Visit a unique blue ice cave and explore the vast and beautiful Vatnajökull outlet glacier
Experience the magic of the glacier on this ice cave tour. The hues of blue will leave you amazed and dumbfounded!
This tour is operated by our trusted partner.
Early-Nov – Mid-March
Guided small groups (4:1)
No, meet on location
In the fall each year, we start looking for good ice caves for the winter tours. Normally we find several different caves, on the south side of Vatnajokull glacier; some are very stable, but others are less safe or even dangerous to enter, even though they are very beautiful.
Some of the caves are only accessible in below zero conditions, so we will choose each day which ice cave will best suit the tour. This depends on the time of winter, time of day, weather and other conditions at the time.
We always go to the most interesting and stunning ice cave accessible at each time, to give you the most amazing experience available.
- How far we need to drive, to access the perfect cave
- How far we need to walk, to reach the cave (can sometimes be up to 1 km)
- How complicated the cave is
We are located 350 km (4 1/2 hour drive in summer) east of Reykjavík, via road 1. Please note that in icy winter conditions the travel time can be much longer. We recommend that you stay in a hotel or guesthouse in southeast Iceland the night before the trip.
Local Guide HQ in Fagurhólsmýri (N1 fuel automat at the same location)
1/2 hour east of Skaftafell and 1/2 hour west Jökulsárlón in southeast Iceland.
GPS: N63° 52.865 W16° 38.780 (WGS84, Degree-Minutes.Minutes) or 63.881083 -16.646333 (WGS84, Hd .d°)
You can expect any kind of weather in Iceland, and your ice cave tour might be canceled with short notice due to weather.
Your safety is our number one priority!
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