We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Electronic Voucher Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
Itinerary
Meet your guide at Sólheimajökull glacier base for this glacier walk tour. First get set up with all the equipment you’ll need while on the ice, and then listen as your guide gives some instruction and tips.

Once you and your group are ready, head out on the glacier. Follow your guide on the icy glacier, and be careful as you walk past crevasses, sinkholes, and ice ridges. Your guide fills you in on how fast the glacier has melted over the last 15 years and the reasons for this.

Your glacier walk ends back at the Sólheimajökull glacier base.
Locations visited
Solheimajokull Glacier
Arcanum Glacier Tours
Overview
Sólheimajökull glacier is around 656 feet (200 meters) thick, and its icy ground makes it easy to slip if you don’t have the right equipment. This glacier walk tour not only provides a helmet, an ice axe, and crampons for you, but a guide gives instruction before setting off on Sólheimajökull, so you feel confident in your own abilities. Plus, your guide never leaves your side, leading the way the whole time.
Highlights
  • Walk one of Iceland’s biggest glaciers during this Sólheimajökull glacier walk
  • A guide is there every step of the way and provides instruction so you’re safe
  • All equipment—a helmet, an ice axe, and crampons—included 
  • Choose from multiple Sólheimajökull tour times to best suit your schedule
Filter reviews
17 results
Traveller rating
16
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
16
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsankle supportclimate changeinteresting factssouth coast toura great experiencehiking bootsglacier walkgeoicelandhandshourbasecompanyviewscrampons
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome guide and great hike on the glacier

My husband and I did the glacier hike with this company through our tour company, NiceTravel. Upon arrival we were greeted by our guide who walked us through some important notes about the hike. Since we were just getting out of the van after a...More

2  Thank DaniSouz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Awesome!

The guide was amazing and the walk on the glacier was a once in a lifetime opportunity! Would definitely recommend this company if you'are thinking of braving the ice. It is a moderate hike...so be prepared to get your heart rate pumping.

Thank Toni H
Reviewed 7 July 2018
Great Easter attraction with super friendly guide who made the experiance less scary!

We had complete beginners in our group and Lukas made the whole experience less scary and completely enjoyable for all levels. Some of us where more advanced and he had a few 'activities' up his sleeve too!

Thank DINK_London
Reviewed 6 July 2018
A great experience

We did the 3-hour glacier walk with Michal, who was personable, informative and safety-focused. The actual glacier is quite a hike from the base office so I recommend the 3-hr walk for more time on the ice. Minus one star because check-in was rushed and...More

Thank blyvoor
Reviewed 18 June 2018
Amazing activity- highlight of Iceland trip!

Hiking on the glacier was an amazing experience! Our guide Kate was great, and made sure that everybody felt comfortable, even though the level of the hike was certainly easy and doable for everyone in our group. The views were breathtaking, and Kate taught us...More

Thank sstein672
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Hobbs B
10 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DINK_London | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It’s very easy walk on glacier so even 9 years old child can make it definitely! I am not sure if the guides are allowed to take customers under age but you could ask them beforehand, but in terms of difficulty it’s not... More
0
Votes
equeyaya
23 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from medmom2002 | Reviewed this property |
About 2.5 hrs
0
Votes
Deborah D
9 May 2018|
Answer
Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
I’m not the business I’m a reviewer.
0
Votes
Travellers Also Viewed
Sólheimajökull Glacier Walk
36 Reviews
from US$102.10*
Small-Group 4-Hour Sólheimajökull...
29 Reviews
from US$138.10*
Glacier Exploration
41 Reviews
from US$139.25*
Glacier Discovery
5 Reviews
from US$81.75*
Southern Iceland Glaciers, Waterfalls...
563 Reviews
from US$99.90*
South Coast Full Day Tour from...
260 Reviews
from US$125.00*
Guided Full-Day Tour of Iceland's...
41 Reviews
from US$130.00*
South Coast Classic Day Trip from...
102 Reviews
from US$92.82*