Snowmobiling Experience on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier

Outdoor Activities in Vík & Around

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4.8 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

While the south of Iceland is certainly spectacular when viewed from ground-level, nothing beats experiencing it from above! Try snowmobiling on the beautiful Mýrdalsjökull glacier - an icecap covering one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes, Katla. Explore and experience the wilderness and, weather permitting, take in the breathtaking views over south Iceland.
This snowmobiling tour is the perfect trip for first-time riders and individuals looking for a scenic, fun ride, exploring and experiencing the wilderness on the glacier and admiring the breathtaking views over south Iceland that can bee seen in good weather. The tour starts from the base, 23km west of Vik. Your guide will take you through safety procedures and equip you in special clothing and helmets, before you step into a jeep or a truck for the drive up the mountain to the glacier. At the top of the mountain you will pick up the snowmobiles and ride to the glacier Mýrdalsjökull.The snowmobiling experience itself lasts approximately 1 hour, with a total of an hour's transportation to and from the glacier. You will ride 2 people per snowmobile, with one driving and one as a passenger. If you are traveling alone, or in an odd-numbered group (3, 5, 7 etc.) there is an additional charge payable locally for single riders of 10,000 ISK. The glacier adventure will provide stunning photo opportunities in good weather, so don't forget to bring your camera!You will be provided with everything you need for a safe and comfortable ride. No snowmobiling experience is required to take part and the skill level for this activity is deemed as 'easy'.

What’s included

  • English speaking guide
  • 1 Snowmobile per two persons
  • Insulated cover-all
  • Helmet
  • Snowmobile balaclava face mask
  • Round-trip transportation from the base to the glacier

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Single supplement to have your own snowmobile for the tour


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience