Katla Ice Cave Tour

  • Availability

    All year

  • DURATION

    4 Hours

  • Difficulty

    Moderate

  • Pickup

    No

  • Minimum Age

    12 Years

  • Price

    ISK 34.900

Tour Highlights:

  • Green Mountains
  • Ice Cave
  • Black Sand Beaches
  • Super Jeep Tour

Included:

  • Guided tour by Super Jeep
  • Safety equipment

The Katla Ice Cave Tour

On the Katla Ice Cave Tour, you will enter a world of dramatic landscapes and blue ice caves. Departing from the town of Vík, this tour takes you on to journey of green mountains, blue ice caves, and black sand dunes. Led by local guides, you will discover the wonder of these hidden gems on the Icelandic South Coast. This ice cave tour is available year-round.

This is a meet-on-location tour only. If you want to explore the Katla Ice Cave on a day tour from Reykjavík, check out the South Coast & Katla Ice Cave Tour.

After meeting up with your guide and group in Vík, you will embark on a journey to the mountains. Traveling by Super Jeeps, you will be able to explore the remarkable landscape found in the Icelandic highlands.

You’ll start by visiting an ice cave that features blue ice. In this stunning ice cave, you can explore the black, white, and blue ice that forms naturally inside the cave. After visiting the cave and taking plenty of photos, you’ll venture into the stunning green mountains in the highlands. You will get plenty of opportunities to photograph and marvel at this amazing sight.

Before returning to Vík, you’ll visit one of Iceland’s most stunning black dune beaches. Led by local professional guides, you will leave this tour with plenty of fond memories and photos and fun and interesting facts you can only learn from a local.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the meeting point for this tour?

The meeting point is in Vik.

Check-in is in the grey building of Katlatrack Base and Black Crust Pizzeria, next to the yellow OB gas pumps. The address is Austurvegur 16, but please note that Google Maps is pointing to the wrong location – it’s better to search the Katlatrack.

Please note that you must be ready on location 15 minutes before the start of your tour.

Can I book this tour with transfer from Reykjavík?

This tour is also available as a full day tour from Reykjavík: South Coast & Katla Ice Cave Tour.

Note that with transfers from Reykjavík this is a full day tour of up to 10-12 hours.

Is there an age limit for this tour?

Yes, for safety reasons this tour has an age limit of 12 years.

Is it dangerous to visit an ice cave?

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.

What should I wear on this tour?

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.

How many guests are on each tour?

The maximum number of guests on this tour is 12.

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.

Meeting point in Vík:

Check-in is in the grey building of Katlatrack Base and Black Crust Pizzeria, next to the yellow OB gas pumps. The address is Austurvegur 16, but please note that Google Maps is pointing to the wrong location – it’s better to search the Katlatrack.

Please note that you must be ready on location 15 minutes before the start of your tour.

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Price from 34.900 ISK per person.

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