South Coast and Waterfalls and Glacier Hike

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The picturesque Skogafoss waterfall
The picturesque Skogafoss waterfall
Skogafoss waterfall
Skogafoss waterfall
View of Reynisdrangar rock formations on Reynisfjara Beach
View of Reynisdrangar rock formations on Reynisfjara Beach
The black sand beach of Reynisfjara
The black sand beach of Reynisfjara
Solheimajokull Glacier
Solheimajokull Glacier
Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Seljalandsfoss waterfall
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What To Expect

Travel through the south Iceland farming lands and to the black sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, powerful volcanoes and majestic glaciers on its south coast.

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Reykjavik
Departs From:
Reykjavik
Meeting Point:
Pick-up at hotel, cruise port, or guesthouse in Reykjavik
Duration:
11 hours
Availability:
daily at 8:30 AM
Product Code:
5775
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

The first stop is at Seljalandsfoss waterfall where we can walk behind this magnificent wall of water. The tour continues with an easy hike on the ancient ice of Sólheimajökull glacier with a knowledgeable and certified glacier guide.

Then onwards for a leisurely stroll along the black sand beach of Reynisfjara. The beach features stacks of basalt columns that wall off surrounding cliffs scattered with caves.

Offshore you will see Reynisdrangar pillars, basalt rock stacks that rise from the sea. Icelandic legend says they were trolls turned into rock by the rising sun when they came home late after a fishing trip. We round off this great sightseeing tour with a stop at the Skógafoss waterfall.

On a clear day you may have a good view of famous volcanoes, Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull. When we drive under the foothills of Eyjafjallajökull you can get a glimpse of the Westman Islands, rising steeply from the ocean just a few kilometers of the coast.

This tour is a great value and easy with an adventurous twist. Sights are breathtaking and where else in the world can you stand on a glacier ice, walk behind a waterfall and stroll along a volcanic black sand beach in one day?

Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel, cruise port, or guesthouse in Reykjavik

  • Bus ride

  • English-speaking guide

  • Glacial walk equipment

Excludes

  • Meal and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please note

  • Please be ready at least 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. 

  • Participants must be at least 10 years old.

  • For glacier walk, please bring good hiking shoes, hat and gloves.

  • Pick-up starts 45 minutes prior to tour departure.

  • This tour has a 2 minimum passenger requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

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