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The Cave

| Fljotstunga, Reykholt 320, Iceland
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (12 reviews)
“lava tube” (22 reviews)
“warm clothing” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
| Fljotstunga, Reykholt 320, Iceland
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+(354)7833600
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"our tour guide"
in 12 reviews
"lava tube"
in 22 reviews
"warm clothing"
in 5 reviews
"wooden walkway"
in 5 reviews
"gravel road"
in 5 reviews
"short walk"
in 6 reviews
"sturdy shoes"
in 3 reviews
"hour and a half"
in 3 reviews
"nice tour"
in 3 reviews
"ice formations"
in 3 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 3 reviews
"lava flow"
in 4 reviews
"unique experience"
in 4 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 2 reviews
"iceland trip"
in 2 reviews
"total darkness"
in 5 reviews
"great stories"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Our guide (he said to call him K) was incredible! Very nice, informative, and had great humor! The cave is beautiful and easy to navigate as there are wooden pathways for all the destinations. Also, experience true total darkness at the end! It is really...More

Thank Matthew R
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Great tour! Megatron was incredibly knowledgeable and personable throughout our experience. We had such a great time and learned so much. The cave itself was incredible and totally worth the trip. Highly recommend.

1  Thank John C
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We had Cave Explorer Tour in may 2018. It was awesome, no like this - AWESOME. Our guide Johaness is very professional guy with fantastic sense of humor. As a geologist he was able to share with us some interesting facts and answer on some...More

Thank Serge S
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

This cave tour was quite impressive. Our guide was Meghan, who is a geologist and very knowledgeable and accessible. The tour was about 90 minutes and so worthwhile. It's cold in the cave so wear layers. Highly recommend and you can easily do a day...More

Thank rgold90
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

This cave is among the largest lava tubes in Iceland. Kathryn was our guide and she did a wonderful job of explaining the rock formations and how the cave was formed. She is a geologist, as are all of their tour guides. The temps below...More

Thank bspin23
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We visited The Cave during our holiday to Iceland and found it one of the best places to go to and definitely worth the money. You will never see anything like this again so don't miss it. The guide was very knowledgable and entertaining. If...More

1  Thank coantrimtripadviser
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Very interesting walk (about 1.5 hours) into the lava tube. Lead by a geologist who is in grad school. Very friendly and knowledgeable. Damp, dripping, and a bit chilly, but very interesting.

1  Thank OddEater
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

This was the second cave tour I did in Iceland and the only one I would recommend! The guides were so friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating (we were a tad late as our car didn't take too kindly to the gravel road leading to the cave)!...More

Thank Kimberly R
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

What a good surprise! It was really easy to find using map. We came half an hour earlier and waited inside a warm meeting point. Our group was really small (8 visitors) and it was really cosy. We got really nice and funny guide (thank...More

1  Thank Krystian M
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

This was the anchor for our activity and we started on the first walk of the day. PERFECT! Of course it helped that it was a gorgeous sunny day and our guide was Johanes. He is a geologist and was able to share information on...More

1  Thank luvs2trvlAlaska
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Christian B
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Philip G | Reviewed this property |
Last tour is at 3 pm and it is literally in the midst dele of nowhere.
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Jo B
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Elsa D | Reviewed this property |
No, it's closed off and only available with a tour guide
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travellersIceland
June 14, 2016|
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Response from yes-Rvk | Reviewed this property |
Their website is quoted in this listing, as well as their phone number and even a map, as usual, in TripAdvisor listings. Anyway, it's: thecave dot is.
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