GLACIER SNOWMOBILING & ICE CAVE FROM SKJÓL
Snowmobile & natural Ice Cave
Snowmobile & Ice Cave tour from Amazing Basecamp Skjól.
The Adventure starts with a super truck transport from Amazing Basecamp Skjól, located between infamous Geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall, to the snowmobile base at the edge of Langjökull glacier.
Before we hit the throttle a certified snowmobile guide will teach you all the basic and show you have to safely before we head out for an hour snowmobile adventure. During the snowmobile ride to a natural ice cave and spend about 15 minutes exploring all that the caves has to offer.
The glacier is roughly parallel to the direction of the country’s active volcanic zone: north-east to south-west. Under Langjökull there are two or more volcanic systems. The area of the glacier includes some mountains, e.g. Mt. Skriðufell and Jarlhettur (“The earl’s hat”) on the east side of Langjökull, a palagonitic mountain range, which originated in a fissure vent under a glacier during Ice Age. On a clear day we can even see Eiríksjökull glacier, the dome-shaped Hofsjökull glacier and Kerlingafjöll Mountain range rest in the distance.
Departure: Daily at 10:00 from October – May from Amazing Basecamp Skjól
Duration: 5 hours, incl. approx. 1 hour snowmobile and 30-40 minute stop in Ice Cave
Meet on location: Amazing Basecamp Skjól ( located between Geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall)
Included: English speaking guidance, super truck transport to the snowmobile base and all equipment needed for the snowmobiling
Bring/wear: Warm clothing, warm socks, waterproof shoes (hiking shoes), warm hat and gloves, sunglasses.
Age limit: 8 years
– Bookings are based on two persons sharing a snowmobile
– If you wish to go alone on a snowmobile or when booking odd numbers, please choose the single ride
– A valid driver license is required to operate the snowmobiles.
– Ice Cave is a natural phenomenon and therefore its access is weather- and safety dependent.