Glacier Kayak Adventure Tour

  • Availability

    May - September

  • DURATION

    3.5 hours

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Pickup

    No

  • Minimum Age

    14 Years

  • Price

    ISK 15.900

Tour Highlights:

  • Heinabergslón Glacier Lagoon
  • Floating Icebergs
  • Kayak Adventure
  • Once in a lifetime experience

Included:

  • Sit on top kayak and paddle
  • Drysuit, gloves and shoes
  • Safety west
  • Transportation from the meeting point to Heinabergslón Glacier Lagoon

The Glacier Kayak Adventure Tour

If you are looking for a unique way to experience the icebergs of the east, then the Glacier Kayak Adventure tour is the perfect choice for you! Go on a true adventure and explore the wonders of the Heinabergslón glacier lagoon with expert guides. This tour is the perfect addition to any day spent exploring the beautiful glacier lagoons of South East Iceland.

After meeting up with your guide and group, you’ll drive a short journey to the stunning Heinabergslón glacier lagoon. Located off the beaten path, this lagoon offers a peaceful experience with nature. After a safety briefing, you’ll kayak out on the lagoon. Here you will get up close and personal with the glaciers that float on the lagoon. As the glacier lagoon is ever-changing, your guide will take you on the best possible route each day. This means that no two tours are alike, and you never know what adventures lie ahead!

You’ll spend about 2 hours out on the lagoon during the glacier kayak tour, enjoying the stunning nature that surrounds you. This tour is a great option for all types of adventurous travelers who are looking for special experienced in Iceland.

This tour is operated by one of our trusted partners.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book this tour for an odd number of guests (3, 5, etc.)?

If you are booking this tour for an odd number of guests, you can select the following options:

Option 1:
Book single kayaks for all guests. Note that the single kayak price is higher than when two persons share a kayak. Please also note that children 14 – 16 years old must ride in a double kayak with an adult.

Option 2:
Make two bookings, you can use the shopping cart so you only have to check out once. Create a booking for the number of guests who will be sharing a kayak and add it to your shopping cart. Return to the tour and make a booking for the guest/guests that will be in a single kayak and add it to your shopping cart. You can then check out a complete order for all guests.

If you have any problems with booking the tour or have questions about the booking process, please email us at info@iat.is.

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

The meeting point for this tour is at the Flatey Farm, not to be confused with Flatey island! Flatey farm is located about 30 mins. drive west from Höfn, and about 35 minutes east of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.

Guests must be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start of their tour.

Please click the “How To Get There” button above to see a map of the area.

Can I add transportation to and from Reykjavík to this tour?

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

What should I wear on this tour?

You should wear warm outdoor clothing like regular hiking pants and a fleece sweater. Also, bring a warm cap and socks (synthetic or wool). We also recommend sunglasses and light gloves.

Good hiking boots are essential. The boots should be high enough to provide good ankle support. The boots should be water resistant and meant for hiking and outdoor activities.

How fit do I need to be to participate in this tour?

Although the kayaking is at an easy pace, you need to be in reasonably good physical condition. For example, you need to be able to walk at least 2 km with short breaks at a pace of about at a low pace of 2-3km/hr (1.2-1.8mi/hr).

Is the age limit on this tour flexible?

No, the age limit for this tour is not flexible.

Are meals included on this tour?

No, meals are not included in this tour. You can buy refreshments at the meeting point at Flatey farm.

What is the cancellation policy for this tour?

Reservations can be canceled 48 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@iat.is.

Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 48 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).

If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible. 

The meeting point for this tour is at the Flatey farm, not to be confused with Flatey island! Flatey farm is located about 30 mins. drive west from Höfn, and about 35 minutes east of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.

GPS Coordinates: 64.259151, -15.587038

Please be at the meeting point no later than 15 minutes before the start of your tour.

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Price from 15.900 ISK per person.

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