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Unique Icelandic adventure launches from Isle of Man Airport

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

A rare opportunity to go genuinely off the beaten track is being offered to Manx holidaymakers thanks to a brand-new and exclusive Arctic experience launching this week by Super Break.

Following the success of breaks departing from regional airports across the UK for Winter 17/18, Isle of Man Airport is the latest airport to fly directly to Akureyri in North Iceland, available exclusively with Super Break. Representing the ultimate one-of-a-kind adventure, this new break is giving local Manx holidaymakers a chance to see this amazing part of Northern Iceland and is scheduled for take off on 1 March 2019.

But it’s not just the new flights that holidaymakers from the Isle of Man have to look forward to. In Akureyri, Iceland’s lively second city, travellers can visit their first volcano or embark on their first lava walk. They can even go to their first ever beer spa.

A series of must-do experiences await Brits in Akureyri. Discover a brand-new destination before the crowds, and take advantage of the region’s fantastic opportunities to search for the spectacular Northern Lights on a tour included in the price of every break.

All Super Break trips to Akureyri also include a Lake Myvatn Adventure – Land of Fire and Ice Tour, which includes the chance to see the region’s magical terrain, the Goddafoss Waterfall, the boiling mud pools of Namafjall and a stop at Vogafjos working farm. There is also the opportunity to visit Myvatn Nature Baths – the ‘Blue Lagoon of the North’ or take part in a Snowmobiling Experience (extra charge applies).

Holidaymakers can choose from a huge variety of additional action-packed activities to create the perfect short break from Isle of Man Airport, with getaways starting at just £699 per person and able to secure with a £49pp deposit (when booked before 31 May 2018):

  • Whale watching - head out to Eeyjafjörður with excellent chances to see the resident humpback whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins
  • Icelandic horse riding where you can ride across coasts and into the scenic mountains
  • Lofthellir Ice Cave Winter Challenge - a unique lava cave filled with ice formations, stalagmites and sculptures

Ann Reynolds, Director or Ports, Isle of Man Airport said:

'Isle of Man Airport is thrilled to be connecting holidaymakers with Akureyri and Northern Iceland for the very first time directly. This is exciting for passengers who want to get off the beaten track and experience a once in a lifetime adventure.'

Katherine Scott from Super Break said:

'At Super Break we take pride in selecting the very best travel experiences for UK holidaymakers to enjoy during a short break. We’ve pulled out all the stops to deliver our customers with the first ever flights to Iceland’s Arctic North to provide British bookers with direct access to this incredible destination. From lava walks to some of the best chances of seeing the Northern Lights, adventure really does await those heading to Akureyri.'

Akureyri: Experience Iceland’s Arctic North from only £699 per person.

(Flight + Hotel + Lake Myvatn 'Land of Fire and Ice Tour' + Search for Northern Lights Tour)

Price based on three nights’ accommodation at 3* Hotel Nordurland by Kea Hotels including breakfast, Lake Myvatn “Land of Fire and Ice Tour” and Search for the Northern Lights Tour, plus return flights from Isle of Man Airport departing 1 March 2019.

To book the trip of a lifetime, visit the Super Break website or call 0800 042 0288.

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