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What people are saying about Raufarhólshellir

Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 315 reviews

Excellent Tour Guides and Very Nice Visit into the Caves

The tour van was slightly delayed getting to my stop for pick up. But then I can understand as they have to pick up various folks at multiple stops. One person delays it affects all others in the chain. The tour guides were very friendly, knowledgeable and did a fantastic job of getting us to the spot and helping get into the cave and complete the tour successfully. It does have some spots inside where you have to crawl and for younger age folks it should be fine. My knees not being in greatest shape, I had a little difficulty getting past these tough spots. Overall, the tour was very educational and really enjoyed this unique experience. I'd definitely recommend this to any one seeking an experience seeing inside an actual cave created by the process after cooling of the lava from volcanic rocks.

From Reykjavik: Lava Caving Small Group Adventure Reviewed by

A little bit extreme tour becouse of Icelandic weather

Experience in the cave was very interesting, but some places were very narrow, so this tour doesn't fit very tall and big persons:) The golden circle was quite extream because of Icelandic weather (Guide said: "Enjoy the weather!"), but everyone should have good clothes for the windy and rainy weather. It was a combo tour. So a lot of time spent in pick up / drop offs (at the morning, at the middle of the day, in the evening) - so actual time for the tour was shorter.

Interesting excursion. Took their time. Did not rush.

It was a nice excursion. The pick up and drop off was convenient enough (the guide dropped us off at our hotel). The activity is interesting and informative. The only thing I would improve is for the guide to fully wait for everyone to arrive at the next stop before they start talking and explaining and also to let anyone who wants to, to take pictures. We had a couple of ladies that took too many pics and by the time they finished, we mostly had to continue...

From Reykjavik: Lava Caving Small Group Adventure Reviewed by

Seen a lot of different places in one tour.

The tour guide with the lava tunnel was very knowledgable and funny. The tunnel was a great experience. The gullfoss waterfall was huge and beautiful. We saw the geysir shoot up 75 feet into the air. We fed the horses, and went to a farm and had fresh ice cream so good. We walked between the continents of Europe and North America. Our tour guides name was Klaus, he was very knowledgable. He told us a lot about iceland. Very good tour.

Wilmer did a great job, was very knowledgable about all the sites.

Great tour. We didn't read the description well enough so the cave was a bit more adventure then we'd planned on, but would not have missed it. Wilmar was great! He knew everything on the tour, but also was willing to answer every question about Iceland, from education to cost of housing, history to culture. Weather was terrible, but we still had a great time. Will recommend highly, but dress for cave and weather.

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