RaufarhólshellirThe Lava Tunnel

RaufarhólshellirThe Lava Tunnel

Explore the magnificent lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir, one of the longest and best-known lava tubes in Iceland. It is located just 30 minutes from Reykjavík and is easily accessible year round.

  • Tour Duration

    Duration

    1 hour

  • Tour Departure

    Departure

    Tha Lava Tunnel - 30 minute drive from Reykjavik

  • Tour Price

    Price from

    6.400 ISK / EUR / USD

Drive yourself from Reykjavik (or other starting point) to Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel.
Please take road east on Route 1 and drive for about 18 km. Turn right onto Route 39 (Þorlákshöfn) and drive for another 12 km.

  1. The tour takes around 1 hour.
  1. Guided caving tour
  2. flash light
  3. Helmet
  1. Warm clothes
  2. Sturdy shoes
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Attention

Please note that Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel is located less than 30 minutes drive (approximately 30 km) from Reykjavík and accessible by all vehicles.
Driving from Reykjavík east on Route 1 and drive for about 18 km. Turn right onto Route 39 (Þorlákshöfn) and drive for another 12 km. The parking area will be on your left hand side.

The GPS coordinates are: N.63º 56.407 / W. 021º 23.742

Bring with you Warm clothes and sturdy shoes!

Terms & conditions

Terms & Conditions

Meeting Point:

Please note that you need to drive to the lava tunnel.

Difficulty:

1/5 For most people although we do not recommend to those that have difficulties walking up/down stairs or on snow.