Glacier Hike Skaftafell

Glacier Hike Skaftafell
Glacier Hike Skaftafell
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  • Duration3 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Group Size15 pax max
  • Meeting LocationSkaftafell Base Camp

Tour description

Glacier Hike Skaftafell 

This is a meet-at-the-location tour. Please be at Skaftafell Camp Base 20 minutes before the tour’s departure.

It’s more than 4 hours driving from Reykjavik. 


The adventure begins in Skaftafell, where you will meet your experienced glacier guide. He will prepare you for the excursion with all the necessary glacier equipment. After a short ride on the Glacier Bus, you reach the glacier.

Glacier Hike

You will explore Falljökull, one of the most stunning outlet glaciers extending from the mighty Vatnajökull ice cap, Europe’s largest glacier. You will walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering through ice ridges and the glacier’s deep crevasses. On the way, your guide will teach you about the Icelandic glaciers’ history and geology.

After spending roughly 2-hours on the glacier, it’s time to head back to Skaftafell. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit this glacial wonderland!

Cancelation policy

Refund if canceled at least 24 hours before the event.

What's Included

  • Guiding services
  • Glacier gear and safety equipment

Good To Know

  • Please be at the location 20 minutes before the tour's departure
  • The Skaftafell parking lot fee is not included in the tour price
  • Please bring warm clothing, rain gear, and hiking boots
  • The minimum age of participants is 10
  • It's 1.5-2 hours on the ice

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

Enrich your Icelandic South Coast trip with a breathtaking experience. Glacier hikes are one of this island’s most popular outdoor activities, so you can’t miss it! 

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