Lava Tunnel & Caving
Explore the remote tunnels and caves of Iceland with your own private guide on this incredible Lava Tunnel & Caving tour – If you are looking for an authentic experience this is it ! You will venture off the beaten track deep into the lava fields to a remote cave that many do not know exist.
Tunneling & Caving
Experience some of Iceland’s most unique scenery on this private lava tunnel and caving eco-tour with luxury transportation from Reykjavik. Travelers seeking an unforgettable adventure exploring a natural lava tunnel should book this tour today.
Today’s tour starts with a pick-up from your accommodation in Reykjavik. You will be transported in a luxury electric Mercedes, providing total comfort while being eco-friendly.
The drive to your destination takes around two hours, during which you can enjoy the otherworldly landscapes out your window. Get to know your friendly guide, who is highly experienced with caving and will ensure your day is fun and safe.
A stop can be made en route to the cave for snacks, coffee, and a packaged lunch. This flexibility in schedule is one of the many benefits of opting for a private tour!
Once you arrive at the site, you will take a short hike to reach the cave. The walk takes around 45 minutes through rough terrain, but the stunning views make up for the challenging trek!
Upon reaching the cave, it is time to put on your safety equipment, such as a helmet and headlamp, and then begin your adventure. You will spend around two hours exploring the unique lava tube and learning about this natural geology and feature’s.
Lava tubes are formed during volcanic eruptions when hot lava flows in channels or rivers. As the top layer of lava cools, and the hot lava continues flowing out of the tunnel, a lava tube is left behind.
Your guide will point out unique features and give interesting information on the cave and the volcanic history of Iceland. Children aged ten and older are welcome to join this tour and will be thoroughly intrigued by the unique experience.
Today’s sights include lava fields, lava tubes and caves, volcanic rock formations, stalagmites, and stalactites. You might even come across rare lava hair, also called Pele’s hair, which are long, delicate glass strands formed during the eruption.
During the tour, you will climb over large boulders and volcanic rocks as you make your way through the cave. A moderate fitness level is required to navigate the cave and the hike comfortably.
Choosing a private tour allows you to have a flexible and enjoyable day with your friends and family. This experience is perfect for those looking escape crowds and do something unique.
You can feel good about choosing this eco-friendly tour knowing that your booking has benefited the nature of Iceland. We a comprehensive sustainability policy, including their zero-emission vehicles and commitment to plant a tree for every tour booked.
Lava Tunnel & Caving
- 1 Tree planted for every tour
- Experienced Driver / Guide
- Pickup / drop-off
- Lava Tunnel Experience
- Safety Equipment
- Walking Poles if needed
- Crampons If needed
- Water / Snacks
- Water Proof Clothing
- Hiking boots / Sensible footwear
- Lunch expenses
- Warm layers
- Hat and gloves.
Know before you go
Pickup time is 9.00am, choose the most convenient place to be picked up for this tour in the checkout.
Icelandic weather conditions can change in an instant, it is common to experience all 4 seasons in one day, it is highly recommend to bring adequate clothing to suit all conditions for the experience. They can of course just be left in the transportation if not needed.
Tom lead us on an amazing day around the South Coast. It was great being in a small group. Didn’t feel like we were being shuttled somewhere and spending 10... read more
February 15, 2022