Hailed as the mightiest of Iceland's caves, its diversity and grandeur is unrivaled. This makes for an experience not to be forgotten. Just shy of 1600 meters / 5250ft, the cave features amazing colours and lava formations that lurk in the depths of the earth.
All of the wonders with out the hassles.
Take a guided stroll in to the cave with the aid of our all-new access walkway and state of the art feature lighting system. This is a trip that all family generations can enjoy.
Tour Duration: 1.5hrs
Helmet and Headlamp.
We ask our guest to bring with them warm cloths, cloves and a hat with no
Bring a camera and your best smile.
The Cave is located in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, a short distance from Hotel Húsafell. We are accessible by all vehicles and clearly marked on nearby roads. Look for Fljótstunga, The Cave or Víðgelmir.
FROM SOUTH ICELAND From Reykjavík take Road 1 towards Borgarnes. Before Borgarnes turn right onto Road 50, this will lead to Road 518 to Reykholt. Stay on Road 518 driving past Hotel Húsafell. Once the tarmac road turns to gravel turn left over a small bridge. Follow the signs marked “The Cave”. Approx. 65 km/ 40 miles from Road 1 to The Cave.
FROM NORTH ICELAND From Road 1 run left onto Road 50 just after the gas station Baulan. Stay on Road 50 for 18 km before turning left onto Road 518. Continue driving on Road 518 past Hotel Húsafell. Once the tarmac road turns to gravel turn left over a small bridge. Follow the signs marked “The Cave”. Approx. 50 km/ 31 miles from Road 1 to The Cave.
NOTE: The road from Þingvellir to Húsafell (Road 550) is only accessible during summer. Google Earth: 64°45'19.7N 20°48'100W Google Maps: 64°45'11.6"N 20°48'06.7"W