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Summer Tours

From May 15th through September 30th Glacier Guides opens up its base of operations in Skaftafell. We offer a variety of different activities including glacier tours, mountain biking and mountaineering.
Please note that some of the tours listed below depart from Reykjavik (Vatnajokull Voyager, Blue Ice, Glacier Volcanoes & Waterfalls, Snæfellsjökull Glacier, Hekla Volcano Hike, and Eyjafjallajökull hike).
 

9:00 and 13:00 everyday

Moderate

Experience the wonders of Vatnajökull glacier from a kayak. Kayak your way through the peaceful Heinabergslón glacier lagoon while enjoying the magnificent landscape of Vatnajökull!

Glacier walk during summer

08:45

Easy

A guided two-day tour along the south shore of Iceland is the perfect way to explore this magnificently diverse area. We travel through black sand glacier deserts, moss covered lava fields all the way to the stunning Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.  

 

Thorsmork valley on a sunny day

08:00

Moderate

Thorsmork and fimmvodruhals day tour from Reykjavik, Iceland. Explore amazing nature in magnificent surroundings, volcanos, glaciers and small group.

Crystal Ice cave at night

20:00

Moderate

Explore the crystal ice cave at night to get the most out of your visit. A fantastic photo opportunity!

9:15, 11:30 & 13:00

Moderate

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

With your guide leading the way you will soon be exploring dramatic terrain, walking through a wonderland of ice formations and brilliant blue colors.

Glacier Xtreme iceclimbing in Skaftafell

9:15

Moderate

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

The Glacier Extreme trip from Skaftafell is in all essence an exploratory trip with an added emphasis on Ice-climbing. No previous Ice-climbing experience necessary. 

08:30, 10:00, 12:15, 14:15, 16:15

Easy+

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

The Falljökull glacier tongue is quite unique in that it offers everything glaciers are best known for without the need to travel over great distances.

8:30 Everyday (11:30 at glacier)

Easy+

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

We will explore the crevasse riddled outlet glacier that is Sólheimajökull and along the way we will find an ice wall where you can try your hand at ice climbing.

08:30

Moderate

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

This trip will provide you with plenty of photo opportunities and the chance to gain a thorough understanding of these powerful glaciers.

Everyday for minimum 3 persons

Easy

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

This tour is bound to exceed even the highest expectations, providing the opportunity to see the amazing Icelandic landscape from the air as well on the ground.

8 - 8:30 Sun & Thur*

Difficult

Hike the historical Snæfellsjökull glacier in West-Iceland, where Jules Verne once described the entrance to the “Centre of the Earth”!. This famous volcano rises up 1450 meters from the middle of the Snæfellsnes peninsula and is clearly visible more than a 100 km away.

7:30 Mon, Wed & Fri

Easy

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

This is a fast paced trip for all fitness levels and those with perhaps limited time in Iceland, providing an opportunity to see the south coast highlights in a day.

8:00 - 8:30 Everyday

Easy

See the black sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, powerful volcanoes and majestic glaciers of the south coast.

This is a great value, easy, sightseeing tour with an adventurous twist. The sights are breathtaking, the grandeur unforgettable!

7 am

Easy

Glacier hiking on Solheimajokull glacier is a great way to get to know Iceland. Pick up from Reykjavik every day. 

10:30 & 13:30

Easy

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

This historical nature reserve is home of thousands of nesting seabirds, like puffins and great skuas.

Fjallsarlon glacier lagoon

10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 & 16:00

Easy

Take a Zodiac boat ride around the beautiful Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon.
This trip will provide you with plenty of photo opportunities and the chance to cruise around the floating icebergs of Fjallsárlón.

9:00 - 18:00

Easy

This short adventure tour takes you on to the iconic glacier lagoon Jökulsálón (also named: Breiðamerkurlón) in the South of Iceland.