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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 20/07/07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Skaftafell, Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided Glacier Hike
  • Glacier Gear (Crampons, Ice Pick & Helmet)
  • Small Group Guarantee
  • Certified Glacier Guide
Exclusions
  • No Food included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Age limit is 14 years old
  • Food is not included so we recommend that you bring packed lunch with you
  • Remember to bring
  • Waterproof gear
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm Clothes, head-wear and gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Note that waterproof pants, waterproof jacket and hiking boots can be rented at the meeting point for a small fee.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
23Reviews
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Vaiva Kartais wrote a review Oct 2019
7 contributions
This was absolutely the best tour we went on! And I’m glad we had such an amazing guide -Thujs! He was super friendly, well-organized, informative and caring! We were lead through some ice ‘crevasses’ and it was a lot of fun! Would definitely recommend booking it with arctic
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Erika A, Marketing assistant at Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
Responded 29 Oct 2019
Hello Vaiva K, We are very happy to know that this was the best tour you ever went on! We hope to see you soon again for more fun experiences! Thank you so much for your review. Best regards, Erika
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photoguy_10 wrote a review Oct 2019
Tampa, Florida422 contributions50 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our 3.5 hour glacier tour led by Mathew. The process was very organized at the start. We also had great communications with staff with the online sign up and subsequent changes we made with dates and times. Communications were quick and efficient. We were
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Erika A, Marketing assistant at Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
Responded 13 Oct 2019
Hello photoguy_10, Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and everything wnt well for you. We can't wait for you to come back for more experiences! Best regards, Erika
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Mariana S wrote a review Oct 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Our guide Cristian was very friendly, informative and funny! He was very concerned about the safety and made sure that everyone was using the equipments properly. Since the check in in the cabin in Skaftafell we were very good instructed and the experience was amazing! The ice
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Erika A, Marketing assistant at Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
Responded 13 Oct 2019
Hello Mariana S, We are happy to know that you liked the tour guide as well as the tour. Thanks a lot for your review. We are looking forward to your next visit! Best regards, Erika
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madd wrote a review Aug 2019
Cordoba, Spain66 contributions24 helpful votes
This was a really amazing experience! I was initially worried it would be too hard as it is 5 hours long, but actually a lot of that is preparing and it was fine. I definitely wouldn't do the 3 hour hike unless you have a health/ timing reason. Our guide (Christian) was awesome,
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Response from Erika A, Marketing assistant at Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
Responded 24 Sep 2019
We are happy to heart that you had an amazing experience! Thanks for the awesome review. We hope to see you soon again. Wishing you all the best!
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Mark G wrote a review Aug 2019
2 contributions
Guide was well informed, and thoughtful about keeping the group together; I've never used crampons, and the guide's instructions were complete and easy to follow
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Erika A, Marketing assistant at Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell
Responded 25 Sep 2019
Hello Mark, Thank you so much for leaving us a great review. It's great to know that you left satisfied with the tour. Come back soon for more adventures! Best regards, Erika
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