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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

"I went on a small 4 person walk and climb in the Skaftafell National Park w/ Jacob as a guide. It was truly not only a highlight of my trip in Iceland but one of the coolest things I've done in some time. I would highly recommend this trip to any adventurous spirit. Jacob was very helpful and supportive. He did an amazing making sure that we made the most of our experience. He was very knowledgable about the glacier and the local area." - Glacier Xtreme trip

June, 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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