The Lava Tunnel
3 years old
Reykjavík / South Iceland
Explore the magnificent lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland. It is located just 30 minutes from Reykjavík and is easily accessed year round.
Our standard tour allows you to explore the tunnel in an easy and enjoyable manner. The tunnel is in many places covered in large rocks and difficult to pass. A footbridge and several paths have been built over the roughest terrain making the standard tour accessible by most people. Impressive lighting in this part of the tunnel highlights the changing colors and clearly shows the powerful volcanic activity that formed the tunnel.
Transfer from Reykjavík is available! Please press the button below for more information.
Included / What to bring
- Entry or admission fee
- Guided tour
- Helmets, lights, crampons (if needed)
What to bring
- Good shoes
- Outdoor clothing. The weather in the mountains can be very different from the conditions in the city. Bring warm, rainproof clothes with you.
- A camera and good spirit
Operation dates: All year around
Tour departures: Every hour on the hour (from 09 am to 5 pm)
Duration: 50 – 60 minutes
Fitness level needed: For most people although we do not recommend to those that have difficulties with balance, difficulties walking on uneven surface (such as snow) or difficulties walking up or down steep stairs.
The Lava Tunnel – Raufarhólshellir
The Tour is for most people although we do not recommend to those that have difficulties with balance, difficulties walking on uneven surface (such as snow or uneven path) or difficulties walking up or down steep stairs.
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event
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