Snowmobiling on Myrdalsjokull

Starting from: Mýrdalsjökull base (Ytri-Sólheimar 1 - GPS N63 29.700 W19 19.638)
Season: All year
Duration: 2 hours (1 hour preparation and getting to the glacier, 1 hour snowmobile ride)
Difficulty: 1/5 (easy)
Minimum age: 5 years old

Join this scenic, easy and fun snowmobile ride on Myrdalsjokull, the glacier that sculpted some of the most beautiful landscapes in South Iceland. The views of the South from below are amazing, but the views from above are even better.

Driving the snowmobiles will not be a problem – it is just a matter of squeezing the accelerator or the brake.

However, a valid driver's licence is required to drive the snowmobile.

By default, the price is for 2 people sharing a snowmobile. Single riders have to pay an additional 10000 ISK.

You have to pay an additonal 10000 ISK when booking odd numbers (1,3, 5..), so please make sure to select it during the booking process.

This snowmobile tour is the perfect length of time for first-time riders and individuals looking for a scenic, fun ride, exploring and experiencing the wilderness, glacier and the breathtaking views over South Iceland in good weather.

The tour starts from the operator base at Mýrdalsjökull. After a short briefing and dressing up in a snow suit you will step into a jeep or a truck and drive up the mountain to the glacier where you will pick up the snowmobiles and ride to the glacier Mýrdalsjökull.

The glacier adventure will provide stunning photo opportunities in good weather. You will be provided with everything you need for a safe and comfortable ride. The guides will take you through safety procedures and equip you in special clothing and helmets.


- English speaking guide
- Snowmobile per two persons
- Insulated cover-all
- Helmet
- Snowmobile balaclava face mask

To bring:

- Multi-layered warm clothing appropriate for the weather (base non-cotton layer, fleece or wool mid-layer, wind/waterproof jacket and pants)
- Hiking boots
- Cap and gloves
- A valid driver's licence is required to drive a snowmobile, so please bring your driver's licence with you
- Don't forget your camera!