Southern Iceland Glaciers, Waterfalls and Beaches Day Tour

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Southern Iceland Glaciers, Waterfalls and Beaches Day Tour
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Adventure through the dramatic landscape of Iceland during this full-day tour of the southern coastline. Explore lava fields, icebergs, and glaciers with help from a friendly, knowledgable guide. Visit the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls and stop by the small village of Vik. Roundtrip transportation to and from selected locations in central Reykjavik is provided.
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In Brief

Location:
Reykjavík, Iceland
Country:
Iceland
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Led by a local guide
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Hotel pickup included
Overview
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Seljalandsfoss, Hella Iceland

You can go behind this waterfall but we highly recommend waterproof clothing for this.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Skogafoss, Skogar Iceland

At this waterfall can you climb stairs to the top of it and see it from above. In good sight can you also see Eyjafjallajokull.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Route 215, Vik Iceland

The Black Sand Beach is famous for it's basalt formations and the beautiful view on the Reynisdrangar.

OBS: Always look at the waves they are very dangerous!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Solheimajokull Glacier, Vik Iceland

You will be walking to the edge of the glacier and can even touch it.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

Traveler pickup is offered
Our pickup can take up to 30 minutes so please wait at your pickup location from the time written on your ticket.
More locations we do offer pickup service from:
- Subway at the former Oddsson Ho(s)tel, Hringbraut 119
- Burgerjoint (Hamborgarabullan), Geirsgata 1
- Gamli Gardur, Hringbraut 29
- BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 (front / taxi side)
Many accommodations in central Reykjavik are redirected to official "Tour Bus Stops" from which we also offer pickup:
- Tour Bus Stop 1, Ráðhúsið - City Hall, Vonarstraeti (64.146316,-21.941491)
- Tour Bus Stop 2, Tjörnin - The Pond, Maedragardur on Laekjargata (64.145763,-21.938547)
- Tour Bus Stop 3, Lækjargata, Laekjargata 4 (64.14678,-21.937296)
- Tour Bus Stop 5, Harpa, Austurbakki 2 (64.14678,-21.937296)
- Tour Bus Stop 6, Safnahúsið - The Culture House, Hverfisgata 15 by Arnarholl (64.147454,-21.932894)
- Tour Bus Stop 7, Traðarkot, Hverfisgata 20 (64.146706,-21.930425)
- Tour Bus Stop 8, Hallgrímskirkja, by Eiriksgata (64.141548,-21.927973)
- Tour Bus Stop 9, Snorrabraut, Snorrabraut 24 (64.143497,-21.916289)
- Tour Bus Stop 10, Hlemmur, Laugavegur 105 (64.143155,-21.915414)
- Tour Bus Stop 11, Austurbær, Snorrabraut 37 (64.142364,-21.917228)
- Tour Bus Stop 13, Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120 (64.142658,-21.913866)
Free pickup location:
- Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 1 (64.144389,-21.910327)

Ports
Skarfabakki Harbour Reykjavik

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

The weather didn't really cooperate as it rained on and off all day, but the experience was still well worth the money and effort. The pickup was on time, the driver and narrator were great, and the larger bus was very comfortable. We actually preferred the larger bus to the smaller group van. Vik with its black sand beaches is a must see.
• Submitted 13 Nov 2019
We went on this trip on Monday 4th and we had a brilliant time Our tour guide and bus driver were excellent, local knowledge was shared as well as information on all sights. We would really recommend this tour to anyone who has a spare day, pick up and drop off were on time and the coach was comfortable. The glacier was absolutely beautiful and one of our highlights of the whole trip.
• Submitted 07 Nov 2019
We had an incredible day with Chiara (our guide) and Lukas (our driver) - hopefully I got the spelling of their names correct! The day started out with foggy conditions and icy roads but we never worried as Lukas was a very experienced and careful driver. The weather cleared and it turned out to be a cloudless sunny day. Chiara gave us lots of great information along the way about where we were going, some great stories about Icelandic folklore and history, as well as information about today's culture and life. She was attentive to the site conditions and warned of hazards if there were any. She walked us along the trail to the glacier, took us to a lookout point above Vik to get a great view. It was an outstanding day viewing the glaciers, 2 plus waterfalls and the Black Beach. Highly recommend it and the company.
• Submitted 31 Oct 2019
This is our second trip to Iceland and this was by far the best tour we have taken. The guide was wonderful. We had a small group and everyone was on time. The day went very smoothly.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2019
Even tho the weather was terrible and all our warm clothes were still in a suitcase in Amsterdam we had a great day. The tourguide and driver Alti and Lukaz were great with lots of knowledge and humor that made it a great trip. i can absolutely reccomend to do this tour wenn you visit Iceland.
• Submitted 14 Oct 2019
This tour was interesting, the waterfalls were spectacular. The beach with the killer waves my God!!
• Submitted 11 Oct 2019
Long day on the bus travelling between the sites with so many beautiful things to see. Plenty of stops for food and toilet breaks and our guide kept us entertained with folklore tales.
• Submitted 10 Oct 2019
Waterfalls - beautiful; beaches - black sand, outstanding; glaciers - this view you can only get here! totally out of this world...mesmerizing!
• Submitted 10 Oct 2019
My husband and I agreed that we enjoyed the day SO much, the places we visited were breathtaking and the guide DORA was SO GOOD and knowledgeable, she kept us entertained all drive long with interesting explanations about the country, geology, society, economics, management, history, legends. And I also have to explain that my husband lost his anorak on the first stop and Dora, the guide, moved all the strains she could to find it back, so another guide had found it and delivered it to us before finishing the tour. Icelanders are great and we were lucky to have amazing Dora as our tour leader. By the way the bus was NEW, clean and confortable.
• Submitted 09 Oct 2019
Thankfully the weather was good. So many interesting things to see if you love nature but be prepared for a lot of walking. Totally worth it. The guide was ok.
• Submitted 08 Oct 2019
If ever you come here in iceland better book this tour it's all worth it.. everything was smooth and goes according tas per itinerary. Kudos to our driver and tour guide
• Submitted 04 Oct 2019
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and it was an added bonus to not only learn about the places we were visiting but also to learn about the whole country. Due to the small size of the group, we even had time to stop at the Lava Centre which was very interesting. This tour packed a lot in but we never felt rushed.
• Submitted 04 Oct 2019
This tour was very good hitting a number of excellent sites on the south coast. Sólheimajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers were amazing. The walk along the black-sand beaches of Vik and the lava cliffs were superb. Lastly, the Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls top things off! Do this tour!
• Submitted 01 Oct 2019
Had an awesome time on the tour and the guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour even more fun!
• Submitted 01 Oct 2019
What a wonderful day. We had excellent weather conditions and the trip went very smoothly. Iceland has a jagged harsh beauty about it. Well worth every cent. My only complaint would be that on this particular day trip I had no way to charge my phone while on the bus. Others I could. Think ahead. Thanks Iceland!! I will never forget.
• Submitted 30 Sep 2019
This tour was the highlight of our week in Iceland. Walking on black sand was fascinating and witnessing two separate couples taking their marriage vows on the beach was amazing! Prepare to get wet and have some fun under the beautiful waterfalls. Overall this was a spectacular day not to be missed.
• Submitted 27 Sep 2019
We really appreciated the excellent commentary about the wonderful sights and the history of Iceland
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
Tour was spectacular. Our guide Regina was extremely knowledgeable and very organized. Was a great experience.
• Submitted 09 Sep 2019
A wonderful experience. Our guide, Regina, was very knowledgeable, obviously having an extensive background in geology and local history. Her constant narrative kept us informed and involved. It was a nice leisurely pace, with plenty of time for each stop. Highly recommended!
• Submitted 06 Sep 2019
The day trip was a little longer than we thought, but not a negative thing, just older people thing. we enjoyed all of the sights, the guide was knowledgeable and humorous. Iceland is a beautiful country.
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
Had to reschedule and the company was extremely understanding and prompt. The tour is gorgeous with sweeping landscapes and beautiful waterfalls. We had perfect weather and were fortunate to see puffins at the black sand beach.
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
This tour was perfectly mapped out for an incredible day of beauty. We had enough time at each of our stops. Our tour guide was wonderful and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this excursion
• Submitted 21 Aug 2019
Coach (60 seater) was comfortable, this trip is great as you see 2 waterfalls (one you can walk behind! Wear a waterproof coat and you'll be fine) and the famous black sand beaches and rock formations in the cliffs AND GLACIERS! Being able to go right up to a glacier and touch it, walk on it (and take a bunch of pictures) was the highlight of my day! A great trip and scenery throughout the entire coach journey which is great. Going past lava fields and numerous volcanoes/mountains.
• Submitted 30 Jul 2019
Excellent guide, apassionate, giving plenty explanations of everything. Very nice waterfalls and seaside.
• Submitted 18 Jul 2019

In Brief

Location:
Reykjavík, Iceland
Country:
Iceland
Duration:
10 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Led by a local guide
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Hotel pickup included