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Vatnajökull Glacier Natural Ice Cave 2.5 to 3-Hour Tour

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Vatnajökull Glacier Natural Ice Cave 2.5 to 3-Hour Tour

From US$ 159 per person

Experience the glacial landscapes of Iceland up close on a 2.5 to 3-hour jeep tour to the natural ice cave of Vatnajökull Glacier. Marvel at the ice formations in a cave inside the largest glacier in Europe.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Take a guided tour to an ice cave aboard one of Iceland's largest super jeeps
  • Experience the winter phenomenon of a natural ice cave in all its beauty
  • Learn about the wonders of nature and how the ice cave came to formation
Full description
Make your own way to the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon to experience a natural ice cave from the luxury of a huge custom-made super jeep. Drive for approximately 30-40 minutes to the base of the glacier outlet at Breiðamerkurjökull, where the glacier retreats every year to make every season a unique experience. Pick-up all the necessary security gear to explore the cave in safety using helmets and crampons. Then, enter the cave with a guide who will explain the most important features of the extraordinary phenomenon. Visit a crevasse after the ice cave, weather permitting.
  • Transportation in a 4WD to the entrance of the cave
  • Helmets and crampons
  • Pickup or drop-off at your accommodation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People under 4 ft 3 in (130 cm)
  • Children under 7 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Next to the cafeteria at the ticket office of Jökulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Jökulsárlón, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Open-toed shoes
  • High-heeled shoes

Know before you go

  • There is a minimum age of 7 years old
  • The tour will be in English
  • It is recommended to book in advance in winter
  • It is recommended to wear warm waterproof clothing and hiking shoes or boots
  • If you arrive early you can experience the breathtaking natural beauty of the glacier lagoon and see 1,000-year-old icebergs drifting in the ocean
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

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December 11, 2021

Very nice experience.

November 3, 2021

The drive alone was worth it. A great tour, a really impressive glacier cave and a great guide.

September 18, 2021

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