Enjoy a great snowmobiling tour on Europe's 2nd largest glacier. Pick up offered from all major hotels in Reykjavik.
Ride a snowmobile across Europe’s 2nd largest glacier on this day tour available directly from Reykjavik and enjoy scenery like you have never seen before!
Up to 8 hours / 10am - 6pm
Meet on location
1 per 6 sleds
- Tour highlights
- Small group experience
- Supertruck experience
- Langjokull Glacier
- Pick up from your hotel in Reykjavik
- One-hour snowmobile ride
- 2 people sharing a snowmobile
- Snowmobiling gear
Pick-up: This tour includes the pick up service from Reykjavik, please be ready for pick up at your selected pick up location at 10 am. Note that the pick up can take up to 30 min.
Available pick-up points: Arctic Adventures’s pick-up list. If you would like to meet us on location instead, check out our Snowmobiling tour from Gullfoss.
Your adventure starts in Reykjavik where you will be picked up by one of guides driving a super truck at your selected pick up location. From there you will head straight to Langjökull glacier. Once you reach our base camp you will gear up for your 1 hour snowmobile ride. Your guide will then provide you with a safety briefing and show you how to operate the snowmobile safely. When everyone is ready we will then head out to the ice cap for a fantastic adventure.
Remember to bring: Warm outdoor clothing. Good hiking shoes are also highly recommended.
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.
If you wish to have a solo snowmobile but do not have a valid drivers license then you can book an extra guide to operate your snowmobile for an additional 40.000 ISK. Please contact our sales desk for further information and booking.
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.
Price from 27.990 ISK per person.
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"Great experience, highly recommended"
Snowmobile was top, service is very well organized, the guides are very pro and friendly, making sure you are enjoying as much as possible the activity. The glacier is amazing
“Went snowmobiling .... in the sun!”
Perfect day! Perfect reception! Perfect time!
The guys were great! Helpful, informative and made sure we were happy, safe and having a good time.
The equipment was all A1 and we could not have wished for better.
Would go with these guys again and really appreciated the experience.
“Snowmobiling to the Glacier with pickup from Reykavik”
Great adventure, excellent staff made us feel safe and comfortable. Snowmobiles were all new, so no problems with Equipment. Dress warm, but they will provide all outwear required for the trip.
Our driver picked us promptly at the hotel and made sure we saw all the sights on the way to and from Gulfoll, where you pickup additional customers for a short trip to the starting point. He pointed out all the different cultural and other attractions and was very friendly and knowledgeable.
This is a guided tour to and from the glacier, so do not expect that you get to go joyriding on the snowmobile. Easy for beginner drivers with no prior experience on a snowmobile.