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Overview

This exhilarating glacier super jeep tour will take you into the pristine wilderness of Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe. Travel by sturdy and comfortable Super Jeep high on Vatnajökull through stunning mountains and Glacier views. Explore the heights of glorious Vatnajökull for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, on the biggest icecap in Europe. 

Highlights

  • Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Journeying to a height of 1000 m
  • Views of Iceland’s Highest Peaks
  • Vatnajökull Glacier Views
  • Sultartungugil Glacier Valley

Included

  • Small Group Experience
  • Super Jeep Tour on Vatnajökull
  • English Speaking Licensed Adventure Guide
  • Professional Glacier Driver / Guide
  • Glacier & Mountain Views

What to bring

  • Warm layers
  • Waterproof top layer
  • Headwear
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

Tour Snapshot

Availability May - Sept
Duration ~3 hours
Departs From Hotel Smyrlabjörg
Level Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Minimum age 1 year
Ratio 1:14
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up No

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Itinerary

Join our super jeep tours and drive with us high up in the mountains where the view will take your breath away! And on top of that the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajokull, will lay beneath your feet. An experienced driver-guide shares a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, icefields and their impact on our environment during the tour.

Discover the amazing views of Vatnajokull National Park, including an incredible view over Sultartungugil glacier valley. On this tour, we go off-the-beaten-track and away from the crowds making it a unique experience. We see epic views of Iceland's most amazing scenery and landscapes. Along the way, we will make a photo stop at Grjótbotn, where we have excellent photographic scenery of the Vatnajokull ice cap.

This tour is available as a day tours as well as an evening sunset tours - contact us to arrange your tailor-made once in a lifetime experience in Iceland! We welcome individuals and families, and we are also happy to host private groups!

The meeting point is at our base camp, which is located just by Hotel Smyrlabjörg, 46 km west from the town of Höfn and 34 km east from Jökulsárlón.

GPS coordinates: 64.2173538,-15.7195644

We kindly ask you to be at the meeting point on time, and we recommend arriving 30 min before the scheduled departure time. Unfortunately, we can not wait for late arrivals and hence, arriving late will result in an automatic cancellation of the booking and a full forfeiture of the booking fee.

FAQ

A Super Jeep is a highly modified vehicle equipped with 38" to 50" tires and a robust suspension system, uniquely designed to handle Iceland's diverse terrains and conditions. Dive deeper into the world of Super Jeep Tours.

Yes, Super Jeeps are designed and modified to handle the challenging terrains of Iceland, ensuring safety during tours. For a secure adventure, check out our Super Jeep Tours.

Before and during activities on the multi-day tours consumption of alcohol is prohibited. If we suspect that a participant is intoxicated, we will prohibit them from joining the activity.

After the activities of the day are finished, you are welcome to have a drink and relax.

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.

Yes, there is a specially trained and certified guide on each of our tours. The only exception to this is for our self-drive tours.

All of our tours are guided in English.

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

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.

We’ve partnered with the Kolviður Fund in a new carbon offsetting program, which passengers can select to participate in at the time of booking.

The Kolviður Fund is the oldest, most respected carbon offsetting program in Iceland. With your support, one tree will be planted in special Kolviður forests in Iceland to carbon offset your tour with us.

Kolviður forests are strategically planted to absorb the maximum amount of CO2 and the forests are protected for a minimum of 60 years. During their lifetime the trees absorb carbon and store it in their root system, trunk, and branches. Trees also prevent soil erosion and maintain storage of carbon in the soil.

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