Snowmobile Glacier Tour in South Iceland
Duration: 2 hours Easy thrilling scenic ride
Why we love this tour
Speed your way through Icelandic nature to the top of Myrdalsjokull glacier. With exhilarating speed and invigorating views, a snowmobile ride is an energizing way to see South Iceland.
- Snowmobile up to the top of Myrdalsjokull glacier
- Explore an ice cap covering Iceland's largest volcano
- Speed through rugged nature
- Glimpse incredible views of the surrounding mountains
- Take unbeatable photos
South Iceland is certainly spectacular from "below,” but nothing tops experiencing it from "above.” Join a snowmobile tour to the top of Myrdalsjokull glacier - a pristine icecap covering one of Iceland’s largest volcano, Katla.
Explore and experience the wilderness and the breathtaking views over South Iceland.
The snowmobile tour is perfect for those who are looking for a thrilling scenic ride on a glacier. This adventure is suitable for first-time riders.
The tour starts with a short briefing and dressing at the main base. Next, you board a glacier truck and head up the mountain towards the glacier and the location of the snowmobiles. Take hold of your snowmobile and whip across the ice. Take in the views as the ride takes you to the top of Myrdalsjokull glacier.
Once at the top, the group stops to take a few photos and take in the views. Peer out over the 595 km2 (230 sq mi) glacier to the mountains and ocean in the distance.
Everything you need for a safe and comfortable ride is provided – just bring yourself. The guides go through safety procedures and hand out the special clothing and helmets. If you have a valid driver's license, you can learn to drive a snowmobile, which is super easy.
Get ready for a speeding excursion across a gigantic glacier. The ride is as wild as the Icelandic wilderness itself.
Need to know before you go
This tour runs every day all year round.
Start times are 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Only participants with a valid driver's license may drive.
Please be at the meeting spot 30 minutes before the start time.
Please wear thick, warm clothing.
No previous experience is necessary.
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation email.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance with 100% reimbursement.
There is no reimbursement for later cancellations. In case of cancellation from our side due to bad weather, we will return your payment in full.
Arcanum Glacier Tours
Arcanum is located 9 km (5.6 mi) east of Skogar and 23 km (14 mi) west of Vik. Take road #222 and drive about 1.2 km (0.75 mi) to Arcanum base. Please be at the meeting spot 30 minutes before the start time.
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