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Vatnajokull Glacier

Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland
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“national park” (9 reviews)
“golden circle” (3 reviews)
“taking care” (2 reviews)
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Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland
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"national park"
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"golden circle"
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"taking care"
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"scenic drive"
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"ice cave"
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"natural beauty"
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"visited iceland"
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"beautiful pictures"
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"tongue"
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"guided tour"
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"ice cap"
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"black sand"
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"visitor center"
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"arctic adventures"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vatnajokull is an amazing area. Beautiful glacier with icebergs and great views. Some wonderful hiking and great photos.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

place, which must see being on Iceland. The bigest refregerator, I've ever seen! ;-). Take warm clothes and cap to spend as much time as you like ;-)

Thank artur69
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd glacier hike, but just as thrilling and much different from the 1st. We hiked with Glacier Adventure. The staff and guide were very friendly and helpful. On this hike we were able to spread out and walk around a bit mor...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a glacier climb in the Vatnajokull National park and was thrilled by the experience and the scenic beauty of the Vatnajokull glacier. With crampons, ice axe and a very experienced leader, I managed something I thought impossible and was able to appreciate the...More

Thank Ricky Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only mistake you'll make in visiting Vatnajokull is not spending more time in the park. A number of great trails, waterfalls and other glacier experiences. One of Icelands Gems!

Thank Zachary F
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

What a spectacular experience. We hiked the glacier with a small group and our guide was great. She gave us good information throughout the hike and shared some personal experiences. The glacier was breathtaking, I don't think I have done anything remotely awesome to this...More

Thank Paantha
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

As part of an Arctic Adventure guided tour, we changed our minibus for a 4WD Ice Explorer truck, a company that works with Arctic Adventures. Our guide spoke perfect English, but that´s not news in this island. The cave we saw was rather small, but...More

Thank RicherTrips
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Great time in the ice caves with transport to the locations and gear provided crampons and hard hat's. The tour guides had a lot of information on the glacier and very friendly. Would highly recommend doing this while your in iceland

Thank Joanna H
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

The giant Vatnajokull glacier is more astonishing when you set your foot on it. It can be silent, and except for the cold wind sweeping down the icy giant it’s occasionally without any wind, as the conditions changes rapidly. Ice canyons and caves can be...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Booked our tour with Arctic Adventures and we were very glad we did. Excellent guide (an English guy who was just back from NZ and we were his first group....just can’t remember his name!) He went out of his way to give our small group...More

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Vikram G
January 10, 2018|
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Response from Scotlandmac | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's open all year round given that it is a glacier; the ice never disappears though it is retreating every year.
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