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The Lava Tunnel - Standard tour with transfer from Reykjavik provided by The Lava Tunnel

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The Lava Tunnel - Standard tour with transfer from Reykjavik

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US$ 98.65
2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bus Terminal Reykjavik, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Headlamps
  • Helmets
  • Crampons (in winter)
  • Walking sticks (optional)
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Snacks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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egbg00698 wrote a review Mar 2020
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom21 contributions6 helpful votes
We did this tour with Reykjavik Excusions. The bus driver was very friendly and did a few photo stops going to and from the Lava Tunnel. At the tunnel we were kitted out with helmets and and chains on our shoes. We also chose to take the trekking poles and were glad we did as
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Date of experience: March 2020
Cruiser541922 wrote a review Mar 2020
Basking Ridge, New Jersey7 contributions
I read the brochure for the tour and it looked interesting but was totally unprepared for how phenomenal the tour actual was. Our tour guide was extremely fun and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: March 2020
parke wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The tour guide was excellent. The history, humor, and education was a great total experience. Very well run, very efficient. Definitely recommend it for everyone.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Michael C wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions
Fun exploration but I wished the tour went a little deeper into the cave. Maybe one of the longer tours would have been better.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Mike79011 wrote a review Mar 2020
Clarksville, Maryland4 contributions4 helpful votes
Interesting to understand how the tunnel came about through the molten lava and the different elements exposed giving the colors of the rock formations.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Beautiful Icy Lava Tube Tour
My husband and my parents and I took the standard walking tour. My husband and I have done these elsewhere before,
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Fascinating *and* educational!
I have taught middle-school earth science and have also toured a lava tunnel before (in Hawaii) and yet, I learned
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Super place good guiding!
We visited the lava tunnel for the standard tour. The tour was very enjoyable and the guide very knowledgable. It c
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Excellent experience
My wife and I did the tour having stumbled across it while driving out for an explore on the peninsula. We were rea
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Jodi L
You MUST do this tour while in Iceland!
We booked the evening tour as a last minute thing when our plans fell through for another activity. I am SO GLAD we
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Simply Stunning
Simply breath taking. The tunnel was absolutely magical with the ice formations unbelievable. The guide was knowled
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Excellent Tour
We loved our tour through the lava tunnel, our tour guide was well informed as well as entertaining. Its a really i
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Interesting excursion!
We both really enjoyed our walk through the Lava Tunnel. A beautiful and different experience! Due to some extreme
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Great tour!
Had a great time! Very informative and funny guide! An invigorating workout and really cool experience. Would defin
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It was perfect
The tour guide, Magnús, made the experience a very memorable one, he was very fun and informative. Would definitive
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A must if in the area
We did this tour as a result of the weather being too difficult for the South Coast tour. Instead we went undergrou
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Beautiful and Interesting
Nice hike through a Lava cave. Easily accessible. Guided Tour and time for pictures. They provide helmets for safet
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Absolutely breathtaking
I recently visited the lava tunnel with my partner during our stay in Iceland and its safe to say we wasn't dissati
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Enjoyable and informative
After a few slippy snowy steps into the tunnel, which was a challenge for a few older adults with walking difficul
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A highlight of our trip!
This was a highlight of our trip to Iceland and our guide Daud was interesting and entertaining and really made the
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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