4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

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  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

This hike was a fun challenge. Fabulous wonder of the world exploring caves created from lava. We enjoyed a few bruises and getting dirty! The equipment was nice but I recommend adding knee pads to the jump suits, especially for the people above 2 meters tall.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

Excellent....it was exciting to go under the ground and explore; the tour guide was excellent (explain the nature in depths) and we did really enjoy the trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

This was a really cool tour. The lava tubes were very fun to explore an the staff was wonderful!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2013

I really loved this tour the guide was amazing letting you know all about the surrounding area and the cave itself. This was not the most stunning cave I have ever seen but it did not distract from the fun of getting dressed up in bright orange jumpsuits and hard hats and climbing through very small places. This tour would only have been better if they also supplied knee pad as I came out covered in bruises (being tall didnt help).

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2012

This turned out to be one of our favorite tours during our recent stay! However, everyone should be fully aware of what this entails. We read other reviews and thought there would be a LITTLE crawling on all fours........but there was A LOT! In fact bring knee pads if you have them. It was very dark and wet and part of what we liked is that we were scared we wouldn't make it through the small crawl spaces. But our tour guide was great and always encouraged us. This was definitely a "once in a lifetime" adventure.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2012

Awesome adventure! The guide was fantastic. Be aware that this tour requires some crawling and bending over.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2011

fun! Not hard but had to crawl on hands and knees for 2-3 meters a few times.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2010

It was strenous crawling in the cave but it was awesome. Our guide was fantastic and he gave us coveralls, gloves and hard hats to wear to protect us from the elements. Once in a lifetime experience.

Lisa Z
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2010

Wonderful experience and tour guide was amazing!!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2010

A really fun and exciting experience. Loved it. Beautiful formations!

Julian R
Venezuela

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2008

Great experience, we kind of got a little lost in the cave because the group split and there were only 3 of us in the back, the guide didn't came with us inside, but it was just great!!! WOW!!!

Anonymous

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2008

What a day trip from Reykjavik! We were looking for something that would get us closer to the raw nature of Iceland, this tours was perfect. Great guide, the caves were simply amazing. It made our trip.

4 star rating: Recommended
May 2014

Suit up in an orange jumpsuit, strap on a helmet and get ready to do some caving! It was neat to learn about the history of the lava tubes and see the unique caves (not bats, bugs, etc.!), but I would have loved a bit more direction about where we were going....Our specific tour guide stood in the back while one of the other tour participants led the way. It gave the tour the feeling like we were on a team adventure, but it often felt as if we were wandering aimlessly (whieh I don't love). My favorite parts were when he took the lead and gave us expert info about what we were seeing!

Note: If you don't like small spaces or crawling on your knees, this tour is not for you.

4 star rating: Recommended
June 2012

This tour was okay. It was definitely interesting to go into the lava tube and see the many different textures of the walls/floor/ceiling throughout the tunnels. The helmets were a lifesaver many many times. Be prepared to crouch, bend, crawl, and roll to get through some spots in this tour.

4 star rating: Recommended
February 2012

Good experience, though we made the mistake of doing this just a few hours after we landed and it's certainly a fairly strenuous activity. Be prepared to crawl on lots of tiny rocks with sharp edges for parts of it. Deducted a star because the guide went way too fast and we were left trying to find him most of the time (and it wasn't just jet-lagged us because the entire group was going the same speed as us). He would dart far ahead and wait for us to catch up, say a few things, then dart again. Maybe that's supposed to be the "fun" of caving....but I wanted a guide to stay closer so we wouldn't go down a wrong way.

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