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Sapphire blue ice cave Iceland

Visit the Sapphire blue ice cave and walk on the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier

  • interior of the sapphire blue ice cave in iceland
  • boy inside the sapphire ice cave
  • ice formation inside the sapphire cave
  • boy in the sapphire blue ice cave
  • sapphire ice cave entrance and Breiðamerkurjökull glacier
  • group inside the sapphire blue ice cave in iceland
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Starts: At 10:30 a.m. at the cafeteria in the Jökulsárlón parking lot
Ends: Between 5 and 6 hours later at the same meeting point
Free cancellation!

Get ready to see the Sapphire blue ice cave in Iceland on this 5 to 6 hour tour. Hop in a super jeep, explore the ice cave and walk on the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. With crampons on our feet and ice axe in hand, we will be ready to live an authentic experience through the most beautiful natural treasures hidden in Iceland.

Are you up for this adventure? 🤩 Below we tell you all the details:

Tour details


  • Guided tour
  • Equipment: crampons, ice axe, helmet and safety harness
  • Round trip transportation

Not included

  • Transportation to Jökulsárlón

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 24 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

Sapphire blue ice cave Iceland

Duration: 5-6 hours
Difficulty: medium-high
Total distance: 4 km

📍 Meeting point

The Sapphire blue ice cave tour in Iceland starts at 10:30 am next to the cafeteria in Jökulsárlón. When the whole group is assembled, our guide will brief us on the route and we will get into the super jeeps to start the adventure. During the ride, the guide will share with us his knowledge about the area and Icelandic culture. 

super jeeps at the meeting point in Jökulsárlón

Sapphire blue ice cave

Once we arrive at the Sapphire blue ice cave, the guide will give us all the safety equipment to be able to enter. When we are ready, we will enter the cave and explore the deep crystalline blue tones of the cave for approximately 45 minutes. We will also explore other smaller caves that change more frequently, so don't forget your camera and capture Iceland's incredible glacial formations!

interior of the sapphire blue ice cave

Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier

After seeing the Sapphire ice cave, we will continue our route to the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier. We will walk on the ice with crampons on and get in touch with nature by feeling the ancient ice under our feet. After walking on the ice and observing the ice-shrouded landscapes, it is time to finish our tour of the Sapphire blue ice cave in Iceland.

ice on the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier

What to bring to Sapphire blue ice cave Iceland

  • Hiking boots
  • Waterproof and/or winter clothing
  • At least 3 layers under the waterproof layer

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