Blue Ice Cave – Meet on Location

One Day | From 29,900 ISK

Blue Ice Cave – Meet on Location


In this tour you will experience a unique ice cave in the wonders of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe’s largest ice cap. The tour is suitable for those who want to visit a more isolated ice cave and more difficult to access.

This tour offers you great photo opportunities and an unforgettable experience.  In this tour we visit one ice cave. This cave is more difficult to access and therefore we offer it as a more quiet and personal tour for our participants, where we have one guide for every 4 persons, and only up to 8 persons in each group.

ATTN: The level of this tour is hard so you have to be in decent physical shape.

    • See full itinerary below

  • Crampons, harness and helmet
  • Guided tour with a local
  • Hiking boots
  • Good clothing based on weather. 3 layers on top: base layer, light sweater like fleece and water or windproof top. Light warm pants and waterproof if needed.
  • Thin hat and gloves
  • Camera and tripod recommended
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In this tour you will experience a unique ice cave in the wonders of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe’s largest ice cap. The tour is suitable for those who want to visit a more isolated ice cave and more difficult to access which will get you away from the large crowds.

This tour offers you great photo opportunities and an unforgettable experience. The level of this tour is hard.

In this tour we visit one ice cave. This cave is more difficult to access and therefore we offer it as a more quiet and personal tour for our participants, where we have one guide for every 4 persons, and only up to 8 persons in each group.

Our guides decide if it is safe enough to do the tour according to weather and safety conditions. If we cancel the tour due to weather or safety conditions it is refundable.

The ice cave tour can take between 3,5 – 6 hours. The meeting point is at Hali Country Hotel, 13 km east of Jökulsárlón (www.hali.is). The tour is guided by a specialist in glaciers and ice caves.

Driving to the location can take 25 – 30 minutes and the walk to the ice cave can take 45-90 minutes. We spend approximately 1 hour in the cave.

You should keep in mind that the walking in this tour is always in the pure Icelandic nature on gravel, rough terrain and glacier.

Rented equipment: We have rain jackets and pants to rent for this tour if needed. Rental price for jacket and pants is 1.000.- ISK
  • Tour time: 3,5 – 6 hours
  • Area: South East Iceland
  • Group size: 8 people max
  • Meeting point: Hali Country Hotel reception

Attention:

  • Be at our meeting point 20 minutes before departure time
  • For this tour the participants should be in good hiking condition
  • Driving in Iceland in the winter time can take much longer than during the summer. We recommend you to stay somewhere close to Hali the night before a tour. You can find accommodation suggestion under useful information on our front page or click here.
  • You can find useful information about the weather at www.vedur.is and the road conditions at www.vegagerdin.is

Disclaimer: All glacier trips are undertaken at the responsibility of participants. The tour provider does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by it´s customers or can be traced to their own actions.

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