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About The Cave
A Family owned and operated tour company offering tours into Iceland's largest lava cave, Víðgelmir. An amazing underworld full of color awaits those who visit Viðgelmir lava cave. The Cave is 1585 meters long and is claimed to hold no rival in Iceland. With an all new walkway and permanent lighting system the first 700 meter can now be enjoyed with ease. This provides a cave that is family friendly. A tour to the caves end is for those who desire more adventure.
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Silver Circle - Lava Cave & Waterfalls | Small Group Day Tour

Feel the power of the volcanic energy that has shaped Iceland’s epic landscapes on this small-group door-to-door day tour. See Snorralaug hot spring and Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, marvel at Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls, soak in the Krauma natural spa, and descend into The Cave (Viðgelmir), one of Iceland’s largest lava caves. Besides skipping the expense of self-drive, enjoy onboard Wi-Fi along the journey.
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10 hours
from $159.00

The Cave Explorer

No matter what the weather, every day is a perfect day for caving. Explore Iceland's subterranean side and witness the majesty of its unique geology from below. Well-lit, and level, this family-friendly tour is suitable for all ages, and available year round.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $61.55

Lava Cave and Geothermal Adventure Tour from Reykjavik

This tour allows you to explore Iceland's largest natural lava cave, as well as the most powerful hot spring in Europe and the Hraunfossar lava waterfalls in a single day. Take a guided walk through the Víðgelmir cave and relax in the Húsafell geothermal pool.
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10 hours
from $191.36
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Lísa Bjorg Ingvarsdottir wrote a review Apr 2020
Iceland24 contributions3 helpful votes
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We were a couple from Iceland in a road trip and got the idea to visit the Cave in the time of Covid 19. We felt very welcoming by Hörður Míó the founder of the Cave. We were only two in this trip and got a very professional explanation of the forming of the Cave and a lot of
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Nienke Cusell wrote a review Mar 2020
Haarlem, The Netherlands12 contributions1 helpful vote
On our last day of our Iceland Roadtrip we decided (last minute) to visit Viodgelmir cave. We were with a small group of 12 people, guided by Peter. The tour took about 60-90 minutes and was really cool! Even though I'm a little claustrophobic I wasn't worried at all. Peter was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TheCave-Vidgelmir, Manager at The Cave
Responded Mar 13, 2020
Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are very glad you enjoyed the cave, I shall let Peter know :) Safe and happy travels, and enjoy the rest of your time in Iceland!
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Marty wrote a review Feb 2020
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We took a Lava Cave tour through the 600m 110 year old Vidgelmir cave. It was beautiful, with strange ice stalagmites and gorgeous veined lava “rock” and structures. It feels safe and well-maintained, but also a little on the wild side - at one point at the deepest point of the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from TheCave-Vidgelmir, Manager at The Cave
Responded Mar 2, 2020
Thank you so much for your words - the cave is such a magical place and we're glad you think so too!! Enjoy the rest of your time in Iceland and safe travels!
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Daniel S wrote a review Feb 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom33 contributions5 helpful votes
Fantastic time, Informative and detailed enough to keep you engaged. Jake was our tour guide and he was knowledgable on the subject and an engaging tour guide. Recommended
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Response from TheCave-Vidgelmir, Manager at The Cave
Responded Mar 2, 2020
Whoop whoop! Thank you Danny, we're happy you enjoyed the trip - I will let Jake know :) Enjoy the rest of your travels
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JimmieRindal wrote a review Jan 2020
Taarnby, Denmark39 contributions1 helpful vote
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Exciting trip into the deep dark lava tunnel. extraordinary and impressive marks from mother nature. The guides are great and have a lot of knowledge about the facts about the lava and the remains. Easy to understand the information being told. Our 6 years old daughter god a
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Response from TheCave-Vidgelmir, Manager at The Cave
Responded Feb 9, 2020
Thank you so much for your words! We're very glad you enjoyed your visit - from the photo it looks like your guide was Jake, I will pass on your message. Thank you again and safe travels!
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