Iceland South Coast Tours From Reykjavik

With Iceland South Coast tours, explore the country’s best gems and lesser-known beaches, lava fields, pristine waterfalls, majestic glaciers, and more. Witness rare natural wonders with a plethora of tours that take you to unmissable attractions like The Golden Circle, Black Sand Beach of Reynisfjara, Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, and so on. Stop by for insta-worthy pictures, take a guided ATV ride and catch a glimpse of rainbows on the splendid waterfalls, and enjoy hassle-free exploration with the South Coast tours from Reykjavik.

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Our tips for South Coast Tours

  • Dress for the weather. The Icelandic weather is known for being unpredictable. Make sure to wear snug clothes and waterproof jackets along with hiking shoes to be ready for every weather.
  • Stay safe. Make sure to follow your guide’s instructions carefully during the tour. Also, pay attention to safety warnings and avoid getting too close to the water on the beaches.
  • Plan your visit. If you are a photography enthusiast, you can plan your visit during the early morning hours to catch the first glimpse of sunrise and get the best photographs of Iceland’s natural wonders.

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The Nordic country of Iceland is filled with rare wonders like the Northern Lights and striking volcanoes that attract millions of tourists every year. The best weather is in the summer months when you can go on hiking trails around volcanoes and even glaciers while experiencing the midnight sun.

Reynisfjara is one of the most renowned and visited black sand beaches of Iceland that contains solidified sands from volcanic eruptions. It is in close proximity to a sleeping volcano and has also been used as a film location for the popular series Game of Thrones and the cult favorite movie Star Trek.

Garðar is a gorgeous columnar joint on this beach which is one of the most photographed locations in Iceland. You can also spot the Solheimasandur plane wreck which is within walking distance from the Skogafoss waterfall.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit the South Coast of Iceland?

    June to August is the best time to explore the South coast of Iceland as the weather is considerably warm. Also, most of the hiking trails are open during the summer season. The shoulder months of May and September are also great for those who prefer a quiet vacation free from crowds.

  • Q: What are the key attractions to see and explore on the South Coast tours?

    There is no dearth of natural and rare wonders to explore during the South Coast Day trips from Reykjavik. You can see majestic waterfalls like Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss along with dainty lava beaches and fields. You can also take an ATV ride on the famous black beach of Reynisfjara.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    You can easily get to the desired location via a car using GPS. However, we recommend booking a tour as it covers transportation to and from the trip location.

  • Q: What are the famous waterfalls on the South Coast?

    The South Coast of Iceland will surprise you with its pristine waterfalls namely Seljalandsfoss, Gljufrabui, Gluggafoss, Skogafoss, Systrafoss, Stjornarfoss and Svartifoss.

  • Q: How safe are the tours?

    Safety is of paramount importance in all South Coast tours. A knowledgeable guide will be accompanying the travelers to make sure that everyone is safe during the trip.

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