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About Tour

Mývatn Lake, the 4th largest lake in Iceland, is surrounded by magnificent landscapes that you’ll have an opportunity to visit during your buggy ride tour.

Highlights

  • Spent an hour riding a buggy
  • Learn about Myvatn history
  • Explore Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • See the volcanic outback of Lake Myvatn area

Included

  • Guided buggy tour
  • All necessary equipment
  • Lesson on how to operate a UTV buggy

What to bring

  • Waterproof shoes
  • Gloves
  • Warm clothing to wear under the overall
  • Bottle with water
  • Camera

Tour Snapshot

Availability May - Oct
Duration 2-2.5 hours
Departs From Grímstaðir Farm, Reykjahlíð
Level Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Minimum age 8 years
Meet on Location Yes
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Itinerary

The tour starts at Hella Farm, situated in Myvatn Nature Reserve. Once in a buggy, you’ll have a picturesque drive through the nature reserve and north of Lake Myvatn. On your way, you’ll see black sand deserts and volcanic areas. 

During this tour, you get to see raw nature and learn about the history and culture of the Myvatn area. And a ride in a UTV buggy will only strengthen this adventurous feeling. If you’re unsure if this means of transportation suits you, don’t worry, as it’s pretty simple to drive, and there’s also a possibility to participate as a passenger.

  • The tour will take approximately 2 - 2.5 hours, and the ride will take an hour.
  • Departures start at 14:00 (other times are available upon request).

FAQ

Yes, you do need to have a valid driving license from your home country.

No, you don’t need to have a specific motorcycle license, a regular driver’s license is enough to be able to join the tour.

Before starting any of the activities, participants will receive a safety briefing highlighting the safe and proper use of equipment, the role of guides during the trip, and the significant risks and hazards involved in their activity.
 
The safety briefing will also cover potentially foreseeable scenarios that may arise and explain how participants should react in such circumstances. Our guides will also outline their expectations of participants during the trip where needed and address any specific questions or concerns that may arise during this time.
 
Any medical conditions or personal health concerns that may jeopardize your well-being or affect your ability to meet the physical demands of the trip must be clearly communicated to the trip leader before the tour start.
 
Any medications you may require for minor medical conditions (asthma inhalers, etc.), should be kept close and you should bring it with you on the trip if possible. It is important that you notify your guide about such medications and their whereabouts before setting off.

As with any and all world travel, we strongly recommend having travel insurances that can provide cover if you need to cancel your travel reservation with short notice. We also recommend that you have personal health insurance coverage when participating in any adventure activities in Iceland.

Our tours are split into four different categories that help participants to understand what to expect from the tour. The categories are Easy, Moderate, Challenging and Demanding. Each tour is rated making it easier to find tours that suit you.

For further information about the difficulty ratings and descriptions.

Yes, we do. Langjökull Ice Cave is a magical experience, the tour has no minimum age and is a wonderful option for the whole family. Whale Watching with our partner company Elding has been a favourite with families traveling with young children, these guys have a great success rate in seeing whales (upwards of 98% in the summertime).

Another option would be the Landmannalaugar Safari on this tour you get to explore parts of the Icelandic highlands and bathe in natural hot springs. Most of our jeep tours are also suitable for children over the age of 6 years old. If you would like a nice and relaxing experience we would also recommend the Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon tour.

Your safety is our number one priority! Keeping this in mind, Arctic Adventures reserves the right to adjust the itinerary and/or take different routes depending on conditions. Please read more information in our cancellation policy.

No, for all your questions and concerns you would need to contact our customer service.

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