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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.

Winter Only!! Do not miss this amazing opportunity to visit an ice cave in the Vatnajökull region!

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.

Winter Only!! Tour the beautiful south coast and excperience the blue ice of the Vatnajökull region!

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

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

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

Glacier Guides

Happy Guests

"My son and I enjoyed a guided tour of a glacier by Snorri on May 19th. He was a phenomenal guide. He explained how to use the gear and we quickly became confident walking on the glacier. He also was able to answer all of our questions about the ice, volcano, geology etc. It was as if he was more a teacher than a guide. We enjoyed the trip so much we wish we could have spent the entire day on the glacier. We both want to go back and do the trip again only next time take a longer trip. Snorri... read full review

May, 2013

"This tour operator is the best! They take a personal AND professional interest in their patrons and offer a firstrate, high quality product with the best guides. i want to laude the efforts of Daniel in particular. My husband and I took the combo glacier hike/lagoon trip. Because of our age, we weren't able to make it all the way to the top. It really isn't that hard and all the others had no problem so don't let our experience deter you from taking the hike. So, Daniel took care of us at a... read full review

June, 2013

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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, 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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