Ice Cave Action: Ice Cave Tour and Snowmobile
This action filled combo tour allows you to experience the wonders of Vatnajökull National Park, recommended for everyone that wants to see & experience the glacier from different points of view. Explore the Natural Blue Ice caves of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest Glacier and go on a thrilling snowmobile tour on top of the snow covered ice cap.
- You will be booked at 09:00 AM on the Crystal Ice Cave Adventure with Glacier Adventure and 14:00 PM Snowmobile Tour with Glacier Jeeps
This combo tour is available March – April & October
Crystal Ice Cave
When joining Glacier Adventure for an Ice Cave Tour you will get a personal experience from a local company. During this tour, you will explore a natural Blue Ice Cave in Breiðarmerkurjökull, an outlet glacier from Vatnajökull the largest glacier in Europe.
It is such a unique experience to be able to stand inside an ancient glacier and the picturesque blue ice will make you feel like you are in a fairytale. The Ice Caves are constantly changing and we can spot changes from day to day. This is truly a unique experience!
Our certified and experienced glacier guides take you on an unforgettable journey into the glacier. You will learn facts about the glacier and the history of the region and get the perfect instagram photo.
Minimum age is 10 years old
Snowmobiling on Vatnajökull Glacier is an extraordinary experience and an adventure not to be missed! This tour is the perfect length for ‘first-time riders’ and individuals looking for a scenic, fun ride, suitable for everyone. Explore and experiencing the wilderness of the glacier, and the breathtaking views.
Two people ride on one snowmobile together, to get a single snowmobile you have to pay supplement charge 11.950 ISK. A valid driver‘s license is needed to operate a snowmobile. Passengers do not need to bring the driver´s licenses.
The duration of the tour is approx 3 hours, including preparations. Snowmobile is 1 hour incl. 2 photo stops.
Find tutorial material on how to take the perfect photo:
Blog: Taking good ice cave photos with a smartphone
YouTube: How to take Ice cave photos with mobile phone
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 (13 km ) so make sure to take that into consideration when planning your trip. Please be at our meeting points 20 minutes before departure time.
ICE CAVE 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
SNOWMOBILE TOUR MEETING POINT is located at Vagnstaðir Hostel . We recommend being there at least 15 minutes before departure time. You will find the Glacier Jeeps meeting point on Google Maps here
The Snowmobile Tour is operated by our local friends at Glacier Jeeps. If you need to contact them: Tel: +354 478-1000 , www.glacierjeeps.is
CRYSTAL ICE CAVE ADVENTURE
Departure Time: 9:00
Meeting Point: Glacier Adventure at Hali
Duration: 3,5 – 4 hours / 40-60 min in the cave
Age Limit: 10 years old
Difficulty level: Easy
Distance & Elevation: 3-5 km
Group min: 2 persons
Group max: 12 person
Departure Time: 14:00
Meeting point: Vagnsstaðir Hostel
Duration: 3 hours, 1 hour on the Snowmobile
Age Limit: No age limit
Difficulty Level: Easy
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
- Light Snack
- 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.
ICE CAVE TOUR
- Micro Spikes
- Headlamp if needed
- Balaclava face mask
You can rent the following items for the Glacier Walk:
– Rain gear 1000,- ISK
– Hiking boots 1000,- ISK
Good to have in mind
Please be at our meeting points 20 minutes before departure time
We recommend you to stay somewhere close to Hali the night before a morning tour. You can find accommodation suggestion 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 taken at the responsibility of participants. Glacier Adventure does not take responsibility for accidents which are caused by their customers or can be traced to their own actions.