Do you dare to enter inside the magma chamber of a volcano? Delve deep into Thrihnukagigur and explore the lava tunnels coursing through it on this tour from Reykjavik.
Thrihnukagigur Lava Tunnel
After meeting your guide at 8 am in Klettagarðar, you'll climb aboard a bus and head to the southeast of Reykjavik. Following a half an hour drive, you'll arrive at the Thrihnukagigur Volcano.
Get kitted out with all the equipment you need to safely enjoy this unique activity, then, with your helmet and harness on, you'll begin your 1.8 mile (3 km) hike to the volcano crater.
Climb onto the special open elevator for the descent into the volcano and marvel at the striking colours of the dramatic rocky walls of the cave as you're lowered almost 400 feet (120 metres) to the bottom. Thrihnukagigur lava tunnel awaits you!
Explore the magma chamber of the volcano, which last erupted 4000 years ago. Did you know that this cave is so tall, it could fit the Statue of Liberty inside? Its sheer size will leave you speechless!
At the end of your tour of Thrihnukagigur lava tunnel, you'll return to the surface for the return journey to your original departure point in Reykjavik, where you'll arrive at 1 pm.
The minimum age to take part in this activity is 12 years old.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Per personUS$ 316.10
The tour is exclusively in English.
Transport by bus.
English speaking guide.
Entrance to Thrihnukagigur Lava Tunnel.
Helmet, flashlight and all necessary equipment to explore the tunnel.
Elevator ride into the volcano.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (8:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility or pushchairs/strollers).