If you’re looking for an experience in Iceland where you witness a rare natural wonder—this is the ideal option. The tour gives you access to somewhere that you wouldn’t be able to reach alone—an ice cave that sits underneath Katla Volcano. Travel with ease up to the ice cave in a Super Jeep. It’s a safe experience as you are given a helmet and crampons, and a guide leads the way so you don’t get lost.
This is the perfect way to explore Iceland’s incredible scenery without being stuck on a crowded bus. Get out in the open air and ride an Icelandic horse from the stables in Vik to a picturesque black sand beach. No need to worry if you’ve never ridden a horse before—this experience is suitable for beginners and goes at a slow and calm pace.
The black lava sands of South Iceland are wonderful to look at, but this quad biking tour offers a deeper sensory connection with the landscape. Beginning close to the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, head down to the black lava sands fields, which derive from the dormant volcano Katla, then continue along the coast to the famed aircraft wreck, onto the Jökulsá river and up to the foot of the mountain.
Secure your spot in advance, and see the Sólheimajökull Glacier from a different perspective on this guided kayak tour. After dressing in the included dry suit, learn the basics of kayaking before paddling out behind your guide into the lagoon. Observe the glacier landscape as you glide around the icebergs anchored in the lagoon.
While many tours in Iceland make pit stops at glaciers—the country is, after all, full of them—fewer take you over them and close enough to discover their interesting features. With this tour, take an easy glacier hike to see ice formations, crevasses, and water cauldrons that you’d miss just stopping for a look. Your climbing crampons are provided, and the guided hike is offered 2-3 times a day so it’s easier to fit into your schedule.
If you've already done the typical sightseeing tours of South Iceland, embark on a unique adventure that will give you a brand new perspective. Journey to the ice cap of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, which covers Katla, one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes, and jump aboard a snowmobile for a thrilling experience driving around the ice cap and excellent views over South Iceland.
Experience the rare sensation of visiting a natural ice cave on this small-group tour. Board a Super Jeep in Vík and go off the beaten track into the Icelandic wilderness. You'll leave the regular tourist trail behind as you journey through a landscape of majestic mountains and glaciers toward the Katla Ice Cave.
Spend a half day hiking around southern Iceland's Sólheimajökull glacier with a small group on this tour. Follow your hiking guide over the rugged terrain and learn about the glacial formation as you walk. All necessary equipment included.
Take an unforgettable walk on pure ice on this guided glacier hike experience on Sólheimajökull in south Iceland. Accompanied by a professional guide, set off from the foot of Sólheimajökull, a frozen tongue of solid ice, and thrill at the experience of walking across the frozen valley. Put on your crampons and discover natural ice formations, crevasses, shafts and ridges as you learn about the formation and history of this frozen wonderland.
Hands down the fastest way to experience a Ice Cave in Iceland! If your trip is short and action-packed, seeing an ice cave may seem like it would be impossible for you to have on your agenda, but with us, it was never so easy!
Get close to red-hot molten lava by going to an Icelandic Lava Show. It’s a safe and fun experience, as safety goggles are provided, and an experienced professional will teach you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about lava. Enjoy the thrill of being able to touch cooling lava and hear it sizzle. All your burning questions will be answered, as this experience includes an interactive Q&A session at the end of the show.
Designed to delight travelers with an adventurous spirit, this 4-hour tour gives you the chance to climb and hike on the colossal Sólheimajökull Glacier. In a small group of no more than 10, you’ll conquer the glacier’s frozen curves and crevasses, and admire unique ice formations and jagged ridges. Refine your climbing skills on an ice wall and receive personalized attention from your guide in an intimate group.
Experience the thrill of speeding over Iceland’s rivers, waterfalls, and glaciers on a zipline adventure in the seaside village of Vik. This 1.5-hour excursion combines exciting ziplines with hiking through Iceland’s dynamic landscape. The zipline course is just 3 minutes from the Vik Hi Hostel (the meeting spot) and ends with a walk back to the hostel so you can spend more time adventuring and less time in transit.
Step inside a Super Jeep to explore Thorsmork, the highland region fringed by three major glaciers. Known for its rugged and dramatic terrain, Thorsmork is best explored on foot or by off-road vehicle; this tour offers the perfect solution as you’ll travel by specially adapted Jeep, designed to handle the terrain with ease, and stop for short hikes through the day.
Our company prides itself on providing unique and intimate experiences for our clients, and this tour is no exception. We limit our group size to a maximum of four people to ensure that you get the most out of your private adventure.
We believe that safety is paramount, and we provide top-class equipment to make sure that you feel comfortable and secure throughout your journey. Our qualified guide is not only an expert in glacier safety but also has extensive knowledge of the area and can provide you with fascinating insights into the glacier's history and geology.
You'll have the opportunity to hike to the plateau and climb vertical wall, moulin or crevasse.
The Sólheimajökull glacier is a stunning destination, with its blue ice caves, crevasses, and otherworldly landscapes.
Our Glacier Adventure tour offers you the chance to experience the beauty of this glacier up close and personal.
Feel like you are on top of the world with this day hike that will get the adrenaline pumping.
Sólheimajökull is part of the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier, which is the 4th largest in Iceland. It has a mixture of ash and ice, which gives it a dark color up close. We will hike around, so you can see various crevasses.
This is a meet on location tour, you will meet your guide in the parking lot for gearing up and a safety briefing. This hike is moderately challenging, so we do not recommend for any smaller children and anyone with physical limitations..
The Team at David the Guide is a small family of adventurers, with a passion for sharing our love of Iceland's natural beauty. We appreciate you booking with us, and look forward to meeting you and having an adventure.
Looking for a thrilling experience on your nest trip to Iceland? Then Midgard Surprise may be your ticket. You and your guide will board a super jeep and head out into the hinterlands, passing through beautiful scenery on your way. The surprise is that you won't know where you're going -- you may end up on the South Coast, in the Thorsmokr Valley, or in the Landmannalaugar Geothermal Area.
Join this group tour *max 19* and explore some of the best sites on Iceland’s South Coast. Your guide will pick you up in Reykjavik, then take you out of the city into nature. You’ll stop at several waterfalls, a fishing village, the black sand beach, and a famous lighthouse on Dyrholaey Peninsula. You’ll also try an Icelandic snack, and hear cultural and historical stories from your guide.
Enjoy bird’s-eye views over south Iceland on this 1.5-hour tandem paragliding experience. Take to the skies with a highly experienced professional pilot at the controls, and relax into the comfortable seat harness as you soar over the spectacular landscapes. Gaze down at black beaches, craggy mountains and lava formations; rise and swoop with the thermal currents; and revel in the calmest form of free flight known to man. All equipment is supplied, and your experience includes photos and a video of your once-in-a-lifetime, 10- to 20-minute flight.
Explore beyond Reykjavik city limits—and discover some of Iceland’s most spectacular scenery—on this full-day trip to Landmannalaugar. In the morning, meet your driver-guide in Reykjavik, hop aboard your shared vehicle, and head into the Highlands. Landmannalaugar is known for its colorful mountains, hiking trails, and hot springs. Spend active time in nature, complete with a relaxing soak, before returning to the city.
Get up close and personal with an Icelandic glacier on this small-group tour in Solheimajokull. Fun for climbers of any level of experience, the tour includes instruction in ice climbing technique from your local guide, who will also point out glacier features like crevasses and moulins. Over the course of about 4.5 hours, you’ll have plenty of time to build on your skills and explore several different parts of the glacier.
Are you ready for an adventure like no other?
Join us at Glacier Encounter for a breathtaking private glacier hike on the southern coast of Iceland. Our expert guides will lead you on a three hour walking tour of Sólheimajökull glacier outlet.
On this tour you will see incredible glacier formations such as crevasses and moulins. These formations can be awe-inspiring and formidable, but our expert guides will ensure your safety and enjoyment.
We have great respect for our environment and the history of Iceland. Did you know that the glacier ice that runs down from the peak of the volcano Katla is hundreds of years old and the area around the glacier was first settled in the ninth century? Our guides love sharing their knowledge and stories, so we invite you join us to make the most of your Iceland trip.
Explore Thorsmork, a unique area located between three glaciers, on this customizable, small-group tour. After hotel pickup, travel through the rugged wilderness in a super Jeep to Thorsmork for an optional hike. Traverse rough roads and glacial rivers in the Jeep to the Volcano Huts Resort for a lunch stop, before continuing on the adventure.
Indulge your inner geologist—and take an educational break on your tour of the south coast—by visiting Iceland's state-of-the-art Lava Centre. Learn all about the birth and growth of Iceland, one of the world’s largest volcanic islands, which, over millions of years, has been shaped by countless volcanic eruptions. Skip the line, and get the best price, by booking in advance.