Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is one of the most amazing natural wonders of Iceland. Experience a day full of glaciers, icebergs and waterfalls at Iceland´s jewel.
THE EPIC SOUTH COAST ADVENTURE!
Embark on the ultimate day tour and prepare for an electrifying journey through Iceland's breathtaking South Coast, Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon. Brace yourself for a whirlwind adventure through a surreal wonderland of awe-inspiring sights and unforgettable experiences!
Discover the sheer magnificence of not one, but two towering waterfalls that will leave you breathless. Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of the world-renowned Glacier Lagoon at Jökulsárlón, where you'll witness a mesmerizing display of nature's grandeur. And don't miss the chance to wander amidst the shimmering ice fragments on the captivating Diamond Beach.
But wait, there's more! This exhilarating tour kicks off with a convenient city pick-up, allowing you to sit back and savor the jaw-dropping vistas as we traverse the majestic Blue Mountains towards the fertile farmlands that line the iconic Route 1 along the South Coast.
Prepare to be enthralled as we embark on the famous "Ring Road," guiding us straight to the awe-inspiring Seljalandsfoss. This 60-meter waterfall cascades from the legendary Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano that brought air travel to a halt in 2010! And here's the cherry on top - you can actually stroll behind this mesmerizing waterfall, as long as you watch your step!
As if that weren't enough, another breathtaking 60-meter waterfall, Skógafoss, awaits nearby. Once adorned with lush forests by the early Vikings, this enchanting cascade has become an iconic backdrop for Hollywood films, TV shows, and music videos. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring sight that will leave you in a state of pure wonder, with rainbows dancing through the mist if the sun is shining bright!
Our lunch break takes us to the charming coastal village of Vík, the southernmost point in Iceland. Feast your eyes on the majestic Reynisdrangar rock formations jutting out of the sea, while a fairytale-like church perches atop a hill, overlooking the enchanting surroundings.
Prepare to be captivated by Iceland's title as the "Land of Fire and Ice," as we journey along the South Coast and witness the colossal glaciers that blanket a significant portion of the country. Marvel at these frozen giants as they reach towards the sea, witnessing the mesmerizing spectacle of massive icebergs calving into glacial lagoons during the spring thaw.
Jökulsárlón, nestled conveniently beside the Ring Road, stands as a testament to Iceland's natural wonders, inviting you to revel in the unrivaled thrill of experiencing this breathtaking location on our South Coast, Diamond Beach, and Glacier Lagoon tour.
As the icebergs gracefully float within the dazzling Glacier Lagoon, their frozen blue and white fragments are shaped by the wind, creating a constantly evolving masterpiece. Immerse yourself in this captivating scene, where every glance reveals a new wonder. During the summer months, you have the option to embark on a boat tour for an up-close encounter with these majestic ice sculptures. Be prepared for the occasional thunderous crash as icebergs topple, sending ripples through the lagoon. And keep your eyes peeled, as seals often bask in the sun, adding to the enchantment of this magnificent place!
Just a stone's throw away lies the astonishing Diamond Beach. Picture fragments of icebergs artfully scattered across a dramatic black sand beach, glistening like precious gems on a velvet pillow. Witness the tireless work of fierce winds and the relentless Atlantic waves as they sculpt these ice fragments into extraordinary shapes, creating a scene that seems straight out of a dream.
As our return journey brings us back to Reykjavík, we have one more surprise in store - a visit to Fjallsárlón. Though slightly smaller than the Glacier Lagoon, this hidden gem offers an unobstructed view of the glacier's edge, and if luck is on your side, you might even witness a breathtaking calving event!
During Northern Lights season, the driver will make a stop on the return if there is a high likelihood of viewing the Aurora Borealis!
Prepare to be swept away by the sheer magnificence and unparalleled beauty of the South Coast and Glacier Lagoon. This is an adventure of a lifetime, where every moment is filled with wonder and excitement, leaving you with memories that will last forever!
Prepare to be awestruck by the majestic Seljalandsfoss, a towering 60-meter-high waterfall that will leave you spellbound. But the real magic lies in the hidden pathway that takes you right next to the falls and even around to the other side. Feel the power of nature as you walk behind the cascading water and experience an adventure like no other. Just don't forget your rain jacket, as you'll be sure to get soaked in the perpetual mist! This iconic waterfall is a must-visit attraction on the South Coast of Iceland, offering a unique and unforgettable experience.
Brace yourself for the awe-inspiring Skógafoss, a powerful glacial waterfall that will leave you breathless. As you ascend the stairs that lead up to the top, you'll be rewarded with one of Iceland's most scenic views. Feast your eyes on the magnificent glaciers, volcanoes, and black sand beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see. Don't forget your camera, as this is a photographer's paradise. With viewpoints both above and next to the waterfall, you'll have ample opportunities to capture that perfect shot. Skógafoss is a must-visit destination that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Nestled on Iceland's southernmost coast, the charming town of Vík is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Picture-perfect houses dot the landscape, with a traditional Icelandic church proudly perched upon a hill, overlooking the majestic ocean. Explore the quaint town at your leisure, grab a delicious lunch, or simply soak in the breathtaking views. Don't miss the famous black sand beach, where you can witness the three trolls that are said to have been turned to stone. Vík is a picturesque haven that will capture your heart and leave you longing for more.
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon:
Prepare to be amazed as you step foot into one of Iceland's most spectacular areas - the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Witness a mesmerizing sight as icebergs, calved from the Vatnajökull glacier, float gracefully in the crystal-clear waters. With the majestic Vatnajökull glacier as a backdrop, this ethereal landscape will transport you to another world. Keep an eye out for playful seals that sometimes make an appearance in the lagoon. Jökulsárlón is a true natural wonder that will leave you in awe of the beauty of Iceland.
Nestled along the southern coast of Iceland, the Diamond Beach is a mesmerizing spectacle that will leave you breathless. As you step onto the black sandy shores, your eyes are immediately drawn to the sparkling icebergs that have washed ashore from the nearby Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Like glistening diamonds scattered across the beach, these ice chunks create a stunning contrast against the dark volcanic sands. The sound of crashing waves and the crisp Arctic air heighten your senses, creating an otherworldly experience. It's as if you've stumbled upon a secret treasure trove, where nature showcases its most exquisite jewels. The Diamond Beach is a place where dreams come alive and the beauty of nature takes center stage.
Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon:
As if one glacier lagoon wasn't enough, Iceland presents you with the magnificent Fjallsárlón. Although smaller and quieter than its counterpart, Jökulsárlón, Fjallsárlón offers a clearer view of the glacier edge. Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of this lesser-known gem and let the serenity wash over you. Marvel at the stunning blue hues of the ice and take a moment to appreciate the wonders of nature. Fjallsárlón is a must-see destination that will leave you feeling awestruck.
Tours depart from the Reykjavik Terminal located at Skógarhlíð 10. Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure along with a printed or digital copy of your ticket/voucher.
If you have booked a hotel pickup with SmartBus™, please be at your chosen pickup location 30 minutes before the departure of the tour. Look for the SmartBus™ which will be outside your accommodation within 30 minutes of pickup.
Full refund if cancelled due to weather. Cancellation fee can be witheld if cancelled with short notice.
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