Guided tour

Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel: Underground Expedition

Activity provider: The Lava Tunnel

Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel: Underground Expedition

Activity provider: The Lava Tunnel
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From US$ 52.11 per person

Explore an underground lava tube created by the mighty power of a volcanic eruption over 5,000 years ago on a journey through the Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel. Experience one of the longest lava tubes in Iceland, easily accessible all year round.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the magnificent lava tunnel of Raufarhólshellir
  • Explore spellbinding lava formations rarely seen outside Iceland
  • Enjoy the guide's overview of the cave’s geology and history
Full description

Begin the experience at Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel and explore one of the longest and best-known lave tubes in Iceland. As the tunnel is a work of nature, the terrain can be quite rough and hard to maneuver. Follow the route of the footbridge with your guide as they explain the geological formations.

Marvel at the ever-changing colors, landscape and geological formations. Hear entertaining tales of Hollywood adventures, its ties with the ancient Indian tribes and other enjoyable tidbits. Enjoy approximately 1 hour of pure adventure.

Includes
  • Guided tour of the Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel
  • Helmets and headlamps
  • Crampons (in winter)
  • Gloves (for the extreme option)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel, Þorlákshafnarvegur.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 211 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      3.9/5
    • Service
      4.6/5
    • Organization
      4.6/5

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    July 1, 2022

    This was a great tour! I went with my husband and 12 year old son. Our guide was absolutely fantastic (VERY funny and knowledgeable), and it was very cool to see the lava tube. Know that the ground is often uneven, and there are stairs - a consideration if mobility is a concern or if you're planning to bring small children.

    July 3, 2022

    July 3, 2022

    Product ID: 106579