The Standard Lava Tunnel Tour gets even better in winter. The lava tunnel with it’s magnificent colors and lava formation gets decorated with icicles hanging from the ceiling and rising from the tunnel floor (Ice stalactites & ice stalagmite). We believe winter is the best time to visit the tunnel. We are offering a special midweek offer, ISK 5.600 for an adult and 2.800 for teenagers (12 - 15). Children under the age of 12 travel for free. The offer is valid Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The tour is operated on the hour every hour and each tour takes approximately 55 - 60 minutes. We recommend you pre-book a tour to guarantee your place on the hour of your preferred time of day.
Helmets and lights provided. Warm clothes and sturdy shoes are recommended and bear in mind that there is usually some water dripping from the ceiling so wearing a water resistant or waterproof jacket/clothes is recommended. It can also make a difference to bring a smile along the way…
For most people although we do not recommend to those that have difficulties walking up/down stairs or on uneven surface and snow.
The 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. You can also find us on google maps under “Raufarholshellir”. The GPS coordinates are: N.63º 56.407 / W. 021º 23.742