Volcano and Lava Cave Tours


Visit an impressive lava cave on Snæfellsnes peninsula and go on a journey 35 meters below the surface. The lower section of the 6,000 to 8,000 years old cave was hidden from the outside world for thousands of years and can now be reached by a long and narrow staircase.



Tour Description Lava Cave Iceland Tour:
In 1864 Jule Verne wrote the classic science fiction novel about the journey to the center of the Earth that started from the Icelandic volcano Snæfellsjökull. Do not miss your change to go on your own adventurous tour to the interior of the Earth under the glacier Snæfellsjökull! This adventurous lava cave tour takes you 35 meters underground and about 200 meters into the lava cube Vatnshellir.

During the tour you reach 2 different sections of the cave by staircases. The upper section has great features and unique formations of lava statues curved on the sides of the lava tube. In the lower part of the lava cave you will experience total quietness and even total darkness when your guide switches off the light. The total duration of the lave cave tour is approximately 1 hour and can be easily integrated in your tour around Snæfellsnes peninsula in the West of Iceland.

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Book your Lava Cave Iceland Tour:

Season: All year
Departure Days:
Duration of the Tour:
Approx. 1 hour
Requirements for the tour:
Good walking shoes, warm clothing recommended
Included: Lava cave tour, English speaking guide, helmet, flashlight
Start of the tour:
Snæfellsnes peninsula, 7km West of Hellnar

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (VT-01). This lava cave tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.