Glacier explorer tour
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Activities

Glacier explorer tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: All-year
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Small-group experience
  • Hike with a professional guide
  • Amazing photo opportunities
What to expect

The Glacier Explorer tour takes you to Falljökull, one of the outlets glaciers of the Vatnajökull ice cap.

You will hike through a path surrounded by the ever-changing landscape carved out by the glacier. Once you arrive at the tongue of the glacier your guide will assist you to gear up on crampons and you will be exploring the amazing terrain in no time!

Don´t forget your camera! You will encounter plenty of photo opportunities along the way while gaining a deep understanding of this magnificent glacier, how it formed, moves and continues to change every day.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Certified glacier guide
    • Guided glacier hike
    • Specialized glacier gear
    • All necessary glacier gear
    What's not included
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price

    Children (14-15): Reduced

    Where

    Skaftafell, Skaftafell 785, IS

    Meeting point:

    Glacier Guides Booking Center in Skaftafell (gray house with the turf roof).

    What to remember
    • Trip difficulty: 3/5, moderate
    • Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk
    • The minimum age for participation is 14 years
    • Please bring the following:
    • Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, head wear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are recommended.
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    When
    • The tour operates daily at the following times:
    • 9.40am
    • 10.20am
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    Provider
    Arctic Adventures
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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