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The Explorer from Skaftafell takes you all the way. Take a close look at the glacier Ice-fall in all it's power.

Great for those passing by Skaftafell National Park looking for a quick but stunning glacier adventure.

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The ultimate glacier experience! Glacier hiking on Falljökull and a Zodiac boat ride on Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon.

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Glacier Xtreme iceclimbing in Skaftafell

If you are looking for an adventure that will take you out of your comfort zone, and allows you to truly experience the ice then this is the trip for you.

Take a journey through a frozen maze of towering ice formations and deep blue crevasses.

Ever wanted to step foot on a glacier? This tour is available all year round directly from Reykjavik and includes a short glacier hiking tour on the stunning, ever changing glacier tongue of Solheimajokull glacier.

Join us for a short glacier walk on Sólheimajökull Glacier, see the black sand beaches, thundering waterfalls and powerful volcanoes of the south coast of the island. This is a great value sightseeing tour with an adventurous twist.

We offer a spectacular bird life exploration of the historic Ingólfshöfði Cape.

Glacier Guides

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We are fully certified by VAKINN, the official quality and environmental system in Icelandic tourism run by the Icelandic Tourist Board.

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At Glacier Guides in Iceland our goal is to exceed our guests expectations by providing an extraordinary experience in an informative and personal way. Our team of dedicated, professional guides combines their wealth of mountain knowledge and local expertise to guide you through the terrain. We are an internationally recognized and American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) accredited guiding operation with our base of operations located in Skaftafell, an oasis under the giant Vatnajokull Glacier in South Iceland, 330 km East of Reykjavik. We are passionate about the environment that we work and play in, we love exploring our local landscape and sharing this with visitors to the area.

From Skaftafell we operate spectacular glacier hikes, mountaineering trips, ice climbing, and more. Included in our glacier tours are several originating from Reykjavik. We specialize in tailor-made trips for organized groups taking into account specific needs including group abilities, budgets, and timeframe. We offer extensive private expedition services, mountaineering courses and assistance with media productions on Iceland’s glaciers and mountains. Contact us for more information.

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