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Escape the ordinary with an exciting Kayaking Tour on Sólheimajökull Glacier Lagoon.

With its enormous white and blue icebergs breaking off from Sólheimajökull Glacier, join this leisurely kayak tour where you will sail along the Sólheimajökull Glacier Lagoon. This is an experience you absolutely cannot miss out on. Bask in the beautiful nature surrounding you as your expert guide leads you around this gorgeous outlet glacier.

 Want to connect with nature? Ditch the crowds and immerse yourself in the striking beauty of an outlet glacier while you paddle a kayak along the Sólheimjökull Glacier Lagoon. This exhilarating tour starts with meeting your expert kayaking guide in the Sólheimjökull Glacier parking lot. Your guide will equip you with a dry suit and demonstrate the basic techniques needed to manoeuvre the kayak. 

The sit-on-top kayaks used for this tour are easy to steer, and previous kayaking experience is unnecessary. As you push from the shore, you will enter a world of an iceberg-filled lagoon in tranquil water. Appreciate the quiet and still water, with icebergs floating by.  The spellbinding glacial landscape and calm waters will make you feel like you have been transported into another world. It can be a meditative experience. 

Your guide will lead you around the glacier and safely between icebergs to admire these natural wonders from a perspective that can only be seen from the water. After a period of kayaking along the still water of the lagoon, you will head back to shore with unforgettable memories. 

This is an active yet easy tour, and your expert guide will keep you safe and answer any questions that arise.

 

Availability
Summer
Difficulty
Moderate
Duration
2.5 hours
Minimum age
14
Meeting Point
Sólheimajökull Base Camp

TourID: AG105

Meeting point

Sólheimajökull Base Camp

The meeting point is the location from where the tour begins.

Need to know

Please Note: The guide will divide the kayaks among guests for single or double use, and some guests might need to pair up. Wind strength might affect the tour difficulty in the lagoon.

From €120/person
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • No Booking Fees

Tour itinerary

Kayaking by the Glacier

What’s included and what to bring on this tour

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Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Kayak (single or double)
  • Paddle and dry suit
  • Tea, coffee, water and access to restrooms at Sólheimajökull

Not included

  • Warm clothing
  • Dry socks after tour (see equipment list)
  • Note: There are rivers to cross, river crossing shoes are needed in addition to sturdy hiking boots

Tour highlights

Sólheimajökull
South Coast
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