Glacier Discovery

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An easy and captivating glacier walk!

Experience a fun and family-friendly glacier walk through the icy wonderland of Sólheimajökull, the nearest glacier to Reykjavík. Enjoy a safe and captivating adventure led by Iceland's highest-certified guides.

Our guide to Glacier Discovery

Embark on an easy and captivating glacier walk on Sólheimajökull, led by our most certified and experienced guides. With extensive training and the highest glacier guiding qualifications, they ensure your safety while navigating the vibrant shades of the glacier, from pristine white to ethereal blue and crystal clear.

Our guides, who are also members of local search and rescue teams and passionate environmentalists, will take you to exclusive areas of the glacier, a privilege few enjoy. You'll be equipped with all necessary safety gear to ensure your safety and minimize environmental impact.

As you traverse this frosty marvel, you'll witness deep crevasses, water cauldrons, and other spectacular features. The Icelandic Mountain Guides will enrich your experience with their deep understanding of Icelandic glaciers, volcanoes, and mountains, making your glacier walk a memorable learning journey.

Our small group sizes promise an intimate and enriching experience, while our glacier trucks maximize your time on the ice. This Sólheimajökull glacier walk is not just an adventure but a respectful homage to nature, offering abundant photo opportunities amidst awe-inspiring landscapes.

Location: This tour departs from Sólheimajökull Base Camp

Departs: Daily, year-round

Start Times: 9.30 am, 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm

Duration: Approximately 3 hours with 1 - 1.5 hours on the ice

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Glacier Discovery

  • Please note: this tour departs from the Sólheimajökull Base Camp
  • You will receive a voucher for this experience. Please read it thoroughly.
  • You will be required to present a printed copy of your voucher at the time of tour departure.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 72 hours before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 72 hours.