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Local Guide of Vatnajokull

Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
+354 894 1317
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Knowledge, beauty and wonderment

We had the best time on our Ice Cave Tour with Local Guide. Our guide, Sigurgeir, was knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deborah T
Glacier walk

Fantastic. Our ice cave tour was cancelled due to warmer than usual weather. The company was in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amanda B
via mobile
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We specialize in Ice cave's and glaciers
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cave” (42 reviews)
“glacier hike” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
+354 894 1317
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the best time on our Ice Cave Tour with Local Guide. Our guide, Sigurgeir, was knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the glacier and his work as a glacier guide. The tour consisted of a hike to the cave, time spent in the cave,...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic. Our ice cave tour was cancelled due to warmer than usual weather. The company was in constant personal contact and offered us a glacier walk with a refund for the price difference. Liked that this was a well known company but didn’t feel as...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the reasons to visit Iceland in the winter was to visit the beautiful ice caves. We booked the Ice Cave Discovery tour months in advance but when we arrived in Iceland we had nothing but torrential rain. So our biggest fear became a...More

Thank AndyPlanet043
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day at White Walker Cave. We were in a small group and had plenty of time to visit the cave. Our guide, Thorsteinn, was very enthusiastic and funny. He was also very helpful with taking good pictures. Also a big thank...More

Thank Tul0v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just before noon to this raw but local and cozy headquarters. There we were assigned our guide for the day, his name was Snorri. Probably one of the funniest guides we have had in our Iceland trip and safe and professional at the...More

Thank Sigurdur B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Iceland. As we drove closer to the glaciers we knew it would be an amazing trek. We had a very small group: Snorri (our guide) plus six guests. Snorri is very capable with the 4x4. He always had some...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and me took part in Ice Cave Discovery Tour organised by Local Guide. We visited following caves: Treasure Islands and Lightroom, which both are spectacular. We had enough time to take the photos. Both guides were chatty, informative and friendly. On the other...More

Thank Patryk P
Aron F, Owner at Local Guide of Vatnajokull, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Patryk, Glad to hear you enjoyed the tour with us! As for your comment on this not being a small group tour, in our opinion and on international standards 11 persons is a small group, specially since we have then 2 guides on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found these guys by luck,having already done an ice cave at Skaftafell.We had been given an empty gas cylinder by our camper rental in December,a came across these guysin the search for a bottle .The images on the wall,incredible.The tour left the images lacking,you have...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed November 16, 2017

We decided to go the full hog when we booked the ice caves as we thought it would be much more enjoyable if we hiked to the caves and made it an adventure. We weren't disappointed! After arriving at HQ. We were fitted with crampons...More

2  Thank Sasha W
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

A fantastic full day hiking across the glacier to a pair of ice caves. A ride in the modified four wheel drive van took us to the starting point, a wade across a creek (with supplied waders to keep our boots and socks dry), and...More

1  Thank Rich H
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August 14, 2017|
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Response from roger c | Reviewed this property |
You better check with local guide.
Caroline B
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Aron F | Property representative |
Hello Caroline, In the summer we offer glacier hiking tours, we have those suitable for families and also those looking for more of an adventure! Sadly the ice cave season is over now until November when the weather gets... More