Víðgelmir Lava Cave

Visit Iceland's largest lava cave Víðgelmir and learn all about the force of nature that formed the island.

Price from 7000 ISK
Price from 47 EUR
Price from 55 USD
Price from 70 CAD
Price from 40 GBP
Price from 360 RMB
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1,5 hours

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✓ Discover incredible lava rock formations

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✓ Helmet ✓ Headlight

Are you ready for the adventure?

Tour Description


This page should serve as information on our Multiday Tours! Please make sure you only book this tour here, if you wish to do it and you haven’t done so within your Multiday Booking Process.


Take an unforgettable journey into Iceland’s largest lava cave Víðgelmir. Learn all about volcanic activities that formed this island and the country’s myths.

This activity is a guided and family-friendly tour that features a walkway inside the cave. Explore the underworld with an experienced guide.

The tour complements the full experience of the Land of Ice and Fire if you have also decided for an Ice Cave Tour.

General Information

Available as an Extra on

2 Day Snaefellsnes Peninsula & West Iceland: Lava Cave & Northern Lights
8 Day Around Iceland Summer Minibus Tour
8 Day Around Iceland Winter Minibus Tour

All Year

  • If you are currently within the booking process of a Multiday Tour, we ask you to book your extra within the check out there.
  • If you are currently on a Multiday Tour with us, please ask the guide about the day and time you should book this extra with us.

1,5 hours



Group Size

Up to 20

Required age

12 years old



What you need to bring

Warm clothes (Low Temperature inside the cave)

  • This tour is operated by our partners
  • Gloves and Hat are recommended
Cancellation Policy

All-day tours can be cancelled up to 24 hours from the departure time with the full price refunded by sending an email to [email protected] All cancellations requested less than 24 hours from the departure time are non-refundable.
In the case of cancellation of the tour by the operator because of extreme weather, road conditions, or other factors, we will assist you with rebooking to another date or booking other activities when possible or provide a full refund.
The 24 hour policy “applies to extras as well (rental Hiking Boots, Waterproof Jacket & Waterproof Pants).



How does pick up work?

We offer pick-up only from Reykjavik city greater area from designated locations found on a drop-down menu at the time of booking. We ask all our customers to send their pick up location at least 24 hours prior to the departure of their tour. We cannot be responsible if you do not provide your pick up location or miss the departure of your tour. Pick up starts at the scheduled departure time of your voucher and can take up to 30 minutes. We ask our passenger to be ready at their listed location so they can be easily found.

What are designated pick up locations?

Due to the regulations of the city of Reykjavik, tour companies are only allowed to stop at certain designated bus stop locations in the city center to pick up passengers. It is stated on your voucher if we will pick you up directly from your hotel or from the designated bus stop locations. Find the closest designated pick up location using the map on www.busstop.is.

What is a day tour?

A day tour is a tour that includes guided sightseeing and activities for one day.

Why should I book a day tour?

All our day tours are in a minibus and offer small group experience. These tours also drive further into in the countryside and give you the opportunity to explore Iceland in-depth.

What should I wear for volcano tours?

Weather in Iceland is very unpredictable. For tours during winter: warm clothing as first layer, waterproof outdoor jacket and pants, hiking boots with high ankle protection, a hat and gloves are ideal. For tours during summer, bringing a light rain jacket and pants is in most cases enough protection. Icelanders often say, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait 5 minutes”. Jeans are not recommended for outdoor trips as they become very heavy and cold when they get wet.

Do I need hiking boots?

We encourage bringing hiking boots for glacier tours. They have to have hard on the sole and be tight around the ankle. If you don’t have them, we have them available for rent in all sizes while booking for ISK 1,500 per pair with cash or card.

How difficult are volcano hikes?

Our tours are considered to be safe for anyone in good physical condition. You have to be able to walk for about 2 hours up and 2 hours back down on slopes and uneven surface. We have all the safety equipment necessary and you will be hiking with a professional and certified guide. If you have specific questions regarding one of our volcano tours, feel free to email us.

If I am pregnant, can I join a volcano hike?

This is a personal choice. We have had pregnant women on our volcano hikes and we always recommend you read the description of the activity to get a better idea. In any case, feel free to contact our Service Team for further questions and concerns.

How does weather affect my tour?

Wind and rain are common in Iceland, in addition to snow in the winter, but we do not let challenging weather stop us from going out and enjoy nature. All we need to do is choose our clothing wisely, which is why we recommend wearing waterproof jacket and pants as the second layer. Of course, safety is our #1 priority, in case of extreme weather or road conditions, we will cancel our tours and do our best to reschedule your booking at a further date or provide a full refund.


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