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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour

Highlights
  • Combine a glacier visit with sightseeing highlights along the South Coast
  • Glacier lagoon cruise included in summer
  • Free Wi-Fi on board the bus
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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour
From US$320.00
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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour
US$320.00
Overview
Travel far while leaving the planning and driving to the experts on this full-day tour from Reykjavik. Travel along Iceland's South Coast, taking in such dramatic sights as Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls and the black-sand beach of Reynisfjara, before arriving at Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, where (in summer) you embark on a short cruise. A small group size ensures personal attention from your guide.
What to Expect
After a morning pickup from your central Reykjavik hotel, meet your guide and small group and drive south in a minibus.

After a short stop in Hvolsvöllur, head for Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which offers the rare opportunity of walking behind the teeming water. At nearby Skógafoss waterfall, walk along the clifftop for a birds'-eye view of the falls.

Continuing along the South Coast, stop at the black-sand beach of Reynisfjara—an eerie sight—battered by North Atlantic waves and surrounded by basalt columns and jagged sea stacks.

Stop in Vík for lunch (own expense) before visiting Kirkjubaejarklaustur and the Svartifoss waterfall in Skaftafell National Park.

Your final destination is the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, a wonderland of floating icebergs framed by snow-capped peaks. Visitors in the summer can take a boat trip across the lagoon to marvel at the icebergs firsthand.

Afterward, board the bus for the return journey to Reykjavík. Take advantage of the bus' free Wi-Fi to upload your photos from the day and, in winter, make an additional stop along the way to try to spot the northern lights.

Your tour concludes with a drop-off back at your original departure point in central Reykjavik.
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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Good Glacier Tour

I really enjoyed this tour and thought it was very informative. I would not bring children on this trip as it seems a little bit dangerous to me. You will be on a small boat in a lagoon with icebergs all around you (15% of...More

1  Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 9 June 2018
Beautiful scenery but very long tour

The scenery was breathtaking and lots to see. The whole trip was over 15 hours long. Mostly driving time seeing things fly by. Worth seeing all of these destinations, but knowing now the distance and hours, I might have done it as an overnight. We...More

Thank kblack100
Reviewed 23 May 2018
Unfortunately Cancelled but....

We were initially asked to change the day of our trip from Saturday to Sunday. It wasn't a problem so we did. Then, it was cancelled the day before. However, we were given the option for a refund or a substitute tour of the Snaefellsness...More

1  Thank ConnieLutz
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile
Trip cancelled very late

I was looking forward to going on this particular trip. Due to the low number of people, they cancelled the trip. This is completely understandable however they cancelled it the night before and it was too late to organise anything else. Rather stick to the...More

1  Thank Belynda C
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile
Spectacular glacier experience

We booked our tour to see lagoon glacier just a week ago and were really happy with it. Day started very early for us because we were picked up at 7am from our hotel and dropped of at around 9pm. This tour is really long...More

3  Thank AgneS288
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