Blue Ice Cave Adventure

Höfn í Hornafirði, Iceland
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From $284.42

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You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 5 to 6 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Go off the beaten track and into an isolated, difficult to access, ice cave on this tour from Hali. In a small group of no more than eight people, this is a more personalized tour than most. Travel by Super Jeep to the location, then hike across rough terrain to explore a unique natural ice cave (selected, according to the conditions, on the day) within Vatnajökull glacier. Your tour guides supply all safety equipment, including helmet, crampons, and ice axe.
  • Enter a difficult-to-access ice cave in Vatnajökull glacier
  • Small group size ensures personal attention
  • All safety equipment provided: No need to carry your own
  • Learn about Iceland's unique nature from your guide while exploring

What's Included

  • Climbing helmet and a headlamp (always)
  • Crampons to walk on the glacier (if needed)
  • Walking harness (if needed)
  • Ice ax (if needed)
  • Lightweight rubber boots to be able to cross a small stream to go in the ice cave (if needed)
  • Microspikes to walk on slippery rocky terrain (if needed)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Feet – Woolen socks – Good waterproof hiking boots, high with good ankle support (can be rented from us) Lower body – Base layer- wool or synthetic (no cotton!) – Light and comfortable hiking trousers softshell for example (no jeans!) – Wind and waterproof trousers Upper body – Full sleeve base layer wool or synthetic (no cotton!) – Thin fleece or similar – Thick warm fleece, or puffy jacket down or synthetic, or just a nice warm jacket. – Wind and waterproof jacket. Hands – Gloves. It´s good to have two pairs. Head – Warm hat/beanie that might work under a helmet. Note: beaine’s with pompom are not recommended since the pompom does not go under the helmet. – Buff or balaclava or neck gaiter. – Sunglasses Backpack – Backpack 28-40 L, that can room your equipment, camera food and drink for the day and so on. Food – Food for 6 hours tour – 1-2 sandwiches depending on how much you need. – 700 ml – 1 L of water or something else you like to drink (non-alcoholic). – Some energy-rich and light food like 2-3 chocolate bars or something similar. r governing authority and is not within our control.

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Glacier Adventure
    Hali 2, Suðursveit, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði, Iceland

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Be at our meeting point 20 minutes before departure time
  • For this tour, the participants should be in good hiking condition
  • Driving in Iceland in the winter time can take much longer than during the summer. We recommend you to stay somewhere close to Hali the night before a tour. Here you can find accommodation suggestion.
  • To bring good clothes, shoes, and camera
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Bailey_S, Mar 2022
This was an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience! Can’t recommend enough for a winter visit to Iceland.
Response from Host, Mar 2022
Thank you for the nice review and your recommendation.😊 We are glad you could experience the wonders of glacier and the ice cave. Best wishes, Žanet