Walk on a Glacier Tongue in Skaftafell; a beautiful oasis within Vatnajokull National Park. An Easy 2 hour Glacier Walk with Crampons.
This easy glacier walk takes you on to the amazing Svinafellsjokull glacier tongue. Svinafellsjokull is a breathtaking outlet glacier of the Vatnajokull icecap, the largest glacier in Europe. The scenery and view from the glacier is simply stunning. While on the tour, you will walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering between ice ridges and the deep crevasses of the glacier. At the outset of your tour, an experienced glacier guide teaches you how to use basic glacier equipment like crampons and ice axes, the required equipment for this tour.
- Glacier walk in breathtaking surroundings
- Ice Formations
- Hike on Europe’s biggest glacier
- Wonderland of Ice Sculptures
Total Duration: 3 – 3.5 hours
On the Ice: approx. 2 hours
Minimum Age: 8 years old
Meeting location: Icelandic Mountain Guides Lodge in Skaftafell (next to the National Park Visitor Center)
Please bring with you: Warm clothing, rain gear and hiking boots
- Experienced and qualified guide
- All necessary glacier gear
- Safety equipment