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

Skaftafell, Iceland

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icon7 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


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.
  • Meet at a convenient central location
  • This tour is ideal for active travelers looking for adventure
  • Wear a waterproof jacket and pants, which are available for rent
  • Lunch is not provided; bring a packed lunch
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Guided glacier hiking and ice climbing on Falljökull Glacier
Certified glacier guide
All necessary glacier gear needed
Food & drinks. Please bring packed lunch with you.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to and from the Skaftafell National Park base

Departure Point

Skaftafell National Park

Departure Time

10:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • We recommend that you bring:
  • Waterproof jacket and pants (trousers) (Available for rent directly from the operator for a small fee at own expense)
  • Hiking boots (Available for rent, 1000 ISK own expense. We advise against running shoes or any type of shoes that come up below the ankle bone as the straps on the crampons can get a bit painful during the walk)
  • Light sweater, wool or fleece
  • Light synthetic or quick dry pants (Try and stay clear of jeans on the longer trips as they get wet & cold quick and dry slowly)
  • Thin Gloves
  • Hat
  • Small Backpack (Can be handy for carrying your camera, rain gear etc.)
  • Sunglasses and sun protection (It can get quite bright on the ice with the reflection from the sun)
  • Food and drinks (Lunch is unfortunately not provided so it recommended that you bring a packed lunch. From June - September there is plenty of fresh water on the glacier so feel free to bring a bottle with you to refill on the glacier)
  • Camera
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Glacier Guides

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during 7-Hour Glacier Hike and Ice Climbing Experience in Skaftafell National Park?
This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

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