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Kayak Heinabergslón Glacier Lagoon

Get to know Heinabergslón by kayak and walk on the ice

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1 day
Starts: At 9:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. at meeting point
Ends: 3.5 hours later at the same meeting point
Free cancellation!
Enjoy a complete adventure with this Heinabergslon kayaking and glacier hiking tour in Vatnajökull National Park. Paddle through the glacial lagoon and walk on the ice with all the necessary equipment. Want to know the details? We tell you all about it 😀

Tour details


  • Kayak
  • Equipment: dry suit + safety vest + shoes + gloves + paddle
  • Equipment for walking on the glacier
  • Transportation from the meeting point to the glacier lagoon

Not included

  • Transportation to the meeting point

Important information

The minimum age for kayaking in Heinabergslón is 14 years old. Travelers between 14 and 16 years old must be accompanied by a person over 17 years old to do the kayak activity.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 48 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Heinabergslón Kayaking

Duration: 3.5 hours
Kayaking time: 1 hour
Glacier hiking time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate

📍 Meeting point

This adventure starts at the meeting point, where we will meet the guide and the rest of the group. Once there, the guide will provide us with all the equipment and we will get into the van that will take us to the lagoon.

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Heinaberg Glacier Lagoon

We will arrive at the Heinaberg Lagoon and enter these calm waters located in the Vatnajökull National Park with our kayak 🛶 From the lagoon, we have a unique view of the mountains and glaciers that are around us.

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Glacier walk

It's time to get out of the kayak and walk on the ice 🥾 We will be equipped with everything necessary to make this hike a very safe adventure. We will get on one of the icebergs and walk around admiring the lagoon from above. In addition, we will be able to see formations in the ice such as tunnels or caves.

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After about two hours on the glacier, we will make our way back with the kayak enjoying the last moments in this lagoon. We will return to the point from where we started and get back into the van that will take us to the initial meeting point. The Kayak Heinabergslon tour has come to an end! Hopefully, you will carry the memory of this incredible experience always with you!

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What to bring to Kayak Heinabergslón Glacier Lagoon

  • Warm clothing for under the drysuit
  • Warm socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat

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