Live active volcano in Meradalur Reykjanes - From 14.900 ISK

About the hike

Meradalur active volcano day two! I have the urge of going again. It is hard to explain the feeling when you finally see the spewing lava after walking for 2 hours seeing smoke. You always think you are about to see it, but you don’t until you are right next to it. Such a beautiful eruption with no harm to humans or constructions as of yet. It is spreading fast and stay away from the low ground valley as gasses pile up there.

In 2021, the Reykjanes Peninsula erupted for the first time in 800 years. Now the ground has opened up again and a new eruption has begun. This provides a unique opportunity to study and experience the geologic mysteries of the area and is open for all to enjoy!
The driver and guide will take the group to the start of the hiking trail towards the active volcano. The hike takes approximately 2-3 hours each way (14km) but the sites around the volcano are always changing due to freely flowing lava and the hiking time can change.

Don´t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience and witness the raw power of lava pouring out of the surface of the earth.
The volcanic landscape can be uneven and challenging. Therefore, sturdy hiking boots and warm outdoor clothing is mandatory. There is no running water on the way to fill a water bottle so please bring plenty of water and a hardy lunch.
We now offer tours to the volcano in cooperation with Gróðurhúsið Greenhouse.


Usually 8


Departure see schedule.

Level of Difficulty


Miscelleneus 28 final

Hike Duration

14 km


What to Bring

Hiking boots and clothing (not cotton), waterproof clothes in case the weather changes, snacks and water.

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