South Coast and Katla Ice Cave
This day tour will take you to see Katla Ice Cave or "The Secret Ice Cave", and the glacier itself, present you with black, white, and blue ice that is over 800 years old! Inside the cave, there are high walls of ice that have been sculpted by glacial water throughout the centuries. Water drips all around and the air is cold and fresh.
The beautiful Seljalandsfoss behind which a path allows you to walk, followed by the mighty Skogafoss waterfall; walk and drive on black sand beaches pounded by the Atlantic surf and see the bird cliffs that surround the quaint coastal village of Vik.
On the way home, we drive past the greenhouse town of Hveragerdi, a place named after the abundant geothermal activity in the area which allows the locals to grow all kinds of plants and produce in row upon row in greenhouses.
The sights on this Iceland South shore and Katla ice Cave are impressive, and exploring them in a Superjeep makes the experience even more memorable.
South coast &Katla Ice Cave highlights:
- Katla Ice Cave (Entrance price per person ISK 19.900.- is included in tour price)
- Black sand beaches
- Bird cliffs
- Skogafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls
- Eyjafjallajokull sights
- Urridafoss waterfall
- Small coastal villages
The tour lasts 9 to 10 hours, Free pick-up from your hotel in the capital area begins at 8:30.
The tour runs all year around with
Minimum 2 passengers on Tue, Thu, Sat and
Minimum 4 passengers on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
It is important to understand that in Iceland you can experience all four seasons in less than one day. It is vital to wear comfortable and appropriate clothing like waterproof, walking shoes, dress in layers to be able to enjoy your journey to the fullest.
- Pick-up from and return to your accommodation in Reykjavik
- All safety gear (helmets, harness, etc.)
- Small refreshments (soup, coffee/tea and perhaps some sweets)
- Experienced guides