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“discovery tour”(10 reviews)
“ice cave”(57 reviews)
We specialize in Ice cave's and glaciers
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
+354 894 1317
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a really nice tour. You get to ride a super Jeep/van up to the glacier. Then another up the glacier. Walking on the glacier was awesome. The ice caves were really beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RitchieC_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved this part of my trip. My guide's name was Disco (well not really but I couldn't begin to type his real name) and he was amazing. He was so informative. He kept us all in piece, I learned a lot, and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: Ice Cave Tour

This was by far my favorite part of the trip to Iceland. The Ice Cave Tour was spectacular, the ice, the colors, it was all so much to take in. Our tour guide Steph did an amazing job driving us to the base of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank inketsu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was very well planned and well executed. Steph met the group and very impressively took us up the hill onto the glacier in a Ford Econoline. Then we climbed into another truck with big wheels that took us further up onto the glacier. This...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Love2Travel66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Review of: Ice Cave Tour

We did the Ice Cave Tour with Snorri on 24 October, 2018, as a party of 5, and it was for all of us, the highlight of our trip to Iceland. The drive from the Glacier Lagoon to the Glacier and up on the glacier...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with Local guides to tour ice cave, but more of an ice tunnel, Still very cool to see the glacier ice inside the glacier. The bad part was that there was a 1 mile hike uphill on the glacier in crampons to reach the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank terryf660
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I strongly recommend the Ice Cave Discovery Tour with Local Guide. I had high expectations for this tour and they were definitely exceeded. Everything about it was great. We had Disco as our guide and he was the perfect mix of safety and fun--he also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Happiness12785987665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure I'd seen the photos on the web, spoken with folks who'd previously visited, read countless blog posts. This is what I told the locals I met: when I return back home I'll tell everyone "don't believe what you read or hear.....book your airfare because...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lola Y
Local Guide o, Owner at Local Guide of Vatnajokull, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this glowing review of the time you spent with Tinna on our glacier hiking tour. I will be sure to make sure she sees this as it is a lovely thing to see. We are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great ice cave tour with the Local Guides of Vatnajokull. Our tour guide did a great job and the trip was almost as exciting as the ice cave itself. I emailed them a few times before the tour and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JMK-Pittsburgh
Local Guide o, Owner at Local Guide of Vatnajokull, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback Jeff. Our staff in the office work hard to help as much as possible before a tour so I am glad this was reflected in tour experience. I am also thrilled to hear you loved the cave, guide and...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

We booked this small company for our glacier hiking, the coach was excellent which over than our expectation , and in whole tour he took care safety of whole members and he also an interesting guy who shared plenty knowledge and stories during our tour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ejialovedodo
Local Guide o, Owner at Local Guide of Vatnajokull, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you very much for this positive review of the time you spent with us we really appreciate it.

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Shalin M
August 4, 2018|
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Response from markjchambers | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the above statement. But allow a lot of time for driving. Even the main road is small and, if the weather is bad, it will be slow going
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Kim T | Reviewed this property |
You can find their website under localguide.is