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Join us on a private glacier hike so that we can make it just the way you like it. In Öræfi we have multiple glaciers to choose from so we can find the one that suits your needs.

In the winter months the ice caves hiding below the glaciers become accessible for us to explore.




Group size


All year.

Easy to moderate.

6-8 hours, can be made shorter. 

Up to 8 per guide

109.900 ISK per group 

Tour Description

Hiking on a glacier is an unforgettable experience. On this tour we take you on a private exploration on one of the incredible outlet glaciers of Öræfajökull. We choose a glacier depending on the weather and available glacial features each time to make sure you get the best experience possible.

Your day will start at our home in Svínafell where we will go over the specific plan for the day, depending on the glacier we choose. We outfit you with the necessary glacier equipment and drive to the glacier of the day. Depending on the glacier we may have 10-40min approach on foot to the glacier's edge. We take our time exploring the glacier and seeing what it has to offer before making our way back home.

During the winter months the ice caves hidden below the glacier's surface become accessible for us to explore.

Personal equipment required

  • Outdoor clothing suitable for the weather on the day of your trip. Check out our equipment recommendations!

  • Hiking boots suitable to wear with crampons. Check out our equipment recommendations!

  • Sunglasses.

  • A hat or a cap.

  • A backpack for your personal belongings. 

  • Gloves. 

  • Water bottle.

  • Lunch and snacks for the day.

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