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Ice Cave Tour

on this ice cave tour, you'll explore one of the deepest caves made by man and discover the secrets of Europe's second largest glacier. An unforgettable experience!

Ice Cave Tour

The tour meets in Reykjavik, from where we begin our journey to the Langjökull glacier, with audioguide explanations illuminating the hidden stories behind the beautiful Icelandic landscapes along the way.

We'll make several stops along the way to enjoy some of the natural monuments in this part of the island, such as Hraunfossar, a waterfall so stunning that it seems to come directly from flatlands of solid lava.

After a little over two hours, we'll reach base camp, where we'll eat in the restaurant (food not included), then climb aboard the 'ice trucks' which will take us to the caves: especially adapted vehicles which are the perfect way to explore the surface of the Langjökull glacier.

Next, you'll enter into the glacier itself, passing through an artificial cave which enters more than 300 metres into the glacier. You'll learn about the construction of the caves, and the incredible feat of engineering that meant they could build this incredible work beneath ice compacted for thousands of years.

We'll explore the corridors deep into the Langjökull glacier until we find chambers with perfect acoustics and the faint blue ice which can only be found deep in the heart of the glacier. And the tour is topped off with a visit to the ice cave chapel, where many a couple have said an unforgettable 'I do'.

The tour ends back in Reykjavik at 6:30 pm.

Important Information

Due to the weather conditions of the places visited, you should wear warm clothing and footwear suitable for walking on snow and ice.

Meet Points

When making your reservation you'll see a list including the majority of the hotels in Reykjavik. Next to the name of your hotel, you will find the nearest meet point. As the majority of the streets in the centre are not accessible by bus, you will need to make your way to a nearby location, indicated as a "bus stop" and with a number.

For example, if you choose "20:30 - 1919 Hotel Radisson BLU (Please stand by for pick up at bus stop no 4 - Tryggvagata)" you should be ready at 8:30 pm at bus stop 4 (Tryggvagata). You'll find details about the location of the stop in the reservation confirmation.

Price

Adults Children from 12 to 15 Children under 12
US$ 246
US$ 123
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 246
  • Children from 12 to 15

    US$ 123
  • Children under 12

    Free

More Information

Duration

10-11 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Transport.

Professional English speaking guide.

Ice truck ride.

Tour of the Langjökull ice caves.

Audioguide on the bus journey.

Not included

Food and Drink.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Reykjavík local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 246
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.