Leidarendi Cave: Lava Tunnel Caving from Reykjavik

Leidarendi Cave: Lava Tunnel Caving from Reykjavik

From $77.12 per person

If you want to experience underground adventures, let the guides show you Iceland from underneath the surface and see extraordinary colors and lava formations. You will see magnificent lava formations, such as stalactites and drip stalagmites.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Allocated hotels in downtown Reykjavik and designated bus stops. • 1 March to 31 October: Pick up is between 7:45 AM and 8:15 AM • 1 November to 28 February: Pick up is between 8:45 AM and 9:15 AM
Small group
Limited to 6 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the hidden world of the lava fields as you go down to The End of the Road
  • You will see magnificent lava formations such as stalactites and drip stalagmites, and have an underground adventure
  • See and touch the lava that was formated more than 2,000 years ago
Full description
Go caving in Iceland's Leidarendi Cave. You should definitely go on this tour if you want to see what’s underneath all the lava in Iceland. You will will explore the hidden world of the lava fields as you're taken down to The End of the Road (I. Leiðarendi). Leiðarendi is about 900 meters long, and you will walk around 150 meters towards it. The cave lies in a circle and is pitch black without light, but you will get a helmet and headlight, so you will easily see the wonders the cave has to offer. You will see magnificent lava formations such as stalactites and drip stalagmites, and have an underground adventure. You might need to hunch and crawl a bit, but all in all the cave gives an easy access to the underworld of the Icelandic lava fields. The lava above the cave was formed more than 2,000 years ago.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • All necessary equipment for caving
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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      What to bring

      • Hiking shoes
      • Water
      • Rain gear
      • Gloves

      Not allowed

      • High-heeled shoes
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Short skirts

      Know before you go

      • What to bring:
      • Warm clothes suited for the coldness of the cave
      • Camera outer layer that protects from water as it can be wet inside the cave
      • Lunch or snack
      • Good hiking boots
      • Camera
      • You can rent a GoPro camera (6900 ISK)
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      5 /5

      based on 6 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        5/5
      • Transportation
        5/5
      • Value for money
        4.5/5
      • Safety
        5/5
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      Excellent and very interesting. Our guides knew these caves very well. I just advise against people who have back or knee problems

      January 22, 2021

      A great guide and nice tour. The cave is little, but you see the lava rocks and have a nice exploration adventure.

      August 23, 2019

      Amazing trip

      February 16, 2019

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