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South Coast Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik with Guide and Touchscreen Audio

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Explore beaches, glaciers, and volcanoes along the south coast of Iceland on this 11-hour day trip from Reykjavik. Travel along the southern shores of Iceland with a guide and gain insight into the natural features for which the country is famous. Along the way, take in sites of interest including the Hekla and Eyjafjalljökull volcanoes, the islands of Vestmannaeyjar, Reynisfjara beach, and the Sólheimajökull glacier. Watch the surging currents at the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, and marvel at the beauty of the Icelandic countryside. Tour includes round-trip travel from Reykjavik.
  • Stay connected with free Wi-Fi and a USB charger on the bus
  • Discover the best viewpoints from your guide
  • Supplement your knowledge with a touch-screen audio guide in 10 languages
What to Expect
In the morning, depart from Reykjavik Terminal for your tour of Iceland’s North Atlantic coast. Travel by bus with your guide to the lava fields in Hengill. From here, you can admire the Hekla Volcano, the Eyjafjalljökull Volcano and the Vestmannaeyjar Islands. Pause to explore the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall. Then continue on to Skógafoss Waterfall and access a lookout point with panoramic views.   Snap pictures of the ice fields at the Sólheimajökull Glacier. Afterwards, you can walk on the dark turf of Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. At the end of the day, the bus returns to Reykjavik Terminal.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The tour will start from Reykjavik Terminal, Skógarhlíð 10, 105 Reykjavik.  Please be there at least 15 minutes before your chosen departure time.   

Hotel pickups is operated by SmartBus™ - If you add hotel pick up to your tour we kindly ask you to be ready outside your accommodation or at the nearest bus stop 30 minutes before departure time and look out for the green Smartbus.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
  • Professional Guide on board
  • On-board audio guide with 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Finnish)
  • On board free WiFi
  • USB charger available in every seat
  • Entry/Admission - Seljalandsfoss
  • Entry/Admission - Skogafoss
  • Entry/Admission - Reynisfjara Beach
  • Food and drinks
  • Headphones / earbuds for the on-board audio guide (please bring your own; or, they are available for purchase on site)
  • Hotel pickup is not included with your purchase. SmartBus™ hotel pickup is available at extra cost.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Audio-guide available in: English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Finnish
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed seeing the countryside, the waterfalls, glacier, geyser, and the black sand beach. Our tour guide, Brie, was excellent - entertaining and informative. Enjoyed hearing about the “hidden people” and the legend of the trolls towing the ship to shore at the black sand beach....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Suzy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very good value for money - a great way to see some nice sights without having to research/plan logistics yourself. The guide, Brie, was enthusiastic & had expert local-knowledge of the sights (factual things like geology, and folklore e.g. elves/trolls). You have approx....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Alexander W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Edda was great ( and funny), we had an amazing sunny day! Great locations, waterfalls, beach, glaciar and great food.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 September 2019

I got ill and was unable to attend this tour. Exhausted from flying in and then trying to see too much too quickly. Unfortunately they would not refund my money even though I called within 24 hours. I went with a different company when I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Soltera
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

Awesome!! Emilia was an amazing tour guide, she was funny and informative and our driver Tomasz was kind and patient. I will never forget this experience, Iceland is truly an amazing country.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Sara_Hardardottir, Director of Sales at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2019

Hi Missdee1love Thank you for your feedback of the South Coast tour you took with us! We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with our services. Hope to see you again someday :-) Kind regards, The Reykjavik Sightseeing Team

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Kath S
26 August 2019|
Response from joanlevick |
Hi I just got back from Iceland.I was not sure to go to the blue lagoon at beginning or end. I did the end and thought that was DEFINITLY the way to do it. I did the "free"( tip based) walking tour FABULOUS. We did a 7 hour... More
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Response from Fred M | Reviewed this property |
Shorts or light slacks. Tee, polo or sport shirt. Good walking shoes, Bring a light jacket as evenings can be chilly. Enjoy!
29 May 2019|
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Response from ISureHopeSo | Reviewed this property |
The trip and how each person manages it is up to the individual---you have considerable flexibility...You can get out at each stop and see the sights or you could read a book or do a dance inside the bus at every stop if... More
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  • Seljalandsfoss Skogafoss and 4 more
  • Duration: 11h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
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