3 - 4 Hours
The Langjökull Glacier Snowmobile Tour is a great addition to a day on the Golden Circle. Meet up with your group at Gullfoss and enjoy a thrilling snowmobile ride on a glacier. Led by professional guides, this tour takes you on an adventure of Iceland’s second largest ice cap. Children over the age of six can ride on the back of their parents’ snowmobiles, making this a fun experience for the whole family!
After meeting at Gullfoss, you’ll drive up to the snowmobile base in a modified glacier vehicle. Once at the base, you’ll suit up in safety gear and overalls that will keep you warm on the glacier. You’ll also get a safety briefing and instructions on how to operate the snowmobile. Afterward, it’s time to head out for an hour-long ride on the glacier!
Led by professional guides, this tour offers a fun excursion in the vast landscape of Langjökull. The glacier lies over a massif of hyaloclastite mountains. The tops of some of these mountains can be seen during the tour.
If you don’t have a car and would like to go on this tour, check out the Golden Circle Super Jeep & Snowmobile Tour.
This tour is operated by one of our trusted partners.
No, transport from Reykjavík is not available for this tour. If you are interested in joining this tour but don’t have transport, we recommend The Golden Circle Super Jeep and Snowmobile Tour
Yes, a valid driver‘s license is required to operate a snowmobile. If you do not have such a license but are traveling with a partner who does, you can ride on the back of his/her snowmobile.
The standard version of this tour has two persons riding a snowmobile. This is called a double ride.
You can book the tour with the additional single rider fee, which means that one person rides each snowmobile.
Please note that if you are traveling solo, you must book this tour with the single rider fee. Double rides are not shared with other guests on the tour.
It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will keep you dry and comfortable. Wear warm, windproof clothing in addition to good, sturdy shoes. You will be supplied with warm overalls, gloves and shoe covers for the snowmobile portion of this tour.
You will be supplied with helmets and other appropriate safety equipment for the snowmobile tour.
Yes, it is perfectly fine for you to wear your backpack when snowmobiling. If you find it restricting you can also bungee cord the backpack on the rack of the snowmobile.
The tour operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary according to weather and road conditions. If a tour is canceled due to bad weather, we will work together to either find another date for you to go on the tour (if possible) or provide you with a full refund.
Reservations can be canceled 24 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 24 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 24 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 Gullfoss Café by Gullfoss waterfall. Please be on location 15-30 minutes before the start of your tour.