South Iceland and Snowmobile Tour on Glacier

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Join this tour to the south coast with snowmobiling on a glacier for a great and memorable day in Iceland.

You'll be picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavík before heading to our meeting point: Ytri-Sólheimar 1. There you'll get dressed up in an insulated winter over-all and after a short briefing we step into our super-jeeps and drive up the mountain to the snowmobile base. Once participants have had a short teaching how to operate the snowmobiles and the guides been through the safety procedures we push the throttle and ride to the top of Mýrdalsjökull glacier.

The tour offers a fun, scenic and comfortably challenging snowmobile ride for one hour. It is a great way to explore and experience the wilderness, the glacier and the breathtaking view over the south coast of Iceland. The glacier is the fourth largest in Iceland, reaching up to 1510 meters and at the top of the icecap we step off the snowmobiles where Katla caldera, one of Iceland’s most known volcanoes, rests about 750 meters under our feet.

The glacier adventure provides stunning photo opportunities to remind you of the beautiful, wild and pure Iceland. We provide you with the special clothing and all the equipment needed for the trip so you can enjoy a safe and comfortable ride. The south coast is certainly spectacular but it is an unbeatable experience seeing it from the glacier‘s top.

Please note: To operate the snowmobiles a valid driver license is required.

On the route back to Reykjavík we make stops by the picturesque waterfalls Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

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Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Highlights: South Coast
Pickup information:
  • Starting time : 08:00

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.
Included:
  • - Pick up at hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavík

  • - Bus fare

  • - Driver guided south coast sightseeing

  • - Super Jeep transport to the glacier (approx 1 hour)

  • - English speaking guidance

  • - One hour guided snowmobile tour

  • - Insulated cover-all

  • - Helmet

  • - Balaclava


What to bring:
  • We recommend you bring warm first and/or mid layer, e.g. a warm sweater.

  • Bring food/drinks or buy on the way. 


Good to know:

A valid driver's licence is required. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 5. One child per paying adult.



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