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Full-Day Mt Snaefell Hiking Tour from Egilsstadir

Available from Thursday

Full-Day Mt Snaefell Hiking Tour from Egilsstadir

Climb the 700,000-year-old Mt. Snaefell in eastern Iceland on this full day adventure tour. At 6,014 feet (1,833 meters), Snaefell is the tallest mountain outside the glacier region. Climb the west side of the mountain with an experienced guide who shares facts and stories about the area. On a clear day, it’s possible to see half of Iceland from the summit.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$424.08
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$424.08

Blue Ice Cave Exploration (from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon)

Available from Nov 16

Blue Ice Cave Exploration (from Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon)

Get an intimate glimpse of one of Iceland’s famous ice caves on this half-day hiking excursion on the Vatna Glacier. Get there easily with included transfer via super jeep, then strap on your crampons, clip on your helmet, and set off along icy trails deep into the frozen landscape, benefiting throughout from the supervision and expert knowledge of your professional guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.84
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$126.84
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Puffin and Seal Watching Tour from Breiddalsvik

Available from Thursday

Puffin and Seal Watching Tour from Breiddalsvik

This is a great choice for wildlife fans. Discover the magic of Iceland’s waters by going on a puffin and seal watching tour from Breiddalsvik. No need to worry about bringing anything with you as protective clothing is provided, as well as light refreshments. Get access to incredible views, and as an added perk, there’s a possibility of trying sea angling too.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.15
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$105.15

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Super Jeep Tour - The Eastfjord (from Djúpivogur)

Available from Thursday

Super Jeep Tour - The Eastfjord (from Djúpivogur)

We will pick you up from the Port of Djúpivogur in the morning. Start your day with a gorgeous photostop at Almannaskard and two viking village prop for movies. Then drive along the coast and enjoy the scenery. There are many waterfalls along the way, Sveinsstekksfoss, Folaldafoss, Flögufoss, just to name a few. Enjoy the scenery of the beautiful fjords of eastern Iceland. Visit a very interesting place at Eggin i Gledivik where eggs of various sizes line the shore. At the end of the fascinating day, we will drop you off at Port of Djúpivogur. Minimum of 2 people per departure.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$435.37
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$435.37

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and Glacier Hiking (from Djúpivogur)

Available from Friday

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and Glacier Hiking (from Djúpivogur)

We will pick you up from the port in Djúpivogur. Then, we will head to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lake on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. Floating on the lagoon are enormous icebergs, moving with the waves towards the river mouth. The white and blue icebergs give off a calming crackling sound as they float around in the lagoon. You will have plenty of time to take in the views from shore. From here, you will hop onto a monster truck which will bring you to the foot of the largest glacier in Europe for your glacier hiking (or Blue Ice Cave Exploration). Blue Ice Cave is a rare and hugely popular part of winter in Iceland. This tour is for anyone who would like to explore the little-seen phenomenon of a naturally formed ice cave or anyone who wants to feel the frosty air on their cheeks as they enjoy the wilderness of Iceland. As the day comes to an end, we will drop you off at the port in Djúpivogur.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$530.94
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$530.94
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Private South Coast & Glacier Lagoon tour

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$1,659.81
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Ice Cave Tour

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$148.00

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Full-Day Canyon Hiking Tour Egilsstaðir

Available from Thursday

Full-Day Canyon Hiking Tour Egilsstaðir

This is an excellent choice for travelers who enjoy spending time in nature. Explore the outdoor beauty of Egilsstadir in a safe way—a hiking tour with a guide to take care of navigating, so you don’t get lost. Discover hidden sites that you likely wouldn’t find alone, such as intricate rock formations, waterfalls, and impressive caves.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.06
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$350.06

Private Day Tour - Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach & Secret Glacier (incl. flight)

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Private Day Tour - Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach & Secret Glacier (incl. flight)

Start your day watching the sunrise on your flight from Reyjkavik to Hofn. Be awed as the sunlight light up the mountains and glaciers on this out-of-the-world landscape. Be amazed by the frozen enchantment of Europe's largest glacier lagoon on a full-day tour of the legendary Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon from Hofn. Marvel at a landscape comprising of crystal clear water and floating icebergs as you explore the area. Add some sparkles to your day at the Diamond Black Sand Beach. Explore some secret glaciers in the Vatnajökull National Park where the largest glacier in Europe lies. Bring your day to the perfect close with a sunset flight back to Reykjavik. • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach and Secret Glacier • Private tour • Highly rated and recommended by guests
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  • 11 hours
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$927.08
Price varies by group size
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$927.08
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Full-Day Nature and Culture Super Jeep Tour in East Iceland

Available from Dec 1

Full-Day Nature and Culture Super Jeep Tour in East Iceland

This day tour begins with a visit to the town of Breiðdalsvík and a local business. You will journey through pure Icelandic nature, visiting some beautiful hidden treasures of Austurland. The tour gives you the best of both worlds- nature and culture, giving you a good sense of Icelandic everyday life and culture while visiting a local home and the community church.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$393.52
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$393.52

Private South Coast & Glacier Lagoon tour

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Private South Coast & Glacier Lagoon tour

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Discover the major attractions found on the south coast of Iceland, which boasts volcanos, waterfalls, glaciers, black sand, and cliffs, on this all-day private guided tour. The itinerary includes a lunch break with a taste of Icelandic whiskey. End the tour with a stop at “the Crown Jewel of Iceland,” the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,659.81
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$1,659.81
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Glacier Discovery

Available from Apr 1

Glacier Discovery

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The Glacier Discovery tour takes you on a journey towards a majestic glacier ice fall. After a short 4x4 super-jeep drive that brings us very close to the glacier, we will put our crampons on, arm ourselves with ice axes and start our hike up the glacier. The tour is designed for those looking for an in depth glacier hike in Iceland. During this glacier hike your guide will teach you about the geology, geography and history of the local area, as well as pointing out some of the fascinating features of the ice. The glacier surface and colour changes constantly depending on the time of year and features such as Moulins, glacier cones and crevasses come and go. The landscape is one of constant motion, but one thing never changes; what an incredible experience it is to go glacier hiking in Iceland.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$133.00
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$133.00
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Ice Cave Tour

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Ice Cave Tour

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Capture gorgeous photos of one of earth’s most remarkable phenomena: the blue ice caves of Vatnajökull National Park. Exploring in a group no larger than 13, with a guide and a helmet for safety’s sake, travel from Jökulsárlón to the cave in a rugged 4WD, then explore the eerie underground landscapes. Choose between a range of departure times to suit your schedule and the daylight.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
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$148.00

Small Group Glacier Hiking & Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier

Available from Dec 1

Small Group Glacier Hiking & Ice Caving Tour Inside Vatnajokull Glacier

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The Vatnajökull glacier is widely considered the jewel in Skaftafell National Park’s crown, but the icy terrain holds hidden dangers. On this ice-caving tour, hike around and beneath the Vatnajökull glacier with your certified guide, and explore millions of years of natural geology. With crampons and safety equipment included, enjoy uninterrupted views over the icy landscapes for which Iceland is famous.
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  • Free Cancellation
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$123.89
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$123.89

2-Day Ice Cave, Jokulsarlon and South Coast Sightseeing from Reykjavik

Available from Nov 24

2-Day Ice Cave, Jokulsarlon and South Coast Sightseeing from Reykjavik

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Experience the stark beauty of southern Iceland and seek out the Northern Lights on a 2-day tour from Reykjavik. Trace Iceland’s south coast by air-conditioned minibus and visit the stunning Seljalandsfoss and Skogagoss waterfalls, and black sand beach at Vik before an evening outing in search of the fluorescent Northern Lights. The next day, see the icebergs of Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and finish on a high note: with a walk on Vatnajökull, Europe’s biggest glacier, to explore a luminous blue ice cave. Overnight hotel accommodation, breakfast and guided tours included.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$638.68
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$638.68
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Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell

Available from Nov 9

Small Group Glacier Wonders Adventure From Skaftafell

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Discover one of the gems of southern Iceland on this glacier hike in Skaftafell National Park. Head from Skaftafell to the edge of the spectacular Vatnajokull glacier. Learn how to use your climbing equipment, then hike out through the glacier valley and up onto the ice. Follow your guide on a route past open crevasses and frozen ice-caves, and admire breathtaking views over the landscape beyond. During your family-friendly trip, learn how glaciers are formed and marvel at the scale of the mighty glacier.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.20
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$99.20
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Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell

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Vatnajokull Small Group Glacier Hike From Skaftafell

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Trek deep into the Skaftafell National Park and marvel at Iceland’s beauty on this adventurous 5-hour glacier hike. Travel by bus into the Skaftafell National Park as a guide sheds light on the region’s geology. Pull on your hiking gear and head along rugged trails to the tongue of the Virkisjökull Glacier — widely considered the park’s most impressive feature. Along the way, discover the crevasses, ice caves and waterfalls for which the region is famous and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.33
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$140.33
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Skaftafell Glacier Hike | 3-Hour Walk - Small Group

Available from Sunday

Skaftafell Glacier Hike | 3-Hour Walk - Small Group

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The Vatnajökull glacier ranks among Iceland’s top natural attractions, but exploring the icy terrain without a guide is dangerous. On this half-day tour, delve into the Skaftafell National Park with a certified guide and discover a world of ice formations and deep crevasses. With all the necessary safety equipment included, enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.17
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$72.17
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Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

Available from Sunday

Skaftafell Ice Caving & Glacier Hike

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Head out on a thrilling ice adventure to the Skaftafell Ice Cave from Hofn. Traverse Europe’s largest glacier, and Iceland’s highest mountain range, to reach the entrance of the ice cave. Admire the beauty of the natural landmarks with its blue walls and ice formations as you venture inside the cave with your guide and ice picking equipment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.92
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$135.92
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Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition

Available from Thursday

Skaftafell Blue Ice Winter Wonderland - 5-Hour Expedition

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Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Iceland's Skaftafell National Park on this extended glacier hiking tour, which allows more time on this glacier than most other tours. As you hike over the ice, past deep crevasses, pale moulins, and ice sculptures, and take in panoramic views over the park, your guide shares insights into glaciers, how they are formed and impacted by climate change. Includes all necessary safety gear.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.67
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$116.67
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5-Hour Glacier Hike in Skaftafell National Park

Available from Apr 1

5-Hour Glacier Hike in Skaftafell National Park

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Trek deep into the Skaftafell National Park and marvel at Iceland’s beauty on this adventurous 5-hour glacier hike. Travel by bus into the Skaftafell National Park as a guide sheds light on the region’s geology. Pull on your hiking gear and head along rugged trails to the tongue of the Virkisjökull Glacier — widely considered the park’s most impressive feature. Along the way, discover the crevasses, ice caves and waterfalls for which the region is famous and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.19
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$175.19

7-Hour Glacier Hike and Ice Climbing Experience in Skaftafell National Park

Available from Apr 1

7-Hour Glacier Hike and Ice Climbing Experience in Skaftafell National Park

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Tackle Iceland’s rugged landscape on this all-day guided glacier hike and ice-climbing experience in Skaftafell National Park. At the Falljökull glacier, learn how to use the climbing equipment before heading out onto the ice, making your way up the icefall. This small-group tour allows for plenty of time to practice your ice-climbing skills.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$289.92
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$289.92

Full-Day Private Glacier and Ice Cave Hike with Photo Package

Available from Thursday

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Full-Day Private Glacier and Ice Cave Hike with Photo Package

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We are the only glacier tour company in Iceland to give you a professional photo package with your tour. This private tour will be the best option to get the full glacier experience while having your own personal photographer with you to capture it.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$330.18
$366.86
$36.68 savings
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Half-Day Glacier and Ice Cave Hike + Photo Package

Available from Thursday

SPECIAL OFFER

Half-Day Glacier and Ice Cave Hike + Photo Package

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We are the only glacier tour company in Iceland to give you a professional photo package with your tour.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$200.27
$222.52
$22.25 savings
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Sightseeing Flight over Vatnajökull Volcanic Eruption Sites

Available from Jan 6

Sightseeing Flight over Vatnajökull Volcanic Eruption Sites

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Get a unique perspective on Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier, and Grímsvötn, Iceland's most active volcano, on this scenic flight from Skaftafell— with luck, the volcanic crater will blow steam, making for a rare photo opportunity. As you ascend into the air, admire the basalt cliffs surrounding Svartifoss, located in Vatnajökull National Park, and look out for waterfalls.  On the way back, your pilot flies over Grænalón glacier lagoon and Skeiðarárjökull outlet glacier.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$420.99
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$420.99
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Ultimate Sightseeing Flight from Skaftafell

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Ultimate Sightseeing Flight from Skaftafell

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Embark on a photogenic aerial tour Landmannalaugar, Vatnajökull glacier, Grímsvötn eruption site, Lakagígar and more. Go over the flight plan with your pilot, and take off over the area, observing the steam blowing from the lake on top of the glacier, massive volcanic craters, countless mountains and valleys, and Iceland’s Highlands.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$550.89
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