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  2. Reykjavik
  3. Black Sand Beach, Iceland

South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

Product ID: 2021
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The tour takes us along the beautiful south shore of Iceland to the magnificent glacial lagoon; Jökulsárlón.
About this activity
Duration 14 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Chinese, French

Pick-up service

You must be ready for pickup 30 minutes before the tour departs. The available pickup locations for this tour option are: • Bus Stop #13 Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120, 101 Reykjavík • Bus stop #5 Harpa, Kalkofnsvegur 101, 101 Reykjavík Alternatively you can you join the tour at the tour supplier's main terminal in Skarfabakki, Klettagarðar 4, 104 Reykjavík.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See amazing blocks of ice at Jökulsárlón
  • Admire the wonderful Seljalandsfoss
  • Visit the Skógafoss waterfall
Full description
This tour takes us along the beautiful south shore of Iceland to the extraordinary glacial lagoon, Jökulsárlón.

We will pass some charming villages as well as Skaftafell National Park and visit Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Skógarfoss waterfall. Just before we reach the lagoon we pass Iceland’s biggest volcano, Öræfajökull glacier which has the highest peak of the island, Hvannadalshnjúkur (2110 m).

After we arrive at the lagoon we have some time to view this stunning area before we take a boat tour on the lagoon (at own expense). The boats that carry us are no ordinary boats as they are capable of driving short distances on land as well as sailing on the water.

Jökulsárlón started to form in the early nineteen twenties and is getting bigger every year. You will see many amazing blocks of ice that have broken off Europe’s biggest glacier, Vatnajökull, as they sail slowly towards the ocean which is only a kilometer away.
Includes
  • Bus
  • English Guidance
What’s Not Included
  • Boat tour on Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon
  • Food and beverages (there are stops at local restaurants and gas stations on the way)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The local supplier's Bus Terminal - Skarfabakki, Klettagarðar 4, 104, Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• It is important to note that the boat tour on Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is not included
• Sunday departures are also guided in German
• Saturday departures are also guided in French
• Wednesday departures are also guided in Mandarin Chinese
• Pickup starts 30 minutes prior to tour departure. Please wait outside your hotel or at your designated bus stop for the pickup bus. Please make sure you provide your hotel details in advance
• Please note that the discount for children and youths is a family discount, and applies to a maximum of 2 children/youths per each full paying adult
• Pickup is offered from most hotels in the Reykjavik area. Due to bus access restrictions in Reykjavik you may need to make your way to a designated pickup point
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 131 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Gray Line Iceland

Product ID: 2021