Information about Gjábakkahellir

Gjabakkahellir (a.k.a. Helguhellir or Stelpuhellir ('Girl cave')) is a  lava tube, located in the area of Thingvellir National Park.

Gjabakkahellir formed around 9000 years ago. With its many beautiful lava formations and ice sculptures, it is considered a prime example of an Icelandic lava tube, offering breathtaking sights.

 

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Attractions nearby Gjábakkahellir

Þingvellir

  Thingvellir  is one of the most important sites to visit in Iceland for its landscape, history and cultural value. The Icelandic p...

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Silfra

  Silfra is a rift that opens into Lake Thingvallvatn in Thingvellir National Park and is part of the tectonic boundary between the North Americ...

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Almannagjá

  Almannagja gorge is situated in Thingvellir National Park. It is one of the park's most impressive and well known features and marks the e...

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Hrafnagjá

  Hrafnagja is a 7.7 meter long canyon, 68 meters at its widest, located at Thingvellir National Park in South Iceland. The Hrafnagja canyon ma...

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Þingvallavatn

  Thingvallavatn is Iceland's largest natural lake, with a surface of 84 km² and a deep of 114 meters, located in the beautiful Thingve...

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Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is a 300 km route to the 3 most popular natural attractions in Iceland. The Golden Circle consists of Geysir, Gullfoss and Thingvell...

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Hengill

  The area of the impressive volcanic mountain Hengill is a geothermal site and a source of energy for the south of Iceland. Two power stations...

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Glymur

In Hvalfjordur in West Iceland you can stand in awe before Iceland’s highest waterfall. The mighty Glymur, in the river Botnsa falls down nearl...

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Nesjavellir

At the Nesjavellir geothermal area in Southwest Iceland, you’ll find Iceland’s second-largest geothermal power station. The Nesjavellir G...

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Laugarvatn

Laugarvatn is a hamlet of around 200 people, by the lake of the same name and originally formed around the boarding school there. It is located...

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Hengladalsá

Hengladalsa is a river in Southwest Iceland.  The river has its source by the Hengill area, from valleys Innstidalur, Middalur and Fremstidalur,...

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Laxnes

Laxnes is a farm in Mosfellsdalur Valley. Nobel author Halldor Laxness was partly brought up here and adopted the farm's name as his surname. Lax...

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Skjaldbreiður

  Skjaldbreidur is a shield volcano in southwest Iceland. It is indeed shaped like a broad shield, whence it derives its name. The volcano cul...

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Valshamar

Valshamar is a vertical cliff in Hvalfjordur in Southwest Iceland, highly popular for rock climbing. The cliff is bolted and offers many great routes...

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Reykjadalur

Reykjadalur ('Steam Valley') is a highly scenic valley innermost of Hveragerdi town. As the name of the valley implies, this is a geother...

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Kerið

  Kerid is a volcanic crater lake in Grimsnes in South Iceland. It is a popular stop when traveling the Golden Circle. It is believed that Keri...

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Hellisheiðavirkjun

  The Hellisheidi Power Station is the largest geothermal powerstation in Iceland and the second-largest in the world. The powerstation is loc...

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Hveragerði

  Hveragerdi is a town and municipality in the southwest of Iceland, around 45 km from the capital Reykjavik. The river Varma runs through it. T...

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Hafravatn

Hafravatn is a small and charming lake just outside the capital limits, with the town Mosfellsbaer on its northern side.  The lake is located 76...

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Hvalfjörður

  Hvalfjordur is a fjord in Southwest Iceland. The fjord is approximately 30 km long and 5 km wide. Nature & Landscape The ...

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Tours near Gjábakkahellir

Snorkeling and Caving Tour

Go snorkeling between the continents of Europe and America and lava caving in Gjabakkahellir......

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Golden Circle Tour with Lava Caving

Golden Circle safari and lava caving tourOn this tour you'll be driven by jeep to witness some......

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