Glacier Hiking in Skaftafell

Skaftafell Ice Cave

Duration: 5.5 hours Medium

Duration: 5.5 hours Medium

149 $
No extra fees
Easy cancellation and rescheduling
1 spot available for 7 Jul 2022

Why we love this tour

Breathtaking Skaftafell Ice Cave and walking on the glacier - it can't get more exciting!

  • Ice cave exploration
  • Walking on a glacier
  • Breathtaking surroundings
  • Off the beaten path
Duration 5.5 hours
Starting time Usually starts at 9:45
Difficulty Medium
Children 16+
Languages English

What’s included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
  • Snacks

Pricing

Adult 149 $ / per person
Age 16+

Need to know before you go

This tour runs all year round.

Start time is 9:45 am. Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time.

Groups are limited to 8 people per guide.

Minimum age is 16 years old.

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Directions

Driving time

From Reykjavik: 5 hrs

From Vik: 2.5 hrs

From Hofn: 1.5 - 2 hrs

GPS points for Skaftafell

N 64.016217

W 16.966664

The parking lot is at the end of road no. 998 that branches off main road no. 1. Look for the lodge labeled Icelandic Mountain Guides by the main parking lot of Skaftafell National Park.

Cancellation

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.

Meeting point

Skaftafell Troll Expeditions

West of Hofgardur, 785 Hof, Island

https://goo.gl/maps/53H8jskapDbiU4qt8

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Why we love this tour

Breathtaking Skaftafell Ice Cave and walking on the glacier - it can't get more exciting!

  • Ice cave exploration
  • Walking on a glacier
  • Breathtaking surroundings
  • Off the beaten path
Duration 5.5 hours
Starting time Usually starts at 9:45
Difficulty Medium
Children 16+
Languages English

Are you looking for an unforgettable northern adventure? This tour is exactly what you need!

On this unique day tour, we go off the beaten path to explore a beautiful Ice Cave on an outlet glacier near Skaftafell National Park. Getting to the Ice Cave is challenging, which makes the reward even better!

To get to the Ice Cave, we travel over a stunning outlet glacier, navigating through a labyrinth of high glacial ridges, deep crevasses, and other glacial landscape features.

The tour starts at our Skaftafell Base Camp, right on the campsite by the visitor center, where you will meet your expert glacier guide. Then, after being fitted with all necessary gear, crampons, harness, helmet, and an ice axe, we head to the glacier on our glacier bus.

Getting to the Ice Cave is not easy, but exciting and the scenery is out of this world. Getting to the Ice Cave can take up to 2 hours, depending on conditions. Traversing the outlet glaciers of Vatnajökull glacier with its beautiful surroundings is a big part of the experience. 

After the Ice Cave exploration, we head back to Skaftafell Base Camp with memories that will last a lifetime.

Need to know before you go

This tour runs all year round.

Start time is 9:45 am. Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time.

Groups are limited to 8 people per guide.

Minimum age is 16 years old.

Show more

Directions

Driving time

From Reykjavik: 5 hrs

From Vik: 2.5 hrs

From Hofn: 1.5 - 2 hrs

GPS points for Skaftafell

N 64.016217

W 16.966664

The parking lot is at the end of road no. 998 that branches off main road no. 1. Look for the lodge labeled Icelandic Mountain Guides by the main parking lot of Skaftafell National Park.

Cancellation

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.

Meeting point

Skaftafell Troll Expeditions

West of Hofgardur, 785 Hof, Island

https://goo.gl/maps/53H8jskapDbiU4qt8

Show on map

Reviews for this provider

Star Star Star Star Star 5.0 Great
Jeff B.
15 Jun 2022
Star Star Star Star Star

Just kept getting better as it went on…

Richard L.
15 Apr 2022
Star Star Star Star Star

Great fun angriest scenery. A spectacular experience overall.

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