Blue Ice Experience in Skaftafell

The Blue Ice Experience in Skaftafell is a great excursion to take in the beautiful Vatnajökull National Park. On this tour, you can enjoy an easy 2-hour walk on the Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue. This glacier is a breathtaking outlet glacier of Vatnajökull glacier. It offers beautiful scenery and stunning views. Led by an experienced guide, this is a great experience for travelers looking for an adventure in the Skaftafell area.


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  • Availability

    All year


    3 Hours

  • Difficulty


  • Pickup


  • Minimum Age

    8 years

  • Price

    ISK 10.900

Tour Highlights:

  • Svínafellsjökull Glacier tongue
  • Glacier Walk
  • Ice Sculptures


  • Guiding services
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the meeting location for this tour?

The meeting location for this tour is in Skaftafell, next to the National Park Visitor Centre. Please be on location 20 minutes before the start of the tour.

Can pickup and dropoff be added to this tour?

No, this is a meet-on-location tour.

If you are interested in doing a glacier walk in Skaftafell, but do not have a car, you might be interested in the 2 Day South Coast Tour with Glacier Hike.

How much time is spent on the glacier on this tour?

The tour is about 2½-3 hours in total, with 1½-2 hours spent on the glacier.

What should I wear on this tour?

You should dress according to weather. Please keep in mind that it is usually colder up on the glacier. Wear warm clothing, rain gear, and hiking boots. Hiking boots can be rented at booking (1,500 ISK per pair).

Is the age limit for this tour flexible?

Due to safety reasons, the age limit is not flexible. The minimum age for this tour is 8 years of age.

Book this tour

Price from 10.900 ISK per person.


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