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Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik

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  • 8-hour Langjökull glacier snowmobile ride and ice cave visit from Reykjavik
  • 1-hour snowmobile trek across Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap
  • Zoom over the snow and ice led by a glacier guide
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Glacier Snowmobiling and Ice Cave Tour from Reykjavik
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Overview
Zip across Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap by snowmobile and visit an ice cave on an 8-hour Langjökull glacier trip from Reykjavik. Ride a snowmobile over the ice toward a glacier cave, admiring the views over snow fields and peaks. Then, descend into the cave on foot to view the blue ice inside the glacier before snowmobiling back. Return transportation, with central Rekyjavik hotel pickup and drop-off included.
What to Expect
After early morning pickup from your downtown Reykjavik hotel or guest house, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned super truck — a large 4x4 specially adapted to drive on glacier ice — to the snowmobile base station on Langjökull glacier, Iceland’s second-biggest ice cap.

On arrival, take in the views over the sparkling glacier and be shown to your modern snowmobile. Then, listen to a safety briefing, and don the provided snowmobiling gear, including a thermal coverall, balaclava, helmet, and gloves. Get instructions on operating your vehicle, and when you’re ready, set off in a small group of six travelers or fewer, led by a certified glacier guide.

Cruise over the glacier and as you gain in confidence, open the throttle and pick up speed. Zip over the ice, and soak in the far-reaching views over the surrounding snow fields and mountains.

Following about 30 minutes on your snowmobile, arrive at the ice cave, and walk to the entrance. Then, descend into the depths to admire the blue ice. Learn about the glacier’s formation and how the layers of ice form its heart, and take photos of the surreal-looking, icy world around you.

After approximately 15 minutes spent exploring the cave, re-emerge onto the glacier and hop back on your snowmobile. Then, rev the engine and enjoy the return 30-minute ride back over the ice to the base station.

Your full-day tour finishes with a drop-off back at your accommodation in central Reykjavik.
Reviews (38)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Incredible!

Absolute highlight of our trip to Iceland. Snowmobiling was excellent and although pricey, well worth the money for a once in a lifetime experience. Great communication throughout from Arctic Adventures and our guide, Einal, was superb. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and super funny! Thanks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aimeecave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
“FANTASTIC DAY TOUR !”

We would like to say thank you to MARDIS...the guide,she was very interesting we had a lot of laughs along the way...which made the day special. The snowmobiling was amazing,the ice cave was amazing 😉 the hole day was BRILLIANT, best experience in Iceland. Thank...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ah15766
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Don't miss

Great guides. Natural cave was fascinating. Went in a long caravan. We were in the first five sleds and really opened them up. Drove in circles waiting for others to catch up. With the snow there were near whiteout conditions. If you are adventurous get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Exhilarating, beautiful...a must do!

We had such a brilliant day. Ron, the guide was super helpful, informative and fun. We had stunning weather, which made the views sensational. The ice cave was beautiful, and Ron was great at taking photos for us. Driving the snowmobiles was so exhilarating (whilst...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank U2701UTlauraj
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile
Experience of a lifetime

Amazing experience from start to finish..couldn’t recommend this tour enough..one of the best things myself and my wife have ever done..our tour guide Arni was excellent,very helpful and really funny as well whilst also keeping our safety in mind..worth every penny

Thank SRNW1979
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Ophelia B
19 December 2018|
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Response from samhS3337NT | Reviewed this property |
I think you sign a form to say you have a drivers license but they dont need to see them
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jaidazzles
15 November 2018|
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Response from MVD72 | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing, I find that is more efficient in getting a response. You don't need a license nor did they ask for one that I can remember.
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