Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
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Leona R
Czech Republic20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Snowmobiling on Mýrdarsjökull glacier was amazing. We also tried scooters and made photos of the peaks. I recommend you 100% to try this.
After, on the way back to our hotel, we visited city Vík with the Icewear® Icelandic Clothing Shop (woolen accessories).
Written 21 March 2023
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45beanie
Worcester, UK99 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Plenty of free parking. Toilet facilities 300isk. A van is there selling some hot food.
If you want to walk on the glacier you will require equipment which can be hired from the hut & a guide will accompany you. We just walked along the valley to the head of the glacier. The track was very icy & the walk was about 0.5km.
The glacier is spectacular, well worth the walk. It’s so colourful & you can hear it cracking away.
Written 16 November 2019
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mcklin12
77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
Water bubbling out of the mountain as you walk a path overlooking a body of water with mountainous terrain behind as you round a bend to see a wall of ice and a field of snow behind. Absolutely amazing sights. Take care to wear the right foot wear, it can be wet/slippery/muddy if it's rained.
Written 20 October 2019
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LoBommer
The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, UK1,751 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Good place to see a glacier in action and to understand about them.
Really brings home the effects of global warming!
Worth a visit but nothing spectacular!
Written 4 October 2019
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John D
Orlando, FL978 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
We hiked up to this glacier as it was a relatively quick and easy one at the end of the day, and it was worth the time and effort. We were not outfitted properly, so we only accessed into the glacier 3-5 minutes to checkout the scenery. Popped off a few photos and went on our way before dark.
Written 2 October 2019
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Rhonda S
29 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Small Glacier, easy walk to edge.......guided walks available. Not alot of people there. Sad to see so much melting.
Written 26 September 2019
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Goomsu
Birchington, UK359 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
The strong contrasts between the rocks and the ice make for excellent photographs. Impressive perspectives.
Written 17 September 2019
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TravelFan48105
Ann Arbor, MI1,479 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Solo
We departed from Vik on a bumpy ride across lava fields to reach the staging spot near the glacier. Then, equipped with crampons and helmets (I had also rented walking poles) we set off on foot for a short but adventurous hike to the glacier. Owing to high water we had to cross creeks on rickety plank “ bridges” - quite tricky in the howling wind. In places we had to wade in shallow water. Now the fun really started - we had to drag ourselves up the ice slope using a rope and finally we were in the cave itself. It was pitch black. We had a short talk then walked out an opening at the back to look at the layers of ice, some of which are black from volcanic ash. Then it was time to retrace our steps and it was just as thrilling on the way down. This was the last activity of my tour and the most exciting.
Written 26 August 2019
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Katarzyna K
Grantham, UK158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
I'd recommend to see this glacier if you are in the hurry and want to see one quick. There is only about 15 minutes walk to the glacier and you can get really close! It is even possible to touch it! The huge advantage from coming so close is that you can actually see how enormous it is!
Written 25 May 2019
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Melanie
Windsor, CT66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
This was one of my absolute favorite stops. The glacier is just stunning. You can't help but just look around in awe at the amazing natural beauty offered here. Once in a lifetime photo opportunities. Cool little ice caves to walk through. The hike itself is pretty easy and well worth it. A must see before it disappears.
Written 25 April 2019
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