Visit one of the most accessible caves in Iceland and follow the path of the lava flow 200 meters into the cave, some 45 meters below the surface!
- Easy and accessible
- 8000 year old lava cave
Vatnshellir lava cave is on of the most easily accessible lava caves in Iceland. You do need to be reasonably fit, as you will walk in dark cave on uneven lava floor and up and down spiral staircases inside the cave.
The cave was created nearly 8000 years ago when a nearby crater erupted. This 45 minute guided tour will tell you how the cave was created in a fun and educational way, explaining the local geology.
Dates & prices
Daily departures all year, please see the booking engine for departure times on your preferred date.
Duration: 45 minutes
Price per person: ISK 3.750
Teenagers (12 – 17 YRS): ISK 1.500
Children (5 – 11 YRS): Free
- Flashlight / torch
- English speaking guide
What do I need to bring?
- Hiking shoes/boots
- Gloves (optional, but highly recommended)
- Warm clothes (it´s pretty cold down there!)