Private lava caving tour
Feel the rush of adventure as vast underground networks of hidden lava caves unfold in the beam of your headlamp!
Available all year long, this speleology tour takes you to one of the most unique locations in Iceland. Let’s go exploring the hidden beauties of the underground.
Approximately 3 hours
Meet on location
- Tour highlights
- Lava tube
- Geology lesson
- A certified guide
- All gear necessary
- Pick up and drop off
Iceland is known for its volcanic activity across the country. This is your chance to explore the fascinating subterranean landscape of one of Iceland’s many lava fields. Cave Leiðarendi, located in the Blue Mountains just out of Reykjavik is a typical lava tube, formed by flowing lava moving beneath the hardened surface thousands of years ago. Bring the whole family to discover the hidden world beneath us. With an endless multitude of colors and jagged rock formations, the Leiðarendi caving tour is sure to give you a unique and captivating experience. This is a perfect opportunity to step outside your comfort zone and discover something completely new. In the winter time, you are sure to see some amazing icicles hanging from the cave roof on your underworld adventure. Prepare to get down on all fours. Prepare for a great tour.
For those that are not afraid of the dark or tight spaces, there is absolutely no better way to see first hand how Iceland was created!
In order to be comfortable, make sure to bring adequate gloves and shoes.
This caving trip is only 25 minutes from Reykjavik.
We provide you with a headlight and a helmet.
You are in the cave for about 1-1,5 hours.
Like always in Iceland, it’s best to dress in layers. A warm layers closest to you preferably wool/thermal underwear, pants sweater and on top waterproof outdoor clothing. We also recommend that you wear good hiking boots and gloves. Jeans have proven to be a bad choice.
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.