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Southern Iceland Glaciers, Waterfalls and Beaches Day Tour
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Most visitors to Iceland concentrate on the Golden Circle, often missing out on the impressive south coast. This full-day tour from Reykjavik is a fuss-free way around the south coast’s attractions, and a convenient alternative to exploring independently. You visit must-sees such as Reynisfja beach and the Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. Plus, enjoy background on the sights from a guide, and air-conditioned hotel and port transfers in Reykjavik.
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- 1SeljalandsfossStop: 20 minutes -See details
- 2SkogafossStop: 30 minutes -See details
- 3Reynisfjara BeachStop: 30 minutes -See details
- 4Solheimajokull GlacierStop: 30 minutes -See details
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Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, IcelandTour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 1 (64.144389,-21.910327)
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- See Iceland’s south-coast highlights on a day trip from Reykjavik
- Explore with a guide for background on each sight
- See Seljalandsfoss and Skogafass waterfalls, glaciers, and Reynisfjara
- One of most affordable south-coast tours, with a fuss-free itinerary
- Convenient transfers from central Reykjavik hotels, plus port pickup
What to Expect
After hotel or cruise port pickup in Reykjavik, settle aboard an air-conditioned bus and travel to Iceland’s south coast, famous for its natural beauty. Head for the small village of Vik, known for its stellar sea views, and walk on the black sands of Reynisfjara beach, admiring its basalt-column cliffs. Next, continue to the Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Take in the beauty of the fall and walk behind the cascade to Skogafoss, whose waters plunge down a 197-foot (60-meter) drop. Make the most of the many photo ops as the falls and scenery promise some stunning shots. Finally, take a short walk to the glacier edge of Solheimajokull, a sublet glacier of Myrdalsjokull. The glaciers are constantly moving, and make some of Iceland’s most incredible sights. Marvel at the sizes of the glaciers before your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel or another, central location in Reykjavik.
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
Returns to original departure point
- Professional guide
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travellers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 65 travellers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The tour guide had an outstanding knowledge of Iceland and was very professional. The driver also drove very safely. It was a small group due to COVID 19 but was very enjoyable and necessary precautions had been taken. The tour took us to all the main locations with plenty of…
Date of experience: July 2020
I highly recommend using this company for day trips out of Reykjavik. Our guide "Frosti" was very knowledgable and quite witty, which made this trip even more enjoyeable. The waterfalls in particular I think we're beautiful. Great service.
I would totally recommend this tour. The tour guide knew what he was talking about and the small bus was comfortable. We saw the most spectacular sceneries of the South coast and went to all the iconic places. Really worth the price!
We booked 2 tours with bus travel Iceland , the southern coast tour and northan lights tour. Although we didn't see any lights we still had an amazing time and decided to book the golden circle tour too. All the guides we had were amazing and all tours showed us how beautiful…
Date of experience: January 2020
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We had such a good time on this day trip! Our guide for the day was called Howser and he was so knowledgable about everything Iceland related! Really friendly and full of energy and really helped to make the day what it was. Made us feel safe even when a snow storm meant he…
Date of experience: March 2020
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Spectacular scenerey; a long day but well worth it!
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Amazing scenery, well-organised tour, good guide
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