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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$ 179.99 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.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

The experience
  • 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.
Includes
  • Transportation in a 4WD to the entrance of the cave
  • Helmets and crampons
  • Pickup or drop-off at your accommodation
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • 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
  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Camera

Not allowed

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

4.3 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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

September 18, 2021

Great time. The cellars were magnificent and the guides perfect. Thanks to Daniel for his humor! We had time to enjoy and take pictures.

February 21, 2020

December 28, 2019

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