Glacier kayaking is the ultimate way to experience the magnificence of the world famous Vatnajökull National Park. Join us in an unforgettable trip and enjoy unbeatable panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers reflected upon the mirror-like water of the Heinaberg Lagoon.
Meeting point: Our base camp is the meeting point, located 300 meter from road 1 (the ring road), 40 km
west from Höfn by the road to Heinabergslón (GPS coordinates N 64´15.193´ W 015´.38.348), small green
hut which is visible from the main road. There our guides will outfit all participants with the appropriate
kayak equipment, and issue additional gear. Transportation from the base camp to the lagoon is provided.
Small rental cars are not allowed to drive to the lagoon.
Included: Kayak, drysuit, safety vest, shoes, gloves, kayak paddle, transportation, 15 min drive from our
base camp to Heinabergslón glacier lagoon.
The boats are sit on top Kayaks which means that participants do not sit in the boats like in classic kayaks,
but on the boat. The boats also have double keels which makes them very stable and suitable for people that
have no experience in kayaking. The drysuit is 100% waterproof. We also have fleece whole suits if
participants do not have enough clothes to wear as an inner layer under the dry suit.
What to bring: Good thermal clothing to wear under the drysuit that we provide. For example fleece jacket,
fleece trousers, soft shell or similar hiking trousers, good socks hat and gloves. Bring sunglasses on sunny
days. We offer dry cases for your cameras and/or smartphones upon request. We do not take any
responsibility for any personal gear that participants bring along in the tour, phones, cameras or clothing,
things may get wet.
The tour is not physically demanding rated 2 out 5.
The tour is bookable online on our website iceguide.is so its easy to see availability each day. We have two
tour on our schedule every day of the week 9:00 and 13:00. We also do customised tour, longer, shorter
photography tours, groups or combo tours including glacier walk for example. We are flexible!
Our fleet includes 5 boats, all boats are single boats, four are double as well, so in total we can take
maximum 9 persons.
Heinaberglón is out of the beaten track so we don't have other traffic on the lagoon.
Reservation is required, the tour is bookable online, by email or by phone Tel: 6610900 (its best to text us,
I'm very often out of connection). Feel free to contact us for further informations or requests by phone or
through our website Iceguide.is……..we are also on Facebook and for reviews you can look at
All of our tours are undertaken as the responsibility of its participants. Iceguide does not take any
responsibility for accidents that can be traced to participants own action.
Price: Single boat 15900 ISK per boat/one person in boat
Double boat 19900 ISK per boat / two adults in boat
Double boat, 1 adult and 1 kid in boat 17900 per boat (Adults 17+ Kids 12-16)
Age limit is 12 years old (in some cases we make exceptions f. ex with private group)
Total duration of the tour: 3 hours.
Time in the boat: 1.5-2 hours
Tel: 00354 6610900