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1-Hour Small-Group Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel Tour

Highlights
  • Prebooking ensures your preferred time slot
  • Choose from several departure times throughout the day
  • A guide explains geological details you may otherwise have missed
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1-Hour Small-Group Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel Tour
From US$58.60
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Standard Tour - 11 AMMost Popular
The tour is on the hour every hour and each tour takes approximately 55 - 60 minutes. We recommend you pre-book a tour to guarantee your place on the hour of your preferred time of day.
US$58.60
Standard Tour - 3 PM
The tour is on the hour every hour and each tour takes approximately 55 - 60 minutes. We recommend you pre-book a tour to guarantee your place on the hour of your preferred time of day.
US$58.60
Standard Tour - 12 PM
The tour is on the hour every hour and each tour takes approximately 55 - 60 minutes. We recommend you pre-book a tour to guarantee your place on the hour of your preferred time of day.
US$58.60
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Overview
Guarantee your desired time slot by booking a tour of the Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel in advance. With a guide, and kitted out with provided equipment, you'll marvel at the changing colors of the lava rock formations while walking in the path of lava that flowed during the Leitahraun eruption. Plus, you'll discover historical info that you may otherwise have missed out on.
What to Expect
At your confirmed time, you'll meet your guide and small group at Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel, 30 minutes from downtown Reykjavik. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and warm, waterproof clothing.

Your guide provides you with a helmet and light before leading you into the tunnel. Listen as they point out some of the tunnel’s most interesting features and learn about the changing colors of the lava rock formations as you walk. Large rocks make the tunnel difficult to traverse in some places, but a footbridge and several paths have been built over the roughest terrain. Lights have also been incorporated in order to highlight the changing colors and clearly show the powerful volcanic activity that formed the tunnel during the Leitahraun eruption, which occurred around 5,200 years ago.

Your tour ends after about one hour of exploring the tunnel. Make your own way back to Reykjavik or onto your next destination.
Reviews (70)
1 - 5 of 69 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
What a great 1 hour tour!

We booked this tour before arriving in Iceland because of the high reviews. So glad we booked early and went on this tour. It's only an hour but that's the exact time we needed to learn, see and explore. Arrive a few minutes early as...More

Thank sassiebean
Reviewed 1 week ago
Lava Tunnel Experience

We had a great time walking inside the lava tunnel. Our guide was great and she spent extra time with us telling us things and showing us the tunnel. We took pictures and experienced complete darkness at one point. Great way to spend an hour...More

Thank WendyB12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Definitely worth doing!

We booked this tour through icland adventure tours and they were so helpful planning everything! The tour itself was really great. The meeting point was easy to find and there is a nice waiting area when you arrive. Super easy/ short walk right into the...More

Thank Escape745822
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Absolutely Recommend

We had a wonderful time! Our guide was excellent! It was a perfect way to end our adventure in Iceland. The tunnel is absolutely beautiful! These were taken with a cellphone. They lite the tunnel so you are able to get nice photos.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Unexpected delight, a 'gem' not to be missed

On our last full day we decided to take a short trip outside of Reykjavik to see the lava tunnel cave. The guide was very detail oriented & knowledgeable as well as funny. The tunnel itself has been fitted with lights until the guide decided...More

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sylvia G
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Response from Andrea S | Reviewed this property |
We drove ourselves.
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