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Arcanum Glacier Tours
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Glacier Walk on Sólheimajökull Glacier
Ranked #1 of 4 Tours in Vik
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Owner description: Located at the foot of Myrdalsjokull glacier in South Iceland Arcanum Glacier Tours is one of Iceland's oldest and most reputable glacier adventure tour company. With over 20 years of service we specialise in safe and responsible guided tours to spectacular glaciers and South Iceland's rugged beautiful back country. Whether you want to have fun in a Super Jeep or on a snowmobile, do a glacier hiking or ride an ATV across the black volcanic sands of the South shore you are in good hands with us. You don't have to have any special skills, or levels of expertise, just show up and have our experienced, friendly and knowledgeable guides walk you through the rest. Our guides are local back country experts with decades of experience running glacier and adventure tours. Rigorous training, solid planning and strict protocols ensures safety, comfort and enjoyment of our customers.
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“Save your money”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

We took the Super Jeep tour advertised as a 2 hour tour for photographers with stops for photo opps. The tour consisted of a drive up through the rock to the start of the glacier with 2 stops for photos and lasting a total of 90 minutes. There was some commentary from the driver at the front of the jeep, but no microphone so anyone in the back could not hear what was being said. At over $110. per person we felt ripped off.

Visited August 2012
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012

We went ice climbing with fantastic guide Tomas. He knows all about the area and the glasier. Has some saga tales as well as a good instructor and guide. Amazing how quick the place is changing. Meeting is along. A dirt track from route 1 . Very welcome cafe and toilets and lots of parking. It was a cool wet day.

Visited August 2012
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Paris, France
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“Awesome adventure at the Myrdallsjokull glacier”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

The adventure started of with a nice superjeep tour to the snowmobiles. After that, we had a great time riding the snowmobile on this amazing glacier. Our guide was very relaxed and he adjusted the level of the tour to our small group, it was challenging! Thanks a lot!

Visited April 2012
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Chateau-d'Oex, Switzerland
2 reviews
“Perfect experience with natural and so friendly poeple”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

We just enjoyed this perfect moment in Solheimar and on the glacier with our snowmobiles!!!we were only 4 on the way, it was wonderful!!! thank for the powerfull drive with the jeep till the glacier ;-) All good to all the crew ARCANUM, thank's for hospitality and see you for sure again! Greeting to the dog Fifa!!!

Visited July 2012
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Nuremberg, Germany
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“THE Highlight of our Iceland Trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

The Super Jeep Tour was amazing! Fire and ice, great weather and so much fun! Shots and Hákarl at the bar very much appreciated. Thanks a ton, Arcanum team! Keep the good spirit rolling...

Visited July 2012
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