Blue Ice Experience at Svinafellsjokull

All year Daily About 3 hour Mountain Guides Lodge in Skaftafell Easy Min 8 years old

A beautiful two hour walk on Svinafellsjokull Glacier Tongue in Skaftafell National Park. You will be provided with all necessary equipment.

This walk takes us on to the Svinafellsjokull Glacier Tongue. Svinafellsjokull is a breathtaking outlet glacier of the Vatnajokull Glacier and the scenery and views are simply stunning. We walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering through ice ridges and the deep crevasses of the glacier. At the outset of our tour, an experienced guide teaches you how to use basic glacier equipment like crampons and ice axes, the required equipment for this tour.

Tour highlights

  • Walk to Svinafellsjokull Glacier Tongue
  • Glacial Ice Sculptures, Ice Ridges and Deep Crevasses of the glacier
  • Stunning Scenery


  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Glacier gear and safety equipment.

Good to know

Meeting point: Icelandic Mountain Guides Sales Lodge in Skaftafell (next to the National Park Visitor Center) 15 min. prior to departure.

Bring warm clothing, rain gear, hiking boots and lunch.

Boots and rain gear can be rented for a small price.


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