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Natural Crystal Blue Ice Cave Tour of Vatnajökull Glacier
Natural Crystal Blue Ice Cave Tour of Vatnajökull Glacier
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from: $149

Depart from the Glacier Lagoon-Jökulsárlón cafeteria on a 2.5-hour adventure inside the glacier Vatnajökull. While your driver manages the adventurous roads, your tour guide will delight you with their wide knowledge about glaciers and the surroundings. Once you arrive at the glacier, enter the natural glacier cave and admire the spectacular spectrum of blue colors of the ice and take photographs. 

Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike
Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike
 (148)
from: $120

Join this adventure to experience all the other-worldly features of a glacier. You will hike up an outlet of Vatnajökull glacier, where you'll have the once in a lifetime opportunity to enter a blue ice cave - a rare natural phenomenon that can almost only be found in Iceland. Certified glacier guides will tell you all about ice formations and while keeping you safe at all times during this small-group tour from Skaftafell Nature Reserve.

Glacier Hike from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group
Glacier Hike from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group
 (219)
from: $125

• Certified guides Our guides have certification from AIMG (Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides). • Small groups The group size for our trips never exceeds 8 people. • 4x4 drive We will drive you all the way to the glacier. That means more time we can spend on ice. • Evening departure (June - August) If you want to avoid the crowds join us for our evening tour and enjoy the complete silence.

Skaftafell Glacier Hike | 3-Hour Walk - Small Group
Skaftafell Glacier Hike | 3-Hour Walk - Small Group
 (369)
from: $81

Come join a three-hour hike up an outlet of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest glacier, located in Skaftafell National Park. Experience the breathtaking natural scenery that has inspired dozens of filmmakers. You and your group of, at most, 12 people, will get the opportunity to explore the wilderness of the ice formations and crevasses under the guidance of a certified guide.

Small Group Glacier Hiking & Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier
Small Group Glacier Hiking & Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier
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from: $118

Experience this exciting hiking and ice caving adventure of the Vatnajökull Glacier in Skaftafell National Park! As you arrive at the park, you will meet your professional glacier guide who will lead the way to some of Vatnajökull Glacier‘s spectacular ice caves and tell you all there is to know about the area. This tour includes hiking for approximately 3 hours up on the glacier visiting multiple, relatively small ice caves along the way. You will be provided with crampons for walking on the ice as well as helmets and ice axes. Waterproof clothing and hiking boots are available for rent but it is highly recommend that you bring these items with you on the tour, also food and drinks are not included.

Small Group 3.5 Hour Skaftafell Ice Cave and Glacier Walk
Small Group 3.5 Hour Skaftafell Ice Cave and Glacier Walk
 (66)
from: $120

Ice caves are the hidden gems inside Iceland’s stunning glaciers. During this tour, your guide will lead you on a glacier walk and into an ice cave that features glistening walls, vivid blue colors & a tranquil environment. A once in a lifetime opportunity you should not miss when in Iceland.

Glacier Hike and Ice Cave Half-Day Tour from Skaftafell
Glacier Hike and Ice Cave Half-Day Tour from Skaftafell
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from: $162

Please note that is is a challenging tour with 5 hours of hike. Getting to the Ice Cave is challenging, but the reward is equally great! On this tour, you will go further than other glacier hiking tours go. You will traverse the Falljökull outlet glacier and visit a unique and natural ice cave, only accessible to those in the company of an experienced glacier guide. With a maximum group size of 8 participants, we can guarantee an amazing and personal experience on the glacier. The tour begins at Skaftafell Base Camp where you will board the Glacier Bus, taking you to the glacier terminal face. You will be fitted with all necessary glacier gear, free of charge. After a short hike to the edge of the glacier, you start your way traversing the magnificent glacier tongue, full of deep crevasses, amazing ice formations and deep water cauldrons. When you reach the cave, you will have enough time to get all the photos you want, before you head back over the glacier to the bus.

Ultimate Sightseeing Flight from Skaftafell
Ultimate Sightseeing Flight from Skaftafell
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from: $567

This is the ultimate sightseeing flight from Skaftafell, taking you over Landmannalaugar, Vatnajökull glacier, Grímsvötn eruption site, Lakagígar and more.

Skaftafell Adventure Tour - 5-Hour Expedition
Skaftafell Adventure Tour - 5-Hour Expedition
 (129)
from: $125

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable and frozen adventure from Skaftafell National Park. This is the perfect opportunity for those who want to experience a long hiking adventure on Falljökull, "The Falling Glacier", part of Vantajökull, Europe's largest glacier. We will use different techniques to explore far into the glacier to make sure you let the ice fall amaze you and the breathtaking scenery leave you speechless.

Ice Cave Tour
Ice Cave Tour
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from: $148

Our best seller Ice Cave Tour! A short tour that allows you to experience the stunning blue caves of Vatnajökull, the biggest glacier in Europe. On this tour we venture to one of the more accessible ice caves for an encounter with ancient blue ice. The conditions of the ice caves are constantly changing. During the warmer summer months the ice caves are being formed by melted glacier water. In autumn each year we start looking for ice caves. Being a local company, we began searching for ice caves in 90’s and our speciality is finding the very best ice cave available. The Ice Cave Tour is our easy option, as our trusted super jeeps take us very close to the ice cave, meaning minimal walking. This trip suits most people and is perfect if you have a packed schedule or if you are worried about arctic winter weather. The super jeep journey to reach the cave is an adventure on its own. Once we reach our destination you will have time to experience a beautiful blue Ice Cave!

Sightseeing flight over black sands and riverbeds from Skaftafell Terminal
Sightseeing flight over black sands and riverbeds from Skaftafell Terminal
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from: $375

This is one of our most photogenic tours. We fly over the coastline and Skeiðarársandur, a vast plain of black sand and ash covered with numerous small rivulets. It spans the entire range between the glacier and the sea. From there we fly over Skeiðarárjökull, a massive outlet glacier draining south from Iceland´s largest ice cap Vatnajökull.

Glacier Discovery - half day glacier hike near Skaftafell
Glacier Discovery - half day glacier hike near Skaftafell
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from: $142

The Glacier Discovery tour takes you on a journey towards a majestic glacier ice fall. After a short 4x4 super-jeep drive that brings us very close to the glacier, we will put our crampons on, arm ourselves with ice axes and start our hike up the glacier. The tour is designed for those looking for an in depth glacier hike in Iceland. During this glacier hike your guide will teach you about the geology, geography and history of the local area, as well as pointing out some of the fascinating features of the ice. The glacier surface and colour changes constantly depending on the time of year and features such as Moulins, glacier cones and crevasses come and go. The landscape is one of constant motion, but one thing never changes; what an incredible experience it is to go glacier hiking in Iceland.

Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
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from: $129

A 5 hour glacier hiking adventure with a certified glacier guide. Hike on one of the outlet glacier connected to the massive Vatnajokull glacier, while your certified glacier guide will provide you with interesting information about the formation and history of the glacier. The Tour is operated in a small group setting guaranteeing personalized experience.

Ingólfshöfði Puffin Tour
Ingólfshöfði Puffin Tour
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from: $90

This tour will bring you on a hike around the Ingólfshöfði Cape to watch puffins in their natural habitat. Ingólfshöfði Cape is one of the best places in Iceland for puffin-watching and photography. Ingólfshöfði Cape is an isolated headland on the coast half way between Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park and Jökulsárlón ice lagoon. This historical nature reserve is home of thousands of nesting seabirds, like puffins and great skuas. The cape is named after the first settler of Iceland, Ingolfur Arnarson, who spent his first winter in Iceland there in the year 874 AD.

Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
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from: $106

Explore a spectacular outlet glacier of Vatnajökull on this family-friendly 3-hour glacier group tour, limited to 15 people. Your certified glacier guide will provide you with crampons and ice axes and ensure you are informed on their use before stepping onto the ice. During your tour, learn about the behavior and history of the glacier while your guide safely leads you through an icy wonderland with deep crevasses, narrow ridges, and ice sculptures. Due to its nearby location, expect to spend up to 2 full hours on the ice. This glacier walk is an easy excursion and requires no prior experience to enjoy.

Glacier Encounter in Iceland
Glacier Encounter in Iceland
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from: $84

Explore Iceland's incredible glaciers with our most popular glacier hiking tour. This tour is perfect for those looking for a quick introduction to glacier hiking in Iceland. Our super jeep brings us all the way to the edge of the glacier. After a short hike to reach the ice, your guide will show you how to use your crampons and ice axe. We will spend an hour hiking and exploring the stunning Falljökull glacier, famous for its incredibly gorgeous icefall. Your guide will tell you plenty of stories about the glacier, its ice features and the scenic valley, which is surrounded by the highest mountain peaks in Iceland!

Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell
Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell
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from: $75

This 3.5 hour small group glacier experience on one of Vatnajokull's outlet glaciers is the ultimate glacier experience. Accompanied by a certified glacier guide, explore all that this moving glacier has to offer. While enjoying the panoramic view of Vatnajokull Glacier and Skaftafell National Park your guide will be sharing interesting and informative information about the formation of glaciers. This adventure is perfect for those looking for easy hike on a glacier.

Half-Day Vatnajokull Glacier Small Group Tour from Skaftafell
Half-Day Vatnajokull Glacier Small Group Tour from Skaftafell
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from: $150

• Certified guides Our guides have certification from AIMG (Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides). • Small groups The group size for our trips never exceeds 8 people. • 4x4 drive We will drive you all the way to the glacier. That means more time we can spend on ice. • Evening departure (June - August) If you want to avoid the crowds join us for our evening tour and enjoy the complete silence.

Small Group Day Tour to Lakagigar volcano by Super Jeep from Klaustur
Small Group Day Tour to Lakagigar volcano by Super Jeep from Klaustur
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from: $305

Join the full-day tour to Lakagigar craters in Vatnajokull National Park. These super jeeps are specially modified in Iceland to be able to deal with the tough surroundings in the highlands and on glaciers. The main focus is on individuals on these guided small-group tours with a maximum of 12 passengers. The super jeep has heating and air conditioning. Relax and enjoy the mountain view while your local driver guide gives you informative comments about the history and geology of Lakagígar. You can hike on top of the Mountain Laki, which is in the middle of the row of craters and enjoy the magnificent view. Among other places you will stop to see includes Tjarnargigur crater, Fagrifoss waterfall (means literally beautiful waterfall), and you will explore the breathtaking Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

Glacier Hike and Kayaking Combination
Glacier Hike and Kayaking Combination
 (10)
from: $360

The ultimate adventure! Hike to a glacier lagoon, paddle across the glacier lake and hike up onto the glacier ice! You will be led on a scenic trail to a glacier lagoon where you will have the opportunity to paddle in your own single person boat as you are guided across the lake to the front of the glacier, where you will continue to hike up and onto the ice! The Glacier Hike and Kayaking combination is our most adventurous and rewarding tour. It is also rather challenging as it is 7 hours long and is recommended for people that exercise on a relatively regular basis and have no major pre existing medical conditions. This tour is a true wilderness style experience and one that we love to guide! You will also have the opportunity to try ice climbing on this adventure if you would like to make this outstanding adventure even more adventurous!

Half-Day Glacier and Ice Cave Hike - 10 Shot Photo Package
Half-Day Glacier and Ice Cave Hike - 10 Shot Photo Package
 (20)
from: $491

We are the only glacier tour company in Iceland to give you a professional photo package with your tour.

Sightseeing Flight over Vatnajökull Volcanic Eruption Sites
Sightseeing Flight over Vatnajökull Volcanic Eruption Sites
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from: $382

Fly over Vatnajökull and see the Grímsvötn eruption site from above on this 45-minute tour from Skaftafell. Grímsvötn is a basaltic volcano located on the northwestern side of the Vatnajökull ice cap. It has the highest eruption frequency of all volcanoes in Iceland. The most recent eruptions in Grímsvötn were in 2011, 2004, 1998 and 1996. Choose from multiple departure times to suit your schedule.

Skaftafell Ice Cave and Glacier Hike - Extra Small Group
Skaftafell Ice Cave and Glacier Hike - Extra Small Group
 (7)
from: $120

Smallest group size of all nearby operators - maximum 8 persons in a group. 4x4 transport - We drive as close as possible to the glacier in our modified Land Rover Defender. Certified guides - all our guides have a certification from AIMG (Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides).

Glacier Kayaking Iceland
Glacier Kayaking Iceland
 (3)
from: $165

Experience the freedom of floating in between icebergs on a glacier lagoon in Vatnajökull National Park. The Glacier Kayaking Iceland tour will invite you onto a glacier lagoon to experience paddling amongst ancient glacier icebergs that were created centuries ago on the top of Icelands largest volcano!

Full-Day Private Glacier & Ice Cave Hike - 20 Shot Photo Package
Full-Day Private Glacier & Ice Cave Hike - 20 Shot Photo Package
 (7)
from: $655

We are the only glacier tour company in Iceland to give you a professional photo package with your tour. This private tour will be the best option to get the full glacier experience while having your own personal photographer with you to capture it.

Full-Day Storurd Hiking Tour
Full-Day Storurd Hiking Tour
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from: $141

Stórurð (The Giant Boulders) is without a doubt one of the unique and magnificent creations of nature in East Iceland.

Vök Baths admission
Vök Baths admission
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from: $46

Vök Baths is a geothermal destination on the beautiful Lake Urriðavatn in East Iceland. Located only 5-kilometres northwest of Egilsstaðir, the largest settlement in the East, Vök Baths is an essential stop on any visit to this part of the country. Vök Baths harnesses the geothermal power of the region to create a unique bathing experience with amazing views of the rest of the lake and the surrounding area. Fully immerse yourself in Iceland’s unique and untouched landscape and become one with nature at the country’s first series of geothermal floating pools. An Icelandic hot spring destination like no other, the hot water is so pure, it’s certified as drinkable. Compared to the rest of the country, there are relatively few hot springs in East Iceland making Vök Baths an attraction you won’t want to miss! Enjoy a day of pampering at a scenic location—Vok Baths in Egilsstadir. Guarantee your spot and avoid long waiting times in ticket lines by pre-booking your admission in advance.

Evening Glacier Walk from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group
Evening Glacier Walk from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group
 (9)
from: $87

• Certified guides Our guides have certification from AIMG (Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides). • Small groups The group size for our trips never exceeds 8 people. • 4x4 drive We will drive you all the way to the glacier. That means more time we can spend on ice. • Evening departure (June - August) If you want to avoid the crowds join us for our evening tour and enjoy the complete silence.

Half-Day Ice Climbing Tour - 10 Shot Photo Package
Half-Day Ice Climbing Tour - 10 Shot Photo Package
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from: $518

With combined experience of years in the glacier industry and and literally thousands of glacier hikes. A unique ice climbing program that will allow even those who have never climbed before Climb the beautiful blue ice walls.

Igloo & Icelands Tallest Summit - 2 Day Tour
Igloo & Icelands Tallest Summit - 2 Day Tour
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from: $949

Throughout this tour, your guide will also be your photographer. Meaning that they will take photos of you during all of these experiences. After the tour is over, we will edit and send them to you for you to keep as a memory of your epic adventure!

Vacation Photographer in Seydisfjordur
Vacation Photographer in Seydisfjordur
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from: $245

Localgrapher is the largest network of professional photographers and videographers with more than 600 destinations around the globe! Book your private photographer and guide in Seydisfjordur to capture your picture-perfect moments while visiting amazing sites! SOLO TRAVELERS Fancy an insta-perfect photoshoot from your Seydisfjordur vacation? Localgrapher has years of experience with fashion and solo travel photography! Make your memories last a lifetime and share them on social media or display them in your home to receive an avalanche of compliments. COUPLES If you are about to propose to your loved one, honeymooning or just exploring what Seydisfjordur has to offer, put the selfie stick aside and let Localgrapher’s superb photographers take care of the photos for you both. FAMILIES & GROUPS A family trip, wedding, bachelorette party or grand get-together? Forget missing someone from pictures, we’ll capture them all!

 Half-Day Glacier Hike - 10 Shot Photo Package
Half-Day Glacier Hike - 10 Shot Photo Package
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from: $382

We are the only tour company in Iceland that offers photo packages. Every glacier hike through Ice Pic Journeys includes a photos from your tour. Each person will receive 10 professionally edited photographs sent via Google Drive within the week after your hike. These include personalised landscapes, portraits, and group shots from your adventure.

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Vatnajökull
Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Vatnajökull
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from: $245

Want to capture your amazing honeymoon? Family vacation while the kids are still little? Your perfect couples retreat from everyday busy life? A solo trip without asking strangers to take pictures of you? Stop searching, we got you here! We are the largest network of local vacation photographers in the world! Besides Vatnajökull, we operate in over 700 destinations worldwide! We always make sure that every special moment of each client is captured well. We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we even offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. Which means, if you don’t like the result of your photo shoot, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back! So what are you waiting for? Become one of our hundreds of happy customers by treating yourself to this special experience! Your family and friends will love the result too!

Vacation Photographer in Vatnajökull
Vacation Photographer in Vatnajökull
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from: $245

Localgrapher is the largest network of professional photographers and videographers with more than 600 destinations around the globe! Book your private photographer and guide in Vatnajökull to capture your picture-perfect moments while visiting amazing sites! SOLO TRAVELERS Fancy an insta-perfect photoshoot from your Vatnajökull vacation? Localgrapher has years of experience with fashion and solo travel photography! Make your memories last a lifetime and share them on social media or display them in your home to receive an avalanche of compliments. COUPLES If you are about to propose to your loved one, honeymooning or just exploring what Vatnajökull has to offer, put the selfie stick aside and let Localgrapher’s superb photographers take care of the photos for you both. FAMILIES & GROUPS A family trip, wedding, bachelorette party or grand get-together? Forget missing someone from pictures, we’ll capture them all!

Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Seydisfjordur
Private Photo Session with a Local Photographer in Seydisfjordur
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from: $245

Want to capture your amazing honeymoon? Family vacation while the kids are still little? Your perfect couples retreat from everyday busy life? A solo trip without asking strangers to take pictures of you? Stop searching, we got you here! We are the largest network of local vacation photographers in the world! Besides Seydisfjordur, we operate in over 700 destinations worldwide! We always make sure that every special moment of each client is captured well. We believe in our service and quality of our photos so much that we even offer a 100% money back satisfaction guarantee for your photo shoot. Which means, if you don’t like the result of your photo shoot, you can contact us within 7 days and claim your money back! So what are you waiting for? Become one of our hundreds of happy customers by treating yourself to this special experience! Your family and friends will love the result too!

Extra Small-Group Glacier Walk in Skaftafell National Park
Extra Small-Group Glacier Walk in Skaftafell National Park
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from: $116

With a maximum group size of 8 participants, we can guarantee an amazing and personal experience on the glacier. On this extra small group Glacier Walk, we visit one of Vatnajökull's many outlet glaciers in Skaftafell National Park. Before heading to the glacier, you will meet your expert glacier guide at our Skaftafell Base Camp, located on the campsite of Skaftafell National Park. Your guide will provide you with all necessary gear for the glacier walk, an ice axe, harness, and a helmet. When everyone is ready, we head to the glacier where your guide will safely lead the group through an icy wonderland with deep crevasses, narrow ridges, and other ice formations. We will have up to two hours to explore the glacier, giving us plenty of time to take pictures and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Private Ice Cave & Ice Climbing Tour - 20 Shot Photo Package
Private Ice Cave & Ice Climbing Tour - 20 Shot Photo Package
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from: $666

Throughout this tour, your guide will also be your photographer. Meaning that they will take photos of you during all of these experiences. After the tour is over, we will edit and send them to you for you to keep as a memory of your epic adventure!

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