Skaftafell Ice Climbing

4,5 hours
14 years

Join us on a thrilling outdoor adventure on a beautiful outlet glacier that is suitable for all skill levels. Walk, ice climb and enjoy the magnificent landscape around you on this day tour.


  • Glacier walk experience
  • Ice climbing experience
  • Magnificent landscape
  • Skaftafell
  • Svínafellsjökull

What's included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment

What's not included

  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
  • Lunch


After meeting your professional and knowledgeable glacier guide at the Skaftafell Base, you will be provided with a safety orientation, a harness, a helmet, crampons, and an ice axe.

On the glacier, your guide will rig up the climbing ropes and you can enjoy an introduction to this awesome activity.

Following your Glacier Walk and ice climbing adventure, you will head back to our Base.

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FAQ & Important Information

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.

Meeting point:

Skaftafell Visitor Center

GPS point for Skaftafell
N 64.016217
W 16.966664

Our Base in Skaftafell is located by the bus parking lot of Skaftafell National Park, across form the Visitor Center. When coming from the visitors parking lot take the path that leads to the Visitor Center, turn right at the end of the path, and then right again at the bus parking.

The parking lot is at the end of road no. 998 that branches off main road no. 1.

Please be there 20 min before the departure of your tour.

Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all the 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 to 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; a warm sweater are highly recommended. Wearing sturdy, waterproof boots and waterproof clothes are essential. Bring some snack or packed lunch. Bring your personal daily medications if required.

Medical conditions:
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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