Snæfellsjökull Glacier
(What To See - West)

Snæfellsjökull Glacier<br/>(What To See - West)

 

Snæfellsjökull is a majestic glacier located at the tip of Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The glacier is 1,446 meters high and offers phenomenal views from the top. On beautiful sunny days, you look over the vast Breiðafjörður Bay as far as Látrabjarg Cliff in the West fjords. To the South you look over Faxafló Gulf and all the way to Reykjavik. You can even see the inspiring glacier all the way to the capital, painting a picture prefect horizon on clear days. Snæfellsjökull is a popular destination for glacier hikers, snowmobilers, and skiers. For those not familiar with the glacier, a guide is recommended. Daily tours to the top of the glacier are available by either snowmobile or snow cat when conditions allow.