Quick info

Tour name: Blue Ice Experience

Age limit: 8 Years

Duration: 2,5-3 hours

Physical rating: 1/5

This walk takes us on to the Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue. Svínafellsjökull is a breathtaking outlet glacier of the Vatnajökull glacier and the scenery and views are simply stunning. We walk through a wonderland of glacial ice sculptures, meandering through ice ridges and the deep crevasses of the glacier. At the outset of our tour, an experienced guide teaches you how to use basic glacier equipment like crampons and ice axes, the required equipment for this tour.


  • Guiding services
  • Glacier gear and safety equipment

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Hiking boots. Hiking boots can be rented

Meeting point

Meeting point at Icelandic Mountain Guides Sales Lodge (next to the National Park Visitor Center) 20 min. prior to departure