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Address: Iceland
Phone Number: +354 864 0452
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Simply amazing!

If you are going to be in Iceland, you must go here! Use the tour company called "Guide to Iceland" and do the ice cave tour. You get to hike up a glacier and climb down into an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Chelsea L
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Annandale, New Jersey
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Annandale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are going to be in Iceland, you must go here! Use the tour company called "Guide to Iceland" and do the ice cave tour. You get to hike up a glacier and climb down into an ice cave. No other experience like it!

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing adventure!! The tour guides were great! We were off roading to the Glacier, then received helmet and crampons and walked on the Glacier! It was unbelievable. There were 15 of us, three families, ranging in age from 13 to 55. It was challenging, but worth it! We went into an ice case which was awesome. It... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This and the glacier lagoon was an incredible day trip. Worth the drive and enduring the bitter cold weather!

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Oude-Tonge, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We went on the glacier in September with a snowscooter but you can not see anything but fog. The weather is to bad to have a happy time. This is normal this year they say and the best time to go on the galcier is May! And even than the change of bad weather is real. Up there the weather... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you live in a city like me and are always rushing from one place to another, this is where you will suddenly see how petty your life has been. Nature at its very raw and best form! Must do

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

if u r taking a ring road trip, u must not miss this amazing glacier. its located just beside the road and very easy to find. amazing view and breathtaking nature. can take boat tours here. has a small cafe near it and can spend night in van at parking place in night or do camping. can walk up the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

It's best to go on a cloudy day, as with all things, colour is more vibrant in photos with overcast days. Our guide for the zodiac tour we did also told us that the icebergs which broke off overnight or in the morning will lose their blue colour by mid-afternoon, as the sun will leech it. Saw lots of big,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Amazing is the word ! A must see !! We went for a tour in a boat was was thrilling. Nice photographs were taken to remain in memory !!!

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Kapellen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

First time on the glacier for my 2 daughters and i. First we received good instructions from our guide and then put on the crampons. We received lots of informations about how glaciers are build up and how they move all the time. Most interesting part was the actual walking on the glacier.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

The glacier experience was very moving. We arranged a "tour" so we were driven about a couple of miles onto the glacier. When we stopped and walked out onto the glacier the silence was deafening and the vastness of the landscape was incredible - white in every direction with a few mountains in the distance. Our tour guide, Glacier Jeep,... More 

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