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Address: Iceland
Phone Number: 8640452
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No real words to describe, just go and see for yourself!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky
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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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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Forget the "golden circle"..well, see the Geyser if you like, but if you can, travel to see this Glacier park..it is absolutely incredible, in any weather. the black beach covered in Icebergs is like a surreal Dali painting, while just offshore you can see whales swim past, almost close enough to touch. This and the 3 other neighbouring glaciers is... More 

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Bunbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The colours in this glacier are absolutely stunning! We were lucky enough to visit on a gorgeous sunny day in February & it was fantastic to see such an amazing sight! :-)

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Bryan, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited on a magnificent sunny day so was very lucky. Regardless, it is well worth the visit as is the coastal region that surrounds it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We had a Glacier Hiking on this Glacier during our 3 Day Jokulsarlon Lagoon trip. It rained so hard the night before and we were afraid the hiking would be canceled. Luckily it stopped raining in the morning and the sun came out a bit too. Because of the heavy rain, our tour guide told us that it washed out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We did the long drive from Vik to the iceberg lagoon and for a good proportion of the trip we were alongside the glacier. Expect to stop to take lots of photos as it is magnificent scenery even from the road.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We went for a short glacier walk on one of the glaciers that make up the Vatnajokull icecap. We were issued with crampons and ice picks - we enjoyed the experience of our first time on a glacier. Next time, we'd probably go for a longer trip (this was only 2 hours, so you don't get too far).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The best holiday of my life. Went in 1982 with a group in a minibus (accompanied by chuck-wagon) across the central desert and past the glaciers like this one. It was amazing. I was particularly struck by the black-and-white landscape where black volcanic rocks were showing through the white snow. Incredible. We went in July and I remember on one... More 

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