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Crystal Ice Cave Tour from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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Crystal Ice Cave Tour from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

From US$ 155.47 per person

Visit one of the crystal ice caves of Vatnajökull Glacier on a 2 to 2.5-hour tour from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Experience the biggest glacier in Europe as you marvel at heavenly shades of blue. Go inside the cave with a certified glacier guide.

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Duration 3 hours
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Limited to 14 participants


  • Visit Europe‘s biggest glacier at the Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Go inside a crystal ice cave
  • Benefit from the services of a certified glacier guide for your safety
Full description
Experience the majestic beauty of a natural ice cave on a tour of Vatnajökull Glacier. Meet your certified glacier guide at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, and then take a 20-30 minute scenic drive to the ice cave.  Get ready to see a magical world of blue ice as you enter the ice cave. Your guide will ensure that you are safe and secure once inside the cave. Gear up with all necessary glacier gear, provided for your safety. Cast your eyes on the heavenly shades of blue ice once you are inside the cave. Take stunning photos of the ice as you spend approximately 40 minutes exploring this miracle of Mother Nature. Discover all that the ice cave has to offer before heading back to Jökulsarlón Glacier Lagoon.
  • Guided visit to a crystal ice cave accompanied by a certified glacier guide
  • All necessary glacier gear
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfers to the meeting point
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.

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What to bring

  • Hiking shoes

Know before you go

  •  It is very important that you dress suitably for this activity. Wear layers to stay warm
  •  Bring a warm and waterproof jacket and pants, hiking boots, packed lunch, head-wear and gloves
  •  Please note that you must arrange your own transportation to the meeting point. Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is 4.5 hours east of Reykjavik
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 78 reviews

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We had a great tour guide Palle - he explained a lot to us during the trip and brought us safely back and forth to the glacier. First we drove into an ice cave and got a helmet and shoe equipment there. It was rather dark and not what you would expect from blue caves - still very great and interesting to look at. Then we went on to a so-called Crevass (the white and blue caves that were imagined here. To go through a naturally created glacier cave or passage that was simply breathtaking. After that we stopped at a lake where films like James Bond was shot. All in all the tour was about 3 hours and was definitely worth the money. It was fun and it was really a great day !!

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November 24, 2018

A very very very nice Tour with our guide Fanar! He was a very nice, smart and motivated guy who told us the interesting history of the glaciers and other nature of Island. Next time we want to do a 3 day private roundtrip with him! The glacier was amazing and a good spot for photos! See you next time on an amazing trip to create memories

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October 9, 2021


Great experience, recommend to everyone. Super nice tour guide with the typical, dry Icelandic humor.

October 13, 2021

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