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Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike provided by Troll Expeditions

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Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center, Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, Iceland
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Free Parking
  • Certified English-speaking glacier guide
  • Glacier Equipment: harness, helmet, crampons, and ice axe
Exclusions
  • Hiking boots (can be rented with your guide)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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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Geoffrey Lebowski wrote a review Nov 2020
4 contributions
The glacier is one of the nicest things I’ve done in Iceland. The colors are deep deep blue and the textures are unlike I’ve seen before. The guide was very (!) friendly, also the Troll support staff on the phone was very helpful. If you’re fit and healthy I can highly recommend
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Thevengaboys wrote a review Oct 2020
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We had a great time thanks to our lovely guide Sam. She was so enthusiastic about the glacier and was very informative. She took us to the blueberry cave and then further up the glacier. We were very nervous to be walking on the glacier but Sam was very calm and patient making
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Lawrence Pitts wrote a review Oct 2020
Swansea, United Kingdom1 contribution
It was a beautiful day departing for the hike up. Very personable friendly guide that put me right at ease climbing. Only having previously used crampons on a latter tour and not for long. The glacier itself is breathtaking and fortunately had the opportunity to have a look at
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Mikkel M wrote a review Aug 2020
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Very good guide, took us rappelling and seeing the crevasses. Would definitely recommend to others regardless of skill level
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Momme R wrote a review Jul 2020
Germany1 contribution
Unique and fantastic trip on the glacier with our Guide Jose. Very experienced and professsionell Guide who showed us all secret spots on the glacier, luckily we had a small group only. Jose took into consideration each team members' interests and wishes whenever required. It
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Date of experience: July 2020
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By: Troll Expeditions
tomwarmolts
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A great adventure!
We had a wonderful Ice Cave tour from Vik. Our experience was especially good thanks to our amazing guide Trym who
Traveler414820
Traveler414820
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Breathtaking
I looooved it! 😍 Our guide Nicolas was super kind and caring and prepared us spotless for the experience. The snor
smas2013
smas2013
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Great guide!
Tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Provided us with the equipment needed to safety get to the ice cave.
Bennyuec
Bennyuec
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Must See!
This was the only guided tour I booked on my trip in Iceland and it did not disappoint. The guides were really help
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Departure38411199244
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Highlight of the trip!!!
The snorkel tour: exciting, informative, fun fun fun! The guide, Ronan: smart, kind, strong, and sweet enough to h
T6996JXsamm
T6996JXsamm
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Excellent time
The hike was a lot of fun and not too straining. The guide, Franzie, was by far the highlight. She was very funny,
winitamar
winitamar
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Great glacier hike
Best guide we could ask for- charming, informative and friendly. We had a great time walking and exploring the glac
844cathrinw
844cathrinw
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5h glacier tour with Franzy
We did the glacier walk with Franzy. We have been lucky with the weather and got great pictures on the glacier. Fra
omritcherner
omritcherner
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Glacier Adventure with Franziska
Nothing bad to say whatsoever. Franziska is super funny, knowledgeable and a fun guide. We wholeheartedly recommend
LYDIAENDELL
LYDIAENDELL
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Book this tour and request Thales!!!
This tour was the best thing we did in Iceland. Thank you especially to Thales, our super funny and knowledgeable g
830loganf
830loganf
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Valla is the best!!
I had such an amazing time with Valla, my guide, on this tour of the South Coast! The waterfalls were amazing, the
341natascha
341natascha
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Awesome tour
Very nice tour with lots of background information from the tour leader - Trimy. The ride in the super jeep is an e
JoAnn D
JoAnn D
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Snaefellsnes peninsular tour
Beautiful scenery and Thales is a wonderful tour guide. The bus ride is broken up by stops with time to walk around
Richard K
Richard K
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Perfect Day
Trym (the Norwegian) was a great guide and made the tour absolutely amazing. The ride was great. He was informative
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c. e
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Snorkling
A gorgeous day with Ronan, who was a Greta and perfect instructor, taking care of evetything, taking his time and m
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