Ice Cave Adventure | Vatnajökull Glacier

Ice Cave Adventure | Vatnajökull Glacier

Visiting ice caves is an unforgettable experience that provides you with great photo opportunities and memories. On this tour you will visit the magnificent world of one of Vatnajökull Glacier's ice caves, travelling with a Super Jeep from Hali Guesthouse to the glacier edge and from there you will hike up to the ice cave. It is dependent on safety and weather conditions which ice cave is visited and therefore the length of the tour can vary. Available from November to March.

Operated by: Glacier Adventure

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Location Vatnajökull Glacier

GPS: 64°07’37.8″N, 16°00’52.5W (WGS84)
Distance from Reykjavík is 385 km / 239 mi.

Meeting point at Hali Country Hotel reception

Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes prior to departure


  • Vatnajökull Glacier (Vatnajokull glacier)
  • Dramatic landscape of mountains and ice
  • Ice caving and Super jeep ride


  • 2.5-5 hours guided tour to an ice cave
  • Transport back and forth from Hali Guesthouse to the glacier edge
  • Helmet, headlamp and crampons if needed

Please bring with you

  • Chlothing based on weather (Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, warm headwear and good waterproof winter gloves)
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Camera


  • Minimum age is 10 years.
  • Participants should be able to walk long distances in different situations, such as on gravel, rough terrain and glacier. 
  • Glacier trips are undertaken at the responsibility of participants. The tour operator does not assume any responsibility for accidents or death that can be traced to the participant's negligence, acts of third parties or exterior circumstances such as weather, natural occurrences, war or other similar causes.
  • No responsibility is accepted for losses, expenses due to delays, changes of flights, closed roads or other services or because of strikes, accidents, sickness, damage, negligence, weather, war, changes in bus schedules, or other similar causes.

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