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)

2-4 hours

13 years
No, meet on location

Tour highlights

Glacier experience
Super Jeep experience
We always go to the best ice cave possible at the time
Ice cave experience
Vatnajökull glacier

What’s included


Expert and certified local guides
Small group experience
All the necessary equipment for the ice caving
Transportation to the glacier edge


Transportation from Reykjavík, hotel transfers

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.

Duration of the trip depends on a few things:
  • 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
Our period of operation can vary according to conditions. Sometimes we can kick off the season early or make it last longer. But sometimes we need to delay the season, or cut it short, due to unfavorable conditions. We will make sure to keep you posted if this affects your booking in any way!

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°)

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Please note

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!

What should I bring on this tour?

Good and sturdy boots or hiking shoes are essential, as we sometimes need to put on crampons and sometimes the ground can be very muddy in or on the way to the ice cave. Please wear warm and waterproof outdoor clothing, hat and gloves.

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