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2-hour Buggy Experience by Myrdalsjokull

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This exhilarating Buggy tour to a plane wreck, set against the backdrop of the majestic Myrdalsjökull glacier, is an experience that will leave you breathless.

Book with a 15% discount until the end of June!

Tour code: AG203

2-hour Buggy Experience
Price from: 28.899  ISK

2-hour Buggy Experience

Prepare to have your senses awakened and your spirit of adventure ignited! Our exhilarating Glacier Buggy tour is an experience that will leave you breathless.

After completing the safety instructions, we embark on our journey. Our route takes you to the edge of the glacier, where the brilliant ice cap starkly contrasts with the black desert sands—a truly unforgettable sight.

Next, we will navigate through small rivers and streams to reach the sandy beach formed by the dormant Katla volcano. Following an exhilarating ride on the black beach, we will stop at the famous DC3 plane wreck to admire the stunning views of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier and the expansive black coastline extending to Dyrhólaey, the southernmost part of Iceland. Finally, we will follow the mountains back to the base.

Ideal for active people, our  Buggy tour promises an unforgettable ride. Whether you're a couple seeking a heart-racing experience, friends looking for a unique adventure, or a solo traveller looking to push your limits, all you need is a valid driver's license and a thirst for excitement!

For those flying solo, you'll have the privilege of navigating the glacier terrain by yourself, though this does come with an additional cost. But trust us, it's worth every penny.

Don't wait for the adventure to find you; chase it! Strap in, rev your engines, and prepare to embark on the Buggy tour of a lifetime!

Note: A valid driver’s license is required to drive the buggy. Single riders and groups with odd numbers must book a single-ride buggy. For groups and families of 4 or more, consider booking a 4-seater buggy here

Tour Overview

  • Language

    English

  • Meeting point

    Myrdalsjökull Base Camp

  • Note

    Pricing is per person

    Note

    Single riders and groups with odd numbers must book a single-ride buggy. For groups and families of 4 or more, consider booking a 4-seater family buggy. 

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Availability

    All year

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • 6

    Minimum age:

    6 yrs

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Tour Highlights

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guides
  • Buggy per two persons
  • Insulated, windbraker overall
  • Helmet and balaclava face mask
  • Boots (optional, depending on weather conditions and guests footwear)

Not Included

  • Warm undergarments or extra insulation clothing

Optional Extras

  • Single ride on the buggy (mandatory for groups with odd number)

Tour Map and Itinerary

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2-hour Buggy Experience

MAP & ITINERARY

Start: Mýrdalsjökull Base

  • Gear Up: Immediately upon arrival, collect and don your provided protective gear. From helmets to gloves, we ensure you're outfitted for the adventure ahead.

  • Safety Briefing: Spend a comprehensive 15 minutes with our experienced guides to understand the safety protocols, the controls of your two-seater buggy, and the layout of the day's journey.

  • Initial Buggy Acquaintance: Get comfortable in your buggy with a 5-minute test drive around the base camp, familiarizing yourself with its operations.


Main Adventure: A Thrilling Exploration to a Place Wreck

  • Challenging Icelandic Terrains: Test your mettle against the steep hills and rugged paths of the Icelandic landscape. Every twist and turn offers a new challenge and an even more breathtaking view. Enjoy a fun and easy drive across rivers, on black sand beaches, to the Sólheimasandur plane wreck and the Jökulsá River.

Return to Mýrdalsjökull Base

  • Descent & Quick Dash: Navigate your way back, taking another route that offers a mix of dunes and flat terrains, wrapping up the adventurous ride.

Please note that the program might change due to weather or road conditions.

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Practical Information

We always recommend to book as soon as you are ready especially if you have a strict travel schedule or a large group. It is easy to change or cancel 24 hours before departure by emailing us ([email protected]). Tours can also be purchased on the day of the activity as long as there are spaces available.

You can find the nearest pick-up location here. You are welcome to email [email protected] to get help with finding an alternative pick-up location

The Pick up service starts 30 minutes before your tour's departure time. Please be ready at your designated pick up location or bus stop on time.

  • Light hiking shoes with a rigid sole work well for short trail walking in Iceland.
  • Other clothing should be picked according to weather that day. We advise dressing in layers.