Glacier Lagoon Kayaking

Ice Guide

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THE NATURAL WONDER

DIFFICULTY

Easy

CATEGORY

Boat Tour
Summer
Slow Adventure

NEXT DEPARTURE

Wed 15.May'19 09:30

PRICE FORM

10900.00

The Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon is considered as one of the natural wonders of Iceland. Paddling on the Glacier lagoon provides outstanding experience and gives participants maqnificent view of the ice cap and the vast dome of ice that rises above.

Come with us on this unique journey where we paddle amongst floating ice bergs and wildlife, seals and birds.
This is the tour for those who want to be environmentally friendly while exploring nature.

The tour is fully guided and all participants are provided with top of the line drysuite and all other necessary equipment. Our Kayaks are SIT-ON-TOP boats, very stable and should be suitable for persons who have not gone kayaking before.

What To Bring:
Warm clothing to wear under the dry-suit that we provide.
Good socks.
Sunglasses on sunny days.
We offer dry cases for your cameras and/or smartphones upon requests.

Included:
Kayak, drysuit, safety vest, shoes, gloves, kayak paddle.

Total duration of the tour: 1.5 hours

Age limit is 14 years old

Available from 15th May to September!

MEETING POINT
Meet us in our small box van at Jökulsárlón. We have all our equipment in our van and there we suit up before heading out on to the water. Our van is located at the Glacier lagoon main parking lot and is thoroughly marked Iceguide.
GPS 64.048096, -16.178778

IceGuides goal is to provide informative, personal and a memorable experience in the stunning surroundings of Vatnajökull glacier.

IceGuide is a family run company owned by Óskar Arason, who is the company’s tour guide, and his wife Íris Heiður Jóhannsdóttir. Óskar is born and raised in the realm of Vatnajökull glacier, and being passionate for the outdoors he enjoys mountaineering, climbing and glacier hikes.

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Spectacular paddling in a quiet glacier lagoon, just two guides and about ten customers. They fully equip you in dry suits, boots, gloves and kayaks. The guides were wonderful and gave great explanations about what we saw around us. A highlight was watching them hop out of their kayaks to push these massive icebergs a little out of the way when the channels were just a bit too narrow for the kayaks. We left at 13:30 and returned around 18:00. Perfect activity for our family of 4 (two kids, 15 and 12)

cmacchelseaKayaking amongst blue icebergs - perfect!

The two guys who took us kayaking in the glacier lagoon were wonderful – kind, careful, fun, and so passionate about what they do. Oh, and they told great stories. I am a guide so I know a good guide when I see one. And what could be more awe-inspiring and gorgeous than kayaking amongst icebergs and getting out to walk on the ice. Superb! No one can believe my pictures.

PHguideMy favorite activity in Iceland!!

We went kayaking with Pryndis (spelling?? – sorry!) and she was WONDERFUL! She had great information to share about herself, the environment, the glaciers and of course all our seal companions. We had such a great time. The equipment was great – sit atop kayaks which were so easy to maneuver. Can not recommend this enough.

Mary Kate DExcellent Kayaking in Jokulsarlon
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