For extreme adventurers and adrenaline enthusiasts, riding snowmobiles across Iceland's snow white surfaces and glaciers is a perfect experience, no matter which season you decide to visit. Snowmobile trips provide an excellent opportunity to experience the impressive, breathtaking views that can be seen from the tips of the glaciers without any special physical effort. Riding and operating the snowmobile is straightforward , easy, and anyone can enjoy this activity after a simple and short explanation. Snowmobiles are a particularly popular activity because they allow you to experience beautiful views and an exciting tour in a relatively short period of time.
Snowmobiles reach a speed of 40 km per hour and are capable of handling all types of icy surfaces, including deep snow, so this activity is suitable all year round the whole year.
Most of the year you can take a snowmobile ride on the glaciers of Mýrdalsjökull and Vatnajökull. These glaciers, like the rest of Iceland's glaciers are situated on top of volcanoes and the view from above allows you discover the unique landscapes showing off the wonders of nature itself.
The companies that operate the snowmobile trips provide all necessary equipment including protective overalls, boots, gloves and helmets to ensure you a safe and enjoyable trip. At the end of your trip, they will give you a thermos flask with steaming hot coffee, to warm you up!
Please note, you must be over 18 years of age to drive a snowmobile on your own (no driving license required), you can travel as a single driver or as a couple on the same snowmobile, at a reduced price. Children over the age of 6 can ride on the back.
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