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Address: Iceland
Phone Number: 8640452
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Glacier Walk in Vatnajokull National Park from Hali

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Skidoo ride on the glacier - highly recommended!

We did the skidoo (snow mobile) ride with our kids (ages 4, 7 and 9) in July 2015 and it was great fun. The drive up to Vatnajokull in a super jeep was fun and our driver quite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We did the skidoo (snow mobile) ride with our kids (ages 4, 7 and 9) in July 2015 and it was great fun. The drive up to Vatnajokull in a super jeep was fun and our driver quite entertaining. Then we changed into overalls and wellies and did a guided tour on skidoos for an hour (over 4 km on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Our tour guide, Matt from England, was fabulous and patient. All of us were beginners who hadn't used crampons before and we were completely at ease. The glacier walk was not challenging -- but supremely beautiful! They are constantly changing because of the warming summer temps -- so he took us to a few glacier caves with ice that hadn't... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visited the glacier with Glacier Jeeps a local company who offers guided 4 X4 and Snowmobile excursions up the glacier.We opted for a three hour Ski Doo trip , the equipment was in great condition the insulated overalls and other gear was good and functional and the trip itself was fantastic would not have missed it for anything. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Booked through grey line. The tour included the glacial hike and the glacial lagoon boat ride. The hike was incredible. Standing on Ice that has been collected for 100s of years is incredible. The lagoon was amazing. Hugh icebergs floating in water. Was lucky enough to spot a seal. A must DO!

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Merrick, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I planned to visit Vatnajokull Glacier but the Tripadvisor reviews of the major tour operators (for example, Glacier Jeeps) were not great. I found a private tour operator, Fallastakkur, which provided my adult son and me with a 3-hour private tour in their Superjeep. This is a very small but friendly tour operator: wife Laufey acts as the guide while... More 

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Taking a skidoo on this glacier gives you an unbelievable experience where you are far away from everything, seeing white all around. You must see this glacier before it retreats too much.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a general review of our trip in Iceland.It is an incredible place with lots of view points over glaciers, mountains, waterfalls... We've travelled a lot but Iceland is one of our favourite places. There is nothing else like it. We've spent 2 nights in Vik and 2 nights in Hofn, both of them are half way between Vatnajokull... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went on a glacier hike here. Most fantastic and memorable experiences of my life. We were so fortunate to be with a small group of people, go towards end of day because the tour experience was intimate and more fun. We hikes to a spot where the tour guide can break a piece of ice and made shot glasses so... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

In the absence of a proper place, I am categorizing this review under Vatnajokull. However this is a humble attempt to capture our journey (and dos/donts) from Reykjavik to East Iceland. Though the primary trip was with Iceland Photo tours (Olgeir) I also took some diversions and trips during the process. Time of the Trip: I made this trip in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went snowmobiling with Glacier Jeeps, fantastic experience.....sun was shining, sky was blue and the experience and scenery we will never forget.

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Address: Iceland
Phone Number: 8640452
Location: Europe  >  Iceland

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