DT 02 South Coast and Katla Ice Cav
This day tour will take you to see Katla Ice Cave or “The Secret Ice Cave”, and the glacier itself, present you with black, white, and blue ice that is over 800 years old! Inside the cave there are high walls of ice that have been sculpted by glacial water throughout the centuries. Water drips all around and the air is cold and fresh. The beautiful Seljalandsfoss behind which a path allows you to walk, followed by the mighty Skógafoss waterfall; walk and drive on black sand beaches pounded by the Atlantic surf and see the bird cliffs that surround the quaint coastal village of Vík. On the way home, we drive past the greenhouse town of Hveragerði, a place named after the abundant geothermal activity in the area which allows the locals to grow all kinds of plants and produce in row upon row in greenhouses. The sights on this Iceland South shore and Katla ice Cave are impressive, and exploring them in a Superjeep makes the experience even more memorable.
South coast & Katla Ice Cave highlights:
- Katla Ice Cave (Entrance price per persion ISK 18.900.- is included in tour price)
- Black sand beaches
- Bird cliffs
- Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls
- Eyjafjallajökull sights
- Urriðafoss waterfall
- Small coastal villages
The tour lasts 9 to 10 hours, Free pick-up from your hotel in the capital area begins at 8:30. The tour runs all year around with Minimum 2 passengers on Tue, Thu, Sat and Minimum 4 passengers on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun It is important to understand that in Iceland you can experience all four seasons in less than one day. It is vital to wear comfortable and appropriate clothing like waterproof, walking shoes, dress in layers to be able to enjoy your journey to the fullest.