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Myrdalsjokull Glacier

| Vík í Mýrdal, Vik, Iceland
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US$524.07*
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South Coast Private Tour from Reykjavik with 1 hour of Snowmobiling on a Glacier
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Snowmobiling Experience on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
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Quad Bike Tour from Vik
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| Vík í Mýrdal, Vik, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not dress for hiking. Luckily this is probably the only glacier reachable with 7cm heels. I would still recommend waterproof clothing and hiking shoes for this. The "road " to the glacier is covered with all sizes of rocks, steep in some places,...More

1  Thank Yusi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I knew we had to drive here to see the tip of this glacier. I love nature and this was something new entirely. I love that we did this :-)

Thank enurweb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is so amazing to see! The only reason i havent given it 5 stars is because we didnt actually walk on the glacier, you have to have a guide which is very understandable but we didnt have walking gear or the time, although next...More

1  Thank Bethanieawp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a Floridian being able to see and touch a glacier is an amazing feat! It's so beautiful - even if you don't hike the glacier but just walk around it.

Thank StefJax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpected visit to a glacier. Good signs on the high road 1. Nice walk to the gal ier. Only under supervision you can really get to the glacier. Without supervision up to 500m. Impressive view

Thank Miggro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mýrdalsjökull combines all colours of nature at the same time. White from glaciers, black from sand, green from the grass and brown from the mountains combined with blue skies to create a big colur palette. To walk on the glacier, you must have the proper...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We went snowmobiling on top of this glacier, just incredible. The sheer size of it is hard to get to grips with and the snow was knee deep - all whilst being on top of the Katla volcano!

Thank Nikkia27
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Walking on and inside a glacier would be a nice thing to tick off your bucket list! As with many glaciers today, this one is shrinking and in retreat. Easily accessible by road, parking is free and there is a cafe / toilets - don't...More

2  Thank GeographyJon
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This area was very pretty, site of Stars Wars filming. You need to go with a guide to reach this area in the winter.

Thank devinjak
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We very much enjoyed this experience while you can't climb the the ice easily alone you most certainly can enjoy the experience without a guide. We didn't go far onto the glacier we got fabulous photos and had no issues wearing boots and snow clothing.

4  Thank Ohmsymbol
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sabai78
We are looking at snowmobiling in the summer is it worth it?
8 March 2017|
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Response from Filip V | Reviewed this property |
I was there in winter season. I know that on some of the glaciers snowmobiling is possible all year around. Pls check with Iceland Tourist Board or some of the adventure companies. Enjoy!
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demistephcrisa
Hi what would you suggest I wear to this hike/walk on the glacier tour?
2 February 2017|
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Response from Luz2Travel | Reviewed this property |
If you just walk up yourself to the base of the glacier you can wear anything as long as you have sturdy shoes. If you do the glacier hike out onto the ice you have to go with a guide and they provide harnesses, crampons... More
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demistephcrisa
Hi what would you suggest I wear to this hike/walk on the glacier tour?
2 February 2017|
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Response from Kleinbr1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure when you're going but I'd recommend hiking boots. They should provide all of the gear you need on the tour.
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