Day trips & excursions

Blue ice experience

Availability: All year
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore the stunning outlet glacier in Skaftafell
  • Witness breathtaking scenery as far as the eye can see
  • Enjoy the adventure with an experienced glacier guide
What to expect

Walk on Falljökull Glacier Tongue in Skaftafell National Park; an easy 2 hour Walk on Crampons. This walk takes you to the Falljökull glacier tongue.

Falljökuill is a breathtaking outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull glacier and the scenery and views are simply stunning. You will walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering through ice ridges and the deep crevasses of the glacier.

At the outset of the tour, an experienced guide will teach you how to use basic glacier equipment like crampons and ice axes, the required equipment for this tour.

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What's included
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
What's not included
  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
Reduced price

Children (8-15): Reduced


Skaftafellsvegur, 998, Iceland

Meeting point:

The meeting point is located by the bus parking lot of Skaftafell National Park, across from the Visitors Center. When coming from the visitor's parking lot take the path that leads to the Visitor Center, turn right at the end of the path, and then right again at the bus parking.

The parking lot is at the end of road no. 998 that branches off the main road no. 1.

What to remember
  • You must be a minimum of 8 years old to participate
  • Shoe size minimum of European 34 (U.S 2.5)
  • Up to 15 people per guide
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before the departure of your tour
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  • The tour operates daily at the following times:
  • 9.30am
  • 10.00am
  • 2.00pm
  • 2.30pm
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Arcanum Mountain Guides
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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