Ice Cave by Katla Volcano | SuperTruck from VikDid you know that Iceland is home of one of the rarest natural phenomenon: ice caves. Come and jump onto a Super Jeep and admire the mighty caves of ash and ice. You'll take a SuperTruck ride into the country and feel like you are taking a sneak peek into the highlands as you enjoy the ride into the country admiring the majestic mountains and fields of moss.
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14 participants per guide
Ice cave equipment, 4×4 Vehicle, professional glacier guide,
Hop on our SuperTruck, put on your crampons, and explore the mighty South Coast and its Myrdalsjokull glacier. In this off-the-beaten-path tour to a natural ice cave underneath Katla volcano, you’ll admire the lunar surroundings and glaciers the South Coast of Iceland is so known before and then enter the famous cave. You’ll walk inside the magical blue and black ice domes of this rare natural phenomenon by powerful volcano Katla. Prepare to be amazed!
After being picked up from Vík, we’ll take you on the road of “no man” that will take you to the mysterious cave. The view inside the Ice Cave is truly spectacular the combination of the colors of the ice, you will get the chance to see some amazing black ice as well as some blue ice features. The Katla Ice Cave is truly unique. The ice cave is located in Kötlujökull Glacier which is an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull Glacier. Underneath the glacier waits the mighty volcano Katla where the both the glacier and the ice cave takes their name from.
The tour departs from the village of Vík where you will hop on a Super Jeep that takes you up to the ice cave. There you will put on crampons and a helmet to prepare you to walk inside the natural ice cave. Your expert guide will inform you all about the glacier and how the ice cave is formed by mother nature
Never been on an ice cave before? No worries! Our certified guides will teach you all you need to know and have you walking safely on this environment. Safety equipment and briefings are provided before each tour.
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✓ 2,5 to 3 hours
✓ 8 years
✓ Year round
✓ Natural Ice Cave by Katla volcano
✓ Ride on a SuperTruck into the country
✓ Certified Glacier Guide
✓ All Safety Ice Cave Equipment: crampons, helmet, and headlamps
What you need to bring
• Hiking boots
• Warm clothing (first layer)
• Waterproof clothing (second layer)
The meeting point is in the parking lot of Ice Cave Bistro in Vík.
Geolocation: Ice Cave Bistro in Vík. Latitude: 40.721107 Longitude: 29.82046
Meet our guides by our SuperJeep with a sign marked Troll Expeditions.
Driving time from Reykjavík is around 2,5 hours. Find a map with directions below.
Click on “Directions” the map for the exact location and driving directions.