Skaftafell: Ice Cave Tour & Glacier Hike

Skaftafell: Ice Cave Tour & Glacier Hike

From US$ 136.39 per person

Soak in this life-changing experience as you step inside a natural blue ice cave and walk on Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier, in Skaftafell National Park.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Small group
Limited to 12 participants
Mobile ticketing
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Duration: 4 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enter a natural ice cave
  • Visit Skaftafell National Park
  • Hike up Falljokull Glacier
  • Explore Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe
Full description
Explore breathtaking ice formations and glacier mills. Marvel at a naturally-formed, blue ice cave and learn how glaciers are formed. A professional hiking guide will take you to the base of Falljökull, an outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull ice cap and lead you up to the cave. This glacier is the highest peak of Iceland’s tallest mountain range. On a clear day, be sure to look out - you’ll see Hvannadalshnúkur in the distance.
Includes
  • Glacier gear
  • Professional guide
  • Glacier water
  • Small group experience
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 8 years
    COVID-19 precautions

    Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time. Please note that if you arrive after departure time your place on the tour can’t be guaranteed or refunded. The meeting point will be at Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center by the main road. You can look up “Skaftafell Terminal” on Google Maps to find the exact location and driving direction. Driving time to Skaftafell from Reykjavík is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you arrive early, you can visit Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center which offers free parking and has restrooms.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Hiking shoes
    • Rain gear

    Know before you go

    • Wear warm clothes as the first layer (woollen clothes) and waterproof clothing as the second layer to be prepared for all kinds of weather conditions. Gloves and a hat are highly encouraged
    • The minimum age to take part in this tour is 8 years old
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    Product ID: 166280