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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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  • Walk through Ice and Fire

    Walk through Ice and Fire

    This is a tour that combines two of Iceland's natural highlights, hot springs and glaciers along with the notorious Eyjafjallajökull volcano! 2 - 3 hour walk past a series of beautiful hot springs in the Hengill area before a glacier walk on the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue.

    Duration: 12 hours total, 5 - 6 hours active
    Departures: Jun 1st to Aug 31: Tuesday to Sunday at 08:30am.

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  • Whale watching from Reykjavík

    Whale watching from Reykjavík

    Three hour whale watching tour. Minke whales and dolphins and variety of sea birds can be seen. Safety and comfort are top priority.

    Duration: 3 hours
    Departures: Daily departures all year

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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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  • Reykjavik Grand Excursion

    Reykjavik Grand Excursion

    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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  • Westman Islands Tour

    Westman Islands Tour

    This tour takes you from Reykjavík to the volcano island of Heimaey in the Westman Islands archipelago.

    In Heimaey you’ll be taken on a guided coach tour of the island, where you will get in touch with a volcanic crater, still-warm
    lava and half-buried houses from the island’s infamous 1973 volcanic eruption. You will spot some of the most interesting features of the island, where nature has sculpted a fascinating landscape teeming with diverse birdlife and animal life, including the world´s largest puffin colony.

    Optional boat tour around the island

    The boat circles the island of Heimaey, stopping briefly at places of interest where passengers can see various caves, witness
    the birdlife, and are likely to see some whales. The trip ends by sailing into Klettshellir (Cliff Cave). A musical instrument is
    played to showcase the cave’s stunning acoustics, creating a sensational experience. From there we re-enter the harbour.

    The boat tour (optional) is only available during summer* and takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes

    * If you choose not to go on the boat tour or it’s out of season, you will have some free time to explore the island. Your guide will tell you
    about interesting areas to visit and meet up with you afterwards.

    Departures: All year  at 07:15am weekdays and at 10:30am Sat & Sun
    Pick-up: Reykjavik domestic airport
    Included: Return flight to destination, English-speaking guide, Guided coach tour
    Not included : Optional boat tour, Lunch and refreshments

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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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  • 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

    The tour commences at our ticket office  in the Old Harbour in downtown Reykjavik where you can exchange your pre-paid voucher for admission tickets. Merely steps away you will find our Visitor Centre, facilitated on board a converted fishing vessel permanently placed by the pier, which is where you will meet our crew for the day. Before (or after) the tour you can stroll through our souvenir shop, have a drink at the Whale Café or enjoy the onboard whale exhibition located in the hull of the boat.

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

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