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Ice Cave Magic: Zodiac Boat & Ice Cave Tour

A MAGICAL TOUR IN VATNAJÖKULL NATIONAL PARK

MAGICAL COMBO TOUR: ZODIAC BOAT & ICE CAVE

On this magical 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 during the Ice Cave tour 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. 

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.

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.

The duration of the tour is approx 3,5 -4 hours including preparation and drive (40-60 minutes in the ice cave).

Minimum age is 10 years old

Zodiac Adventure Tour

Embark on a zodiac boat adventure at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, sail amongst icebergs in all shapes and sizes up towards the glacier wall of Breiðarmerkurjökull glacier. If we are lucky we might spots some seals playing around and witness ice breaking off the glacier wall.

Your adventure begins at the Ice Lagoon Truck, where we will welcome you and provide you with flotation suits and lifejackets. After a short bus ride to our dock, our experienced guides will explain the upcoming adventure. We don’t start the clock until the boats depart from the dock, giving you a full 75 minutes on the lagoon. When onboard we will take you up to the glacier wall within a safe distance which is about 8 km ride from our dock, then we sail around huge icebergs in a breathtaking environment, take photographs and enjoy the nature and wildlife.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: We will not be the only group visiting the ice cave. This has become an incredibly popular winter activity in Iceland. Other tour companies bring guests to visit the cave which can cause it to be crowded. Please expect to share the cave with additional groups

If you book the 09:00 AM Combo Tour you will be booked at 09:00 AM on the Crystal Ice Cave Adventure Tour and 15:25 Zodiac Boat Tour with IceLagoon. 

If you book the 13:00 Combo Tour, you will be booked on the 10:00 AM Zodiac Boat Tour with IceLagoon and 13:00 on the Crystal Ice Cave Adventure 

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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   

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ZODIAC BOAT TOUR MEETING POINT is located in a truck/trailer by the Glacier Lagoon/Jökulsárlón marked as Ice Lagoon – Adventure Tours. We recommend being there at least 15 minutes before departure time.

You will find the Ice Lagoon Adventure meeting point on Google Maps here

The Boat Tour is operated by Ice Lagoon Adventure Tours. If you need to contact them: Tel: +354 860-9996, www.icelagoon.com

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  • Zodiac Adventure Tour
  • Blue Ice Cave Tour
  • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Natural Blue Ice Cave
  • Zodiac Boat at the Glacier Lagoon
  • Crystal Ice Cave Tour
  • Zodiac Tour on Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Blue Ice Cave Tour

ICE LAGOON ADVENTURE TOUR
Departure Times: 10:00 or 15:25
Meeting Point: Truck/Trailer at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon main parking
Duration: 2 hours/  75 minutes on zodiac
Age Limit: 6 years old
Difficulty level: Easy
Group min: 2 persons
Group max: 12 persons

CRYSTAL ICE CAVE ADVENTURE
Times: 9:00 and 13:00
Meeting Point: Glacier Adventure at Hali
Duration: 3,5 – 4 hours/ 40-60 minutes in the icecave
Age Limit: 10 years old
Difficulty level: Easy
Distance Approx.3-5 km
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.

ICE CAVE TOUR

Micro Spikes
Helmet
Headlamp if needed

ZODIAC ADVENTURE TOUR

Floatation Suit
Life Jackets

You can rent the following items for the Ice Cave Tour:
– Rain gear 1000,- ISK
– Hiking boots 1000,- ISK

GOOD TO HAVE IN MIND

Driving in the winter time can take much longer than expected.We recommend you to stay somewhere close to Hali the night before a morning tour. 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 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.

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