Half-day glacier adventure
- Explore an icy wonderland on one of the largest glaciers in Europe
- An experienced and professional guide will be with you the whole time
- Equipment necessary to walk on the ice is provided
Get ready for a 4-hour glacier hike with crampons on Svínafellsjökull, part of the great Vatnajökull glacier in Skaftafell National Park. This is a moderate glacier tour in the majestic surroundings of Svínafellsjökull.
The glacier itself is hemmed in by some of Iceland´s most spectacular peaks. You will be challenged as you climb the Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue up to the deep glacier valley between the summits of Hvannadalshnúkur and Hrútsfjall. traversing zones of different glacial formations where huge water cauldrons, deep crevasses, and strangely shaped ridges and other ice formations await your discovery.
- Experienced and qualified guide
- Glacier gear
- Safety equipment
- Rain gear
- Hiking boots
- Warm clothing
Children (14-15): Reduced
Skaftafellsvegur, 998, Iceland
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.
- You must be a minimum of 14 years old to participate
- Shoe size minimum of European 34 (U.S 2.5)
- Up to 8 people per guide
- Please arrive 20 minutes before the departure of your tour
- The tour operates from May to September
- Departure time at:
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