Glacier exploration at its most exciting: 1 hour snowmobiling adventure ride on Langjökull glacier directly from Gullfoss!
This tour offers unbelievable views and an exhilarating environment, going snowmobiling across Iceland’s second largest glacier!
Up to 4 hours / 12:15am - 4:15pm
Meet on location
1 per 6 sleds
- Tour highlights
- Small group experience
- Langjökull glacier
- Glacier snowmobiling
- Supertruck experience
- One-hour snowmobile ride
- Two people sharing a snowmobile
- Neccecary snowmobiling gear
This tour is a “meet us on location” only. Please note that the meeting point for this tour is at Gullfoss Café no later than 15 min before the tour starts.
If you would like to get picked up from your accommodation in Reykjavík please check out our Glacier Snowmobile tour from Reykjavík.
Your snowmobile adventure starts with a pick up from Gullfoss Café, located by the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall. From there you will proceed towards Langjökull glacier. After arriving at our mobile glacier base camp, you will be provided with glacier overalls, gloves and a helmet for your snowmobile ride. Your certified glacier guide will then show you how to safely operate a snowmobile before your one-hour excursion officially starts. Langjökull is home to several enormous ice-filled volcanic craters, rimmed in by imposing volcanoes and set in the breathtaking Icelandic interior. The views from the flanks of Langjökull are quite incredible. In the distance rests Eiríksjökull glacier, the highest mountain in west Iceland, the dome-shaped Hofsjökull glacier, and Kerlingafjöll Mountain range.
The Glacier Snowmobiling From Gullfoss tour is a scenic and fun glacier tour and perfect for those that have their own car and can meet us directly at Gullfoss!
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.
Due to safety reasons we do not recommend women that are already 3 months pregnant to participate in our snowmobile tours.
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).
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.
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.
We provide you with an overall, a balaclava, gloves and a helmet.
This is all included in the price of the tour.
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.
Yes, if traveling solo you will need to purchase the single ride extra.
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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Our tour guide was Martinez who was fantastic and is the only female monster truck driver based in Gulffoss- girl power! Martinez was so helpful and informative and drove us up to the snowmobiling base on the Glacier. All the snowmobiling staff were very helpful and provide you with all the necessary kit. Once in a lifetime experience I would highly recommend!
“Langjökull Glacier Snowmobiling”
Tour guide Tate picked us up right on time. Drive 30 minutes to where we got our suits for snowmobiling. They were hilarious to wear but kept us warm and we had a fun photo shoot! Continued to drive another 30 minutes to the glacier. Got on the snowmobiles and drove around for an hour. Driving was so fun and the amazing views were even better. Such a fun day, great for groups or couples. Definitely a must if in Iceland.
We had a brilliant day out snowmobiling o the Langjökull glacier from Gullfoss. A great family experience on fantastic equipment with excellent guides…truly unforgettable.
"Snowmobiling on Langjökull Glacier"
By far the best experience of the trip. Out tour guide Funnar was funny and very knowledgeable about the glacier. When I emailed the company the day before to confirm the meeting location they were very responsive and confirmed right away.