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Ice Unlimited - Glacier hike Skaftafell and Glacier lagoon kayaking combo tour

General Information

Availability: May 15th – September 30th

This beautiful combo tour allows you to experience the wonders of Vatnajökull National Park, recommended for everyone who wants to see & experience the glacier from different points of view. You can choose if you like to start with the Glacier lagoon kayaking in the morning and then embark on a glacier hike at Skaftafell on Falljökull glacier in the afternoon or vice versa.

Glacier Hike on Falljökull Glacier and Kayak Tour at Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
Explore the icy wonders of Iceland with our thrilling Combo Tour, where you'll embark on a glacier hike and a kayak tour like no other!

Your journey begins at the Skaftafell air terminal, where you'll meet our experienced guides and get geared up for an glacier hike on one of Vatnajökull´s outlet glacier Falljökull. As you step onto the glacier's pristine surface, you'll be awestruck by the surreal world of ice and crevasses surrounding you. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you safely through this icy landscape, providing insights into the glacier's formation, history, and unique features. This exhilarating glacier hike is suitable for most skill levels, making it a perfect opportunity to discover the beauty of Iceland's glaciers up close.

After your glacier hike, you head on for about a 45-minute scenic drive from Skaftafell to the enchanting Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Here, you meet our team at the parking lot by the glacier lagoon. After you get suited up, you will board your kayak and set out on the tranquil waters of the lagoon. Paddle amidst the towering icebergs that have broken free from the Vatnajökull Glacier and now float gracefully in the turquoise lagoon. Keep your eyes peeled for curious seals that often make appearances in this breathtaking setting. Our expert guides will ensure your safety and share fascinating insights into the glacial lagoon's ever-changing landscape.

This combo tour offers the best of both worlds, combining the thrill of a glacier hike with the tranquility of kayaking at Jökullsárlón. Discover the natural wonders of Iceland's glaciers in a single unforgettable day. Join us for a journey that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Trip difficulty: Moderate

We strongly recommend participants to go over our list of equipment and be well prepaired for the tour. If participants are not adequately prepared or dressed according to the weather conditions, Iceguide reserves the right to refuse them to participate in the tour to ensure safety.

For further information on gear and clothing see FAQ

Total duration of the tour: 7 hours

Good to have in mind

  • Please arrive at the tour meeting points 20 minutes prior to the tour departure
  • Reasonable fitness is required for the Kayak tour. Oversized people can expect having problems fitting the drysuits, and therefore unfortunately not being able to participate
  • For safety reasons participants cannot exceed 120 kg (270 lbs) in weight for single kayaks or 180 kg (395lbs) combined weight for tandem kayaks.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • If you book the 09:30 AM Combo Tour you will be booked at 09:30 AM on the Glacier Lagoon Kayaking Tour and 14.30 PM Glacier Hike Skaftafell tour.
  • If you book the 9.00 AM Combo Tour, you will be booked on the 09:00 AM on the Glacier Hike Skaftafell tour and 17:00 PM Glacier Lagoon Kayaking Tour

What to bring

No matter where you’re going in Iceland, it’s important to choose the right clothing and dress according to weather. We strongly recommend dressing in layers so it is easy to take off or put on layers depending on weather.

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headwear
  • Gloves
  • Good hiking boots are recommended
  • Sunglasses on sunny days

Meeting point for the Glacier hike



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What is included

  • Certified Glacier Guide
  • Specialized Glacier Gear
  • All Necessary Safety Equipment

Meeting point for Glacier lagoon kayaking

Notice that transportation from Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón is not included

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What is included

  • Kayak
  • Two piece suite (trousers and jacket)
  • Life vest
  • Boots
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BOOKING

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For further information see FAQ or contact us at info@iceguide.is