The Ice Cave and Northern Lights Experience

The famous Glacier Lagoon and the Diamond Ice-Beach, a visit to a natural Ice Cave, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and a Northern Light’s search - all in one long day! An excellent option for people who have limited time but would like to see these amazing attractions.

Overview

Map for The Ice Cave and Northern Lights Experience tour
  • Duration:14 - 16 hours
  • Season:November 15 to March 20
  • Operates:Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
  • Departure times:07:30
  • Price:Adult:0 ISK
     Age 12 - 17:0 ISK
  • Tour ID:DT35

Included

  • Private transportation in a comfortable vehicle with an English speaking driver / guide according to itinerary.
  • An Ice Cave tour. Safety gear and lights are provided.

Not Included

  • Food and drinks during the tour

Itinerary

The tour starts with a 07:30 pick up at your hotel or at a nearby bus stop and you are in for a very long but breathtaking day. You will be sitting in a comfortable mini-bus or jeep with your own driver / guide, enjoying all the best highlights that the south coast has to offer in one package.

You will drive towards Jökulsárlón, glacier lagoon. It‘s a part of the Vatnajökull national park and appeared in 1950 due to the melting of Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. Here you will see icebergs floating in the lagoon and might even see a seal from time to time. On the other side of Highway 1 you‘ll walk down to the Diamond beach where icebergs sit on the black sand beach of Breiðamerkursandur, having washed upon shore, glowing like crystals. Truly a unique experience and maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Once you have enjoyed viewing the ice bergs at the lagoon and beach you will be driven to the ice cave where you will be provided with safety gear and lights before you enter the cave. The Ice cave portion will be with other travelers visiting the ice cave

After the ice cave you will head back to Reykjavík and take the final scheduled stop, Seljalandsfoss waterfall where you might have the option of walking behind the cascade. During the winter months, the waterfall is lit up and provides great photo opportunities, especially if the Northern lights appear. As the Northern lights can be very elusive, their sighting cannot be guaranteed but if conditions offer a glimpse of hope the drive back to the city is a constant Northern lights hunt.

Pricing - Please contact us for a price for this private day trip.

Tour duration - You can expect the tour to take 14-16 hours so bringing snack for the ride is a good idea, the driver will also be making short stops during the tour at service stations. You can expect to be back in Reykjavik city shortly after midnight.

Clothing - Make sure you’re dressed well, hiking boots are recommended and multi layers of clothing as the temperature can be very low in the ice cave and around the lagoon.

Other Information

Please contact us for a price for this amazing day trip.

Minimum age of passengers is: 12
Pickup is offered from your accommodation.

Please note - As the Northern lights can be very elusive, their sighting cannot be guaranteed but if conditions offer a glimpse of hope we will go on a Northern lights hunt.
In Iceland all itineraries are designed to be flexible taking weather conditions into account. We reserve the right to change your itinerary or cancel it with your safety in mind. All glacier and adventure trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Participants must be aware that all outdoor activities carry an inherit risk and are undertaken entirely at their own risk.

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