Ice Caving & Hiking into the Glacier | Vatnajökull - South

Ice Caving & Hiking into the Glacier | Vatnajökull - South

Explore the spectacular world of Vatnajökull Glacier on this guided glacier hike and ice caving tour. The tour starts in Skaftafell and from there you will go to Falljökull glacier tounge. You will hike through the rugged ice landscape to the mystical world of the ice cave where we will spend about an hour exploring before hiking back. Daily departures from November to March. 
Operated by: Arctic Adventures  

Enter date for this activity
per person

Meeting point at Glacier Guides Booking House in Skaftafell 

GPS: 64°00’57.5″N, 16°57’60.0W(WGS84)
Distance from Reykjavík is 327 km / 203 mi.   


  • Vatnajökull Glacier (Vatnajokull glacier)
  • Dramatic landscape of mountains and ice
  • Ice caving
  • Glacier hiking


  • About 2,5-4 hours glacier hiking and ice caving tour
  • Guidance from a specially trained and certified glacier guide
  • An introduction to glacier hiking
  • Glacier gear


  • Hiking boots can be rented

Please bring with you

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Warm headwear and good waterproof winter gloves
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Small backpack


  • Minimum age is 10 years.
  • Please note that glaciers are always changing and as do ice caves. One ice cave will be visited during the tour and will the choice of a cave be based on conditions and safety.
  • A hotel pick-up is not available for this particular tour, you must arrange your transportation to the meeting point in Skaftafell.

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