Glacier Discovery | Glacier Hike in Skaftafell Area

Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
4 hours
Difficulty
Hard
Language
English
13
Minimum age
13 years
Available
Apr. - Oct.

Witness a beautiful outlet of the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, and scale its icy surface, on this thrilling half day tour. This excursion should not be missed by those w...

Witness a beautiful outlet of the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, and scale its icy surface, on this thrilling half day tour. This excursion should not be missed by those who want to try the essential Icelandic experience of glacier hiking in a remote and spectacular location.

This tour begins when you meet your guide and small group at the Freysnes gas station, an easy to find location on the Icelandic Ring Road, just outside the Skaftafell Nature Reserve in south-east Iceland. You’ll board you modified super jeep, and be driven fifteen minutes in Vatnajökull National Park.

Where you go will depend on conditions, but if all goes according to plan, you’ll visit Falljökull, or the Falling Glacier. This tongue of Vatnajökull is little explored compared to many others in the region, gua...

Included

English speaking guide
Glacier crampons
Ice axe
Safety equipment
Transportation in a Super Jeep

Activities

Glacier Hiking

Attractions

Vatnajökull
Skaftafell
Falljökull
Svínafellsjökull
South Coast

What to bring

Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing
Sturdy hiking shoes with ankle support
Hat and gloves
Sunglasses if it's a sunny day
Water and a snack
Camera

Good to know

You can rent hiking boots on location for 1000 ISK (Euro size 32-50)

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