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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition provided by Troll Expeditions

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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Set out on a hiking adventure on a glacier in Iceland during this half-day tour. Join a guide for a frozen excursion in Skaftafell National Park and explore the Falljökull glacier. After a safety briefing, get outfitted with necessary equipment (including helmets, crampons, and ice axes) and discover the glacier’s striking features such as deep crevices and ice sculptures.
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You'll start at
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center
Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, IcelandWe will see you at our meeting point 30 minutes before departure time. Please note that if you arrive after departure time your place on the tour can't be guaranteed or refunded. Since May 1st, 2019 the meeting point is at Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center by the main road. You can look up "Skaftafell Terminal" on Google Maps to find the exact location and driving directions. Driving time to Skaftafell from Reykjavík is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you arrive early, you can visit Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center which offers free parking and has restrooms.
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    A part of the Vatnajökull national park where you will walk on the glacier
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You'll end at
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center
Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, IcelandWe will see you at our meeting point 30 minutes before departure time. Please note that if you arrive after departure time your place on the tour can't be guaranteed or refunded. Since May 1st, 2019 the meeting point is at Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center by the main road. You can look up "Skaftafell Terminal" on Google Maps to find the exact location and driving directions. Driving time to Skaftafell from Reykjavík is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. If you arrive early, you can visit Skaftafell Terminal Tour Center which offers free parking and has restrooms.
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Highlights
  • Go hiking to explore the Falljökull glacier
  • Experience Iceland’s natural beauty during a guided tour
  • See panoramic views over Skaftafell National Park
  • All necessary equipment is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center, Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, Iceland
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All activities
  • Professional guide
  • All safety gear for glacier hike
Exclusions
  • Hiking shoes (available for rent with your guide)
  • Hats & Gloves
  • Clothing
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress according to weather
  • Good to have energy snacks
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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HOP69 wrote a review Jul 2020
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It was one of our Iceland highlights: standing on a glacier and drink fresh and cold glacier water. Franzy our guide answered all the questions and gave us interesting information about the glacier. We made allot stops for photos. The waterfall at the glacier was terrific!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Ben wrote a review Jul 2020
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This tour was perfect for me and my parents to explore a bit the glacier of iceland. The tour was great organized, the material, which we rented was really good and useful and our guide Franzy was very friendly and patient. We felt save from the first second. Furthermore she
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Oriol Villanueva Pujol wrote a review Mar 2020
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We did not take quite this tour but "Skaftafell Blue Ice Cave Adventure & Glacier Hike" which is a 4h tour in Fjallsárlón. Our guide, Jose from Alicante (Spain) was really knowledgable and gave us a lot of information about the glacier formation and recession, the ice caves, the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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S.S wrote a review Feb 2020
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KASIA IS GREAT, KASIA IS KIND, KAISA IS COOL. Thanks for the tour, I really like how our guide introduce the surroundings and geological knowledge (also some folk stories about the Vikings and ravens). The tour itself is truly amazing, and the views are awesome. However, the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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brt_vn_grrl wrote a review Jan 2020
Hamburg, Germany67 contributions7 helpful votes
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Taken by a short bus drive to the starting location next to the glacier. Organisation, equipment and everything around was very professional yet super friendly and relaxed. Our guide Beda was a blast. Very observing to ensure safety of the group and very funny in making the stay
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Troll Expeditio... I, Front Office Manager at Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Hi 852bertv Thank you for your review, I´m so glad you enjoyed your glacier adventure with us, Beda is a great guide, very funny and safe. We look forward to seeing you for your next Icelandic adventure. Best wishes Cordelia
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Terrific guidance on an unforgettable experience
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