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Glacier Pristine: Zodiac Boat & Glacier Walk

Pristine beauty Zodiac boat tour & Glacier Walk

Zodiac boat & Glacier Walk

On this pristine combo tour, you will be able to experience the wonders of Vatnajökull National Park. Vatnajökull National park is the perfect place to experience unspoiled nature and a unique environment. This tour will take you off the beaten path and let you explore the scenic sites of Fjallsarlon Glacier Lagoon and the beautiful Breiðarmerkurjökull Glacier.

The tours are led by local and professional guides to give you a safe and unforgettable experience in the breathtaking Vatnajökull region. The tours start in two separate locations, you will need to drive between locations.

Glacier Walk

Our certified and experienced glacier guides will take you on an unforgettable journey to Breiðarmerkurjökull glacier, an outlet glacier from Vatnajökull, located off the beaten path and away from the tourist crowds.

Once you step onto the ice it will feel like you are located on an icy planet.  You will see crevasses, small caves or tunnels as well as little waterfalls and streams and other beautiful ice features. During the tour, you will get the chance to learn about the glacier, its history, how it was formed, how it affects our community, and how it continues to change and shape every day.

The duration of the tour is approx 4 hours including preparation and drive (1,5 hours on the glacier).

Minimum age is 10 years old

Iceberg Boat Tour

On this pristine Zodiac boat tour, you will enjoy the scenic sites of Fjallsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

You will be suited up at the base camp and guided by an experienced guide that will lead you through mossy otherworldly like landscape to the lagoon and your boat.

After take-off you will be circling icebergs of all shapes and sizes that sometimes turn or flip over creating a spectacle. The tour will take you up close to the glacier wall of Vatnajökull, occasionally huge icebergs can be seen breaking of the glaciers edge and falling into the lagoon.

The guides make sure that you receive personal yet professional service, including a good insight into the history and the nature of the area, the glaciers and icebergs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Zodiac boat tour is booked with Fjallsárlón at 10:30 & The Glacier Walking Tour is booked with Glacier Adventure at 14:00.

GLACIER WALK MEETING POINT: Our meeting point is located at our Glacier Adventure Base Camp, just a few steps away from Hali Country Hotel. We are located 13 km east of the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and 67 km west of Höfn. We recommend being there at least 20 minutes before departure time.

You will find the Glacier Adventure meeting point on Google Maps here   

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FJALLSÁRLÓN TOUR MEETING POINT is located at Fjallsárlón / Frost restaurant . We recommend being there at least 15 minutes before departure time. You will find the Fjallsárlón meeting point on Google Maps here

The  Zodiac Boat Tour on Fjallsárlón is operated by our local friends at Fjallsárlón. If you need to contact them: Tel: +354 666 8006 , www.fjallsarlon.is

  • Asa Steinars
  • Ice berg on lagoon
  • Glacier Walk on Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Glacier Walk on Vatnajökull Glacier

FJALLSÁRLÓN ICEBERG LAGOON
Departure Times: 10:30
Meeting Point: Fjallsárlón Frost Restaurant 
Duration: 1-1,5 hours/  45 minutes on zodiac
Age Limit: 6 years old
Difficulty level: Easy
Group min: 2 persons
Group max: 12 persons

VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER WALK
Departure Time: 14:00
Meeting Point: Glacier Adventure base at Hali
Duration: 4 hours/ 1,5 hours on the ice
Age Limit: 10 years old
Difficulty level: Easy – Moderate
Group min: 2 persons
Group max: 12 person

No matter where you’re going in Iceland, it’s important to choose the right clothing and dress according to weather. We strongly recommend dressing in layers so it is easy to take off or put on layers depending on weather.

  • Good waterproof shoes with ankle support (hiking boots )
  • Thermal underwear
  • Wool/fleece thermal mid-layer
  • Hiking pants.
  • Waterproof pants & jacket
  • Gloves & hat
  • Socks (wool or synthetic)
  • Sunglasses
  • Backpack
  • Reusable Water-bottle
  • Camera (optional)

Glacier Adventure reserves the rights to refuse participation of clients if not dressed according to weather since this will put the clients at risk. In such circumstances no refunds shall be given.

GLACIER WALK

  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Ice axe

ZODIAC BOAT TOUR

  • Warm Jacket
  • Floatation Vest
  • You can rent the following equipment for the Glacier Walk tour:
    Rain gear 1.000,- ISK
    Hiking boots 1.000,- ISK

Good to have in mind

Good to have in mind

  • Be at our meeting point 20 minutes before departure time
  • Here you can find accommodation suggestion.
  • You can find useful information about the weather at www.vedur.is and the road conditions at www.road.is

Disclaimer: All glacier trips are undertaken at the responsibility of participants. Glacier Adventure does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions.

View photos of the tour

  • Zodiac Boat Tour Fjallsárlón
  • Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Glacier Walking Tour
  • Vatnajökull Glacier Walk

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