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Magnificent 3 Hour Skaftafell Glacier Hike

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FromISK 9,900
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3 Hours
Availability : All Year
Skaftafell Information Center
Skaftafell Glacier
Min Age : 8+

Magnificent 3 Hour Skaftafell Glacier Hike

Tour Details

Join us for this glacier walk tour, Iceland’s most popular outdoor activities, into the magnificent ice-world of Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe. Your certified glacier guide will introduce you to the basics of glacier hiking while you witness stunning scenery and astonishing ice formations as far as the eye can see.

Tie your shoelaces and put your adventure hat on because you’re gonna walk on top of to Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier.

You will experience hiking on a glacier and learn the basics of rope work. Your guide will teach you all you need to know about the natural phenomena, outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull glacier, the largest and most voluminous ice cap in Iceland. The perfect expedition into the wonderland of ice formations and ridges. 

You will meet your guide at the parking lot at Skaftafell Information Centre, and after a 15 minute drive, you will be at the tip of the glacier.

You will get all the necessary safety equipment, as we provide both crampons, ice axes and other safety gear needed to make the tour both safe and enjoyable.

The glacier Falljökull is located in Skaftafell, the highest mountain range in Iceland. On a clear day, you will be able to see the highest peak in the country, Hvannadalshnjúkur. The area has been formed over thousands of years by influences of the volcanic eruptions and glaciers in the area, fire, and ice!

Our experienced guides will teach you all you need to know and have you walking safely on the glacier in no time. Safety equipment and briefings are provided before each tour. Nature is best experienced free of worries!

During the glacier hike, you will have plenty of time to explore the ice sculptures and gaze into deep crevasses and moulins that can reach all the way down to the bottom of the glacier.

Don’t miss this chance to experience the ever changing ice formations on Falljökull Glacier. 

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Departure & Return Location

Meet on location: Skaftafell Information Center parking lot (Google Maps)

Departure Time

✓  9:00
✓  10:00
✓  11:00
✓  13:00
✓  14:00
✓  15:00
✓  17:00 (lowest price)

Price Includes

  • Glacier Equipment: helmet, harness, crampons, and ice axe
  • Fun Glacier Walk
  • Certified Glacier Guide
  • Small Group (12 persons max)
  • Free Parking

What to bring

  • Hiking boots (available for rent online and on location)
  • Warm clothing (first layer)
  • Waterproof clothing (second layer)
  • Gloves to protect your hands and hat
Meeting Point

We will see you at our meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time stated on your ticket. Please note that if you arrive after departure time, your place on the tour can’t be guaranteed or refunded.

The meeting point is Skaftafell Terminal by the main road. You can look up “Skaftafell Terminal” on Google Maps to find the exact location and driving directions.

Driving time to Skaftafell from Reykjavík is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you arrive early, you can visit Skaftafell Terminal which offers free parking and has restrooms.

  • Small Group Experience
  • Hike on Vatnajokull, Europe’s Largest Glacier
  • Views of Ice Formations
  • A taste of pure glacial water… and more



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