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Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This glacier covers 8% of Iceland so you see "arms" of it in several locations. The whites, blues, and grays of the glacial ice look beautiful creeping down between craggy mountains in many areas in southern Iceland. We stopped at one of the glacial lagoons...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a guided Glacier Walking Tour organized by Arctic adventures, on the Vatnajokull Glacier. It was a small hike up the glacier. We rented hiking boots and the entire adventure costed about 120$ per person

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank detourfromlife
Reviewed October 5, 2019

We went on an Arctic Adventures tour to hike this glacier and it wa absolutely magical! A landscape totally different from what you see everyday. I would highly recommend using a tour to visit this glacier, as otherwise it can be dangerous and you'll miss...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Teela J
Reviewed October 3, 2019

Many ways to experience this amazing piece of nature covering 8% of Iceland. We opted for a Glacier Cat tour and a lagoon zodiac tour to see the glacier sheet up front and personnel. Or, you can just enjoy the views from below ...

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Had a fantastic Hike and a great education about the life of a glacier. We went with Troll tours our guide was Almar. If you book use promo code ALMAR. Troll is super!!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2019

We stopped here and did the S1 Glacier trail. It was a very easy hike on a mostly paved surface, but it goes straight to a glacier and through beautiful terrain on the way there. The visitor center has many bathrooms as well, which is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank StephT37
Reviewed September 5, 2019

We got kitted out in our snowsuits in preparation for our sojourn on the ice and we were not disappointed in our ride on the snowmobile on the glacier . We went out in a convoy and enjoyed the experience . This trip vied with...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank laso629
Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

It feels very strange to review a natural wonder. Seeing the largest ice cap in Europe is an amazing thing. We stopped by the glacial lake parking lot. Walking down to the water and seeing the large chunks of ice floating and the seals popping...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KJKNYC
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Expensive but in my opinion, it's worth to feel the glacier ice under your feet. I chose the option 1.5-2 hours on ice, the whole trip was about 3 hours. I counted on a longer walk not just "being on the ice." but I am...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

Take a tour with guide or guide in a boat on the lagoon. this will give you great experience and come close to nature

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Richardsons85 | Reviewed this property |
The glacier walk we did was in the National Park. It was well worth the 2 hour drive from Vik!
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Hi! We went for a 2 hour tour of the ice cave suitable for beginners. it was slippery but not too long to walk to the caves. We went in March and the winds were extremely strong. This makes it even more slippery. They gave... More
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