South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour will help you get the best of the icy-cold natural beauty of Iceland. This tour makes you witness the thrill-inducing beauty of massive chunks of ice floating in the lagoon with glistening water reflecting the natural hues of the sky. If this is going to be the first time in Iceland and, you want to make the most of it, then hop on for this tour and get ready to experience the diverse landscapes of the South Coast and the picturesque Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. This tour is one of the best ways to experience the exquisiteness of southernmost Iceland and nothing better than exploring one of the most beautiful locations in the world with the ever-changing icebergs.
Breathtaking Glacial Landscape at Jökulsárlón Lagoon
The tour will start from your pick up at Reykjavik and driving along the southern coast of Iceland to reach our first destination- Glacier lagoon. Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon of Vatnajökull glacier is located extremely close to Vatnajökull National Park and is widely known as the crown jewel of Iceland. It is listed amidst one of the topmost visited sites in Iceland. Jökulsárlón lagoon is formed from the icebergs that break off from Breiðarmerkurjökull glacier and flip-flops in the lagoon that creates a visually appealing sight. Tourists are attracted by the spellbinding beauty of this glacier. This tour will combine a few of the mandatory stops that are indeed very beautiful and are located nearby the lagoon. This includes visiting the Diamond Beach, Vik village (small fishing village), and the Seljalandsfoss waterfall that enhances your experience and is the best way to explore Iceland’s southernmost parts.
Exploring The Icebergs
This tour is not only about sightseeing, it is more about experiencing nature closely and what better than visiting the most beautiful part of Iceland and the gigantic icebergs on the glacier lagoon; it truly adds to your experience in Iceland. If you are fortunate enough, you will spot seals swimming in the lagoon or maybe sunbathing, or relaxing on a floating iceberg.
If you are interested in exploring the icebergs up close and personal, you might want to take a look at this exact same tour that includes a boat ride between the icebergs at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon.
- Professional English Speaking Guide.
- Sightseeing and admission to the sights.
- Free WiFi on board the bus.
What to bring
- Warm & waterproof outdoor clothing
- Good hiking shoes are recommended
- Water bottle
- Gloves & Headwear
- Camera (optional)
Good to know
- This tour is also available with a boat tour on Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon.
- Food and drinks are not included but can be purchased on the way.
- This tour is operated in a coach that holds approximately 40-65 people.
- This tour is only available from Reykjavik.
- You can bring snacks and beverages on the tour if you like.
- Would you like to go on a boat tour on the glacier lagoon? Check out the South Coast & Glacier Lagoon boat tour.
- All tickets are e-tickets so there is no need to print them out.
Most frequent questions and answers
Pick up is not included on this tour, but is available for extra fee.
Due to regulations of Reykjavik City, tour companies are allowed to stop at certain designated bus stop locations in the city center to pick up passengers. It is stated on your voucher whether we will pick you up directly from your accommodation or from the bus stop.
You can find directions to the bus stops on www.busstop.is
Find the closest designated pick up location using the map below:
Please meet the tour at Bus Stop # 12 (opposite Storm Hotel). We will pick you up there within 30 minutes from the departure time. You can find directions to this location at www.busstop.is
The tours stops a minimum 30 minutes at each place.
You will receive a full refund if the tour gets cancelled due to weather.
Free cancellation up to 1 day before the tour. If you cancel within 1 day notice, a 100% fee will be charged.
However, we always ask you to cancel the tour as soon as possible so we can adjust the schedule for the day depending on how many people will be joining the tour.
Food and drinks are not included.
Food and drinks can be purchased on the way.
Yes, you can bring your own food and drinks on the tour.
This is, of course, a personal choice, we have often had pregnant women on our trips. This tour is listed as easy so if you do not feel uncomfortable with sitting in a minibus for the rive, this tour should be ideal for you.