Mt. Kirkjufell in Grundarfjörður Iceland
Mt. Kirkjufell in Grundarfjörður Iceland

Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Private SUV Tour with Vatnshellir Cave

Join this private day tour that takes you across the diverse wonders of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, with an optional caving adventure in Vatnshellir. Staying in Reykjavík and wish to witness the extent of Iceland’s natural sceneries, this is the excursion for you.

Picked up in Reykjavík City with a private vehicle that sits four to six people, guaranteeing you and your group of travel companions an intimate and personal sightseeing experience.

You’ll then begin your drive to Snæfellsjökull National Park, a fairytale-like wonderland located on the tip of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in west Iceland.

The park is home to the ice-covered volcano, Snæfellsjökull, that was the setting for Jules Verne’s classic novel ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth‘. Snæfellsnes is truly a magical place, rich in wildlife, including dozens of species of birds, and bays teeming with whales and waterfalls.

Arnarsatpi, Hellnar, Rock Formation

During your tour, you will stop at the small fishing village Arnarstapi, the ancient fishing hamlet Hellnar and the black pebble beach Djúpalónssandur. Mystical volcanic craters, vast lava fields, stunning coastlines, eerie rock formations and the iconic mountain Kirkjufell.

If you’re feeling adventurous, there is an option to join a caving excursion in Vatnshellir, an 8,000-year-old lava tube created by a volcanic eruption from a nearby volcano in the Purkhólar crater system.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity of embarking on a guided private day tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, with the option of exploring the lava cave Vatnshellir.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT THIS TOUR

Activities: Caving (optional), Hiking, Sightseeing
Languages: English speaking local guide
Highlights: West Iceland, Snæfellsjökull, Hellnar, Arnarstapi, Kirkjufell, Vatnshellir Cave, Lóndrangar, Djúpalónssandur

SEASON
ALL YEAR

DURATION
9-10 HRS

LEVEL
EASY

PRIVATE
TOUR

Pickup time: 09:00
Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel’s reception or contact us: email info@icelandoutdoor.is or by phone +354 547 6666

What to bring

  • Weatherproof / Warm clothes
  • Good sturdy shoes
  • Headwear & Gloves
  • Change for toilet fees
  • Snacks & Camera

What is included

  • English speaking local guide
  • SUV Private Tour
  • Free 4G Wi-Fi

Not included

  • Entrance to Vatnshellir
  • Meals
  • Other Extras

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Vatnshellir cave, 8000 year old lava tub, Snaefellsnes, Hellnar, Bárður Snæfellsáss
Vatnshellir cave in Hellnar Snaefellsnes

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GOOD TO KNOW ABOUT THIS TOUR

Please note that this tour is weather dependent. In case of extreme weather, the route of the tour might be altered or an activity cancelled