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Skaftafell Adventure Tour - 5-Hour Expedition provided by Troll Expeditions

Skaftafell Adventure Tour - 5-Hour Expedition

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 20-07-28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-28 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Set out on a hiking adventure on a glacier in Iceland during this half-day tour. Join a guide for a frozen excursion in Skaftafell National Park and explore the Falljökull glacier. After a safety briefing, get outfitted with necessary equipment (including helmets, crampons, and ice axes) and discover the glacier’s striking features such as deep crevices and ice sculptures.
Highlights
  • Go hiking to explore the Falljökull glacier
  • Experience Iceland’s natural beauty during a guided tour
  • See panoramic views over Skaftafell National Park
  • All necessary equipment is included
Important Information
Departure Point
Skaftafell Terminal - Tour Center, Flugvallarvegur 5, 785 Öræfi, Iceland
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All activities
  • Professional guide
  • All safety gear for glacier hike
Exclusions
  • Hiking shoes (available for rent with your guide)
  • Hats & Gloves
  • Clothing
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress according to weather
  • Good to have energy snacks
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cathrin W wrote a review Today
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We did the glacier walk with Franzy. We have been lucky with the weather and got great pictures on the glacier. Franzy explained a lot about the glacier and the different kind of ice. She showed us, how to move save on the glacier with the crampons. Thank you for this wonderful
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Omri Tcherner wrote a review Yesterday
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Nothing bad to say whatsoever. Franziska is super funny, knowledgeable and a fun guide. We wholeheartedly recommend this tour. If you get to do it with Franziska consider yourself lucky! We’ll be back for sure
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Kasia wrote a review Apr. 2021
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Me and my friends did a tour with Troll this March and it was an amazing experience! The owner of the company was very nice and helpful, so was our guide. And Skaftafell is a place you don't forget!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Veronika G wrote a review Nov. 2020
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Wonderful experience on Virkisjökull in South East Iceland. First time for me hiking on a glacier I felt very safe and well instructed by the cool glacier guide Trym Norman. I recommend him as a guide and this hike without reservation.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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al c wrote a review Sep. 2020
Madrid, Spain3 contributions2 helpful votes
Great experience!!! Franzy is sooo amazing!!! afterwards she recomended us some places nearby which were less crowded and as beautiful as the main atractions
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Date of experience: September 2020
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LYDIAENDELL
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Book this tour and request Thales!!!
This tour was the best thing we did in Iceland. Thank you especially to Thales, our super funny and knowledgeable g
830loganf
830loganf
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Valla is the best!!
I had such an amazing time with Valla, my guide, on this tour of the South Coast! The waterfalls were amazing, the
341natascha
341natascha
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Awesome tour
Very nice tour with lots of background information from the tour leader - Trimy. The ride in the super jeep is an e
JoAnn D
JoAnn D
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Snaefellsnes peninsular tour
Beautiful scenery and Thales is a wonderful tour guide. The bus ride is broken up by stops with time to walk around
Richard K
Richard K
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Perfect Day
Trym (the Norwegian) was a great guide and made the tour absolutely amazing. The ride was great. He was informative
c. e
c. e
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Snorkling
A gorgeous day with Ronan, who was a Greta and perfect instructor, taking care of evetything, taking his time and m
DeniseO432
DeniseO432
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Snorkeling the Silfra
Ronan kept us laughing as we felt ridiculous trying to get into our dry suit gear. Very patient with me the oldest
34derekl
34derekl
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Brilliant!
Brilliant experience! Ronan was fantastic. Truly passionate about his work and sharing the experience with those
B8244LNkevink
B8244LNkevink
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Great time on the glacier!
It was a private guided tour on the glacier. The guide was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend
ninaninjab
ninaninjab
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An amazing experience and a lot of fun!!
I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to snorkel between the continental plates and have a fun time doing
mcfif
mcfif
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Excellent snorkeling at Silfra in Iceland!
Had a great time today snorkeling at Silfra in Iceland...between two continents and maybe touching both at the same
813lunac
813lunac
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Recommended
Had an amazing time in iceland with the best local guide Ronan Garin. Nice personality, super service. The tour is
alexianep0404
alexianep0404
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Great hike, great guide!
Thank you so much to Sam, our guide for the day! We were only two + her so we felt very privileged to get to ask he
VerenaKueppers
VerenaKueppers
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Great experience!
Great guide, great knowledge, great Ice Cave - we had a really amazing experience! Can only recommend Troll. They a
Kristen D
Kristen D
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RONAN IS THE BEST!!!
This was an amazing tour and Ronan was THE BEST guide!! Even beyond being such a nice and knowledgeable person, you
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