Eyjafjallajökull Super Jeep Tour

Eyjafjallajökull is the infamous glacier that erupted in 2010. The eruption was from the top crater of the glacier and melted lots of ice causing big flooding in the rivers coming down the slopes of Eyjafjallajökull. It caused massive flight problems all over Europe and terrorized farmers all around it with it's black volcanic ash spreading around slowly like fog.

We'll drive up the glacier in a highly equipped 4x4 Super Jeep getting an astounding view over the whole highland area, the south coast and the Westman islands. Not to forget the amazing sight of the glacier itself viewed from above.

This tour gives you the perfect glacier experience; an exciting Super Jeep drive in the snow, walk on the glacier and the magnificent sightseeing!

-Please note that this tour leaves from Gljúfrabúi campsite in south Iceland, right next to Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

Pick-ups are AVAILABLE from Reykjavík and Selfoss/Vík area and Hvolsvöllur/Hella area.

** Gljúfrabúi base. Road 249 **

We're located about 1 hour and 40 minutes drive away east of Reykjavík by Road 1. Note that the duration of the drive can take longer time in icy, winter conditions.


N 63°37’15.9″

W 19°59’22.7″

( Next to Seljalandsfoss )

** Eyjafjallajökull **

Eyjafjallajokull is the 6th largest ice caps of Iceland, located just north of Skógar and west of Mýrdalsjökull. The ice cap covers the caldera of a volcano with a summit elevation of 1,666 metres (5465 ft). The volcano has erupted relatively frequently since the last glacial period, most recently in 2010. The 2010 eruptions caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe over an initial period of six days in April 2010.

** Seljalandsfoss **

Seljalandsfoss is one of the best known waterfalls in Iceland. The waterfall falls 60 m (197 ft) and has its origins from the volcano/glacier Eyjafjallajökull. One of the fascinating things about this waterfall is that people can walk behind it into a small opening.

See for yourself the volcano that made headlines all over the world and join us for an adventure! Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Super Jeep, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Vestmannaeyjar , Eyjafjallajökull , South Coast
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 10:00

Departure location:
Gljúfrabúi base
  • Guided service.

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes, head-wear and gloves

  • Appropriate hiking boots/shoes are required

  • Lunch and some snacks

Good to know:

-Free pick up/drop off in Hvolsvöllur/Hella area

- Pick ups from Hvolsvöllur/Hella starts 30 minutes before departure.

- 2.500 ISK pp each way for pick up/drop off in Selfoss/Vík area

- Pick ups from Selfoss/Vík starts 1 hour prior to tour departure from Gljúfrabúi.

- 10.000 pp each way for pick up/drop off in Reykjavík

- Pick up from Reykjavik starts 2 hours prior to tour departure from Gljúfrabúi.

*Please note that it can take us 30 minutes to arrive to your location for all pick ups*

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