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Quad Bike Tour on Black Lava Sands

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    Your morning or afternoon quad bike tour from Vik starts in Mýrdalshreppur. This tour offers three different departure times to choose from, so you can find one that fits best with your schedule.
    Once you meet your guide, he or she will set you up with the proper equipment for the ride, and go over some important safety instructions with you. Afterward, start up your ATV, and follow your guide from nearby the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, across a few rivers, and down to the black-sand beach.
    At the beach, stop and take in views of the glacier from afar as you reach the small peninsula of Dyrhólaey. Head further down the coast to catch a glimpse of the 40-year-old abandoned US aircraft wreckage. Your adventure ends back at your original departure point at about two hours after your tour began.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Was trying to decide which tour to do with Icelandic Mountain guides and Dani was so helpful on the phone with me, helping me decide which tour to do on the way East - and it worked out perfectly, she organized a quad bike tour...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Kevin D
    Arc_Mountain_Guides, Guest Relations Manager at Arcanum Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Hi Kevin, We are pleased to receive the 5 stars and such a nice review. Our 2-hour ATV Black Sand Beach tour is an unforgettable one for sure! Thank you for taking the time to mention Dani and David. Our guides are very fun, professional,...More

    Reviewed July 7, 2019

    Best activity of the week!! We did the ATV 2 hour ride on the black sand beaches. Saw the old Army plane. Gorgeous weather. 65 degrees and sunny. David our fabulous guide was great!!! We were in a group of 10 ATVs. Some double riders....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Shari M
    Reviewed July 3, 2019

    "Did you make it to 60 km/h!?" "I almost reached 68 km/h!!!" - We would scream our friends during the tour. We had the time of our lives. Drove through the black beach and even through rivers! I actually had a little incident. I took...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank 7FATSCARRILES
    Arc_Mountain_Guides, Guest Relations Manager at Arcanum Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello, We are glad to hear that you had such a fun, adrenaline-filled adventure with us on the ATV tour :) David is an excellent guide and always very safety-conscious of his job. All of our guides go through multiple training courses and are always...More

    Reviewed June 25, 2019

    This was a fun tour to take. There is a lot of riding involved. We must have covered 50 kms. The guide was great. He explained a lot about the area and made sure we had great pictures to go home with. They encourage you...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Red90rover
    Reviewed June 14, 2019

    Six of us had the best time driving through streams and spending time on the black lava sands and beach. Our guides Pepe and Dani were so much fun to be with and there was never a worry as they are very safety conscious. Great...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank kjboats
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    January 21, 2019|
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    Response from jhbjmurray | Reviewed this property |
    Absolutely, bring that backpack and camera. You're going to love it!!
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    January 3, 2019|
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    Response from Dragonkillers | Reviewed this property |
    Arcanum offers full service tours including pick up and return. Just ask for details and cost.
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    July 18, 2018|
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    Response from sbtraveler5 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. You can both ride on one. I rode on the back. The person on the back just has to be prepared for a very bumpy ride for parts of the tour.
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