EXPLORE AN ANCIENT HISTORICAL SITE AT CAVES OF HELLA
Iceland's Hidden World
Guided one hour tours of four mysterious man-made caves in Iceland - will open again 2021
Adults 3200 ISK
Children (6-15) 1000 ISK
Children (0-6) FREE
Twelve man-made caves have been discovered on the land of Ægissíða by Hella on the South coast of Iceland. Four of them have been open to the public. The historical site is Iceland's oldest still standing archaeological remains. Some believe the caves to date even further back than the settlement of the Nordic Vikings.
The wonders of the Caves of Hella include ancient crosses, wall carvings and carved seats.
Mystery surrounds the caves and for centuries people have wondered:
Are the caves the handiwork of the Celts?
Were the caves a place of ancient worship?
Caves of Hella offer a great opportunity to explore these historic caves in Iceland. Join us to discover the secrets they hold and experience the magical Underworld of the South.
The Caves are located right next to Route 1 (the Ring Road), an approximately hour drive from Reykjavik.
Please note that we do not have regular guided tours at the moment due to the latest Covid-19 restrictions.
It is possible to book guided tours for small groups (less than 20 adults for a certain minimum fee) by sending an email to or call +354 620 6100.
Other Covid-19 arrangements are as follows:
- Max 20 adults in a tour
- Two-meters social distancing rule secured
- Contactless payments, only one person pays at a time
- Protective masks for sale at the reception
- Regular and increased cleaning, access to hand sanitisers ensured