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Vatnajokull Glacier

Iceland
+354 864 0452
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plan on bringing a chair and bottle of wine and sit along the blue ice of the glacier as the sun sets and lights the area with an ethereal blue glow. Don't miss it!

1  Thank eatplaylove
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The place offers a lot of hikes and nice views on glaciers, falls, mountains but happen to be crowded during the day. The trail towards the glacier has now a limited interest as the ice has melt down and there is a little lake in...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The largest glacier outside the Poles - and it looks it.For more than an hour along the road, heading for Hali, we could see its countless icy tongues snaking between the mountains down towards the road.And all in really superb scenery. We walked along the...More

Thank Scotlandmac
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Putting it in writing does not do any justice to this majestic glacier. The glacier has multiple colors reflecting off it - volcanic black, torquise blue, white crystals and the sheer size is breathtaking. Please do visit.

Thank raninawaz
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Glacier, icebergs with many different colour combinations. Drink in the beauty of this area. Iceland is so unique. Mother nature certainly painted this country in many different hues and this place is surreal. Just loved the peace and tranquility here.

Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We took an easy tour from roughly 3 hours from one of the many glacier companies. It was incredible! The guide was really funny, friendly and informed us a lot about the glaciers and some hidden gems of the glaciers. Walking on the glacier was...More

1  Thank Splimmie
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This glacier covers nearly a tenth of iceland so it is a definite must see. There are so many hues of blue and turquoise it is indescribable. Flocks of terns ( birds ) and blue skies one of the best days so far. Made it...More

Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Iceland's natural wonders never cease to amaze!!! My first time seeing a real glacier. Magnificent! Truly blessed! This glacier is about 89000 square feet. A sight to behold!

2  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Iceland is an amazing country, but some of the sights will stay with you forever. This is one of them. This is one of the best places to see amazing glacial formations without venturing too close to either pole.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

hiking this glacier was one of my favorite things in Iceland! So very gorgeous, particularly the séracs, which we hiked to. it was amazing seeing​them up close. the views of the valley from up there were also fantastic. my tour was through Glacier Guides/Arctic Adventures,...More

Thank Erica S
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
No that is not possible by yourselve. It is very dangerous to do so.crevases, dangerous roads and remote area without help if you have any problem.
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Response from Gaetan2950 | Reviewed this property |
It is better to take a guide, glaciers are rather dangerous to walk on. Parking is indicated as private terrain. Parking area at Skaftafell visitor centre is reachable by camper. Guided tours start form there with special... More
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