Snowmobiling on Eyjafjallajokull

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Seljalandsfoss
Duration
2 hours
Difficulty
Easy
Languages
English, Icelandic
Available
All year

Join the snowmobiling adventure of a lifetime and whizz over the mighty Eyjafjallajökull glacial volcano, while getting a gorgeous view over Iceland's spectacular South coast.

While the glacier is amazing from below, nothing beats experiencing it from its surface, especially at high speeds. This tour is the perfect option for those looking for a scenic, fun ride, exploring and experiencing the wilderness, the glacier and the breathtaking views over south Iceland.

Eyjafjallajökull is Iceland's sixth largest ice cap with a summit elevation of 1,666 metres (5,465 ft). It covers the caldera of a volcano which has erupted relatively frequently since the last glacial period, most recently in 2010 when its eruption caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe.

There is, however, no need to worry - the glacier is monitored closely and tours will never be conducted there if it shows the slightest signs of preparing for an eruption.

Your guides will take you through all the fundamental safety procedures and equip you with special clothing and helmets. They then provide you with everything you need for a safe and comfortable ride.

You'll dress up in a snowsuit and hop into a super jeep that takes you onto the glacier.

Once there, you will be matched with a snowmobile and head out onto the glacier. The snowmobiles are easy to drive, as it is just a matter of squeezing the accelerator or the brake.

Snowmobiling on top of Eyjafjallajökull glacier is an extraordinary experience and this 2-hour snowmobiling tour is the perfect length of time for experienced and first-time riders alike  (about 1 hour on the snowmobile).

During the ride, you will not only intimately get to know the essence of one of Iceland's most stunning glaciers, but you will also be exposed to stunning landscapes and views that are sure to leave memories to last a lifetime.

Book now and secure your space on this unique snowmobiling adventure in Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Included

Guided service 
Double riding a snowmobile
Insulated cover-all
Helmet
Snowmobile balaclava face mask

Activities

Snowmobile
Super Jeep
Sightseeing

Attractions

Eyjafjallajökull
South Coast

What to bring

Warm outdoor clothing
Waterproof jacket and trousers
Headwear and gloves
Snacks and water
Good boots/shoes are recommended!

Good to know

1. Pick up/drop off, Hvolsvöllur/Hella area = 2.500 ISK pp each way (Pick up can start up to 30 minutes prior to tour departure*)

2. Pick up/drop off, Selfoss/Vík area = 5.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up can start 1 hour prior to tour departure*)

3. Pick up/drop off, Reykjavík = 10.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up starts up to 2 hours prior to tour departure*)

Please contact us if you wish to have pick up/drop off service. Otherwise departure is from our meeting point at Gljúfrabúi waterfall.

4. The minimum age is 5 years old.

5. Please have in mind that if the group consists of more people without driving license, then with, then extra guides need to be added to the tour with extra cost.

*Please note that it can take us up to 30 minutes to arrive to your location.

If you book ‘shared rides’ only and bookings are in odd numbers you will need to buy one single ride, be sure to book this correctly in the booking process below.

For a single ride snowmobile there is the extra cost of 12.000 ISK

--If this is not booked correctly, we will charge the extra fee on location.--

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