Trip to the Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel - from Reykjavík

Trip to the Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel - from Reykjavík

Take a guided tour of a breathtaking cave system Raufarhólshellir formed by lava 5,200 years ago. Enjoy on a relaxed transfer from Reykjavìk and back.

Take a guided tour of a breathtaking cave system Raufarhólshellir formed by lava 5,200 years ago. Enjoy on a relaxed transfer from Reykjavìk and back.

The facts


  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 1 - 100
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • public (with other participants)
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Your experience


  • Explore one of Iceland's largest lava tube cave systems
  • Enjoy a guided tour with a team of the most experienced mountaineers in the country
  • Relax on board a luxury coach that takes you from Reykjavik to the tunnel and back


On a guided trip to Raufarhólshellir you can admire the unique lava formations and learn all kinds of interesting facts about their development from your guide. Experience the incredible power of nature!

Take a luxury bus just 30 minutes outside Reykjavik and discover Raufarhólshellir, one of the world's most incredible natural phenomena. This 1,400 metre long lava tube was carved from white-hot magma during the Leitahraun eruption 5,200 years ago.

After you have received your helmet and torch, you can visit this natural wonder with an experienced guide. Explore the 30 metre wide caves in the light pillars flowing through the roof. The sunlight plays with the breathtaking, colourful rock formations around you. During the tour you will learn all about the history of these amazing tunnels and the role volcanic activities played in the formation of Iceland.

Then return to base to share stories and reflect on this unique experience.

Please note

Included in the price

  • Bus transfer (40-45 min one-way) from the BSI Bus Terminal in Reykjavik to the Lava Tunnel and back
  • 1-hour guided tour of the Lava Tunnel with an English-speaking guide
  • Helmet
  • Flashlight

Meeting point

BSI Bus Terminal in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Cancellation Conditions

A cancellation or modification of the product is no longer possible after the booking has been made.

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