FAQ

What is the age limit to go snowmobiling?
To drive the snowmobile, you need a valid international car driver’s license. For sitting at the back of the snowmobile, the age limit is 8 years old.

What clothing is provided?
We provide winter overalls, gloves, warm headwear and a helmet.

What do I need to bring?
Warm outdoor clothing, good hiking shoes and your camera!

If I want to drive to the glacier, can I go there by a regular car?
No, you will need a jeep, a 4×4 jeep and that is only in summer time. In the winter time, you need a Super jeep and qualified driver to get to the base camp. Some of our winter snowmobile tours include a transfer from Reykjavík to Langjökull glacier.

If I don’t have a 4×4 car, can I meet the guide on the way?
Yes, we offer a pick up at Gullfoss. There is a daily departure from Gullfoss at 12:30 during the winter and departures at 10:15 & 12.15 during summer.

Is lunch included on the trip?
No, lunch is not included in any of the day tours, so you should bring a packed lunch or you can buy some at Gullfoss Café. All meals are included in the two-day tour.

When is the Golden Circle & snowmobile available?
All year round.

Where shall I meet you for the “Glacier Snowmobiling from Gullfoss tour”? 
Please be ready by Gullfoss cafe on the upper parking lot, 15 minutes before departure. Your driver will be wearing a jacket market Snowmobile.is and holding a sign with the same logo.
I am traveling by myself, do I need to pay the single ride supplement? 
– The price for the tours is based on two persons sharing a snowmobile so if you are traveling solo or an odd number of participants you need to pay for the single ride supplement.
What is your cancellation policy? 
You can see our cancellation policy here.
Am I allowed to use my Go Pro/phone/camera while on the tour? 
You are allowed to use your Go Pro while on the tour. You can fasten it on the helmet so we recommend that you bring appropriate fittings for that. You are not allowed to take pictures while you are on the move, but of course, you are welcome to take photos with any kind of device during the stops.

Do you do private departures?
Yes, we arrange private trips and custom make super jeep tours all the time. Just contact our office and start the planning! You can email us at snowmobile@snowmobile.is

A few words about the weather.
Remember that the weather in Iceland can change instantly and that you should be prepared for rain and bad weather even though the sun is shining when you leave Reykjavík! Of course, it can also be rainy in Reykjavík and sunny at your destination :)
So be prepared when packing your stuff.