Volcano and Lava Cave Tours


Spectacular lava tube caves in Iceland are a natural phenomenon. They were formed when the magma flowed in tunnels during a volcanic eruption. The narrow cave entrances reveal spectacular scenery and interesting forms. This speleological Iceland cave tour takes you into the dark and hidden underworld. 



Tour description Iceland cave tour:

If you want to calm your need of adventure, try this hidden lava cave tour. Certainly, it is a unique and special experience to explore the fascinating landscape of a lava cave in Iceland. While getting the real caving experience, you are going to hear entertaining stories of the region from a professional guide. Your specialized caving guide picks you up from your accommodation in Reykjavik. After a short drive out of the city you will reach a large lava field and the cave’s entrance is just a short distance from the parking lot.

To begin with you will get a helmet and head torch, which is required for the tour. This is going to help you to be safe and to see all the gems hidden in the pitch black cave. Beneath the earth´s surface you will walk and climb through the space where lava once flowed. In short, this is totally mind blowing! Most noteworthy are the interesting forms of lava stalactites and different rock formations in the cave.

Please note that you have to be reasonably fit to participate in this tour. In fact, in some places you even need to crawl. With this in mind, please do not come in your best clothes and wear good hiking shoes. In case you do not have proper outdoor equipment you can also rent it from the tour operator.

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Book your cave tour:

Season: All year
Departure Days: Daily
Duration of the Tour: Approx. 3.5 hours
Included: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, English speaking guide, helmet and head torch
Pick Up Locations: Hotels/Guesthouses in the greater Reykjavik area
Requirements for the tour: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, head wear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are needed (you can rent them if needed), moderate fitness level needed, minimum age 10 years
Start of the tour: From Reykjavik, pick up from your accommodation or one of the official bus stops

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (VT-03). This cave tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.