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Iceland’s South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

Instant confirmation E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon & Thurs

  • Duration

    14 hours

  • Start time

    8am

  • Meeting Point

    We offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off at hotels, guesthouses and bus stops in Reykjavik. Please mention your pickup address while making the reservation. Alternatively, you can join the tour at our local partner’s office at Hafnarstræti 20 / Bus stop 6.

    In case pick-up is not possible directly from your hotel, you will be picked up from another location nearest to your place.

    Check the Useful Downloads section for the list of hotels and the list of nearest bus stops.

  • Ending Point

    At the end of the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel/guest house in Reykjavik

Key Highlights

  • Drive along Iceland’s picturesque South Shore and visit the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon
  • Visit Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Skógarfoss waterfall and pass Iceland’s biggest volcano
  • Take in the spectacular scenery of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • Ride a unique boat at the glacial lagoon that can also travel on land! (Optional)
  • See fragments of Europe’s biggest glacier, Vatnajökull as they sail towards the ocean
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Reykjavik are available for this tour
  • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.

Overview

Drive along Iceland’s South Shore and visit the extraordinary Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon. Your drive will take you past some charming villages and the Skaftafell National Park and you will visit the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls.

What's the plan:

For the Iceland’s South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon tour you will be picked up from your hotel in Reykjavik at 7.30am. Board a comfortable coach which will take you towards the south shore of Iceland to the extraordinary glacial lagoon, Jökulsárlón.

The journey includes stops at natural treasures, including the iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, views of Skaftafell National Park, Diamond Beach, and Vatnajökull glacier to name but a few.

Passing the southern edge of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier roughly midway between Reykjavik and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, be bowled over by stunning views of glaciers, rivers and endless plains of sand. Vatnajökull Glacier National Park spans over 14,000 square km and is roughly ten times the size of London.

The Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon 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. You will explore the lagoon on a boat trip (available at an additional cost for departures from May – September).

After the tour, you will head back to Reykjavik where you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide

Exclusions

  • Meals

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

Guests must reconfirm tour and pick up details 24 hours prior to departure. Failure to do so may result in cancellation.

You will be picked up at your hotel 30 minutes prior to tour departure.

Hotel drop off may not be directly in front of the hotel, it will depend on the route and traffic restrictions.

The itinerary in special circumstances may be altered. A suitable alternative will be provided.

Pick-up and drop-off service is not possible directly from hotels in the city center, instead you need to go to a nearby conveniently located bus stop.

Boat tours on the Glacier Lagoon are not available and not included for winter departures, from 1 October – 30 April, due to conditions on the lagoon.

Boat Tours from 1 May-30 September are available at an additional cost of;

  • kr 5,922 per booking(approx) for 13 years or older 
  • kr 2,066 per booking(approx) for 6-12 years old

Bus stop 10 will no longer be available, You will be picked up at stop 9. Which is located on Snorrabraut, short distance away.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Richard Tse
    Beautiful Glacial Lagoon

    The weather was super nice and we had time to visit two glacial lagoons in South Coast....

    United Kingdom 04/05/2018
  • Neil Dempsey
    experience of a lifetime

    Great experience, exceptionally well organised. No complaints whatever...

    United Kingdom 09/22/2016
  • María Carmen García Martínez
    The best excursion of Iceland

    I think we should have spent more time in Jokulsaron lagoon to enjoy the scenery. At least, 2 or three hours....

    Spain 08/28/2016

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