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South Iceland & Glacier Hike Adventure

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South Iceland & Glacier Hike Adventure

From US$ 197.91 per person

This tour includes sightseeing along the south coast, stopping at two major waterfalls. Then, you will go on a stunning hike through a glacial landscape featuring jagged peaks and expansive views on Sólheimajökull glacier.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Pickup included
The complimentary pick-up service starts 30 minutes before the selected departure. Due to traffic limitations in the city center, you might have to make your way to the closest pick-up location. Your hotel reception will help you find it or, if staying in a private accommodation, please get in touch with the local supplier after the booking.


  • Look down on Skógafoss waterfall - an unusual perspective
  • Feel the mist from Seljalandsfoss waterfall on your skin
  • See the jagged peaks and expansive views while hiking over Sólheimajökull glacier
Full description
First up on the itinerary is one of Iceland’s biggest waterfalls, Skógafoss. Those who are up for the challenge, can climb all 527 steps to the observation deck for a unique perspective. If you’re lucky, you’ll have a sunny day and see big rainbows through the waterfall mist. Then you head over to the star of the tour, Sólheimajökull glacier, where you'll hike for one hour through an otherworldly glacial landscape.  On the way back, you'll stop at Seljalandsfoss, one of the South Coast’s most prominent waterfalls. Walking behind it and feeling the mist from the cascading water on your skin is the perfect ending to this South Coast adventure.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Expert guidance in English
  • 1 hour hike on Sólheimajökull glacier with certified glacier guides
  • Gear for glacier hiking (climbing harness, crampons and helmet)
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Important information

What to bring

  • Waterproof shoes

Not allowed

  • Intoxication

Know before you go

  • Minimum age for glacier hike is 10 years
  • Please bring warm and waterproof clothing
  • Please wear sturdy hiking boots
  •  No previous glacier hiking experience is needed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

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July 11, 2021

beat my expectations

1st time ever climbing a ice glacier. was great. have to see it to believe it as pictures never do it justice. went on a few tpurs while in iceland this was the best. also not too dificult

January 12, 2019

Absolutely worth it! The glacier walk on solheimajökull was a bit physical but you could do it very easily.

March 6, 2018

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