Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike

Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike
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Join this adventure tour where you will experience all fantastic features of a glacier; you will hike up a glacier tongue of Vatnajökull, where you'll have the once in a lifetime opportunity to enter the blue ice cave. This is the perfect opportunity for those travelling on the South Coast and want to spice up their Icelandic holiday.

Meet your experienced glacier guide ad the Skaftafell Visitor Centre's parking lot. Skaftafell is a beautiful nature reserve in south-east Iceland, filled with spectacular natural wonder. You will explore one of these wonders today in an outlet glacier or the larger Vatnajökull. 

Your friendly guide will give you the equipment needed to scale the glacier, such as crampons and a helmet. Don't worry if you've never been glacier hiking before; the guide will show you the ropes. You will then be taken to the roots of the ice cap so you can begin your excursion.

Vatnajökull is not only Europe's largest glacier, but it is also home of the highest mountain range in Iceland and the tallest peak in the country, Hvannadalshnúkur. During the glacier walk, you will be exploring breathtaking ice formations and moulins while learning how glaciers are formed and how they constantly change. 

The most breathtaking feature you will see today will undoubtedly be the naturally formed ice cave. You will be able to walk inside this dazzling structure to see the fantastic blue ice found within. Remember to bring your camera along on this tour; you will surely want to capture this moment on film.

Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for an incredible journey up and inside a glacier with this fantastic Ice Caving and Glacier Hiking tour in Skaftafell Nature Reserve. Book now to secure your spot. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Oct. - Apr.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Glacier Hiking, Sightseeing, Ice Caving
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 12 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: South Iceland, Vatnajökull, Hvannadalshnúkur, Skaftafell
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 10:00, 14:00.

Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure.
Skaftafell Information Centre's parking lot
Included:
  • All necessary glacier equipment

  • Certified Glacier Guide

  • A taste of pure glacier water

  • Small group experience

  • Transfer to/from Reykjavík


What to bring:
  • Warm clothing (first layer)

  • Waterproof clothing (second layer)

  • Good hiking shoes (hard on the sole and tight around the ankle)

  • Gloves and a hat



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