This amazing combo glacier tour offers you glacier hike on Vatnajökull Glacier and Kayak Tour in the amazing Glacier Lagoon – Jökulsárlón. This tour is in two seperate locations, self-drive in between locations.
When you book this combo tour, you start with the 09.30 Kayak Tour on the Glacier Lagoon with Ice Guide, after kayaking you have around 3 hours to get to the next tour, which is the 14.00 o’clock Glacier Walk with Glacier Adventure.
When you join Glacier Adventure for a Glacier Walk you will get a personal experience from a local guide. You experience the wonders of Vatnajökull glacier and it‘s uniqueness while being away from the crowds.
Our guide takes you on an unforgettable journey on Breiðamerkurjökull, one of Vatnajökull biggest outlet glaciers. The trip starts at Hali where our meeting point is. From there the guide drives you to the glacier area, off the beaten path where you can breathe in the fresh Icelandic air.
The tour can take between 3,5 and 4 hours (1 – 1,5 hours on the glacier), including drive back and forth from our meeting point. This tour is rated easy and can be done by most children and adults.
Minimum age is 14 years old
Glacier Lagoon Kayaking*
The Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland. Paddling on the Glacier lagoon provides outstanding experience and gives participants maqnificent view of the ice cap and the vast dome of ice that rises above.
Come with us on this unique journey where we paddle amongst floating ice bergs and wildlife, seals and birds. This is the tour for those who want to be environmentally friendly while exploring nature.
The tour is fully guided and all participants are provided with top of the line drysuite and all other necessary equipment. Our Kayaks are SIT-ON-TOP boats, very stable and should be suitable for persons who have not gone kayaking before.
Notice that the tour includes physical activity and therefore a reasonable fitness is required.
*Here you are booking Tandem Kayak (boat for two people)
All of the tours are led by local and professional guides to give you a safe and unforgettable experience in the breathtaking Vatnajökull nature.
Kayak Tour with Ice Guise starts from Jökulsárlón – GPS 64.048096, -16.178778
Availability Glacier Walk: 14:00
Availability Kayak Tour: 9:30
Meeting point for Glacier Walk: Glacier Adventure at Hali
About 15 minutes between locations
Meeting point for Kayak Tour: Glacier Lagoon
Group max: 12 people
Duration: 4 hours Glacier Walk and Kayak tour is 1.5 hour
-Glacier Walk tour: crampons, harness, helmet, ice ax for the glacier walk tour
-Kayak tour: Kayak, two piece kayak suite, safety vest, shoes, kayak paddle.
– Good shoes (hiking boots if you have them) possible to rent at our reception
– Good clothing based on weather. 3 layers on top: base layer, light sweaters like fleece and water or windproof top. Light warm pants and waterproof if needed.
– Thin hat and gloves
– Sunglasses on sunny days
– Camera (optional)
For the Glacier Walk tour:
– Rain gear 1000,- ISK
– Hiking boots 1000,- ISK
Good to have in mind
Reasonable fitness is required for the this tour. Oversized people can expect having problems fitting the drysuits, and therefore not being able to participate.
Be at our meeting point 20 minutes before departure time. We recommend you to stay somewhere close to Hali 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