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Tickets for The Lava Tunnel - Standard Tour

Step inside an Icelandic lava tube thousands of years old with an expert guide

The Lava Tunnel
Registered address: Klettagarðar 12, 104, Reykjavik, IS
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Duration: 1h
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Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

What's included

One-hour guided caving tour

What's not included

Transfer to the Lava Tunnel
  • Journey into Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland
  • Put yourself in the rugged hands of an expert guide, to keep you safe and help you understand the lava tube phenomenon
  • See some of the planet's most incredible scenery on route and in winter see cool (literally) ice sculptures in the entrance of the cave

Venture inside the spectacular lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest lava tubes in Iceland! Learn about the inner workings of a volcano, see the ice sculptures formed inside the entrance and come away a red-hot volcano expert!

If you've been looking for Iceland's 'underground' scene, you've just found it. Join an expert guide for a journey like no other, into the inner workings of a volcano!

Get a 1-hour 'tunnel taster' - you'll be in the safe hands of a knowledgeable leader, who'll walk and talk you through the magnificent lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir.

This is one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland. Learn about the inner workings of a volcano, touch walls that are thousands of years old, and find out about Iceland's volcanos in the most exciting setting ever!

In winter, see the amazing ice sculptures which have formed inside the entrance of the cave - it's unlike anything you've seen before.

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Getting There

The Lava Tunnel is less than 30 minutes from Reykjavik: Head east on road 1, turn onto road 39 after approximately 18km. You will find The Lava Tunnel parking lot after approximately 12km.

Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
The Lava Tunnel
Þorlákshafnarvegur, Reykjavík
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  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible anytime before your visit.

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3 reviews
Marios,  Germany Germany
23 Nov 2023
Nice tour alot of things to learn about the volcanoes,lava the guide (Dimitris) is awesome too you can ask as many questions you want he will gladly answer.
The Lava Tunnel - Standard Tour
Vagelis,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
04 Nov 2023
Amazing, guide was also very informative and appropriately funny. Loved it
The Lava Tunnel - Standard Tour
Mary,  United States United States
02 Nov 2023
Very nice, entertaining, educational, comfortable.
The Lava Tunnel - Standard Tour

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