2 - 3 Hours
Looking for a quick escape to an ice cave in South Iceland? The Fast Track Ice Cave Tour is designed for those who would like to include an ice cave on their Iceland holiday but are short on time. Departing from Vík, you will embark on a Super Jeep ride to a hidden ice cave found in the area. This tour is a great addition to a self-drive holiday along the Icelandic South Coast! It is also a great option for families, with the minimum age for this tour being just 8 years of age.
After meeting up in Vík, you will embark on a Super Jeep journey to the glacier area. Super Jeeps are modified vehicles that can tackle various terrains, and the ride is an adventure in itself! The drive takes 30-60 minutes, depending on the conditions. Once you reach the glacier, it’s time to gear up. You’ll be supplied with all the necessary safety equipment on site. You guide will also give you a safety briefing and teach you how to use the gear.
Next, you’ll go on a fun and easy walk to the ice cave. After about a 5-10 minute walk, you’ll reach this beautiful ice cave. You’ll have a total of about 45-60 minutes in the glacier area to explore and take photos. During the tour your guide will tell you about the ice cave, it’s formation and answer any questions you may have about this natural ice cave. After your visit, you’ll return to the meeting point in Vík. From there you can continue on your Iceland journey, whether heading west or east!
Looking for the full version of this tour? Check out the Katla Ice Cave Tour.
This tour is operated by one of our trusted partners.
The meeting point for this tour is at the N1 gas station in the town of Vík.
Please be on location 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
No, this tour is meet-on-location only. If you would like to visit the Katla Ice Cave on a daytour from Reykjavík, please check out the South Coast & Katla Ice Cave Tour.
Yes, for safety reasons this tour has an age limit of 8 years.
This tour is led by professional, expert guides who know the area well. You should never enter an ice cave by yourself.
Safety always comes first, therefore the operator of this tour reserves the right to cancel the tour if conditions are not right. In case of cancellations, you will be offered to go on another tour, if possible, or get a full refund.
You should bring your warmest clothes and winter layers, gloves, hat and of course your camera.
Good hiking shoes or snow boots are essential for this tour.
All safety equipment needed for the ice cave tour will be provided to you on the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Meeting point in Vík:
The meeting point for this tour is at the N1 gas station in the town of Vík. It takes about 2,5 hours is optimal conditions to drive from Reykjavík to Vík.
Please note that you must be ready on location 15 minutes before the start of your tour.