Visit to the Raufarhólshellir Lava Caves - Departure from Reykjavik

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Visit to the Raufarhólshellir Lava Caves - Departure from Reykjavik

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Discover one of the biggest lava tunnels in Island

Half day trip departing from Reykjavik

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Guided tour

3 hours


* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Just 30 minutes from Reykjavik, explore the Raufarhólshellir lava cave!

Accompanied by your expert guide, enter this tunnel created by a volcanic eruption millions of years ago. Discover one of the biggest lava tunnels in Iceland, which in some places is 30 meters high before dropping to just 10.

Visitors will see the effects of the volcanic eruption in the lava cave, and admire the different colors created by mineral deposits. Your guide will provide commentary as you visit and show you the hidden corners of the cave.


During reservation, please choose a meeting point that is close to your hotel or is the main meeting point

If you are being picked up near the hotel, the exact time will be confirmed after reservation

Good to know

Availability: Every day, excluding exceptional dates

Time: 9am and 1pm at the main meeting point, the exact time depends on the meeting point chosen; between 8:30am and 9:30am for the 9am departure and between 12:30pm and 1:30pm for the 1pm departure

Departure: the main meeting point is the Reykjavik bus terminal, other meeting points may be near your hotel. In this case, your meeting point will be confirmed after reservation

Duration: 1 hour cave visit, 3 hours total with transport

Please wear shoes meant for walking and warm, waterproof clothing

Price includes

  • 1 hour visit to the lava cave
  • Transport to/from Reykjavik
  • Services of a guide
  • Helmet and headlamp rental

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips
  • All other extras



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