From Reykjavík

Snowmobile and South Coast

Enjoy an exhilarating and safe snowmobiling adventure on Mýrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland’s South Coast. Operated by our partners at Arcanum Glacier Tours.


Tour code: AG009

Snowmobile Adventure Day Tour From Reykjavík

Your adventure kicks off with your driver guide picking you up from your accommodations in Reykjavík. The scenic ride from the city to the Arcanum base camp on the South Coast, is a feast for your eyes. There are stunning waterfalls, mountains and glaciers that you will witness along the way. After arriving at our base camp, your guide will provide you the appropriate gear for snowmobiling and go over the safety guidelines. Getting to the snowmobiles on the glacier takes a special modified vehicle. Our super-truck can easily handle the tough terrain in all weather conditions. During your snowmobiling adventure, you will have extraordinary views of the surrounding landscape and Mýrdálsjökull’s vast icy field.*

On the way back to Reykjavík, you will stop at the powerful and picturesque Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. This day trip from Reykjavík is packed with adventure.

Please note: All drivers must be 17 years of age or older and have a full, valid driver's license. A learner's permit, tractor, or motorcycle license is not sufficient according to Icelandic law. No previous snowmobiling experience is required. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 5. One child only per paying adult. Single riders and groups with odd numbers are required to book a single ride snowmobile

* Visibility of the landscape depends on the weather conditions that day

Tour Overview

  • Difficulty - Moderate



  • icon/availability



  • Group 319


    9 - 10 hrs

  • Group 110


    30 min before departure

  • Group 377


    1 hr

  • 8

    Minimum age

    8 yrs

  • Group 65



Tour Highlights

Riding up to the glacier in the truck

Snowmobiling across the glacier

Waterfalls of the South Coast

All equipment included


  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Transport from Reykjavík
  • Snowmobile (can take up to two persons)
  • Insulated cover-all
  • Helmet and balaclava face mask
  • Boots (optional, depended on weather conditions and guests shoe wear)

Not Included

  • Extra warm clothing

Optional Extras

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

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