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Myrdalsjokull Glacier

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Address: | Vík í Mýrdal, Vik, Iceland

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Snowmobiling in here is a must for any thrill seeker or petrolhead

Amazing such an amazing experience it was really windy on top and was blowing the snow everywhere and you couldn't see but was still a unique and amazing experience. It cleared at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing such an amazing experience it was really windy on top and was blowing the snow everywhere and you couldn't see but was still a unique and amazing experience. It cleared at points and the views were spectacular. We used Arcanum and our guide was really helpful even telling us some great places to go to not widely known to... More 

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Oxford, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was interesting to hear how far the glacier has retreated over the past 10 years. Didn't walk on the glacier itself and I wouldn’t recommend this walk if you are not wearing proper boots as it is quite slippery being along the side of a hill. Couldn't actually see the glacier as it was covered in snow.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were on Myrdalsjokull for our snowmobile tour, the weather could have been better but at 1500m ASL you're going to experience some wind. The experience of being on a glacier on top of an active volcano is certainly something not to be forgotten.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Beautiful lagoon at the foot of a glacier with huge wind sculpted ice blocks broken from the lagoon ,the falling snow endowed a mystical beauty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We took a guided walk with Iceland Rovers and it was beautiful. We experienced the extremes in weather conditions and found a new appreciation for the country's slogan of "If you don't like the weather wait 5 minutes!" Our guide Vidar said that the colors are more vibrant and more blue in the winter - glad we came when we... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We didn't hike on the glacier but we did visit an ice cave accessed from one tongue of the glacier and the intensity of the blue ice above and all around us was phenomenal. The smoothness of the ice and the waves formed in it combined with the quiet of being within the cave made for a highlight of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went with Arcanum and the trip was great. Winter is apparently a better/longer trip but more subject to the whims of the weather. Try to get on a tour with the least amount of people possible to get the most out of it!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went hiking on this glacier In January and it's probably my favourite thing that I did during my whole trip. It's not everyday that you go hiking on a giant block of ice. I'd definitely recommend to take the guided tour, as we saw way more than we would have seen otherwise and the guides were really knowledgeable and... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I had a rental car for our recent trip to Iceland. We spent one day exploring the south shore on our own. I have to say that I was a little confused about how to find the road to this glacier and we missed the turn the first time we went by. After leaving Reykjavik you drive... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

we took the arcanum tour for Myrdalsjokull Glacier. unfortunately it was extremely foggy and rainy and the tour had to be delayed. We went up to the top in almost 0 visibility but was worth it. we only took the tour for the glacier and didnt do the one with the beach and DC 3 plane! would recommend taking the... More 

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