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Established in 2008 by combining Iceland’s former Jokulsargljufur and Skaftafell National Parks, Vatnajokull National Park is one of Europe’s largest national parks. It presents incredibly diverse and dramatic scenery including glacial plateaus, active volcanoes, towering ice caps, black-sand beaches, and terrain that is bubbling with geothermal activity. The park is dominated by the Vatnajokull glacier, Europe’s third-largest glacier, and contains Iceland’s highest mountain (Oraefajokull) and deepest lake (Jokulsarlon).

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South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik
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South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik

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Discover southern Iceland and take a cruise on the ice-strewn Jokulsarlon Lagoon on this scenic day trip from Reykjavik. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, trace Iceland’s spectacular south coast, a canvas of towering mountains, waterfalls, and glacial rivers. Visit the Skogafoss waterfall, view the ice-covered peaks of Skaftafell, and learn about the area's geology and then go behind the cascading water at Seljalandfoss waterfall.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell

Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell

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Discover one of the gems of southern Iceland on this glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park. Head from Skaftafell to the edge of the spectacular Vatnajokull glacier. Learn how to use your climbing equipment, then hike out through the glacier valley and up onto the ice. Follow your guide on a route past open crevasses and frozen ice-caves, and admire breathtaking views over the landscape beyond. During your family-friendly trip, learn how glaciers are formed and marvel at the scale of the mighty glacier.
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  • 4 hours
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri
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Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and Goddafoss Waterfalls Day Tour from Akureyri

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See the big three landmarks of northern Iceland with this day trip to Lake Mývatn and the Godafoss and Dettifoss waterfalls. With a carefully prepared itinerary, you’ll maximize your time at each site, going straight to the vantage points and learning about the geology of the region from a guide. Extra stops include the Grjótagjá lava cave and Mývatn Nature Baths; just note that entry is extra.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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$194.16
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Glacier Hike from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group
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Glacier Hike from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group

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Many glacier tours in Vatnajökull National Park require travelers to walk from the parking lot to the glacier terminus, eating into their time on the ice. On this tour, maximize your time on Falljökull glacier by traveling as near as possible in a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Explore moulins, crevasses, and other formations in the company of an Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides-certified guide.
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  • 3 hours
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$125.00
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8-Day Small Group Winter Tour Around Iceland in Minibus from Reykjavik

8-Day Small Group Winter Tour Around Iceland in Minibus from Reykjavik

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Leave the trip-planning to the experts and make the most of your winter visit to Iceland. This 8-day tour takes you to all of the most important spots, and then some. You'll see Gullfoss waterfall, the Geysir geothermal area, and Thingvellir National Park. Next you'll explore the black-sand beach of Reynisfjara and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon on the south coast. Afterward, comes the Eastfjords, Lake Mývatn, Dimmuborgir lava pillars, and Akureyri from where you'll head west to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
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  • 8 days
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2-Day Tour: Blue Ice Cave, Jokulsarlon, Black Beach, and Waterfalls

2-Day Tour: Blue Ice Cave, Jokulsarlon, Black Beach, and Waterfalls

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Leave the travel planning and driving to the experts on this 2-day tour of Iceland's south coast. On day one, leaving from Reykjavik, travel to the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss and the black-sand beach of Rejnisfjara. The next day, head into the Icelandic highlands in a Super Jeep to explore the blue ice caves of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Overnight accommodation and breakfast is included.
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  • 2 days
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8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast

8-Day Iceland Ring Road Tour: Reykjavik, Akureyri, Golden Circle & South Coast

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For an in-depth experience of Iceland, one that is richer than taking quick day trips, this guided tour from Reykjavík spends eight days journeying around the Ring Road. See the country's best attractions, including waterfalls, glaciers, geysers, and whale watching while soaking up its culture and heritage. Forget the hassle of driving and arranging hotels: This tour handles all logistics, including seven nights' accommodation with breakfast.
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  • 8 days
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Crystal Blue Ice Cave - Super Jeep From Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Crystal Blue Ice Cave - Super Jeep From Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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Bear witness to one of the world’s rarest natural phenomena: Iceland’s ethereal blue ice caves. Embark on a guided winter adventure in Vatnajökull National Park, departing from the famous Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Ride a Super Jeep to the glacier, then hike inside one of the stunning ice caves.
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  • 3 hours
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$152.63
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Ice Cave Tour in the National Park of Vatnajökull

Ice Cave Tour in the National Park of Vatnajökull

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Experience the dazzling natural landscapes of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier, on this 3-hour ice caving adventure from Reykjavik. Venture off the beaten track in the Vatnajökull National Park and enjoy the rare opportunity to explore inside a naturally formed ice cave. With new caves forming each year, your experience is guaranteed to be unique, so be sure to bring your camera!
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  • 3 hours
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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik
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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik

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Take the full circle road around Iceland to see its top attractions on this 6-day tour from Reykjavik. Check out the Golden Circle, view the south coast’s black sands and basalt cliffs; explore the eastern fjords, Akureyri, and Lake Myvatn; and enjoy adventures including a glacier walk at Skaftafell, hiking, and a whale watching cruise. Limited to a maximum of 15 people, the tour includes five nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, air-conditioned transport, and more.
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  • 6 days
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$1,710.08
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2 Day South Coast Waterfalls, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and Glacier Hike
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2 Day South Coast Waterfalls, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and Glacier Hike

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Explore Iceland’s spectacular south coast on a 2-day tour with overnight accommodation that takes in the beaches, mountains, and wildlife of the Skaftafell Nature Reserve. You’ll hike on a glacier, check out a plane wreck on a striking black sand beach, and visit the Jökulsárlón Lagoon, where icebergs and seals bob in clear glacier water. Along the way, you’ll travel with a small group of like-minded travelers and a guide for an intimate and personalized tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$477.62
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Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

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Head out on a thrilling ice adventure to the Skaftafell Ice Cave from Hofn. Traverse Europe’s largest glacier, and Iceland’s highest mountain range, to reach the entrance of the ice cave. Admire the beauty of the natural landmarks with its blue walls and ice formations as you venture inside the cave with your guide and ice picking equipment.
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  • 4 hours
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6 Day Summer Circle Tour, Ring Route Tour with a Small Group
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6 Day Summer Circle Tour, Ring Route Tour with a Small Group

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Maximize time in Iceland with a multi-day, small-group tour around the island. Skip the hassle of rental cars or navigating unfamiliar roads, and admire views during a six-day itinerary including the Golden Circle, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, and the Eastfjords. Set out on glacier hikes, see waterfalls up close, and walk along black sand beaches during this comprehensive tour.
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  • 6 days
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Glacier Kayaking Iceland

Glacier Kayaking Iceland

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Iceland is a country of natural wonders, and this kayaking tour allows you to see its magnificent glaciers, icebergs, and lakes up close. No need to worry if you’re a kayaking beginner—guidance is given on how to use the equipment, including paddling tips, and a guide joins you throughout. During the tour, find out fun facts about the local landscape, take photos, and see the impressive Vatnajökull glacier.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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2 Day Ice Cave & South Coast: Glacier hike, Jokulsarlon lagoon & Northern Lights

2 Day Ice Cave & South Coast: Glacier hike, Jokulsarlon lagoon & Northern Lights

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Get out of Reykjavik for an exciting 2-day excursion to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, one of Iceland’s top attractions due to its stunning beauty. Explore the south coast of Iceland with a professional guide. Hike among waterfalls, walk on black sand beaches, experience the mysterious blue caves, learn to cross Iceland’s largest glacier, and even get a chance to hunt the elusive Northern Lights. This adventure will not soon be forgotten.
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  • 2 days
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Full-Day Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Private Tour

Full-Day Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Private Tour

Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is one of those places that you can not miss on a trip to Iceland and this private tour is the best way to enjoy that long day with the people you are traveling with. We will stop at some epic locations on the way and depending on time we might even add some places that are not listed in the tour information and few people know about. Book your private tour with us as soon as possible!
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  • 14 hours
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Small Group Glacier Hiking & Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier

Small Group Glacier Hiking & Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier

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The Vatnajökull glacier is widely considered the jewel in Skaftafell National Park’s crown, but the icy terrain holds hidden dangers. On this ice-caving tour, hike around and beneath the Vatnajökull glacier with your certified guide, and explore millions of years of natural geology. With crampons and safety equipment included, enjoy uninterrupted views over the icy landscapes for which Iceland is famous.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Skaftafell Adventure Tour - 5-Hour Expedition

Skaftafell Adventure Tour - 5-Hour Expedition

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Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Iceland's Skaftafell National Park on this extended glacier hiking tour, which allows more time on this glacier than most other tours. As you hike over the ice, past deep crevasses, pale moulins, and ice sculptures, and take in panoramic views over the park, your guide shares insights into glaciers, how they are formed and impacted by climate change. Includes all necessary safety gear.
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  • 5 hours
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$127.71
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3 Day Summer South Coast, Golden Circle and Jökulsarlon glacier lagoon
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3 Day Summer South Coast, Golden Circle and Jökulsarlon glacier lagoon

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Make the most of your time in Iceland by combining three of the most popular destinations into one action-packed tour. Enjoy multiple photo ops along the Golden Circle, stopping at Gullfoss, Thingvellir, Geysir, and more. Then, continue along the South Coast, stopping to admire Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, hike along the Vatnajökull glacier, and visit Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
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  • 3 days
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Vatnajökull Glacier Walk from Hali

Vatnajökull Glacier Walk from Hali

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Discover the frozen enchantment of Vatnajökull National Park on an exhilarating 4-hour Glacier Walk with an expert guide. Enjoy a rip-roaring ride in a powerful 4x4 vehicle, admiring the spectacular frozen tableaux of the landscape surrounding the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon as you travel. Then, don your crampons and spend some leisurely exploration time hiking the ice-smothered scenery around the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
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  • 4 hours
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$128.75
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Glacier Hike and Kayaking Combination

Glacier Hike and Kayaking Combination

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This is a great pick for adventurous travelers. Combine glacier hiking and kayaking in a day to save time and make the most of your time in Iceland. First, go on a scenic hike to a glacier lagoon with a guide to take care of the navigating. Then, paddle along a glacier lake where you can hike on glacier ice. No need to worry about buying specialist gear, as a drysuit, packraft, paddle, and personal flotation device are provided.
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  • 6 hours
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$360.00
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Natural Crystal Blue Ice Cave Tour of Vatnajökull Glacier

Natural Crystal Blue Ice Cave Tour of Vatnajökull Glacier

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Go on a memorable adventure on this guided trip to an ice cave in Vatnajökull National Park, and let your driver manage a Jeep ride from Jökulsárlón to the base of Vatnajökull. Once you arrive, you are given all the equipment you need—crampons and helmets—to walk on the glacier and enter the cave safely. Then, learn about the history of the caves and their seasonal changes, and be able to choose to explore the cave on your own or with a guide.
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  • 3 hours
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$149.00
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Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell

Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell

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Trek deep into the Skaftafell National Park and marvel at Iceland’s beauty on this adventurous 5-hour glacier hike. Travel by bus into the Skaftafell National Park as a guide sheds light on the region’s geology. Pull on your hiking gear and head along rugged trails to the tongue of the Virkisjökull Glacier — widely considered the park’s most impressive feature. Along the way, discover the crevasses, ice caves and waterfalls for which the region is famous and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 5 hours
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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri
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Diamond Circle Day Tour from Akureyri

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Most tourists in Iceland travel the well-trodden Ring Road. The lesser-trafficked Diamond Circle offers the chance to avoid those crowds and discover the under-visited northern region. As you travel to landmarks such as Dettifoss waterfall in Vatnajokull National Park, Godafoss waterfall and the Lake Myvatn area, you'll learn all about Icelandic culture and history from your guide.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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