Lava tube caving in Raufarhólshellir cave

On this excellent tour, we visit the lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir located only 30 minutes from Reykjavík.

We will witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption while we walk in the path of a lava that flowed thousands of years ago. The lava tunnel is one of the biggest in Iceland and gets up to 30 metres wide and 10 metres high. The lava tube ceiling has caved in near the entrance, which creates beautiful columns of light. The fantastic range of colours of the tunnel wall is caused by the different mineral types of the rock.

This is a tour for the senses. Experience a new world, hear the talk of the cave and sense the forces of nature like you have never done before. Learn new things and step out of your comfort zone. Scenes from the Hollywood movie Noah, with Anthony Hopkins, were shot in this lava cave.

Challenge your senses!

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Tour availability

All year 1 JAN 31 DEC

Available days:

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun

Tour details

Duration: 3 hours

Departures:
09:00
13:00

Tour ID: SRE26

What's included

  • Bus fare
  • 1 hour guided cave tour
  • Flashlight
  • Protective helmet

Guidance:

English

Additional information:

Remember to dress warmly and wear sturdy footwear.

Pick up is available at extra cost, from 1.450 ISK.
Pick up starts 30 minutes before departure

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