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Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park provided by Icelandic Mountain Guides

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Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Skaftafell
    Iceland
    Our Skaftafell Base Camp, wooden sales lodge, is located by the bus parking and clearly visible from the National Park Service Center.
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    Skaftafell
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
    Glacier walk on Falljökull glacier
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  • You'll end at
    Skaftafell
    Iceland
    Our Skaftafell Base Camp, wooden sales lodge, is located by the bus parking and clearly visible from the National Park Service Center.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Skaftafell, Iceland
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided glacier hike on an outlet glacier of Vatnajökull
  • All necessary glacier gear
  • Certified glacier guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Skaftafell
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please bring warm clothing, rain gear, gloves, and hiking boots
  • Boots and rain gear can be rented on location
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
63Reviews
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Tifaine wrote a review Apr 2021
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We had an amazing time on this glacier hike with our guide David. We had never climbed a glacier before but felt safe, and the surroundings are out of this world! Would definitely recommend this experience to anyone, without hesitation.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Arc_Mountain_Guides, Director of Sales at Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Tifaine007 and thank you for the review. Good to hear that you liked the tour with us and we hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Barði
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ID_UK_US wrote a review Sep 2020
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We booked this walk after stopping at Skaftafell for myself and my 12-year-old son. We were a bit concerned that this tour would not be sufficiently challenging for my son, who is an experienced climber but not old enough to go on the ice climbing tour. We need no have
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Icelandic_Mtn_Guides, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
Responded 3 Nov 2020
Thanks for reviewing Icelandic Mountain Guides. We are very pleased to hear that Marco took good care of you on tour in Skaftafell, and you were able to feel at ease participating in ice climbing and seeing some amazing sights too. We hope to see you both back in Iceland in the future, when we can hopefully show you more that Iceland has to offer. best regards Scott
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Odile K wrote a review Jul 2020
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Very nice experience! Our guide Mike was really good. We had amazing weather and very good service. Once in a lifetime experience!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Arc_Mountain_Guides, Director of Sales at Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
Responded 28 Jul 2020
Hello Odile591 and thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear that you had a great experience on the glacier with Mike. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Best regards, Barði
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teremseara wrote a review Jul 2020
Reykjavik, Iceland1 contribution
the guide was very nice and help us in everything. The trip was well organized and they provided the necesary material. i recommend the experience!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Arc_Mountain_Guides, Director of Sales at Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
Responded 21 Jul 2020
Hello teremseara and thank you for the feedback, We are happy to hear that you liked the tour and hope to see you again in soon. Best regards, Barði
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mdovhinka wrote a review Jul 2020
Haarlev, Denmark1 contribution
The tour and our guide Marta were perfect. It was my first hike in the ice,but thanks to the professionalism of our guide everything went smoothly and excitingly. Already missing that feeling of freedom and greatness in the snow 😁
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Arc_Mountain_Guides, Director of Sales at Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
Responded 16 Jul 2020
Hi mdovhinka, Great to hear that you liked our tour with Marta, she truly is one of Icelandic Mountain Guides greatest. The glacier landscape is so unique and when you are up there, it is like being in another world. See you again soon. Best regards, Barði
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LydRaff
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Great guide, fun little hike
We did a three hour glacier hike with Dan Saulite and we were so impressed. The glacier was striking and Dan was a
Jamie01011
Jamie01011
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Great experience, highly recommend!
The glacier hike was really beautiful with some awesome landscapes. Our guide Solvi was amazing at gearing us with
harigopalmv
harigopalmv
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Excellent Driving
The tour was really nice and it has been explained well how to us the bike and the guide was so friendly. Definitel
SteppiJune2018
SteppiJune2018
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Top Guides in Fairy Iceland. ESC 12 Points
We felt so safe and welcome with our lovely guides Greta and Agust. Organisation and fellowship were great at all t
Morten D
Morten D
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Solheimajokull - glacier discovery.
We went for a 3 hours glacier walk with the guide Tamas. Mainly because of him, the tour was an excellent experienc
Luela86
Luela86
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Excellent
I was anxious at first because i had never done anything of the sort before, but that feeling disappeared after 10
MichalZakrzewski
MichalZakrzewski
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Glacier hike
Very nice, easy hike, with very nice guide (Thomas), that has shared with us his knowledge and good humor!
vishmaic
vishmaic
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A must have experience!
Our initial plan was to do the 2hr hike to the plain wreck, but it was raining heavily and started looking for alte
FellowTraveller96
FellowTraveller96
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Great hike
The hike on the glacier was very cool, saw some different places which were very beautiful to see. Clear blue ice,
Wander773623
Wander773623
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Exellent!
we went hiking on Fimmvorduhals with Michael from Tekkland and it was a wonderful experience. Such a well guieded t
Toooooooom73
Toooooooom73
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Amazing
With our guide Pepe, we had a very enjoyable hike on the Solheimajokull. He is very Interesting and have a great se
marielauregodet
marielauregodet
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Fimmvorduhals hike : one of the best hikes in Iceland
Beautiful hike from Skogafoss to Pórsmork on July 28th, 2020 with our 3 boys (19, 16 and 13 years old). We were ver
PiotrQDX
PiotrQDX
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A fascinating first contact with the glacier
Fascinating first contact with the glacier, very nice guide, well-prepared trip, all equipment on place.
DKHenriette
DKHenriette
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Magical adventure!
The glacier hike was a magical experience for my son of 10 years and I with our fantastic guide Renata! There was j
FamilyGlobe74
FamilyGlobe74
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Great tour on the glacier
With our guide Pepe, we had a very enjoyable visit of the Vatnajokul starting from Skaftafell (Blue Ice Tour). Inte
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