Vatnajökull Jeeps, snowmobiles and glacier hiking tours

Explore Europe's largest glacier in Iceland!

Offer adventure tours with specially equipped 4WD jeeps, skidoos and glacier hiking tours on Vatnajokull, Europe's largest glacier. Our 4WD´s can take on all conditions with advanced navigating and communication equipment for snow, glacier and other difficult driving. Besides having great experience in wilderness trips, our drivers respect nature, they know how to judge its conditios and design the trip to fit.

Our most popular tour starts from crossroad to Joklasel (road F985) from: 01. May to 10. September / at 9.30 and 14.00 First we drive up to Jöklasel and then on the snowy glacier Vatnajökull, where we have breathtaking views of deep vallyes, high mountains and of course, the great Vatnajökull itself.

In the winter the start times of our tours vary and we originate from our base in Vagnsstaðir Hostel about 6km from the crossroad.

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Quick Facts

Daily from May 1st to September 10th at 09:30 and 14:00 from Vagnsstaðir Hostel or from the crossroads to Jöklasel (F 985)

Price 2016:
23.000 ISK per person on skidoo snowmobile. Two persons on each skidoo.

23.000 ISK per person for glacier hiking tour

3 hours, one hour on a skidoo snowmobile.



For skidoo tour safety helmets, overall and shoes included in the price. For Glacier Hiking safety helmets, climbing iron, ice axe on the glacier, included in the price.



How to book

This tour can be booked upon arrival in our Reykjavík hostels or by sending an e-mail to


Kindly let us know if you are planning to go on both tours or just the other one.

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