The lava tunnel visit by bus from Reykjavík
Minimum age: 3
- The lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir
All about the trip
On this tour, we visit the lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir located only 30 minutes from Reykjavík. We will witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption while we walk in the path of a lava that flowed thousands of years ago. The lava tunnel is one of the biggest in Iceland and gets up to 30 metres wide and 10 metres high. The lava tube ceiling has caved in near the entrance, which creates beautiful columns of light. The fantastic range of colours of the tunnel wall is caused by the different mineral types of the rock. This is a tour for the senses. Experience a new world, hear the talk of the cave and sense the forces of nature like you have never done before. Learn new things and step out of your comfort zone. Scenes from the Hollywood movie Noah, with Anthony Hopkins, were shot in this lava cave.
You walk around 350 metres into the lava tunnel and the temperature in the cave is around 4 degrees although it can be warmer outside and usually water leaks from the ceiling when it rains and snows so we recommend raincoats.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Bus fare
- 1 hour guided cave tour
- Protective helmet
What is not included in the price
- Beverages and meals during the trip
- Hotel pick-up from Reykjavík (available for an extra fee)
This activity is organised by Icelandia, Klettagaroar 12/104, Reykjavik, Iceland, +354 580 5400, email@example.com.
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