Skaftafell is our base of operations for our glacier and mountain
guiding operation in the realm of Iceland´s biggest glacier, the
Vatnajökull. The Vatnajökull is not only Icelands biggest glacier, it
is the biggest in Europe and infact the biggest outside the polar
This is surely an guaranteed stop as you drive along the South Coast
and our selection of day trips will make any naturelover and hiker want
to stay for more then one day!
The Glacier Wonders
day trip is a glacier hike on the Virkisjökull glacier only 10 minutes
from Skaftafell Service Center. This trip offers something no other
glacier in Iceland can, only a 45 minute hike and you will be able
stand with in 20 meters of an actual ice fall. An ice fall is where the
ancient glacier crashes down the mountain..an absolutely breathtaking
place, don´t miss it!
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We also offer a great combo that includes both the Glacier Wonders hike
and a wild life trip to the Ingólfshöfði cape. There you will see
puffins by the thousands and trot in the footsteps of Icelands first
settler, Ingólfur Arnarson. Lunch is also included. We call this one Blue Ice & Black Sands.
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Our adventure the Glacier Explorer
show you the rugged beauty of the Fjallsjökull outlet glacier and the
lagoon it crashes into. The trip on Fjallsjökull is an indepth
exploration of one the most amazing glaciers in Iceland and it is
located only 5 minutes from the Glacier Lagoon at Jökulsárlón.
Click here for more information on this glacier hike.
Even more popular then the Glacier Explorer is the combination tour
Glacier Grand Slam
. The Slam as we call it combines two of Vatnajökull
glacier greates treasures, a glacier hike on Fjallsjökull and a boat
trip on the breathtaking Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon.
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Last but not the least we offer Icelands most demanding glacier hike,
we guide the awesome trail to the highest peak on the island; the Hvannadalshnúkur
on Öræfajökull. This trip is the culmination of many travelers trip to
Iceland but beware, this trip is only for very experienced hikers!
Click here for more information on the climb.