3 - 4 Hours
On the Katla Ice Cave Tour, you will enter a world of dramatic landscape and blue ice caves. Departing from the town of Vík, this tour takes you 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, with pickup in Reykjavík available during the winter season.
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.
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.
Yes, for safety reasons this tour has an age limit of 12 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.
The maximum number of guests on this tour is 12.
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.
Meeting point in Reykjavík:
In winter you can book this tour with transfer from Reykjavík. Pickup is at the Reykjavík City Hall, Tjarnargata 11. Pickup in Reykjavík is at 08:00 AM: