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Glacier Snowmobile

from Langjokull basecamp

Check "Glacier" off your bucket list in the most exciting way possible on this glacier snowmobile adventure from our Langjokull basecamp.


Meet us at our snowmobiling basecamp on Langjökull glacier for an adventure of a lifetime. On this tour you will explore the wonders of Langjokull, the second largest glacier in Iceland as we make our way across the glacier on powerful snowmobiles. This is definitely the adrenaline trip you have been looking for!

  • Availability
    1st June - 31st Oct
  • Duration
    1,5-2 hours
  • Level
  • Pickup
  • Meet on location
  • Min. Age
  • Ratio
    1 per 6 sleds
  • Price
    19.990 ISK
Tour highlights
Small group experience
Langjökull glacier
Snowmobiling on a glacier
Guided tour
Overalls, gloves, balaclava and a helmet
2 persons sharing a snowmobile

Snowmobiling on a glacier is the perfect way spend your vacation here in Iceland. You meet at our base camp on Langjokull Glacier (See driving directions) for a 1 hour snowmobile ride on Europe’s 2nd largest glacier. Upon arrival to our basecamp your certified glacier guide will provide you with all the snowmobile gear needed for the tour, ensuring that you will stay safe and warm during your 1 hour  snowmobile ride. In continuum your guide will go over how to safely operate the snowmobile before you head off on a 1 hour ride on the glacier. This tour is a unique experience that you should definitely not let slip through your fingers!

If you are not able to meet us at our basecamp, please take a look at our other snowmobile tours which include pick up from Reykjavik or Gullfoss.

Driving directions

This tour offers daily departures from our Langjokull base camp. We kindly ask you to meet us there no later than 20 minutes before your departure time. Driving from Reykjavík takes around 2 and a half hour so please make sure you calculate enough time for your drive.

Please note

A standard booking is for 2 people sharing 1 snowmobile.

If you wish to have a solo snowmobile or your group is an odd number please choose the number of solo participants with the option "participants - solo on a snowmobile" when making your booking.

A valid drivers license is required to operate a snowmobile.

I'm pregnant, am I able to participate in one of your snowmobile tours?

Due to safety reasons we do not recommend women that are already 3 months pregnant to participate in our snowmobile tours.

Can you go on a snowmobiling tour in the summertime in Iceland?

Yes, you can. The plus side to being a cold country is that our glacier are here all year around and we can go snowmobiling in every season.

What time are we dropped back to Gullfoss cafe from the Glacier Snowmobiling from Gullfoss if we are collected at 12:30?

You will be returning back around 16:30, but this can vary depending on the conditions (+/- 60 minutes).

Are there any weight restrictions for the snowmobiling tours?

We don’t exactly have a weight restriction but participants need to be able to fit in our winter overalls. The largest size we have is 3XL. As for the physical level, the tour is listed at a the level moderate and anyone in average physical condition should be able to complete the tour without any trouble.

Are their any place to use the toilet at the glacier snowmobiling base camp?

Yes, we have toilets at the base camp where the tour starts that you are more than welcome to use before and after. Unfortunately we cannot offer any bathroom breaks during the tour itself.

What clothing is provided for the snowmobile ride on Langjokull glacier?

We provide you with an overall, a balaclava, gloves and a helmet.

This is all included in the price of the tour.

What do I need to bring for my snowmobiling ride on Langjokull glacier?

First and foremost warm clothing.

Upper body: Thermal shirt and a fleece or a thick sweater over.

Lower body: Warm pants.
If you get easily cold, also thermals.

Shoes: It’s best to wear boots as it’s pretty cold on the glacier and they can get wet.

NOTE: You need to bring a lunch or some snacks. Lunch is not included in the tour.

I am traveling by myself, do I need to pay the single ride supplement?

Yes, if traveling solo you will need to purchase the single ride extra.

Is there an age limit to go snowmobiling on Langjokull glacier?

Yes there is, safety is always our number one priority and after looking closely into this the age limit was set to 8 years, of course in company with a guardian.

All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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