From Reykjavík

Sólheimajökull Blue Ice Cave from Reykjavík

A great tour from Reykjavík which gives you two of the most popular tours in one; glacier hike and experiencing an ice cave.

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Sólheimajökull Blue Ice Cave from Reykjavík

From Reykjavík Blue Ice Cave on The South Coast of Iceland

Now’s the time to visit a blue ice cave on a day tour from Reykjavík during your stay in Iceland!

Conditions are rarely good for ice cave tours in the summer but now that winter is returning, conditions are ideal. Exploring such great natural wonders as a glacier, including crevasses, water cauldrons, ridges and an ice cave, is the perfect combination. On this tour you have the chance to explore an ice cave out in Icelandic nature first hand as well as get in a great moderate glacier hike on one of Iceland’s best known outlet glaciers, Sólheimajökull. After crossing the glacier you’ll enter the blue ice cave. Walking into this frozen world, centuries in the making, is a truly unique experience. This adventure is easily done as a day tour from Reykjavík, just around 2.5 hours away from the city. We will supply the necessary equipment and a guide to ensure your safety.

This tour also includes stops at the well known waterfalls Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss.

If you have your own transport you can also choose to meet us on location by Sólheimajökull for this Blue Ice Cave Tour

Join us now for this great opportunity to explore an ice cave in Sólheimajökull.

Please note: Due to unfavourable weather conditions the Ice Cave is no longer available for this winter. Please contact our Sales office for other tour options.

Tour Overview

  • Pickup

    30 min before departure

  • Group size

    Up to 12 per guide

  • On the ice

    3 - 3.5 hrs

  • Minimum shoe size

    European 34 (U.S. - 2.5)

  • Difficulty




  • Duration

    11 hours

  • 12

    Minimum age:

    12 yrs

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Tour Highlights


  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Transport from Reykjavík
  • Glacier gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Tea, coffee, water and access to restrooms at Sólheimajökull base

Not Included

  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothing
  • Lunch

Optional Extras

  • Rain gear (jacket and pants) for glacier
  • Hiking boots for glacier

Tour Map and Itinerary

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Sólheimajökull Blue Ice Cave from Reykjavík


Day Tour

Blue Ice Cave Tour On Sólheimajökull from Reykjavík

After being picked up in Reykjavík by a professional driver guide, you will take a scenic 2 hour drive to Sólheimajökull glacier along the South Coast of Iceland.

Before stepping on the glacier, you will get all the necessary gear, such as an ice axe, crampons and a harness. Your expert glacier guide will lead you through a wonderland of ice.

On the way back to Reykjavík, you will stop to marvel at Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls.

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