Hit the road on Iceland's main highway for a 15-day self-drive adventure. You'll arrive in the west and, from there, head south, stopping at waterfalls, glaciers, and black-sand beaches. As you travel up to the east and north, you'll pass scenic fjords, go whale watching, brave river rapids, hike along sea cliffs, and explore lava caves before completing the circuit back in Reykjavík, Iceland's capital.
Jokulsarlon Glacier Kayaking Adventure, Hofn
Definitely a must-do adventure.
Was such a great experience to kayak around the icebergs in the glacier lagoon. Very serene and beautiful.
One of the best experiences I've ever had. Kayaking amongst glaciers in this beautiful and peaceful space is an experience that I will never forget. Plume,... Read more
If you are capable of kayaking, I highly recommend kayaking rather than the motorized boats. You reduce your impact on the planet. More importantly, it is... Read more
Once in a lifetime experience - kayaking in a glacier lagoon! With seals!
- Experience the thrill of small group kayaking in Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
- Enjoy the freedom of taking photographs and paddling at your own pace
- Get a unique up-close view of icebergs and seals away from the crowds of large boats
Know before you go
14 years old & up
What you'll do
Experience the wonder of kayaking in the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, a natural marvel of Iceland. The tour is specially designed for small groups with a maximum of 10 people. This allows for a more personalized experience and the opportunity to connect with your surroundings without any distractions.
Your kayak will be a top-notch sit-on-top model designed for stability and ease of use. Suitable even for beginners, these kayaks allow you to enjoy the experience without the worry of capsizing. As you paddle, you'll have the freedom to move at your own pace, pausing to take photos or simply soaking in the breathtaking scenes around you. Your guide will accompany you on this journey, providing witty and informative commentary about the surrounding landscape.
The walk from the check-in point to the kayaking launching area will give you a moment to take in the mesmerizing beauty of the lagoon before embarking on the journey. Once in the lagoon, you'll have the unique opportunity to observe seals in their natural habitat. These friendly creatures are often spotted sunbathing on an iceberg or swimming around the kayaks, providing an unforgettable encounter with Icelandic wildlife. The Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is considered a natural wonder of Iceland, and its wildlife adds to the charm of this location.
Please note that a reasonable level of fitness is required for this activity. The weight limit is 120kg, and the largest available suit size is XXL. As with any outdoor activity, weather conditions can play a role in the experience. In the event of adverse weather, your safety is the priority, and the tour may be canceled with a full refund provided.
The Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon Kayak Tour is an eco-friendly way to explore nature, ideal for those wanting to minimize their environmental impact while soaking in the beauty of Iceland. The experience promises to be a highlight of your journey, providing a once-in-a-lifetime adventure amid floating icebergs and wildlife.
- Two-piece kayak suit
- Life vest
Itineraries with Jokulsarlon Glacier Kayaking Adventure
The best of eastern and southern Iceland awaits on this 11-day self-drive adventure that follows the Ring Road and explores the top sites of Lake Mývatn, the Eastfjords, the South Coast, and the Reykjanes Peninsula. You'll thrill to such fun activities as whale watching from Húsavik, hiking on Skaftafell glacier, and snorkeling the Silfra fissure. Plus, you'll have time to discover Reykjavik and Iceland's fascinating cultural history dating back to the Viking era.
Experience many of the quintessential highlights of Iceland on this 12-day active self-drive adventure. Enjoy snorkeling in crystal-clear Silfra lake, cycling lava trails by e-mountain bike in Hveragerði, and kayaking amid the icebergs of Jökulsárlón Lagoon, plus ice-climbing at Skaftafell and whale watching out of Reykjavik. Along with a mix of other outdoor activities and cultural visits, you'll experience Iceland's full range of geological wonders, plus take in the museums and top sights of Reykjavik.
This 14-day self-drive tour of Iceland takes you on an excursion to some of the country's most amazing sights. Start in West Iceland and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, with visits to the crashing waterfalls and powerful hot springs of Reykholt. See black-sand beaches, walk through historic Þingvellir National Park, and ferry over to the Westman Islands for beluga whales and puffins. Walk among massive icebergs at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, then end your stay in the vibrant capital city of Reykjavík.