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Make sure you book a slot on their website as this is the only option - the tours are pre-booked in advance, no option to pop in and join. I called them and they advised me to book online as they do not book over...More
Bárður Örn G, Public Relations Manager at Raufarholshellir, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018
Thank you so much for the kind words.
Yes it is true that it can be hard to find but it is next to the road and the road authorities are putting up some better signs along the way.
The tour is definitely worth the price; very informative and shows a stunning lava tunnel. There isn’t a cafe so make sure to eat before going. Only down side being no directions or sat nav information ( making it difficult to locate).
Our family stopped here on a road trip to some other areas around the golden circle. Excellent tour! There was not enough availability in the next tour time so we bought tickets for later in the day and came back. Would recommend buying tickets ahead...More
My husband and I booked this online through trip advisor two days prior. They offer hourly tours lasting about 60 minutes. I wore Nike shoes and did fine. It is cool in cave so dress warm. Helmet and light provided, guide was awesome. We had...More
I did the tour with Reykjavik Excursions and everything worked out well. I was picked up at the right time and the busdriver was really nice.
The lava tunnel was super interesting and their guide was good at explaining the geology of the mountain on...More
For safety the tunnel/cave this year became regulated. For years, although on private property, the cave was routinely explored by tourists. After a few injuries and tons of garbage the land owner contracted with a firm to... More
For safety the tunnel/cave this year became regulated. For years, although on private property, the cave was routinely explored by tourists. After a few injuries and tons of garbage the land owner contracted with a firm to provide tours. Short tour about 1hr takes you about 300m into the tunnel on a worked lighted path ending on a viewing deck to observe the cavern. Ok for almost anyone, even with limited mobility. Extreme tour lasts about 2.5 hrs and take you about a mile up the tube over many ancient rock falls and uneven sometimes unsteady terrain. NOT for anyone with ankle or knee issues! Fee isn't unreasonable for this adventure.