Raufarholshellir, Hveragerdi

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Raufarhólshellir is the fourth-longest lava tube in Iceland. The cave's proximity to Reykjavík made it popular with visitors, who caused damage to the cave. In late 2016 the cave was closed to the public to clear accumulated garbage and install lighting and a walkway to part of the cave. The cave reopened for guided tours the following year.
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  • We had a brilliant guide who shown us around the Lava Tube. There was a mixture of geology, general Iceland chat and information about lava tubes across Iceland. The tube has some uneven surfaces but....  more »
  • A very informative, educational experience. Stunning colours and rock formations. Well worth visiting.  more »
  • We weren't sure what to expect. We thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour and hike into the Lava Tunnel. They provide you with a hard hat and headlamp, and I would suggest grabbing a hiking pole, also.....  more »

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