Double kayak in Jökulsárlon
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Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon kayaking tour

Kayak in Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

(8 reviews)

🚨Limited availability. Book in advance to secure your spot.

1 day
Starts: From the meeting point located at the main parking lot of Jökulsárlón at the selected time.
Ends: To the meeting point 1.5 hours after the tour starts.
Free cancellation!


Ready to enjoy the glacier lagoon kayaking? With this tour, we will visit one of the natural wonders of Iceland, the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Fully prepared with the necessary equipment and accompanied by our guide, we will live this unique experience. Do you want to know more? We tell you everything below 🙌

Tour details


  • Dry suit (Two piece kayak suit)
  • Kayak an paddle
  • Life vest
  • Kayak shoes

Not included

  • Transportation to Jökulsárlón

Important information

The minimum age for this glacier kayaking activity is 14 years old.

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

Kayaking on Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Duration: 1.5 hours
Kayaking time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy

📍 Meeting at Jökulsálón Glacier Lagoon parking lot

We will meet the rest of the group and our guide at the main parking lot of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. In the booking confirmation, we will provide you with the exact coordinates to make it impossible to get lost 😉 We recommend arriving 15 minutes in advance, as the guide will not be able to wait for us if we are late. We will equip ourselves with everything we need, a dry suit, safety vest, shoes and let's paddle!

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🛶 Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

We will start paddling in these glacial waters led by our guide. We will move among floating icebergs and see the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier from a unique angle. After about an hour of paddling in the glacier lagoon, it is time to return to land and have this incredible experience always in our memory.

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What to bring to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon kayaking tour

  • Warm clothing to wear under the drysuit
  • Warm socks
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

Where does the tour Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon kayaking tour start

From Höfn to Jökulsárlón is a drive of about 1 hour. From Reykjavík to Jökulsárlón is about 4.5 hours. From Vík, it takes about 1.5 hours, and from Skaftafell about 40 minutes.

Questions & Answers

  • Can kayaking be canceled due to rain?

    It is very common for it to rain in Iceland, so the activity will not be canceled due to rain. Of course, safety comes first and if at any time weather conditions do not make the activity safe we will reschedule or offer a refund.
  • What are kayaks like?

    Kayaks are very stable boats and suitable for travelers who have not kayaked before. There are double and single kayaks.
  • We are 5 travelers, how are the kayaks distributed?

    In case there is not an even number, one of the travelers will go in a single kayak.

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