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Skaftafell Ice Climbing & Glacier Hike

Grab your hiking boots and get ready, because you’re going to hike and climb Sólheimajökull glacier in southern Iceland.

This unique expedition that combines both glacier hiking and ice climbing is for those who want to experience one of the natural wonders of the earth. You will meet your experienced guide at Skaftafell Information Centre Parking lot and from there you will be driven to the root of Svínafellsjökull, which is an outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull Ice cap. The glacier is a part of the tallest mountain range in Iceland, and the highest peak in the country, Hvannadalshnúkur is easily seen from the glacier on a clear sky. Before stepping on the ice, your guide will gear you up and provide you with the neccessary safety equippment needed for this glacier expedition and teach you how its used. During the glacier walk you will be exploring the breathtaking ice formations and moulins while learning how they are formed and constantly change.

You will also be able to attempt to conquer gravity when you get the chance to climb up the ice walls with ice axes and crampons. You will be in the safe hands of our experienced guides who will make sure the experience will be both safe and enjoyable, giving you instructions on the technical aspects of ice climbing through a step by step approach. Never been on a glacier walk before? Never used crampons or ice axe? No worries! 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! Make sure you sign up for this unforgettable experience and let yourself be amazed by the breathtaking scenery, while getting to know Svínafellsjökull Glacier, up close and personal. Check availability now by choosing a date.

Additional Information 

  • Age limit for this activity is 8 years old
  • Wear warm clothing (first layer) and Wwaterproof clothing (second layer - available for rent), gloves and a hat

Details

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

Operating Hours

Tour departs at 13:00 hrs.

Please show up 20 minutes before your scheduled tour.
We meet and get ready at our white equipment van 150meters in front of Skaftafell Information Center. You can search for Tröll Expeditions Skaftafell in Google Maps to find the location.

What You Get

Includes

  • All necessary glacier climbing equipment (hiking boots included in the price) 
  • Certified Glacier Guide 
  • A taste of pure glacier water 
  • Small group experience

How to Use

  • Kindly present a printed or mobile copy of your voucher at the location

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
$176.00
Age 8 and Above
Waterproof Jacket
$20.00
1 Pax
Waterproof Pants
$20.00
1 Pax

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