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  • Blue Ice Experience

    Blue Ice Experience

    Easy 2 hour Glacier Walk on crampons. This walk takes us on to the Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue with its breathtaking scenery and views of the Vatnajökull glacier. We walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering through ice ridges and the deep crevasses of the glacier.

    Duration: 2,5 -3 hours in total, 1,5 - 2 hours on the ice
    Departures: All year: Every day at 10:00, 10:30, 14:00 and 14:30. July 1st to August 31st: Departures every hour from 10:00 - 15:00

     

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  • Glacier Discovery

    Glacier Discovery

    Easy and safe glacier walk for those who want to get a glimpse of the breathtaking Sólheimajökull glacier, and its surroundings. The tour focuses on the exploration of water cauldrons, waterways and other ice features of the glacier.

    Approximate duration : 2,5 hours
    Departures : All year: From June 1st to Sept 30th: At 9:30, 12:30 and 15:30. From Oct 1st to May 31st: At 10:30 and 14:30

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  • Glacier Hiking One Hour Tour

    Glacier Hiking One Hour Tour

    Join us at one of Iceland’s most popular day trip from Reykjavík, yet different. In a group of only 6 guests accompanied by the experienced and qualified guide, we go to the south coast of Iceland, experiencing a spectacular guided trip along rivers, waterfalls, and volcanos with a final destination of Sólheimajökull outlet glacier. Our personalized glacier-hiking trip takes you along the riddles of the glacial wonder world. Experience the effects of climate change first hand on this fun and exciting tour that no one should miss out on while in Iceland.

     

    Duration: 10 hours
    Departure: 08:00am

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  • Into the Glacier Tour - Ice Cave Adventure

    Into the Glacier Tour  - Ice Cave Adventure

    Into the Glacier and more, is a day tour departing from Reykjavik. Into the Glacier, waterfalls and more – just lay back, relax and enjoy the adventure we have prepared for you!

    Duration: 9-10 hours
    Departures: All year

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  • Take a Walk on the Ice Side

    Take a Walk on the Ice Side

    The most popular tour in the book! On this Iceland day tour you will be guided through the labyrinth of a glacier tongue extending down from the fourth biggest glacier in Iceland. A great way to experience nature and the Sólheimajökull glacier.

    Duration: 9 - 10 hours total, 2 - 2h30 on the ice
    Departures: Every day at 8:30. Closed 24/12 and 25/12

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  • Golden Circle

    Golden Circle

    The most popular Day Tour in Iceland, Gullfoss, Geysir and The National Park of Thingvellir. Geological forces are relentlessly pulling the surface of the earth apart, and the growing gap between the Eurasian and American tectonic plates can clearly be seen. Thingvellir National Park is the site of the world’s oldest parliament, a place of great cultural and historical significance for Icelanders.

    Duration: 8 to 9 hours
    Departures: All year

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  • Highlights of Reykjavik - Small Group Tour

    Highlights of Reykjavik - Small Group Tour

    A detailed and comprehensive introduction to Reykjavik's past and present. On this Iceland Excursion, all the main landmarks in Reykjavik are visited, such as The Pearl, Hallgrímskirkja church, the National Museum of Iceland, the harbor and the famous 101 Reykjavik neighborhood.

    Duration: 3 hours
    Departures: All year

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  • South Shore Adventure

    South Shore Adventure

    This Iceland Excursion is ideal for nature lovers of all kinds. You will have an opportunity to stand behind the plummeting Seljalandsfoss waterfall, walk up to the Skógafoss waterfall and gaze at the formations.

    Duration: 10 hours
    Departures: All year

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  • The Wonders of Snæfellsnes

    The Wonders of Snæfellsnes

    For the nature lovers this is a "must do" Day Tour in Iceland. Lush valleys and lava fields with soft moss, abundant bird life, diverse flora, craters and salmon rivers characterize this part of Iceland.

    Duration: 12 hours
    Departures: All year

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  • Gullfoss - Geysir & Snowmobiling

    Gullfoss - Geysir & Snowmobiling

    The Gullfoss–Geysir - Langjökull snowmobiling tour puts you in touch with some of Iceland’s most famous and exciting natural phenomena. Visit of Þingvellir National Park, Geysir hot spring area and Gullfoss, the queen of Icelandic waterfalls before heading onwards for an exciting snowmobile tour.

    Duration: 10 hours
    Departures: All year

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  • Diamond Circle Air Tour

    Diamond Circle Air Tour

    Fly through the landscape of epic television series The Game of Thrones, filmed in this dramatic landscape. 

    The route explores Godafoss Waterfall  and then over Lake Myvatn, with its numerous scenic attractions and geothermal phenomena.  From Lake Myvatn we fly over Vatnajökull National Park to see Dettifoss, a spectacular waterfall where cascades plunge from a height of 144 feet (44 meters) into a narrow canyon.

    From the Dettifoss waterfall we follow the magnificent canyons, before turning homeward bound for Akureyri. Relax and take in the north-east coastline as the Troll Peninsula mountain range comes to view in the west.

    Duration: 1,5 hrs
    Availability: March 1st-November 15th

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  • Inside the Volcano

    Inside the Volcano

    This will be for sure a trip you will never forget! Join us for this unique experience, this tour takes you literally inside a dormant volcano, through the top crater and to the bottom of its magma chamber - once filled with steaming hot lava.

    Duration: 5-6 hours
    Departures: Several departures every day. The first tour is at 8:00 and the last tour is in the afternoon.

     

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  • Snorkeling Silfra

    Snorkeling Silfra

    You don’t need to be a certified diver in order to experience water at its clearest!  Snorkeling Silfra is for everyone who feels comfortable in water and is ready for a fantastic snorkeling adventure.

    We offer daily snorkeling trips to Silfra where you will float between two continental plates, surrounded by the astonishing clarity of the water and the mesmerizing colors of this underwater world.

    Duration: Approximately 5 hours from the time of pick up in Reykjavík to the time of drop off.
    If you choose to drive yourself to Silfra, you can expect to be with us for about 3 hours.
    You will be in the water for around 30-40 minutes and the remaining time is needed for getting in and out of the gear.
    Departure: 10:30 / 12:30 / 14:00

     
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  • Vatnshellir Cave Tour

    Vatnshellir Cave Tour

    This is where we originate from... The area all around the glacier contains hundreds of lava tubes, which makes the area really special for those interested in caves. Our story began few years ago when we started cave guiding in Vatnshellir Cave. That lead to fast expansion that has now made Summit Adventure Guides.We are the only tour operator that has permission to guide you into Vatnshellir cave, which is by now probably the most visited cave in Iceland. Vatnshellir was closed by the National Park few years ago for protection reasons and now it's only open with guidance from us, approved guides by the National Park.

    Duration:;45 minute guided tour
    Departures: We offer this tour all year around, opening hours depend on the season though.

    From May 15th to September 30th we've got tours every hour, on the hour from 10am to 6pm.
    From October 1st to May 14th we've got tours every hour, on the hour from 11am to 3pm.

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  • Whale Watching from Reykjavik

    Whale Watching from Reykjavik

    Enjoy 3 hrs. at sea with our expert crew and specially trained naturalists in search for the whales and wildlife of Reykjavík. The city view and landscape of the bay is also not to be missed and adds that something special to the experience.

    Departures: 9:00 / 9:30 / 10:00 / 13:00 / 14:00 / 17:00 / 19:00 / 20:30
    Duration: 3 hours

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