Golf day in Akureyri Iceland

Spend a day golfing in the long summerdays in North Iceland! This day tour takes you golfing in Akureyri, the cultural capital of north Iceland. You'll be able to interact with local golfers whilst having panoramic views across the fjord and the mountains, surrounded by Icelandic nature.

We pick you up from your accommodation, airport or harbour in Akureyri and take you to one of Iceland's best 18 hole courses – Jaðar. The surroundings and the panoramic views are spectacular and you can be sure to no not only play golf but also experience the tranquility of Icelandic nature.

The course is 18 hole, par 71 and you can select to play 9 holes or the full 18 holes. Upon arriving at the course your driver will take you to the club house where you will be given an introduction of the course before you tee off at your prearranged tee-time. All golfing equipment can be pre-arranged and rented; that includes clubs, trolley and carts.

At the end of your round, whether it is a 9 hole game or a full 18 holes, the club house staff will contact your driver to arrange for a pickup. Our guide will take you to a drop off of your choosing in the Akureyri area.

Refreshment can be bought at the club house and there you can also be sure to find a number of local golfers to sit down with and talk about the course and its tournaments. The course has over the last 20 years been the home of Arctic Open Golf Tournament, where in springtime players compete in an evening tournament under the midnight sun.

Note: Equipment and golf guide are not included in the tour price but can easily be booked as an add-on when you book your tour. You can also arrange to have a local golf guide accompany you on the course. The caddies are all amateur golfers with national handicaps granted by the Icelandic Golf Association. They are part of the Akureyri Golf Club Youth Program and are all fluent in English (and some also in other languages). Being local golfers means they will be able to assist you with anything you need during your golf day tour.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Jul. - Sep.
  • Duration: 6 hours, 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy
Pickup information:
  • Starting time : 07:45, 12:45

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.
  • Transport to and from Akureyri Golf Course

  • Course introduction

  • Fee for 9/18 Holes

  • Refreshment on the 9th

  • Local Guide - But can be supplied if booked beforehand

  • Equipment - But can be supplied if booked beforehand

What to bring:
  • Good shoes

  • Warm clothes depending on weather

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Guide to Iceland does not add any fees, and as such, can not be liable for any accidents, losses, injuries, damages, delays, expenses due to any action or inaction on the part of the operator, guide or his/her services. As the terms and conditions of each tour operator may vary, please read the terms and conditions of each operator you purchase a tour from.

Sagatravel terms and conditions

Booking and Payment
To confirm your booking you are required to fully pay the tour price.
Once we have accepted your booking and received your payment, the contract between us will become binding and we will send you the payment confirmation and service vouchers.

In all tours operated by Saga Travel we offer children 0 - 12 years old 50% discount. Price discounts for children in tours operated by Saga Travel co-operators are subject to the nature of the provided services and terms of each service partners.

Cancellation of Booking
Any cancellation must be notified in writing by the person who made the booking.
If you cancel your tour:
a)  More than 29 days prior to the start of your tour, you will only be charged 10% of the tour price.
b)  Between 8 and 28 days, you will be charged 25% of the tour price.
c)  Between 2 and 7 days, you will be charged 50% of the tour price.
d)  Less than 48 hours before the start of your tour or after the commencement of the tour, you must pay the full tour price.  This includes all bookings made within 48 hours before the start of the tour.

Cruise Ship Cancellations
For cancellation because your Cruise Ship can not dock in the port we offer 80% repayment

Changes or Cancellation by Saga Travel
Before you enter into a contract with us, we reserve the right to change any of the facilities or services described in our brochure or website. We also reserve the right to cancel the tour. For example:  Do to weather and/or road conditions or if the minimum number of clients required for a tour is not fulfilled.  It is unlikely we will have to make any changes to your tour however we do plan the arrangements months in advance. Any changes are usually very minor and we will advise you at the earliest possible date. If a major change becomes necessary, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your tours begins.  When a major change or cancellation occurs you will have the choice of accepting the change of arrangements, purchasing another available tour from us, or cancelling your tour. We will refund all payments made directly to us in respect of the tour price. We will not however be in a position to refund any personal expenses you may have incurred as a result of your booking such as flight payments for land-only tours, travel insurance, equipment purchases, visas, vaccinations etc.

Information Provided
Any information provided by Saga Travel on such matters as climate, clothing, baggage, special equipment etc. is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of Saga Travel.

Adventure Travel and Client Responsibility
It is a fundamental booking condition that you accept the hazards involved in this sort of tour and you accept that in visiting remote and mountainous regions there is an element of on-tour flexibility. The itinerary stated in the tour dossier is indicative only and not a guarantee that a particular route will be followed or place reached. You must acknowledge that delays and alterations and their results, such as inconvenience and discomfort, are possible where unforeseen circumstances arise. You must have a level of fitness commensurate with your chosen tour and you are responsible for bringing the appropriate equipment.

Personal Travel Insurance
Individual travel insurance is not included in the quoted prices. It is strongly recommended that clients take out a comprehensive travel insurance against contingencies, including compensation for medical costs and cancellation fees.  In the event of emergency medical rescue and/or repatriation from a tour by whatever means, the responsibility of such costs will be borne by the client.
All luggage and personal equipment are, at all times, at your own risk. We will not be responsible whatsoever for any loss, damage to your luggage and/or personal equipment.

Medical & Dietary Conditions
If you are affected by a medical condition which may affect your or other people's enjoyment of the tour, you must advise this at the time of booking. Similarly you must advise us of dietary conditions and preferences at the time of booking.

Independent Travel Arrangements
We will not be responsible or liable for your actions or your safety for any independent travel you undertake before, during (if you choose to leave) or after the tour.

Complaints Procedure
If you have a complaint about the tour you should make it known to your guide/leader at the earliest opportunity.  If you feel your complaint has not been properly dealt with we shall endeavour to agree a settlement with you.  Any outstanding complaint not resolved during the tour should be notified to us in writing within 30 days of the scheduled date of return.

Our Liability & Compensation
Saga Travel will accept liability for the negligence of its employees causing direct physical injury to passengers only to the extent that it is obliged under Icelandic law. We cannot be held responsible for any mishap to yourself or your property, and in particular for the consequences of flight cancellations, vehicle accidents, strikes, sickness, Government or customs or police intervention or other such happenings amounting to force majeure. By confirming your booking with Saga Travel you acknowledge that we have taken all reasonable steps to safeguard its liability in this respect.

Variation of Booking Conditions
The booking conditions may only be waived by a director of Saga Travel in writing. When you confirm the booking form you agree to accept all these booking conditions, and when we accept your booking we agree to carry out our obligations to you as defined in tour information provided to you. Both sides of this agreement are made subject to, and must be interpreted and enforced according to Icelandic law in a Icelandic court.

Guide to Iceland cancellation policy:

Guide to Iceland charges a flat fee of 5000 ISK of each customer for online cancellations. 


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