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    What to Expect
    This tour will start with a short drive from our meeting place to Svinafellsjökull, which is a neighbouring glacier tongue descending from the vast Vatnajökull ice cap
 which covers 8% of Iceland´s land mass! 
    At the edge of the glacier you will learn to put on crampons and have a small briefing. With an ice axe in hand we will then embark on a 1 – 1 1/2 km guided excursion of glacier.
    Your guide will be pointing out some of the fascinating features of the ice while on the hike and teaching you about some of the local geography and history.
    The glacier surface and colour changes a lot depending on the time of year, but summer is the perfect time to get up on the ice and explore.
    What to bring: hiking shoes with ankle support, outdoor clothes depending on weather at the time. (e.g. fleece and waterproof jacket)
    Let us know if you don´t have hiking boots, these can be rented from us.
    When to arrive: Please arrive at Freysnes Gas Station which is the starting point for this tour 15 minutes before the departure time.
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    We joined a group trip with 12 and 10 year old kids. The walk was pretty challenging for the (small) 10 year old but she coped and loved it anyway. Tinna was an AMAZING guide and went way above and beyond what was billed as...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank elgina
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Our trip was top notch, and made much more interesting and special because our great guide, and the huge 4x4 trucks this company utilizes. The hike was a good length, plenty of time to feel like you got a complete experience. We even got to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank dmtennis2018
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We visited with 3kids (7,12,14) We had the private tour so we can adjust the pace with the little one We had the most amazing guide - very professional and patient the tour was awesome from start to end! Unforgettable experience for all of us

    1  Thank 547guyw
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We were very impressed by the service we received. Our guide Snorri was amazing. We had a three year old and a five year old. He made a special pair of cramp on for our 3yo the night before our walk and they fitted perfectly....More

    Thank 743beibeih
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I went on a glacier walk with a couple of friends and we had a fantastic time! Falljökull glacier is beautiful and the staff was very welcoming! Our guide Tinna was very cool and informative about the area. Highly recommended!

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    Local Guide o, Owner at Local Guide of Vatnajokull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for this kind review of the tour you took with Tinna. We will be sure to pass on the feedback, thank you for joining us!

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