Snowcat Tour on Snaefellsjokull Glacier

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Arnarstapi, Iceland
3 hours
English, Icelandic
May - July
Minimum age
6 years old


Come along on a fantastic snow cat tour across the white expanse of Snæfellsjökull glacier. Those looking for an exciting adventure should not miss this excursion.

This fun-filled tour departs from the small fishing village of Arnarstapi. First, you hop into a bus that through a bumpy mountain pass will take you to the foot of Here you will hop onto a snowcat. This machine is designed to handle the ice and snow ahead and take you to your destination comfortably. You will ascend the white expanse of the glacier which sits on top of a 7000-year-old stratovolcano.

Snæfellsjökull is one of the most famous sites in Iceland, gaining international attention when Jules Verne made it the entryway to the centre of the earth in his classic sci-fi novel 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth'. The whole area is said to hold mystical energy and driving along the ice and lava promises to be a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The feeling of standing on a glacier which sits above a mighty volcano is second to none. The incredible views from the glacier will provide fantastic photo opportunities and lasting memories. 

So don't hesitate! Discover the mystical powers of the magnificent Snæfellsjökull glacier on this fantastic tour.

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Snowcat Tour on Snæfellsjökull



What to bring

Warm clothing and waterproof outer layers
Good winter shoes
Hat, scarf and gloves
Happy mood

Good to know

How high up on the glacier we go will depend on weather and glacier conditions.

In the event of unfavorable weather conditions and low visibility on the glacier, the tour might be cancelled with short notice.

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