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Two-Hour Small-Group in Natural Ice Cave Tour of Vatnajökull Glacier

Go on a memorable adventure with this guided trip to an ice cave in Vatnajökull National Park, and let your driver manage a Jeep ride from Jökulsárlón to the base of Vatnajökull. Once you arrive, you’ll be given all the equipment you need—crampons and helmets—to walk on the glacier and enter the cave safely. Then, you’ll learn about the history of the caves and their seasonal changes, and be able to choose to explore the cave on your own or with a guide.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

Head out on a thrilling ice adventure to the Skaftafell Ice Cave from Hofn. Traverse Europe’s largest glacier, and Iceland’s highest mountain range, to reach the entrance of the ice cave. Admire the beauty of the natural landmarks with its blue walls and ice formations as you venture inside the cave with your guide and ice picking equipment.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ice Cave Tour of Europe's Largest Glacier

Spend time in an ice cave and get up close to the blazing blue formations inside Vatnajökull (Vatna Glacier). Trek with an expert guide across the ice cap of Iceland’s most voluminous glacier — and Europe’s largest. Bring your camera for plenty of photo ops of what will unquestionably be an unforgettable experience. Numbers are limited on this tour to ensure a small-group experience.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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7-Day Complete Iceland: South Coast, Golden Circle, Akureyri & Snaefellsnes

Many visitors to Iceland only take one- or two-day trips from the capital. This seven-day experience from Reykjavik offers the opportunity to get a less rushed and more in-depth experience of the country. Travel around the entire island, from the south coast to the Eastfjords, to Akureyri, the capital of the north, and Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the west, without the hassle of driving or arranging accommodation
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Snowmobile tour on Vatnajökull glacier

Cruise through Iceland’s wild and rugged landscapes. Traverse the valleys and highest peaks, and rid over the amazing Vatnajökull glacier. Your small-group tour begins with an exhilarating and bumpy jeep ride up to the glacier. Novice and experienced drivers alike enjoy the adrenaline rush and stunning views of snowmobiling on Europe’s largest glacier.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Lagoon Hovercraft Tour

Experience the exciting Hovercraft tours in the stunning surroundings of Vatnajökull National Park where we go to one of the natural wonders of Iceland, Glacier Lagoon, Jökulsárlón. Enjoy the smooth, safe sailing with experienced and professional local pilot. Nowhere else in Iceland is this experience available! The tour starts at Hali Farm, 12 km east of Glacier Lagoon, Jökulsárlón, where we take you on a jeep to the glacier area. We drive for about 15 minutes to the Hovercraft. The hovercraft ride takes about 45-60 minutes but the whole tour takes about 1,5-2 hours with the drive from and to Hali.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ice Cave Adventure

The Ice Cave Adventure tour is an adventurous trip to Vatnajökull glacier, including a scenic drive in special Super Jeeps. Professional guides provide the right equipment and guide you into the magical ice caves. Our guides are very professional, experienced and know the caves inside out, so you are in safe hands. This tour is ideal for photographers.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Iceland's Skaftafell National Park on this extended glacier hiking tour, which allows more time on this glacier than most other tours. As you hike over the ice, past deep crevasses, pale moulins, and ice sculptures, and take in panoramic views over the park, your guide shares insights into glaciers, how they are formed and impacted by climate change. Includes all necessary safety gear.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4-Hour Small-Group Skálafellsjökull Glacier Super Jeep Tour

Go off road and off the beaten track on this guided tour to Skálafellsjökull glacier. Traveling in a small group, aboard a custom-built Super Jeep (the largest vehicles in Iceland), travel through the glacier valley of Sultartungnagil, setting for several Hollywood movies. Continue on through the Skálafellsjökull glacier outlet and take in the views of Vatnajökul before reaching the peak of Brókartíndur to soak in the view from the top.
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell

Trek deep into the Skaftafell National Park and marvel at Iceland’s beauty on this adventurous 5-hour glacier hike. Travel by bus into the Skaftafell National Park as a guide sheds light on the region’s geology. Pull on your hiking gear and head along rugged trails to the tongue of the Virkisjökull Glacier — widely considered the park’s most impressive feature. Along the way, discover the crevasses, ice caves and waterfalls for which the region is famous and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ice Cave Tour in the National Park of Vatnajökull

Experience the dazzling natural landscapes of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier, on this 3-hour ice caving adventure from Reykjavik. Venture off the beaten track in the Vatnajökull National Park and enjoy the rare opportunity to explore inside a naturally formed ice cave. With new caves forming each year, your experience is guaranteed to be unique, so be sure to bring your camera!
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell

Discover one of the gems of southern Iceland on this 3-hour glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park. Head from Skaftafell to the edge of the spectacular Falljökull glacier. Learn how to use your climbing equipment, then hike out through the glacier valley and up onto the ice. Follow your guide on a route past open crevasses and frozen ice-caves, and admire breathtaking views over the landscape beyond. During your family-friendly trip, learn how glaciers are formed and marvel at the scale of the mighty Falljökull glacier.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vatnajokull Glacier Hike and Glacier Lagoon Boat Ride Adventure in Skaftafell

Get up close to Iceland’s raw, rugged beauty and experience the Land of Fire and Ice like never before on this 3-hour glacier hike and lagoon boat ride in Skaftafell. Pull on your climbing gear and hike over the Falljökull Glacier’s frozen terrain with your guide. Marvel at gaping crevasses and hidden ice-caves, and learn how glaciers form over millions of years. Travel by boat out across the tranquil Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon and enjoy breathtaking views of the Fjallsárlón glacier’s shining blue hues.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Hour Glacier Walk in Skaftafell Small Group

The Vatnajökull glacier ranks among Iceland’s top natural attractions, but exploring the icy terrain without a guide is dangerous. On this half-day tour, delve into the Skaftafell National Park with a certified guide and discover a world of ice formations and deep crevasses. With all the neccessary safety equipment included, enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Skaftafell Ice Climbing and Glacier Hike

Hike along the Svínafellsjökull Glacier and climb a blue ice wall on this half-day experience from Skaftafell. Suitable for beginners, the hike combines expert tuition and safety briefings with spectacular mountain scenery. Take in the glacial sights as you climb and hike, and learn about the ice formations as you go. Even better, all equipment is included, so you don't need to bring a thing.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier

The Vatnajökull glacier is widely considered the jewel in Skaftafell National Park’s crown, but the icy terrain holds hidden dangers. On this ice-caving tour, hike around and beneath the Vatnajökull glacier with your certified guide, and explore millions of years of natural geology. With crampons and safety equipment included, enjoy uninterrupted views over the icy landscapes for which Iceland is famous.
  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Adventure From Skaftafell

The Svínafellsjökull glacier is part of Europe’s largest glacier and the icy landscapes offer a dramatic backdrop for a hiking adventure. This 4-hour guided glacier hike in the Skaftafell-Vatnajökull National Park ensures a personalized experience, with a small group of up to 8 participants, and full instruction provided.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Storurd Hiking Tour from Egilsstadir

Experience one of the most unique landscapes in East Iceland on this full-day guided hiking tour from Egilsstaðir. Together with your guide, hike a marked path all the way up to Stórurð ("The Giant Boulders"). Stórurð lies below the small glacier west of Dyrfjöll mountains and consists of gigantic tuff boulders most likely created by a landslide at the end of the latest cold era of the Ice Age. The hike is of moderate difficulty and crampons and hiking poles are available.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ice Cave - Adventures Dream - Less crowded - for photographing

With their rising popularity, Iceland’s ice caves can get crowded. This half-day adventure gets you inside a more remote ice cave, where you’ll have ample time to contemplate and photograph its natural splendor. Meet your guide at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, then arrive at the destination by vehicle and on foot. All necessary safety equipment is included.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Encounter

Iceland’s mighty glaciers boast some of the country’s most impressive scenery, but their isolated locations and icy terrain make exploring a challenge. On this beginner-level morning or afternoon hike, explore glacial landscapes around Svinafellsjökull and Vatnajökull with your guide. With safety equipment included, admire unrivalled views over the frozen wilderness.
  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2.5 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day Golden Circle, South Coast, Ice Cave & Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik

Many tours from Reykjavik focus only on the highlights of the Golden Circle or the South Coast. By spending three days with this small-group tour, you can experience both, and at a pace that allows time to fully soak up the landscapes. Includes two nights' accommodation, breakfasts, and all transport.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Ice cave tour

These tours are run by locals who grew up in the district and know the area inside and out. We want to show you the beauty of our area and we can inform you of all of the hidden gems that surround our area that you may want to visit.We are a small business, and so we’re much more flexible than the bigger touring companies out there. We can give you a custom-tailored experience, so that you can view all of the sights that you travelled to Iceland to see.We know how important it is to stick to a budget when you’re travelling, which is why we’re the lowest priced tour of its kind – so you can experience more, for less.We love what we do and we are dedicated to making sure that you have an unforgettable experience here in Iceland.
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Glacier Walk

This is a tour for those who wish to enjoy outdoor activities in the fresh mountain air and experience the unspoiled natural beauty of Iceland at its best. Breiðamerkurjökull is a part of Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe, and glacier hiking is the perfect way to get to know this magnificent natural phenomenon while at the same time enjoying the surrounding and majestic mountain views. We meet at Jökulsárlón and embark on a 30-minute jeep ride to where we start our walk, at which point all passengers receive necessary safety equipment and instructions from the guide, essential for glacier walks. During the tour, passengers will acquire knowledge about the glacier and view some unique ice sculpture and crevasse formations. Conditions for photography are exceptional in this unique landscape, and, again, there will be very few people around.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Tour from Höfn - The Eastfjords

Start your day with a gorgeous photostop at Almannaskard and two viking village prop for movies. Then drive along the coast and enjoy the scenery. There are many waterfalls along the way, Sveinsstekksfoss, Folaldafoss, Flögufoss, just to name a few. Enjoy the scenery of the beautiful fjords of eastern Iceland. Visit a very interesting place at Eggin i Gledivik where eggs of various sizes line the shore.- Private tour
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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