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Glacier Lagoon Kayaking




1.5 hours


Approx. 1 hour


14 years old

General Information

Available May – 15th of October!

Glacier Lagoon Kayaking in the Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon which is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland. Paddling on the Glacier lagoon provides outstanding experience and gives participants a magnificent view of the ice cap and the vast dome of ice that rises above.

Come with us on this unique journey where we paddle amongst floating icebergs and wildlife, seals and birds.

Glacier Lagoon Kayaking is the tour for those who want to be environmentally friendly while exploring nature.

The tour is fully guided and all participants are provided with a two piece suite and all other necessary equipment. Our Kayaks are SIT-ON-TOP boats, very stable and should be suitable for persons who have not gone kayaking before.

Age limit is 14 years / No exceptions

Reasonable fitness is required for the kayak tours. Oversized people can expect having problems fitting our suits. Weight limit for the kayak tours is 120kg and our biggest suits are the size of XXL.

What to bring

  • Warm clothing to wear under the dry-suit that we provide
  • Good socks
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses on sunny days
  • Headwear

What is included

  • Kayak
  • Two piece kayak suit
  • Life vest
  • Boots

Trip difficulty: Moderate

Meeting point

Meet us in our small box van at Jökulsárlón. We have all our equipment in our van and there we suit up before heading out on to the water. Our van is located at the Glacier lagoon main parking lot and is thoroughly marked Iceguide.

GPS coordinates 64.048096, -16.178778

We kindly ask you to be at the meeting point on time. We recommend arriving at least 15 min before the scheduled departure time. Late arrivals unfortunately will miss out on their reservation and it will result in the cancellation of your booking and a full forfeiture of your booking fee.


In our tours we use tandem SIT kayaks (boat for two persons) for their safety, easy handling and stability. We also have single SIT kayaks only in case of single travellers and/or odd number bookings. When booking, you select number of passengers, not boat or boat type. The type of boats will be chosen on spot accordingly by the guide, not upon request.

Participants must be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the departure time!

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