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Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike

Come tomorrow on a once in a lifetime opportunity to enter a blue ice cave and experience all the other-worldly features of a glacier; you'll hike on glacier tongue of Vatnajökull from Skaftafell.

Join this adventure tour where you will experience all fantastic features of a glacier; you will hike up an outlet of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe’s largest glacier, where you’ll have the once in a lifetime opportunity to enter the blue ice cave, one of the rarest natural phenomena that human eyes have ever encountered.

You will meet your experienced glacier guide by our office at Skaftafell Terminal by the main road. Skaftafell is a beautiful nature reserve in south-east Iceland, filled with spectacular natural wonder. You will explore one of these wonders today in a tongue or the larger Vatnajökull.

Your friendly guide will give you the equipment needed to scale the glacier, such as crampons, a helmet with headlamps, and an ice cave. Don’t worry if you’ve never been glacier hiking before; the guide will go over a safety briefing. You will then be taken to the roots of the ice cap so you can begin your excursion.

Vatnajökull is not only Europe’s largest glacier, but it is also home of the highest mountain range in Iceland and the tallest peak in the country, Hvannadalshnúkur. During the glacier walk, you will be exploring breathtaking ice formations and moulins while learning how glaciers are formed and how they constantly change.

The most breathtaking feature you will see today will undoubtedly be the naturally formed ice cave. You will be able to walk inside this dazzling structure to see the fantastic blue ice found within. Remember to bring your camera along on this tour; you will surely want to capture this moment on film.

Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for an incredible journey up and inside a glacier with this fantastic Ice Caving and Glacier Hiking tour in Skaftafell Nature Reserve. Book now to secure your spot. Check availability by choosing a date.

Additional Information

  • This tour is suitable for both individual travellers and families 
  • Minimum age for participation is 8 years old 
  • The meeting point is at Skaftafell Terminal 
  • What to wear:
  • Warm clothes (first layer)  
  • Waterproof clothing (second layer) 
  • Hiking boots (available for rent when booking online)
  • Gloves and hat
  • Ice caves are a dynamic natural phenomena only accessible during wintertime when temperatures drop. Each year new unique caves are formed in different areas of the glacier. We visit a naturally formed ice cave during this tour. The photos are from this winter season, but the cave and other formations we visit might have changed due to the nature of formations

Insider Tips 

 

  • You can bring some favorite snacks and beverages if you like

Details

Confirmation
3 Working Days
Duration
4 Hours
Transport
N/A
Voucher Type
E-Voucher
Amendment
14 Days Notice
Refund
14 Days Notice

Operating Hours

Tour departs at 09:00 hrs, 10:00 hrs and 14:00 hrs.
Please show up 20 minutes before your scheduled tour.

Kindly note that if you arrive after departure time, your place on the tour can’t be guaranteed or refunded.

Tour available from October to April. 

What You Get

Includes

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Small Group (max 12 persons)
  • Glacier & Ice Cave Equipment: helmet, harness, crampons, ice axe, and headlamps

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damage caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
    • 50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the departure date
    • 80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Meeting Point:

Skaftafell Terminal
Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, Skaftafell 785, IS

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult
$140.00
Age 8 and Above
Waterproof Jacket
$20.00
1 Pax Rental
Waterproof Pants
$20.00
1 Pax Rental
Hiking Boots
$20.00
1 Pax Rental

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