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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition provided by Troll Expeditions

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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition

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Overview
Set out on a hiking adventure on a glacier in Iceland during this half-day tour. Join a guide for a frozen excursion in Skaftafell National Park and explore the Falljökull glacier. After a safety briefing, get outfitted with necessary equipment (including helmets, crampons, and ice axes) and discover the glacier’s striking features such as deep crevices and ice sculptures.
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You'll start at
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center
Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, IcelandWe will see you at our meeting point 30 minutes before departure time. Please note that if you arrive after departure time your place on the tour can't be guaranteed or refunded. Since May 1st, 2019 the meeting point is at Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center by the main road. You can look up "Skaftafell Terminal" on Google Maps to find the exact location and driving directions. Driving time to Skaftafell from Reykjavík is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you arrive early, you can visit Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center which offers free parking and has restrooms.
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    Skaftafell
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    A part of the Vatnajökull national park where you will walk on the glacier
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You'll end at
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center
Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, IcelandWe will see you at our meeting point 30 minutes before departure time. Please note that if you arrive after departure time your place on the tour can't be guaranteed or refunded. Since May 1st, 2019 the meeting point is at Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center by the main road. You can look up "Skaftafell Terminal" on Google Maps to find the exact location and driving directions. Driving time to Skaftafell from Reykjavík is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you arrive early, you can visit Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center which offers free parking and has restrooms.
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Highlights
  • Go hiking to explore the Falljökull glacier
  • Experience Iceland’s natural beauty during a guided tour
  • See panoramic views over Skaftafell National Park
  • All necessary equipment is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center, Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, Iceland
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All activities
  • Professional guide
  • All safety gear for glacier hike
Exclusions
  • Hiking shoes (available for rent with your guide)
  • Hats & Gloves
  • Clothing
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress according to weather
  • Good to have energy snacks
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Oriol Villanueva Pujol wrote a review 27 Mar
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We did not take quite this tour but "Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike" which is a 4h tour in Fjallsárlón. Our guide, Jose from Alicante (Spain) was really knowledgable and gave us a lot of information about the glacier formation and recession, the ice caves, the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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S.S wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
KASIA IS GREAT, KASIA IS KIND, KAISA IS COOL. Thanks for the tour, I really like how our guide introduce the surroundings and geological knowledge (also some folk stories about the Vikings and ravens). The tour itself is truly amazing, and the views are awesome. However, the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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brt_vn_grrl wrote a review Jan 2020
Hamburg, Germany68 contributions7 helpful votes
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Taken by a short bus drive to the starting location next to the glacier. Organisation, equipment and everything around was very professional yet super friendly and relaxed. Our guide Beda was a blast. Very observing to ensure safety of the group and very funny in making the stay
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Troll Expeditio... I, Front Office Manager at Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition
Responded 2 Feb 2020
Hi 852bertv Thank you for your review, I´m so glad you enjoyed your glacier adventure with us, Beda is a great guide, very funny and safe. We look forward to seeing you for your next Icelandic adventure. Best wishes Cordelia
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Hao wrote a review Jan 2020
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Thanks Kasia for guiding us a extraordinary hiking on the glacier. It's going to be a unforgettable experience in my Life. Kasia told us many stories and history about the glacier. She is funny and we had a lot of fun during the hiking. Thanks :)
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Response from Troll Expeditio... I, Front Office Manager at Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition
Responded 2 Feb 2020
Dear Haoliu_cn91 Thank you for your lovely review. I´m so glad you had such an unforgettable adventure with Kasia, she is a great guide! We look forward to seeing you again for your next Icelandic adventure. Best wishes Cordelia
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Leslie B wrote a review Jan 2020
Orlando, Florida40 contributions6 helpful votes
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Absolutely beautiful! We did 2 excursions with Troll Expeditions - the 5 hour glacier hike and the superjeep crystal blue ice cave tour. Both were highlights of our trip to Iceland. The guides were wonderful and entertaining and we felt safe and in awe of nature throughout the
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Troll Expeditio... I, Director of Sales at Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition
Responded 18 Jan 2020
Dear Leslie B, Thank you very much for this wonderful review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your tours with us :) and that you made lots of great memories in Iceland Hope to see you back soon for more adventures!
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DownrightAmazed
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Experience the breathtaking beauty of a glacier
This tour was the highlight of our trip to Iceland. The beauty of the glacier was breathtaking and we had plenty o
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986carmen
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An unplanned trip that went well
Gummi was our guide & driver. During the trip, he showed us around 8 places of interest, he offered a lot of info
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YFXie
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Fantastic team!
I took part in two tours, one to south Iceland, the other one to west Iceland. Our lovely tour guide Rocky is a gen
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CelArchi
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Amazing experience
Our amazing snorkeling experience with our guide Anna was such unforgettable, it made our trip to Iceland really wo
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Norskin
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Topp off the list
I have been on a lot of glaciers around the world and love them all, but I have never seen something like this one
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travelling218
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Great hike with Trym
Had a great time and lots of fun on the glacier hike with our guide Trym. He was very knowledgeable, informative an
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HPBeek
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Fantastic experience
Sparkling clear waters, very cold though even with the drysuit. Nonetheless, would not have wanted to miss it. It i
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Bonlaigts
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Wonderful Snorkeling experience on 12 March
My tour guide David is super nice, helpful and responsible. He really endeavored and put a lot of extra efforts to
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Anubiscat
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Great guide
Thanks for Julien who took us to travel around Iceland. 雖然許多行程因為大雪封路而取消,但是導遊Julien會隨機應變找到附近有趣的景點,甚至加碼行程帶我們看極光。大力推薦此
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xidj
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Great trip
It was an excellent experience to visit Iceland in winter, thanks to Julien, he is a really great guide and also a
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94lorenzac
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So much more than expected
You'd think beautiful nature is beautiful nature everywhere, but Iceland is something special. Our guide Carlos wen
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felixdZ9739CU
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Breathtaking Experience!
We did a wonderful tour with our guide Trym! Weather was - typical for Iceland - permanently changing but the exper
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jessr808
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Fantastic Tour
Rocky was an informative, friendly and humorous guide throughout the two day tour. Got to see everything listed on
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A9772YQmollys
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Excellent!
We loved this tour! Snorkelling was amazing and not as cold as you would expect! It was really beautiful and the ph
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Rosemarie P
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A fabulous day's trip
This trip was very good. The guide was knowledgeable, funny, kept us to time without rushing us. The trek up the gl
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  • Duration: 5h
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