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This section is full of helpful information and resources. You can also check our Frequently Asked Questions page for further information and of course do not hesitate to Contact Us if you can’t find what you are looking for.


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Everything you need to know about Glaciers in Iceland, glacier hiking and how to dress for a glacier hike, ice caves, what to expect as well as the surrounding location of the Glacier Guides Booking Center in Skaftafell and beautiful attractions on the South Coast. Read all about our hometown, Skaftafell in Vatnajokull National Park, the amazing Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and the nearby Diamond Beach. All this and much much more can be found in our Information Blog.


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Our trips from Skaftafell all depart from our Glacier Guides booking house, located at the edge of the Skaftafell National Park Visitors center parking lot (visit our Getting Here page for directions to Skaftafell). For our glacier tours, we will provide you with almost everything needed to have a great adventure, however, for each trip, there are some things you need to bring. Please read the details for the trips you are joining or view our equipment list so that you can be sure you have all you need for a great day out in the Icelandic nature. Our trips are subject to weather and Glacier Guides reserves the right to change any trip if conditions are not appropriate.

Guests are advised that all activities are undertaken entirely at their own risk and they must behave in a fit and proper manner at all times in accordance with Glacier Guides guidelines and must take proper responsibility for their own actions. Glacier hiking and related activities carry inherent risks. We hope you will join us on an adventure to enjoy the Icelandic nature.