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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have join the local tour to visit the glacier. The off-road experience was very interesting. We had a very humorous tour guide, not only do the driving, we also felt like roller coaster as he purposely drove the van upwards and let it slide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Grace C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The nature of Iceland is so majestic that anywhere you point the camera you will have the best and most scenic photos. The Myrdalsjokull glacier is one of these amazing spots. Vik village and its surroundings are among my favourite regions in the country.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed January 20, 2019

You get wonderful views and the place is pretty scenic but I have definitely seen much better glaciers here in Iceland.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Winter and shorter daylight (approx. 4-5hr) for the outdoors. We travelled from Seltjarnarnes, Rejakvik to the glacier tongue leaving at 8am in the dark. Arrived closed to 10.30am and suit up crampons, boots, ice axe, bump cap, gloves, harness and waterproof tops/pants. Yes, we are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adventurer184158
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Having travelled up the glacial outwash plain you park in the car park (where the glacier was 30 years ago) and then start up the path and then see the glacier - what a view the different colours in the ice and the retreat is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank GMH153
Reviewed November 19, 2018

visited here just for Katla Ice cave Tour, although getting many Volcanic ash with black color but the view is still beautiful & splendid

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

It was amazing experience to be able to be on the glacier, absolutely different world than down on the ground.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank veronikapapp
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

This was a real bonus. Never expected to be so near a large glacier. Easy to get to about 20 mins from where we stayed in the Umi Hotel. Options to take guided walking tours, but equally spectacular just walking at the face. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed November 14, 2018

A lovely glacier, probably the most accesible from the capital. Took some great shots from the main ring road near Vik. Awe inspiring!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank U4210FPjamess
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Our first visit to a glacier was amazing. We booked a guided "glacier walk tour" and I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: July 2018
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William S
March 1, 2019|
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Response from GMH153 | Reviewed this property |
s Yes you can but it is better with a guide - have a great time
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Response from erikzimm | Reviewed this property |
hi, on the glacier definitely take a guide. it is a bit strenuous and you will be roped together + get ice crampons and an ice pick. keep in mind the glacier also generates cold, so it will be colder on there than it will... More
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