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Half-day tour of the Leiðarendi Cave in Iceland, near Reykjavik

Half-day tour of the Leiðarendi Cave in Iceland, near Reykjavik
Half-day tour of the Leiðarendi Cave in Iceland, near Reykjavik

Explore the wonderful Leiðarendi Cave near Reykjavik in Iceland with an experienced guide from Adventure Vikings and see and learn about the geological history of the stunning rock and lava formations.


1/2 Day

All year


All Levels


* Explore the underground volcanic side of Iceland

* See stalactites and drip stalagmites

* Learn all about the history and geology of the area


Spend a few hours exploring the magical  Leiðarendi Cave with one of our experienced guides. There you’ll be able to learn more about the fascinating geological history of this volcanic area and see a different side of  Iceland.

Please keep in mind that this tour is run only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

We’ll pick you up from your accommodation in Reykjavik and drop you around 150 meters from the cave. What we refer to as a cave is actually a lava tube under the ground. To gain access you’ll walk down a steep entrance. It is around 900 meters in length and formed more than 2,000 years ago from volcanic activity.

It’s quite dark down there, so you’ll get a helmet and a headlight to use so you can see better. There are tighter sections where you might need to crawl or crouch down. In general, though, it’s pretty comfortable.

When you are inside the lava tube, you’ll be able to take in all the stalactites and drip stalagmites which are really beautiful and unique. The eruption left minerals in the lava and as a result, you’ll see lots of different colors in the walls of the cave.

Your guide will be on hand the whole way to give you interesting information about the cave, how it was formed and a little more about the geology.

This trip is an awesome way to see the underground volcanic terrain of Iceland. Get in touch today to secure your spot.

You might also like to combine your trip to Leiðarendi Cave with a horse riding portion and turn it into a full day trip.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

Price details

This price includes: <br>


Pick up and drop off<br>

Helmet and headlight<br>

English speaking guide<br>


More info

Please keep in mind that this tour is run only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

You'll need to bring:

  • Warm clothes (it gets cold in the cave)
  • Good hiking boots
  • Outer layer that protects from water (it can be wet inside the cave)
  • Lunch or Snack
  • Camera
  • You can rent a GoPro camera by us

Meeting point

About the guide

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Tour Operator

We are an adventure and outdoor activities operator based in Reykjavik, Iceland. We can take you on surfing, snorkeling, caving, hiking and stand up paddleboarding tours! The unique and diverse Icelandic nature offers the perfect setting for amazing trips.

We specialize in small groups in order to provide more prívate and personalized experience to our clients. We look to give our visitors a glimpse into the best adventures in the country.

Our team of friendly and experienced professional guides is looking forward to taking you on unforgettable adventures through Iceland’s most fascinating natural wonders, such as waterfalls, lava tubes, geysers, and rifts. Come join us on an amazing experience and discover the magic of Iceland!



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