Our location & how to get here

All tours depart from The Cave's service house.

The Cave is located in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, a short distance from
Hotel Húsafell. We are accessible by all vehicles and clearly marked
on nearby roads. Look for Fljótstunga, The Cave or Víðgelmir.

From Reykjavík take Road 1 towards Borgarnes. Before Borgarnes turn right onto Road 50, this will lead to Road 518 to Reykholt. Stay on Road 518 driving past Hotel Húsafell. Once the tarmac road turns to gravel turn left over a small bridge. Follow the signs marked “The Cave”. Approx. 65 km/ 40 miles from Road 1 to The Cave.

From Road 1 run left onto Road 50 just after the gas station Baulan. Stay on Road 50 for 18 km before turning left onto Road 518. Continue driving on Road 518 past Hotel Húsafell. Once the tarmac road turns to gravel turn left over a small bridge. Follow the signs marked “The Cave”. Approx. 50 km/ 31 miles from Road 1 to The Cave.

NOTE: The road from Þingvellir to Húsafell (Road 550) is only accessible during summer.
Google Earth: 64°45'19.7N  20°48'100W
Google Maps: 64°45'11.6"N 20°48'06.7"W

Stops you do not want to miss include:

  • Reykholt historic sight, home of Snorri Sturluson (1174-1241) author of Snorra Edda. 
  • Deildartunguhver, Europe's most powerful hotspring. 
  • Hraunfossar/ Barnafossar and Tröllafossar. Iceland is world renowned for its waterfalls and these 3 should not go unseen.  
  • Húsafell a well-known camping-ground and holiday resort. Known for its long spells of good weather. It is the perfect place for a picnic or lunch. 

Got any questions? Have a look at our FAQ page. 


Travel information and road conditions can be found here:
www.safetravel.is  www.road.is