South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik

On the South Coast and Glacier Lagoon Tour you will spend the day experiencing firsthand the invigorating diversity of the Icelandic landscape. From views of Vatnajokull glacier, Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls to the sparkling hunks of ice found on the Diamond Beach at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

On your way to the glacier lagoon, you will pass through the South Coast region of Iceland, a land of magnificent waterfalls, striking black sands, massive glaciers and volcanoes interspersed with farms. You will have unforgettable views of Skaftafell wilderness area in Vatnajokull National Park and drive through the starkly beautiful black sand expanse of Skeidararsandur. Just before reaching the lagoon you will also have a view of Iceland’s largest active volcano, Oraefajokull.

per adult from

$144

USD

Duration

14 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Pickup and drop-off from most hotels and cruise ports upon request (if option is selected)
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Seljalandsfoss
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Boat tours on the glacier lagoon
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Volcano Eyjafjallajokull, Selfoss Iceland

    Iceland's most notorious volcano is undoubtedly Eyjafjallajökull, which last erupted in 2010 and caused flight disruptions in Europe for weeks.

    Stop At: Skogafoss, Skogar Iceland

    Before reaching Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, you will stop at Skogafoss, a stunning waterfall that allows you access to great views from both below and above, by way of a staircase.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park Route 1, Jokulsarlon 781 Iceland

    Vatnajokull glacier is massive, covering 14,000 sq km and it is Breidamerkurjokull, one of the many sections of this great glacier, that creates the magical Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Large hunks of ice cleave from the glacier, falling into the lagoon before flowing out into the ocean. These large sparkling pieces of ice are eventually pushed back onto the beach by the ocean waves creating an impromptu ice sculpture garden on the black sands giving the beach its name, Diamond Beach.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Diamond Beach, Diamond Head Drive Glacier Lagoon Jokulsarlon, Jokulsarlon Iceland

    When large icebergs have floated out of the glacier lagoon and towards the ocean, they are often pushed back onto the beach by ocean waves where they sparkle like diamonds on the black sand.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Skeiðarársandur, Þjóðvegur, Iceland

    Drive through the starkly beautiful black sand expanse of Skeidararsandur.

    Stop At: Víkurskáli, Austurvegur, Vík, Iceland

    Here you can use restroom facilities and purchase dinner.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull National Park 785 Iceland

    You will have unforgettable views of Skaftafell wilderness area in Vatnajokull National Park.

    Stop At: Víkurskáli, Austurvegur, Vík, Iceland

    Here it is possible to buy lunch, shop for souvenirs, or take a short walk in the village or down to the beach.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Seljalandsfoss, Hella Iceland

    On your way back from visiting the glacier lagoon, you’ll stop at one of the more unique waterfalls in Iceland, Seljalandsfoss. What makes this waterfall so special is the footpath behind the waterfall which, when the weather permits, allows for a whole new perspective.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Bus Stop #13 Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    2: Bus stop #5 Harpa, Sculpture & Shore Walk 101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    3: Gray Line Iceland, Klettagarðar, Reykjavík, Iceland
    4: Bus Stop #3 Lækjargata, Lækjargata 4, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    5: Skarfabakki Harbour, Reykjavík, Iceland
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up is offered from most hotels and guesthouses in the capital area upon request (if option is selected).The "No pickup" option does not include hotel pick-up, but complimentary pickup from the following locations is offered upon request for no extra charge:*Gray Line bus terminal in Klettagardar 4*Bus stop 5 - Harpa.*Bus stop 13 - RauðarárstígurYou must contact the local operator after booking to confirm your pick-up location or meeting point.Ports
    • Skarfabakki Harbour
    • Miðbakki Harbour
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please note: Boat tours on the glacier lagoon are not included in the tour price.
    • Warm and waterproof clothing is recommended
    • Drop-off after tour may not be directly in front of your hotel, depending on route and traffic limitations.
    • Stops will be made during the tour where you can purchase meals and use restroom facilities
    • Tour is approximately 14 hours long, but with regular stops along the way
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • • Allow access only via the back door of the vehicle if possible. • Ask passengers to spread throughout the vehicles as possible. • Masks are only required for those who are coughing or sneezing. • May need to present COVID-19 free results from testing at the airport.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Gray Line Iceland

Activity ID: V-2970AH35

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