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South Coast & Jokulsarlon Small Group Sightseeing Tour

4.5 / 5

30 reviews

South Coast & Jokulsarlon Small Group Sightseeing Tour

From US$ 156 per person

Drive along the south coast and visit many of the breathtaking highlights that the south coast has to offer. See stunning waterfalls and stop by the picturesque Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 16 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the South Coast of Iceland, including Diamond Beach
  • Visit Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls
  • Marvel at the spectacular Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon
Full description
This small group adventure starts from Reykjavik where your guide will pick you up from one of the authorized pickup points in the Reykjavik downtown area. First stop will be the stunning Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which is one of the few waterfalls in Iceland that you can walk behind. Next up is the powerful Skogafoss waterfall, located in the peaceful area of Skogar, which is one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, surrounded by beautiful scenery. A trail located on the right side of the waterfall offers explorers the chance to view the waterfall from various angles. Then, visit the local village of Vik where you will have time to have lunch. The famous Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon will be your next stop. The beautiful picturesque glacier lagoon has been featured in various Hollywood movies for good reason. See majestic icebergs floating in the peaceful lagoon, and add an (optional) boat ride if you would like to get closer to the floating icebergs. Note that the boat ride is not included in the tour but can be added as an extra. The Diamond Beach is just a short walk from the Lagoon, known for having diamond like icebergs stranded on the black volcanic beach. After exploring here it’s time for dinner at Skaftafell. The long daylight during the summer season will give you a chance to visit the Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach on your way back to Reykjavik. Known for the amazing scenery all around, most notably the unique basalt column formations, Reynisfjara is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches you can visit in Iceland. You should arrive back in Reykjavik around 11:30 PM.
Includes
  • Pick-up in Reykjavik
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Small-group experience
  • Visit to Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss
  • Visit Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
  • Visit to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Boat ride on the lagoon
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Know before you go

  • Please wear: warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear, gloves and good hiking shoes. It's also highly recommended that you bring a packed lunch with you
  • Hiking shoes and waterproof clothing (jacket and pants) can be rented in Skaftafell for a small fee)
  • Please note that the boat tour is only available between May 15-October 15
  • Due to limited daylight you will not be able to visit Skógafoss Waterfall and Skaftafell National Park between October 16-May 14
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    3.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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Очень понравилась экскурсия с замечательным гидом- Марией и Петром. Все было замечательно. Успели все! И приехали в 23 .00 уже в Рейкявик! Мария- просто отличный гид и водитель как говорится от Бога! Была опасная дорога а она прекрасно справлялась и при этом еще рассказывала об Исландии. Все отлично! Рекомендую всем! СПАСИБО Мария!Это запомнится на всю жизнь!

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February 29, 2020

Good guides who told a lot. (Maria and Arthur?). However, very bad places in the back of the bus. These 4 places should not be sold during such a long drive. Little room and window too low (because these seats were higher), so we got neck pain and couldn't even see things on the other side. Unfortunately! Furthermore, well arranged.

October 21, 2019

Varied tour in the south of Iceland

Much in one day seen from the south coast of Iceland. At Skogafoss too little time to go up the mountain to the observation deck. At the other stations there was enough time. The small bus had a 2 - 1 seating. However in the last row 4 seats were next to each other. For about 12 hours bus ride way too narrow. Although the guide place was free next to the bus driver, nobody was allowed to sit there for insurance reasons. Too bad, that would have made sitting in the last row more comfortable. Other than that, it was a great tour!

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July 11, 2019

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