your hotel. Often referred to as the "Capital of the North", Akureyri is the largest town in the north of Iceland and the second largest urban area in Iceland with a population little less than 20,000. Located only 60 kilometres from the Arctic circle, the mountains in the area are often capped with snow year round, and in the winter they offer some of the best skiing in the country. The town is also a good place to spot the Northern Lights in winter. For the next two nights you'll be staying in Akureyri. 

Day 3: Enter Free Folk's Territory
Today you will be entering the other worldly landscapes of Lake Myvatn where the scenes for "North of the Wall" were filmed. Now it becomes apparent why the Game of Thrones production crew were drawn to this area as the majestic Waterfall of the Gods, Godafoss, greets you.According to the Icelandic Sagas the waterfall draws its name from Thorgeir of Ljosavatn throwing his statues of the heathen gods into the falls when Iceland converted to Christianity in the year 1000.

Your next stop will be the magical places were the latest series of Game of Thrones were filmed. Here you can imagine the action in the locations seen in the series. Hopefully you won't encounter any White Walkers, but Iceland's rich folklore lets the storytelling guide boost your imagination with tales of trolls and Hidden People alongside curious facts from behind the scenes of Games of Thrones. After a day of beautiful waterfalls, volcanos, unusual lava rock formations, steaming hot springs, bubbling mud pools and mysterious landscape you'll end the day with a splash at Myvatn Nature Baths. Overnight in Akureyri. 

Day 4: Akureyri - Reykjavik
This morning make your own way to the airport for your return flight to Reykjavik Domestic Airport and on arrival in Reykjavik, make your own way to the hotel. The afternoon is free for you to explore Reykjavik and it's surroundings, or perhaps add an optional excursion Golden Circle afternoon tour and visit Thingvellir, filming location for Game of Thrones season four, along with Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir. Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 5: Departure
Today is at leisure until you transfer to Keflavik Airport for your departure flight.

Departures: Daily all year (except for 21-25 & 29 December, 01 January, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

For travel between 01 June and 07 September this tour is now sold out.

Your stay in Reykjavik and/or Akureyri can be extended  and you can add optional acititivies available in each season - please enquire.

Includes: 2 nights at a hotel in Reykjavik, 2 nights at a hotel in Akureyri, breakfast daily, return economy class flight Reykjavík-Akureyri (excluding airport tax), Game of Thrones guided tour of locations in North Iceland and entry fee to Myvatn Nature Baths, return transfers from Keflavik Airport/hotel on days 1 and 5 only.  

Excludes: Breakfast on arrival day, airport taxes, transfer to/from domestic airport in Reykjavik, transfer to/from airport in Akureyri and optional activities.

For the included excursions you are accompanied by a local, English-speaking guide.  

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1381.00
Single AUD$ 1823.00

Includes: 2 nights at a hotel in Reykjavik, 2 nights at a hotel in Akureyri, breakfast daily, return economy class flight Reykjavík-Akureyri (excluding airport tax), Game of Thrones guided tour of locations in North Iceland and entry fee to Myvatn Nature Baths, return transfers from Keflavik Airport/hotel on days 1 and 5 only.