Skaftafell: Ice Cave Tour and Glacier Hike

Activity provider: TrollExpeditions

Skaftafell: Ice Cave Tour and Glacier Hike

Activity provider: TrollExpeditions
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From US$ 135.99 per person

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Soak in this life-changing experience as you step inside a natural blue ice cave and walk on Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier, in Skaftafell National Park.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Enter a natural ice cave
  • Visit Skaftafell National Park
  • Hike up Falljokull Glacier
  • Explore Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe
Full description

Explore breathtaking ice formations and glacier mills on this guided tour in Skaftafell. Marvel at a naturally-formed, blue ice cave and learn how glaciers are formed. A professional hiking guide will take you to the base of Falljökull, an outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull ice cap, and lead you up to the cave. On a clear day, be sure to look out for Hvannadalshnúkur in the distance.

  • Glacier gear
  • Licensed guide
  • Glacier water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet at Troll Expeditions Skaftafell, Hof.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain gear
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 531 reviews

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I would have given it 5 stars but unfortunately the weather was bad so we couldn’t go into the ice cave and they had to evacuate everyone from the glacier earlier. Our guide Ingi was awesome and we really enjoyed walking on a glacier. Just wish the weather was better.

November 29, 2022

It was a very nice experience to walk on a glacier! A good group and the guides were very friendly, helpful and communicative. Although we only speak and understand little English, the instructions and information given throughout the excursion were really clear. I recommend them 100% for this excursion, walking on a glacier is something to do at least once in your life. Small negative point for us, the cave we expected looks more like a fault and is really tiny (not even 8m2).

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November 10, 2022

very nice experience, recommended. unfortunately for us it went badly due to bad weather and consequently it was not very pleasant. we also didn't get a chance to enter the ice cave. I want to clarify that it is a trip that can be done in any weather. therefore, absolutely provide warm clothes but above all WATERPROOF in case of rain. otherwise you are left all the time with boots, jackets and gloves soaking wet (which are very unlikely to dry in a short time). very kind and professional guides and they gave the possibility for 2 times to go back for those who were cold or simply did not feel like continuing.

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November 6, 2022

Product ID: 166280