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Ice Cave Tour with Ice Guide

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21.900 ISKChildren 10-13: 14.500 ISK

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This ice cave tour, you will visit a natural ice cave in one of the Vatnajökull outlet glaciers, on the vest side of Breiðamerkurjökull, with our local friends at Ice Guide.  This is a more easy ice cave tour than the regular ice cave tour Glacier Adventure offers as you will be able to drive very close to the edge of the outlet glacier Breiðamerkurjökull and then walk on the glacier to visit a moulin, that can be considered to be a vertical ice cave.

This ice cave tour is a great experience awaiting those who want to explore the unique atmosphere of a wondrous world of natural ice sculptures and formations with easier access than the tours offered by Glacier Adventure.

  • Season: November - March
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Moderate
  • Start time: 09:15 and 13:45
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Area: Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Type: Ice Cave Tour
  • Meeting point: Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Age limit: 10
  • Group size: 12-14
  • Tags: Glacier, Ice cave tour, Family friendly

Your adventure awaits

If you are looking for an easy ice cave tour that will give you great photo opportunity,  this is the right ice cave tour for you.  This glacier tour is operated by our local friends from Ice Guide and is operated in a different location than the ice cave tour Glacier Adventure operates !

This ice cave tour is provided by our friends at Ice Guide.

The ice cave tour begins and ends at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon main parking lot. After about 35 minutes drive on a 4 wheel drive road you will head forward on foot for about 30 minutes, following a gravel path before entering the ice cave. The hike is accessible for all in good health. In this tour you will not walk on the glacier.

Gear and safety instructions will be provided before entering the ice cave.

The duration of this tour is 3 hours. The age limit is 10 year old.

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.

What’s included?

  • Guided tour with a local company.
  • Helmet, Crampons, Harness, Ice axe.

What to bring? 

  • Good out door clothing based on weather.
  • Base layer, light sweater-like fleece, and water or windproof top.
  • Light warm pants and waterproof if needed.
  • Good water resistant hiking boots.
  • Good headwear and gloves.
  • Small back pack.

ICE GUIDE MEETING POINT is located in a box van at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon main parking lot. We recommend being there at least 15 minutes before departure time. You will find the meeting point on Google Maps here

This Ice Cave tour is operated by our local friends at Ice Guide.
Tel: +354 661-0900 – www.iceguide.is – [email protected]

We kindly ask you to be at the meeting point on time. We recommend arriving at least 15 min before the scheduled departure time. Late arrivals unfortunately will miss out on their reservation and it will result in the cancellation of your booking and a full forfeiture of your booking fee.

Disclaimer: Notice that we do not recommend our participants to travel long distances same day as the tour takes place.

For road condition see vegagerdin.is and weather vedur.is

  • Glacier Adventure reserves the right to always keep a 5% payment fee to cover costs for the booking & rescheduling.
  • If you must reschedule or cancel the booking, please provide us with 24-hour notice. This way we might be able to resell the seats.
  • Cancellations received less than 24 hours before tour departure, will not be refunded. This includes bookings made within 24 hours before departure.
  • If clients cancel their tour more than 24 hours before departure, a 95% refund will be given.
  • “No Shows” will not be refunded if the client is not on time before the tour departure.
  • Glacier Adventure reserves the right to cancel your trip with your safety in mind.
  • With short notice, the tours can be canceled due to safety reasons or other natural conditions. In such cases, a 100% refund is provided.

Note: We don’t refund if the client is late or doesn’t show up, or if the weather is not good and the tour is still on schedule. We recommend that participants stay in a hotel or guesthouse close to Hali the night before the tour.

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