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Icelandic Lava Cave Tour - From Reykjavik

Instant confirmation E-Voucher

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon, Fri, Sat & Sun: Jun - Sep
    Sat: Oct - May

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    9am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavík.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Explore the magnificent lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest lava tubes in Iceland
  • Discover the ancient tunnel filled with lava columns, wintertime icicles and ice formations
  • Step into scenes from a Hollywood film
  • Protective helmet and flashlight included
  • Roundtrip bus transfers included
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Explore the magnificent lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest and most famous lava tubes in Iceland. See the inner workings of a volcanic eruption while walking the path of a lava that flowed thousands of years ago.

Witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption as you walk in the path of a lava that flowed thousands of years ago. The lava tunnel is one of the biggest in Iceland and gets up to 30 metres wide and 10 metres high. The lava tube ceiling has caved in near the entrance, which creates beautiful columns of light. The fantastic range of colours of the tunnel wall is caused by the different mineral types of the rock.

Walk 350 metres into the lava tunnel and experience the temperature in the cave at around 4 degrees, although it can be warmer outside.

The lava tunnel promises an even more spectacular experience during the winters as unique ice sculptures are formed.

Inclusions

  • Bus fare
  • 1 hour guided cave tour
  • Flashlight
  • Protective helmet

Exclusions

  • Meals
  • Hotel Transfers (upgrade possible after booking)

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

Icelandic weather is unpredictable; we recommend dressing in warm layers and sturdy shoes.

Remember to dress warmly and wear sturdy footwear.

Please carry the following certificates with you. Travelers with these documents will not be subjected to testing and quarantine measures at the border:

  • A certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19

  • A certificate of previous COVID-19 infection

Indicated return times can vary due to road & weather conditions.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

Customer Reviews

  • Lynn Stoker
    Golden circle and lava tube tour

    From start to finish the day was perfect. Picked up on time and taken to bus for lava tube. Driver was very nice and friendly, the tour was amazing with extremely knowledgeable...

    United Kingdom 06/06/2018
  • Kok Hung
    Awesome scenery

    Great and spectacular. Good for nature lovers....

    Hong Kong 05/24/2018

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