Small Group Ice Caving Tour from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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Overview

Join this thrilling ice caving excursion at Vatnajökull glacier and discover Iceland’s mesmerising frozen caverns for yourself. This tour is a fantastic opportunity for thrill-seekers and nature-lovers alike, offering a unique and exhilarating activity alongside captivating natural scenery.

You will meet your local glacier guide at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and then travel in a 4×4 Super Jeep, capable of traversing the park’s glacial landscapes. On your ascent, you will witness the staggering scenery of Vatnajökull ice cap, the largest glacier in Europe. 

Aside from that, you will witness beautiful panoramas over the bays and meadows of South Iceland, all while seated in a vehicle designed for maximising adventure. 

Before entering the Blue Diamond ice cave, you will be equipped with all of the necessary safety equipment. This includes crampons (shoe-spikes) and a torch-fitted helmet. After a short briefing, you will follow your experienced caving guide into this glittering wonder of nature. 

The inside of the Blue Diamond ice cave is truly fantastical; translucent blue corridors with smooth wet walls and incredible, naturally-formed ice sculptures. Wandering from one frozen chamber to the next, you will be amazed at these caves’ transient and ethereal nature. 

Ice caves change their form with each passing season, flooding during the summer, which reshapes and restructures them as the winter rolls in. Your guide will make sure to share with you other fascinating insights. They will delve into how these caves are formed, and answer any lingering questions you might have. 

Photographers will want to take time capturing these glittering hallways, while others will look to venture as deep into the ice as safety allows. However you choose to spend your time within these subterranean sapphire caves, it’s sure to be an experience you’ll never forget. 

Don’t miss out on this brilliant day-tour discovering the beautiful ice caves located beneath Vatnajökull glacier during your winter holiday in Iceland.

Included

  • English-speaking glacier guide
  • Use of ice caving equipment

Not included

  • Transport to Jökulsárlón
  • Snacks and drink

Good to know

  • This tour lasts for approximately 2 - 3 hours and is suitable for novice hikers.
  • Please note that ice caving tours are weather dependent. This means, in unfortunate circumstances, the tour may be cancelled due to poor conditions or other safety issues. If this happens, then the operator will do their best to reschedule or, if this does not prove possible, provide a full refund.

What to bring

  • Warm and waterproof clothes
  • Good hiking boots
  • List Your camera

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