Glacier Wonder- Glacier Adventure & Amphibian Boat
On this full day adventure 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. The glacier we will visit on the Glacier Walk is called Breiðarmerkurjökull and is an outlet glacier from Europe’s biggest glacier, Vatnajökull. This is the same glacier that is gradually breaking down and calving into the Glacier Lagoon. See & experience the mighty glacier from different points of view on this exciting combo tour.
This tour is available from May – September
Glacier Adventure Summer Tour
Glacier Adventure Summer Tour is a full-day glacier expedition that includes a glacier walk with an introduction to ice-climbing. This tour is very adventurous, you spend more time on the glacier and you’ll get a chance to rappel down a crevasse or moulin and try some ice climbing. No experience is needed as our guides will teach you everything needed and keep you safe. Ice climbing & rappelling is optional so if you do not want to do this you will not have to.
This tour is intended for those who want to spend a whole day outside hiking and exploring the wonders of the glacier, creating unforgettable memories with friends and family. The tour has a maximum of 8 participants to ensure a more intimate and discovery-filled adventure.
The age limit is 14 years old.
Amphibian Boat Tour
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is located by highway number one, about 370 km (230 miles) east of Reykjavík and it is told to be one of the greatest natural wonders in Iceland. Embark on a boat trip on the beautiful Glacier Lagoon in amphibian boat.
During the excursion, you sail among the huge icebergs in the picturesque scenery of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. On the boat you get to taste the 1000 year old ice and if you are lucky you might even see some seals swimming amongst the beautiful icebergs. The excursion takes 30–40 minutes and includes an English speaking guide who explains to you the geology and facts of the lagoon.
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, there is around 15 min drive between the two meeting point (15 km ) so make sure to take that into consideration when planning your trip. Please be at our meeting points 20 minutes before departure time.
GLACIER ADVENTURE SUMMER TOUR: 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
THE JÖKULSÁRLÓN AMPHIBIAN BOAT TOURS are located at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon main parking lot at the Glacier Lagoon Café. We recommend being there at least 20 minutes before departure time. You will find the meeting point on Google Maps here
The Amphibian Boat Tour on the Glacier Lagoon is operated by our local friends at Glacier Lagoon If you need to contact them: Tel: +354 478-2222 , www.icelagoon.is
GLACIER ADVENTURE SUMMER TOUR
Departure Time: 09:30 AM
Meeting Point: Glacier Adventure base at Hali
Duration: 5-6 hours/ 3-4 hours on the ice
Age Limit: 14 years old
Difficulty level: Moderate
Group min: 2 persons
Group max: 8 person
AMPHIBIAN BOAT TOUR
Departure Times: 17:00 PM
Meeting Point: Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Boat Tours and Café
Duration: 30-40 minutes
Age Limit: None
Difficulty level: Easy
Group min: 2 persons
Group max: 20 persons per boat
- Floatation Vest
- Ice axe if needed
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)
- Small backpack
- Reusable Water-bottle
- Food or Snack for a 6 hour tour (sandwich, chocolate bar, etc.)
- 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.
You can rent the following items for the Glacier Walk:
– Rain gear 1000,- ISK
– Hiking boots 1000,- ISK
Good to have in mind
Be at our meeting points 20 minutes before departure time.
We recommend you to stay somewhere in the area the night before a morning tour. You can find accommodation suggestions under useful information on our home page.
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 it´s customers or can be traced to their own actions.