Glacier wonders hiking tour
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Activities

Glacier wonders hiking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: All-year
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • A small-group experience
  • Hike to one of the largest glaciers in Europe, Vatnajökull
  • Enjoy the spectacular views around you and take some amazing photos
What to expect

You will meet your guide and group at the Skaftafell Booking Center, the gray building with the turf roof, near the car park at Skaftafell Visitor Center in Vatnajökull National Park and the adventure is ready to start!

Your guide will drive you around 15 minutes towards Falljökull. Once there, you will gear up on crampons, have the security briefing and more information about the amazing phenomenon. It will take around 30 minutes hiking to get to Falljökull, where you will also have the chance to view Hvannadalshnúkur, Iceland´s highest peak.

On this tour you will encounter crevasses, moulins, falls and be amazed by the shapes, colors, and textures around you.

Don´t forget your camera and hop on this unforgettable tour!

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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
    • Guided glacier tour
    • Specialized glacier gear
    • All required safety equipment
    • English speaking and licensed guide
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips and gratuities
    Reduced price

    Children (8-15): Reduced

    Where

    Skaftafell, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Skaftafell Booking Center, the gray building with the turf roof, near the car park at Skaftafell Visitor Center in Vatnajökull National Park.

    What to remember
    • 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 8 years
    • Remember to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket, pants, headwear, and gloves. Good hiking boots are essential, it is not possible to fit ice crampons to any other footwear
    • Trip difficulty: 2/5, easy
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    When
    • The tour operates in Summer from April to October at the following times:
    • 10.00am
    • 11.20am
    • 1.00pm
    • 2.20pm
    • The tour operates in Winter from March to November at the following times:
    • 10.00am
    • 12.00pm
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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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