Ride a snowmobile, walk behind a waterfall and explore the south coast from above and "below"
SOUTH COAST & GLACIER RIDE
The tour kicks off with an action-packed snowmobile ride to the Mýrdalsjökull glacier beneath which lurks the much-feared active subglacial volcano, Katla. As you race across the snowy wastes, breathe in the fresh cool air and feel the adrenaline pumping. Round about you the diverse scenery is simply breath-taking with glaciers rising majestically to the north and miles of coastal black sand beaches to the south. Everything here is on a grand scale.
On the way back to Reykjavík we stop at the impressive Skógafoss waterfall where a short walk up a flight of steps offers a panoramic view of magnificent scenery. A local myth claims that hidden behind the fall is a chest filled with treasure. We next stop at the beautiful 60-metre high Seljalandsfoss waterfall, renowned for the hidden pathway that takes you behind it.
This is the ideal tour for those seeking that extra thrill and adventure while ticking off some of Iceland’s most popular natural treasures.
The tour includes a fun, scenic and comfortably challenging snowmobile ride. It's the ideal way to step off the beaten track and experience Iceland's glorious wilderness.
We provide you with all the special clothing and the equipment needed for the trip so you can enjoy a safe and comfortable ride. No special skills or snowmobile experience is necessary.
On board our modern fleet of buses we have an audio-guide in ten languages, as well as wifi-connection. Also on board is a personal host ready to assist you in any way and ensure that you have the experience of a lifetime.
Mýrdalsjökull Glacier: a picturesque glacier with beautiful views of the south coast.
Skógafoss: The powerful glacial waterfall with stairs leading up to one of Iceland's most scenic views of glaciers, volcanoes, black sand beaches and possible sheep.
Seljalandsfoss: The 60 meter high waterfall, famous for the hidden pathway which leads next to and around to the other side.
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 Green SmartBus™ which will be outside your accommodation at within the 30 minutes of pickup.
The beautiful glacial tongue that extend from Myrdalsjökull. This is the meeting point for the Arcanium team that will be taking you up to the glacier.
Once you arrive at Solheimajökull the Arcanium Team will bring you to their base officer, where you will get all the necessary gear needed for snowmobiling on the glacier. After a short briefing, you ride up to the mountain with the glacier truck to the locations of the snowmobiles and the base of Mýrdalsjökull. You will have plenty of opportunity to photograph and film scenery and the beautiful landscape.
Along the return trip to Reykjavik, we will stop at the powerful 65 meter tall Skógafoss Waterfall where a short walk up a flight of steps will reveal one of Iceland´s most scenic views of glaciers, volcanoes and black sandy beaches. With viewpoints both above and directly next to the waterfall, photographers will have plenty of chances to capture that unique shot.
The Seljalandsfoss waterfall is for many guests the highlight of this trip, as you can walk along and behind this waterfall offering a completely unique perspective; just be sure to bring a rain jacket! During the short days of winter as you may be arriving in the evening, this waterfall is light up to still give you a chance to capture the perfect regardless of the amount of sunlight. From here we will spend about 1.5hrs in the coach returning to Reykjavik.
Full refund if cancelled due to weather. Cancellation fee can be witheld if cancelled with short notice.
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