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Glacier Grand Slam

Adventurous glacier tour in Vatnajökull National park

Glacier Grand Slam – Glacier lagoon boat tour and glacier hike Iceland

  • South Iceland

  • Availability: 01.05 - 30.10

  • Duration: 8hrs

  • Level: Moderate

  • Meeting Place: Jökulsárlón parking lot, Iceland / Fjallsárlón parking lot Iceland (depends on which tour you choose). After the glacier boat tour, you will have to drive by yourself to Skaftafell Nature Reserve (grey house with turf roof). Please be ready at the locations 30 minutes before tour departure

  • Clothes: Warm clothes and good footwear, even in the summer. Remember, it is a glacier! (Waterproof shoes, Warm socks, Coat, Hat and gloves, sunglasses are recommended)

  • Age limit: 8 years

  • Included: Guided glacier lagoon boat tour on Jökulsárlón or Fjallsárlón and guided glacier hike with specialized glacier gear.

  • NB. Please chose if you want the boat tour on Jökulsárlon or Fjallsárlon. Se different booking machines for each tour.

Glacier hike and glacier lagoon boat tour - Experience some of the highlights of Vatnajökull national park

On this tour you get the chance to experience the inspiring nature in Vatnajökull national park. The tour starts with a boat ride on a magical glacier lagoon. You can choose between two glacier lagoons. In our booking widget, you can choose between the locations.

The famous Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is an extraordinary sight. Here you will see huge floating icebergs in the clear lagoon that at the end are drifting slowly into the connected sea.

The less well-known Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon is a smaller lagoon with browner water (glacier water), but still very beautiful and locally cherished. Both glacier boat tours are the same duration. The two lagoons are only a 10-minute drive apart. Once you get to the chosen lagoon you will be fitted with a flotation suit or life vest before jumping onboard the Zodiac boats. The Zodiac boats will carry you through the water full of shining icebergs in white and blue shades. Being up-close with the giant icebergs is a once in a lifetime experience.

After the glacier lagoon boat tour, you will have to travel by yourself to Skaftafell Nature Reserve (approx. 50 minutes drive from Jökulsárlón and 40 minutes from Fjallárlón).  Skaftafell truly is a natural treasure with a unique combination of black sand, glaciers and volcanoes. We will hike to the glacier Falljökull where we will strap our crampons on and start the ascend up the magnificent glacier. On our glacier hike we will experience astonishing ice sculptures, crevasses, moulins and icefalls. This is a breathtaking and ever-changing landscape.

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  • Meeting Point:
    Jökulsárlón parking lot, Iceland / Fjallsárlón parking lot.

    Please be ready at the locations 30 minutes before tour departure

  • Pick-up:
    This tour is not with pick-up

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