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Welcome to Skaftafell

At the southern tip of the mighty Vatnajökull glacier, the preservation area of Skaftafell lies within Vatnajökull National Park and showcases the diversity of Iceland’s landscapes—from birch forest and rugged mountains to black basalt columns and shimmering glaciers. A network of trails through forests, past waterfalls, and over black sands makes Skaftafell a playground for hikers and it’s the perfect base camp for those planning to climb Iceland‘s highest peak, Hvannadalshnjúkur. Another of the best things to do in Skaftafell is a glacier adventure, whether hiking or ice caving.

Top activities in Skaftafell

Glacier Hike from Skaftafell - Extra Small Group
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Glacier Encounter in Iceland
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Glacier Encounter in Iceland

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5-hour Glacier Adventure From Skaftafell
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Ice Cave Tour

Ice Cave Tour

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Small-Group 3.5 Hour Blue Ice Experience in Vatnajökull National Park
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Sightseeing Flight over Vatnajökull Volcanic Eruption Sites
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Sightseeing flight over black sands and riverbeds from Skaftafell Terminal
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