~ 1,5 hours
May – Sep
from 10.900 ISK
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to visit and experience Jökulsárlón, the iceberg-filled ice lagoon, all from your very own kayak! This is an amazing chance to explore the unbelievably shaped, huge icebergs, and discover places which cannot be seen in any other way.
This tour is equally suitable for beginners and experienced paddlers.
Why you’ll love this tour
- You will spend an amazing hour visiting the hidden gems of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon in a gentle, but incredibly exciting and fun boating tour.
- You will have the option to ride in a kayak alone or go with your buddy.
- You will ride a SIT-ON-TOP kayak, a particular type that is far wider than usual, thus more stable.
- You will have the opportunity to see many seals playing in the lagoon or basking on the icebergs.
- Many of our guests have told us that this unique day tour is one of the most memorable experiences of their entire Iceland vacation.
Activities and gear
✔️ Guided small group glacier kayaking tour
✔️ Double kayak and paddles
✔️ All necessary equipment (drysuit, safety vest, shoes, and gloves)
✔️ Transportation from the Base Camp
Staff & experts
✔️ English speaking certified kayak guides
❌ Meals not included
Glacier Kayaking experience
Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
This glacier lagoon kayaking tour is suitable for beginners and experienced paddlers.
Meet your group at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon car parking at least 30 minutes before tour departure. We are located in a box van by the lagoon marked as “IceGuide”.
Your friendly guide will provide you with a drysuit, life vest, shoes, and gloves, then you are ready for your incredible glacier lagoon kayaking tour. You’ll use very stable and secure SIT-ON-TOP boats, these are very suitable for first-time kayakers.
You will spend about 1 hour exploring the glacier lagoon. Your friendly guide will tell you all about the area’s incredible history and culture. As you paddle across the calm, deep waters of the lagoon, you’ll probably see many seals. These adorable creatures call Jökulsárlón home, and they can often be seen playing in the water or sunbathing on the icebergs.
Exploring Jökulsárlón from a kayak is truly out of this world – seeing it on the mirror-like surface of the ice lagoon is incredibly amazing. No visitor to Iceland should miss out on this incredible opportunity.
The following is important information applicable to this tour. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone, we are here to make your tour exceptional!
This tour is operated by our trusted partner.
Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the tour departure to allow time to register, and meet your guide, and so that you do not delay other guests in your group. As much as possible arrive prepared and ready to go.
Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all available seats are booked out. Please book your tour early to avoid disappointment. You can book this tour online using the booking form or just call our office. We typically respond to phone calls from 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM GMT – if you do not reach us, please send an email and we will reply your message as soon as possible.
All prices are per person. We accept payment by major credit and debit cards with no additional fees. Gratuities are not included.
Tour itinerary changes:
At all times your safety is our first priority. You can expect any kind of weather in Iceland. For this reason, the tour itinerary may be subject to change the sights without notice or the tour might be canceled due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. If the timing changes, we will need your valid mobile phone number to contact you and inform you of the time change. Please don’t forget to fill out your phone number on the booking form. If the tour is canceled, you can choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your tour for another day. We make every effort to avoid any such changes wherever possible.
What to bring:
Since the weather is unpredictable, always bring comfortable outdoor clothes, warm layers, with waterproof and windproof outer-layers. Jeans are not suitable clothing; waterproof jacket and shoes and a warm sweater are highly recommended. It’s best to wear waterproof boots. Bring some snack or packed lunch. Bring your personal daily medications if required.
Reasonable fitness is required for this tour. Overweight people can expect to have problems fitting the drysuits, and therefore not being able to participate. Please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.
Payment and cancelation:
Full payment is required at time of booking to secure your place. We require 24 hrs notice of cancellation for a refund. Any cancellation made within less than 24 hours prior to departure will be fully charged.
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