Icelandic Lava Show in Vik – Admission Tickets

Get close to real lava and try something exhilarating and different on this unique lava and volcano activity show.
Available: All year
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 45 minutes
Minimum Age: No Age Limit
Pick Up: Not available
Price From: ISK 5.900
Cancellation Policy: Cancel up to 48 hours in advance.

Tour Details

Available: All year
Duration: 45 minutes
Activities: Cultural Activity
Difficulty: Easy
Languages: English, Icelandic
Attractions: Vík í Mýrdal

Pickup information:

Departure time: 11:00. 13:30, 17:00, 20:00,

Meeting Point: Icelandic Lava Show in Vík

Icelandic Lava Show is located in the lovely town of Vík on the South Coast of Iceland (5 minutes away from Reynisfjara, also known as “The Black Sand Beach”), approximately 2 hours straight drive from Reykjavik to Vík. The address is Víkurbraut 5, 870 Vík.


✓ Admission to the Lava Show
✓ Security goggles
✓ The unique chance to experience REAL molten lava in close proximity
✓ A short educational video about Icelandic volcanism
✓ A true story from the 1918 Katla volcano eruption
✓ The chance to touch cooling lava that was molten seconds before
✓ Q&A session at the end where the staff will answer all your questions

What to bring:

✓ Please show your e-ticket (or printed version) to the staff by the counter at arrival

Good to know:

Please show your e-ticket (or printed version) to the personnel by the counter on arrival.

The lava is over 1100 degrees Celcius (2000 degrees Fahrenheit) so it gets HOT inside. Thus we advise you to remove your thick coats and sweaters before the lava is poured into the showroom.

There is a restaurant on site where you can buy delicious soups, paninis and salads at a reasonable price (vegan and vegetarian dishes available).

There is free Wi-Fi at the location.

Tour Description

The Icelandic Lava Show is the only place in the world where you can safely experience hot molten lava in close proximity! The show is both educational and exhilarating as the wonderful reviews can testify. ​

The show recreates a volcano eruption, similar to what Eyjafjallajökull and Katla volcano are famous for, by pouring molten lava (1100°C / 2000°F) into the showroom and over ice. It is an epic battle between the elements and a unique opportunity to get close to red-hot lava, see it flowing, hear it sizzling, and feel the intense heat that radiates from it. ​

Come visitThe Icelandic Lava Show in the heart of Vík, the charming town nestled in the midst of Katla UNESCO Global Geopark, surrounded by volcanoes, glaciers, and black sand beaches.

There is also an excellent restaurant here that offers a variety of delicious soups, salads and paninis, with both vegan and vegetarian options available. And of course, there is free Wi-Fi.

Do not miss this unforgettable and unique show, and grab the opportunity to experience a show about a volcanic eruption. Check availability by choosing a date.

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