The Cave Explorer


All tours start at The Cave's service house.  Trip info Tour Duration:  1.5hrs  Difficulty: 1/5 Price: 6.500 ISK. per person  Includes: Helmet and headlight. Excludes: Personal clothing and gear. Tour Departure Times Summer departures (June, July, August)  Every hour, on the hour from 09:00 to 18:00 Spring and Fall (Mars, April, May & September, October, November) 10:00 - 11:30 - 13:00 - 14:00 - 15:00 - 16:00 Winter departures (December, January, February ) 10:00 - 11:30 - 13:00 - 15:00 *Guests are required to show up 10-15min before tour departs. *Hotel pick-up not available.  *Gloves and hat are recommended. *Guest with children under the age of 6 will have to comply with guidelines set by the cave. This includes location of party on tour and possibly turn around before last stop of the tour. For more information, email [email protected] or visit our contact page.  If you are having problems with booking a tour, please try a different web browser.

Tour info

1 hour 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Caves are often dark, tight and uninviting places; however this is not the case on The Cave Explorer tour!  What used to be slow traveled rugged terrain is now easy and enjoyable, thanks to our signature walkway caving just became family friendly.  Leading from one great hall to the next the path is lit slightly flowing through this magical underworld.   The stunning beauty of Víðgelmir lava cave lies in the amazing colours and rock formations that used to hide in the dark. Not any more! With fixed lights at selected locations this impressive cave can now be enjoyed with all that it has to offer.  The Cave Explorer tour offers the very best of caving, the ease, the light and the dark!

What’s included?

  • Use of helmet

  • Transportation to/from attractions

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Before you book

  • Duration: 1h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

The Cave

About operator:

A Family owned and operated tour company offering tours into Iceland's largest lava cave, Víðgelmir. An amazing underworld full of color awaits those who visit Viðgelmir lava cave. The Cave is 1585 meters long and is claimed to hold no rival in Iceland. With an all new walkway and permanent lighting system the first 700 meter can now be enjoyed with ease. This provides a cave that is family friendly. A tour to the caves end is for those who desire more adventure.

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