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Myrdalsjokull Glacier

| Vík í Mýrdal, Vik, Iceland
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| Vík í Mýrdal, Vik, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This glacier is visible from highway 1 (the golden circle ring road) for much of the drive around southern Iceland. There are a few turnoffs before you hit the town of Vik where you can walk up over a little hill and see a full...More

Thank JRWalker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last time we were here the ice came in about 1/4 mile closer. Scary to see how much it has receded!! Now you truly need to hike out with full gear to reach ice. Where you can hike to with regular boots is the volcanic...More

1  Thank L J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We didn't have a tour, and turned around when faced with a sign indicating that entry was forbidden. It is impressive to see up close (and from a distance), all the same

1  Thank Chris_vonR
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We've seen glaciers in our travels but none so close to the road allowing you to drive up and stand by it. Well worth a stop!

Thank travelfun001
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Never expected to see Glaciers so close and accesible. It is a bit surreal to walk there and see the glaciers in all of its blakc white blue and grey colors. A hike with special spikes is recommended, but even with normal shoes you can...More

Thank SaintMont
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little experience with a moderate walk to the ice,everyone in our group enjoyed the trip

Thank MJozwiak
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I did not dress for hiking. Luckily this is probably the only glacier reachable with 7cm heels. I would still recommend waterproof clothing and hiking shoes for this. The "road " to the glacier is covered with all sizes of rocks, steep in some places,...More

2  Thank Yusi C
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I knew we had to drive here to see the tip of this glacier. I love nature and this was something new entirely. I love that we did this :-)

Thank enurweb
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is so amazing to see! The only reason i havent given it 5 stars is because we didnt actually walk on the glacier, you have to have a guide which is very understandable but we didnt have walking gear or the time, although next...More

2  Thank Bethanieawp
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

As a Floridian being able to see and touch a glacier is an amazing feat! It's so beautiful - even if you don't hike the glacier but just walk around it.

1  Thank StefJax
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Westlandia
2 July 2017|
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I think its both the same place when you look on some maps its listed with one name or the other, I have a look on both pages on tripadvisor and its the same. Can't believe how far it has retreated since we visited last... More
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sabai78
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Response from Filip V | Reviewed this property |
I was there in winter season. I know that on some of the glaciers snowmobiling is possible all year around. Pls check with Iceland Tourist Board or some of the adventure companies. Enjoy!
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Response from Luz2Travel | Reviewed this property |
If you just walk up yourself to the base of the glacier you can wear anything as long as you have sturdy shoes. If you do the glacier hike out onto the ice you have to go with a guide and they provide harnesses, crampons... More
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