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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.

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

Glacier Xtreme iceclimbing in Skaftafell

If you are looking for an adventure that allows you to truly experience the ice then this is the trip for you.

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

Climb Iceland's Highest peak, Hvannadalshnúkur.  This is a great way to see Iceland!

A perfect day trip from Reykjavik!  Escape the city for a glacier walk and visit to Jökulsárlon Glacier Lagoon.

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

See the South Coast from the air!  This is the ultimate tour of Iceland and an unforgettable experience!

Glacier Guides

Happy Guests

"Totally worth it, and more! Our guide Snorri made a fantastic trip for me and my mom and made us feel totally safe and enthralled us with the glacier. We explored glacial caves, saw the mysterious "glacier mice" and actually got to quite a height, only with 90 minutes on the ice! It comes totally recommended!"

May, 2013

"The Glacier Xtreme tour with our guides Thor and Jacob exceeded our expectations!

From start to finish, Glacier Guides were organized, knowledgeable, professional, and helped to make our time at Skaftafell a memorable adventure! Booking ahead of time online was easy and getting fitted for crampons and climbing gear onsite was even easier. After a 15-minute bus ride, our small group (8 people) took a brisk walk to the foot of the glacier where we strapped on our... read full review

July, 2013

Aerial shots courtesy of Skysmith

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, rock climbing, mountain biking 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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