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Myrdalsjokull Glacier

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Address: | Vík í Mýrdal, Vik, Iceland
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South Coast Private Tour from Reykjavik with 1 hour of Snowmobiling on a Glacier
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Snowmobiling Experience on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
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Quad Bike Tour from Vik

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Stunning glacier

We went snowmobiling on top of this glacier, just incredible. The sheer size of it is hard to get to grips with and the snow was knee deep - all whilst being on top of the Katla... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nikkia27
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Berkshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went snowmobiling on top of this glacier, just incredible. The sheer size of it is hard to get to grips with and the snow was knee deep - all whilst being on top of the Katla volcano!

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Southport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking on and inside a glacier would be a nice thing to tick off your bucket list! As with many glaciers today, this one is shrinking and in retreat. Easily accessible by road, parking is free and there is a cafe / toilets - don't glance over and mistake them for shipping containers. There are information boards near the car... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area was very pretty, site of Stars Wars filming. You need to go with a guide to reach this area in the winter.

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Boston, MA
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

We very much enjoyed this experience while you can't climb the the ice easily alone you most certainly can enjoy the experience without a guide. We didn't go far onto the glacier we got fabulous photos and had no issues wearing boots and snow clothing.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We took the Defender up the track as far as we could before we hit the snow line, and closed road. Got out to see the amazing rocks, lava formations and views. Wow out of this world. Take that 4x4 and use it to get to see what the coaches cannot see!

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice place, you can't go far if you are not in a excursion but worth the trip anyway! There's also a café but it's expessive.

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Zwevegem, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

another glacier close to the Ring Road and absolutely beautiful. You do not have the impression to be only 1km away from the main road. Must see!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The size of this glacier is just mindboggling. There is a frozen lake in front it and beautiful ice formations jutting out. It's a moderately long walk from the car park. Do not attempt to go on the glacier without a guide (guides will stop you) and don't walk on the lake. Definitely go see it, it was amazing.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect as I had never seen a glacier and Myrdalsjokull did not disappoint. In a monochromatic landscape the glacier had blue hue and the water was frozen. It was spellbinding! Cant wait to go back and explore more of Iceland!

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

just a short drive from route 1 and short walk from a large carpark and you get to enjoy this beautiful glacier you really can get right up and personnal, we just found a spot to sit back and watch the intrepid walkers going up onto the glacier then you really appreciate how big it is.

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