Top 20 Things To Do In Skaftafell, Iceland 2020

Top Tours and Activities In Skaftafell, Iceland

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2-Day Ice Cave, Jokulsarlon and South Coast Sightseeing from Reykjavik

6 Reviews

$598.82

This 2-day guided tour brings you to the main highlights of the south coast of Iceland. As well as visiting the famous waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss; the black-sand beach at Vík, and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, explore a natural ice cave in all its glory. During the winter months, at night, far away from the city, you will also have the opportunity to spot the northern lights.

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Skaftafell Glacier Hike | 3-Hour Walk - Small Group

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$67.67

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.

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Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell

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$131.58

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.

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3-Hour Glacier Hike in Skaftafell National Park

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$93.27

This is a 3 hours hike on the glacier tongue of Europes biggest glacier and a perfect opportunity for a first hand experience of all great things a glacier has to offer such as crevasses, moulins and glacier mice. While enjoying the view on the Skaftafell National Park you will be provided with interesting information on the formation of glaciers and get the opportunity to feel the force of misty Vatnajökull glacier.

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Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park

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$84.47

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.

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Glacier Hike from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group

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$78.97

• 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.

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Glacier Encounter

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$89.44

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!

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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition

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$129.69

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.

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Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

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$138.14

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.

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7-Hour Glacier Hike and Ice Climbing Experience in Skaftafell National Park

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$193.37

This is the ultimate Glacier Tour that is giving you enough time to fully explore the different ice formations such as crevasses and moulins. Besides the glacier hike on the glacier tongue of Europes biggest glacier, there is a high focus on ice climbing on this tour. With a very small group of a maximum 5 people you will get an unique experience and enough time to test your ice climbing skills on the magnificent Vatnajökull glacier. Other highlights on this tour will be the ice fall of the glacier as well as the magnificent views on the Skaftafell National Park.

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Climb to the Highest Peak of Iceland

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$334.41

This tour is taking you to the summit of Iceland´s highest peak and ideal for everyone who likes to be challenged. Be prepared for a long hike on europe´s biggest glacier to reach the top of Mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur.

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Black Sands and Riverbeds Sightseeing Flight from Skaftafell Airport

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$387.95

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.

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Private South Coast & Glacier Lagoon tour

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$1,556.24

What ever you do in Iceland, this must be on your list. The South Coast tour is absolutely…well there are not enough strong words to describe The South Coast. This area of Iceland literally takes all of your words and leave you like that the whole tour. This tour has everything Iceland has to offer. Volcanos, lava, stunning waterfalls, glacier, ocean, black sand and cliffs. Not to mention an awesome local Viking that will guide you through and keep you the best company. We can not promise though he will not show up in Viking costume. It is different how far our guides take this Viking thing.

We offer a wake up service. Sometimes we have to go all the way to guests hotel room to pick them up. We do not offer dress up service though. If you are on time, just wait in the lobby and you will be picked up there.

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Long Glacier Hike

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$210.00

Spending five hours on the ice means we can search for new ice caves, focus on photography, try ice climbing, access and hike though exciting terrain with the support of ropes for safety, chat in depth about Vatnajökull national park and its wonders, and much more!

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Glacier Discovery

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$133.00

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.

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Helicopter Access Ice Cave Tour

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$2,677.38

If you are a photographer this is your dream ice cave trip. This cave is rarely visited so you will get the opportunity to take photos without crowds of people being in the frame (this can be an issue in some of the other ice caves in Iceland).

If you are not a photographer but you still want amazing pictures, you can leave that up to us. We are photographers as well as guides so we can take our professional photography equipment and capture shots with you in them, for no extra charge.

The caves here are so incredible that time passes quickly, so we like to spend the whole winter day here. It is always best to be able to take our time and have lunch inside the ice cave, which is why we allow 5 to 6 hours on this amazing adventure.

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Ice Cave and Glacier Walk

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$160.00

Visit a natural ice cave and explore an Icelandic glacier with the opportunity to take as many pictures as you like!

Glacial ice caves are a beautiful natural creation and a must-see when visiting the south of Iceland. We take small groups of people on personalised trips into an ice cave which is located in Skaftafell. We provide you with the necessary glacier and safety equipment, then we will walk for about 20 minutes to the front of the glacier, which is where we strap our crampons onto our boots. Once our crampons are on we walk up to the ice cave and spend as much time as you would like in the cave taking pictures and admiring the inside of the glacial ice. Once we have been to the cave we then go and explore further up the glacier where we will encounter the amazing blue colour of the ice and its impressive features. We will complete a loop on the glacier and then return back to where we started from.

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Laki craters and surroundings with departure from Skaftafell airport

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$352.99

On this tour, we fly to the west of Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park, over the vast ice sheet of Skeiðarárjökull and to Grænalón glacial lake. From there we fly west over Síðujökull glacier before flying over the Lakagígar volcano craters. On the way back we go southeast along the edge of Skeiðarárjökull where you will get a panoramic view of its massive size.

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The Lagoon and highest summit departure from Skaftafell airport

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$395.85

On this tour, we fly over the colorful area of Kjós located at the head of Mosárdalur glacier valley on our way to the highest peak in Iceland, Hvannadalshnjúkur (2116m). Then we continue over Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, featuring huge floating icebergs. Along the way, You will enjoy the views of Breiðamerkurjökull glacier and Esjufjöll Mountains before heading back.

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7-Hour Glacier Hike and Ice Climbing Experience in Skaftafell National Park

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$271.83

The 7-Hour Glacier Hike and Ice Climbing Experience in Skaftafell National Park is the ultimate glacier tour. If you are looking for a different, more active way to explore all that Europe’s biggest glacier has to offer such as the different ice formations, crevasses and glacier moulins of the glacier then this is the tour for you! Here the main focus is on the ice climbing part but the tour also includes glacier hiking as we hike on the glacier tongue in search of different ice walls and crevasses to climb and be lowered into. With a very small group of a maximum 5 people you will get a unique experience and enough time to test out your ice climbing skills on the magnificent Vatnajökull glacier. Beside the ice climbing, the highlights of this tour will be the ice fall of the glacier as well as the magnificent views all around Skaftafell National Park.

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Landmannalaugar Above with departure from Skaftafell airport

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$417.27

This tour takes you over the beautiful area of Lakagígar, a crater chain that created in 1783 by one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history. From there we fly over Landmannalaugar, the beautiful valley between the mountains,before returning to Skaftafell. On this tour passangers will see glaciers, volcanoes and the beautiful landscape north of Mýrdalsjökull glacier.

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Crystal Ice Cave Tour with Pickup from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

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$167.37

Enjoy this once in a lifetime experience exploring one of Vatnajokull Glacier's stunning crystal ice caves on this 2-3 hour tour from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. The tour includes a guided visit to a crystal ice cave on Europe's largest glacier and all necessary glacier gear. We recommend that you dress warmly and bring waterproof clothing and good hiking shoes with you on this glacier adventure. 

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Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier

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$167.37

Set up for a 4-hour hiking and ice caving adventure from Skaftafell National Park where a professional glacier guide will lead the way to some of Vatnajökull Glacier‘s spectacular ice caves and tell you all there is to know about glaciers. This tour includes hiking for approximately 3 hours up on Falljökull 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 we highly recommend that you bring these items with you on the tour. Included in this tour is a certified guide as well as all necessary glacier gear.

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Crystal Ice Cave Tour from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

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$167.37

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience exploring one of Vatnajokull Glacier's stunning crystal ice caves on this 2-3 hour tour from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. The tour includes a guided visit to a crystal ice cave on Europe's largest glacier and all necessary glacier gear. We recommend that you dress warmly and bring waterproof clothing and good hiking shoes with you on this glacier adventure. 

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3-Hour Glacier Hike and Glacier Lagoon Boat Ride in Skaftafell

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$186.54

This tour is ideal for everyone who wants to experience Europe´s biggest glacier from many different perspectives. The combination of glacier hiking along big crevasses and moulins with a scenic boat ride on a secluded glacier lagoon and its floating icebergs is definitely a once in a lifetime experience.

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