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Skaftafell: Ice Cave Tour and Glacier Hike

Activity provider: TrollExpeditions

Skaftafell: Ice Cave Tour and Glacier Hike

Activity provider: TrollExpeditions
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From US$ 140.20 per person

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Soak in this life-changing experience as you step inside a natural blue ice cave and walk on Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier, in Skaftafell National Park.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enter a natural ice cave
  • Visit Skaftafell National Park
  • Hike up Falljokull Glacier
  • Explore Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe
Full description

Explore breathtaking ice formations and glacier mills on this guided tour in Skaftafell. Marvel at a naturally-formed, blue ice cave and learn how glaciers are formed. A professional hiking guide will take you to the base of Falljökull, an outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull ice cap, and lead you up to the cave. On a clear day, be sure to look out for Hvannadalshnúkur in the distance.

Includes
  • Glacier gear
  • Licensed guide
  • Glacier water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

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Meeting point

Meet at Troll Expeditions Skaftafell, Hof.

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What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain gear
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 561 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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The guide (Roberto) was very good, really paying attention to each and every one of us. He was patient, knowledgeable, and funny. The activity itself was awesome, and the equipment provided was good quality. We felt safe the entire time. We could take lots of pictures, and really enjoyed our trip, even though we could have stayed even longer.

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December 24, 2022

The glacier hike was a uniquely beautiful experience. We were incredibly lucky with our weather, there was hardly a cloud in the sky and no wind to be felt. You could watch the sunrise wonderfully during the hike. Even if the experience is not exactly cheap, I still recommend doing it once. Our guide (I think his name was Mattheus) was very friendly and explained a lot. Simply great!!!

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January 10, 2023

I would have given it 5 stars but unfortunately the weather was bad so we couldn’t go into the ice cave and they had to evacuate everyone from the glacier earlier. Our guide Ingi was awesome and we really enjoyed walking on a glacier. Just wish the weather was better.

November 29, 2022

Product ID: 166280