Iceland from below - Underworld

An Underground Adventure

Iceland from below - Underworld

An Underground Adventure

Half day lava caving tour in the vicinity of ReykjavŪk, a great option for the whole family. Lava tubing is a great way to explore Iceland from a different point of view and put yourself into the speleologistís shoes while exploring the magnificent formations nature has made for us to enjoy.

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All year

3 hours





    Transfer to/from Reykjavik
    Free pick up at hotels and guesthouses in the Greater ReykjavŪk area starts at 13:00 can take up to 30 minutes
    Helmet and head torch
    A certified caving guide



Iceland is known for its volcanic activity across the country. This is your chance to explore the fascinating subterranean landscape of one of Icelandís many lava fields. Cave Leidarendi, located in the Blue Mountains area just out of Reykjavik and Gjabakkahellir lava cave located in Thingvellir area are typical lava tubes, formed by flowing lava moving beneath the hardened surface thousands of years ago. Bring the whole family to discover the hidden world beneath us. With an endless multitude of colors and jagged rock formations, this lava caving tour is sure to give you a unique and captivating experience. This is a perfect opportunity to step outside your comfort zone and discover something completely new. In the winter time, you are sure to see some amazing icicles hanging from the cave roof on your underworld adventure. Prepare to get down on all fours on this great half day tour. Your half-day lava caving adventure will end with a drop off to your hotel in Reykjavik.

Please note: This tour is not available for children under the age of 10.

Useful Information: Here you will find other information for this tour.

Note: This tour is not available for children under the age of 6

Closeout dates:
This tour is not operated on:
24 December - public holiday
25 December - public holiday
31 December - public holiday
01 January - public holiday

Level: Moderate
Ratio: 1:8
Minimum Age: 6 years
Pick up: Yes
Meet on location: No
Duration: 3 hours - You are in the cave for about 1-1,5 hours.

Remember to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are highly recommended.

Like always in Iceland, itís best to dress in layers. A warm layers closest to you preferably wool/thermal underwear, pants sweater and on top waterproof outdoor clothing. We also recommend that you wear good hiking boots and gloves. Jeans have proven to be a bad choice.

Tour highlights:
Small group experience
A visit to a lava cave
Lava caving

Please note that during the summer time this tour takes you to Gjabakkahellir lava cave. During the winter months it will take you to Leidarendi lava cave.

Kindly add information about your height and weight in the comments field of the booking form so we can provide the right size gear for caving

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