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Every trip to Iceland should include at least half a day of contemplation of the impressive views of Europe's largest glacier. Many opportunities of hiking that are not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Every trip to Iceland should include at least half a day of contemplation of the impressive views of Europe's largest glacier. Many opportunities of hiking that are not challenging.

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We went on a tour with Glacier Jeeps, which consisted of a super jeep ride to Jokusel (an outpost in Vatnajokull) and over one hour of snowmobiling. It was so much fun and beyond my wildest imagination! I would have loved to have another hour on the snowmobile. This is a must-do on Vatnajokull.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Covering an area of 12,000 square-kilometers and encompassing the former National Parks of Jökulsárgljúfur and Skaftafell, Vatnajokull National Park has been collecting superlatives since it was established in 2008. The park is now Western Europe’s largest national park (covering almost 13% of the country), dominated by the Vatnajökull glacier, Europe’s largest glacier, and containing Iceland's highest mountain, Öraefajökull, and deepest... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Snowmobiling on Vatnajokull Glacier is definitely one of the greatest things I have done in my life. You simply must add it to your bucket list if you are ever in Iceland. It is not close to Reykjavik, it is 5 hours away on the Southern coast of Iceland, but it is absolutely worth the scenic drive to get there.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We drove the ring road and were amazed at how close it is to the Vatnajokull glacier between Skaftafell and Hofn. You don't necessarily have to take a special tour to experience the spectacular beauty of the blue ice tongues wending their way down from the heights, around mountains and approaching the road and the sea. It is awful to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

You have got to see this, took my breath away and has left with a memory i will never forget. Seeing it was like something reaching in and talking hold of my soul. Visit this before it goes forever, it will change the way your think

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

You have to take a trip on one of the specialized jeeps to reach this spot. I had traveled 10 kms inside the glacier on a ski-do. It was a surreal experience.

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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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