Ice Cave & Glacier Hiking Tour from Skaftafell

Join us tomorrow for a unique chance to explore a blue ice cave and encounter the surreal wonders of a glacier. You'll hike on the Vatnajökull glacier tongue from Skaftafell.

Join our thrilling adventure tour to discover the incredible wonders of a glacier. Hike up the Vatnajökull glacier tongue and seize the once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore a mesmerizing blue ice cave. This is an ideal opportunity for travelers exploring the South Coast who wish to add some excitement to their Icelandic vacation.

Skaftafell, situated in southeastern Iceland, is a stunning nature reserve teeming with remarkable natural marvels. You’ll have the opportunity to explore one of these wonders: a glacier outlet of the Vatnajökull glacier.

Vatnajökull isn’t just Europe’s largest glacier; it also hosts Iceland’s highest mountain range. During the glacier walk, you’ll discover awe-inspiring ice formations and moulins while gaining insights into glacier formation and their ever-changing nature. The most mesmerizing highlight of your adventure is undoubtedly the naturally created ice cave. Inside this enchanting structure, you’ll witness the astonishing blue ice that lies within.

Strap on your hiking boots and prepare for an extraordinary journey both up and inside a glacier, including a visit to a remarkable ice cave!

This tour is operated by Troll Expeditions.
Starting point
4 hours
Not included
Live tour guide
Group size
Minimum age
8 years
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventure!
We take immense pride in our exceptional team of local guides who are professionals, experts, and friendly. Their goal is to make your tour unforgettable.
19173 kr.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • All necessary glacier equipment
  • Certified Glacier Guide
  • A taste of pure glacier water
  • Small group experience
  • Pick up from Reykjavík
What do I need to bring
  • Warm clothing (first layer)
  • Waterproof clothing (second layer)
  • Good hiking shoes (hard on the sole and tight around the ankle), available to rent at location
  • Gloves and a hat
Important information
  • Minimum age is 8 years old
  • The meeting point is at Troll Expeditions Skaftafell at West of Hofgardur, 785 Hof
  • Cancellation policy: Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure. Cancellation fee of 3% if cancelled 999 days or less before departure.
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