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South Coast Tour: Glaciers and Waterfalls
Activities in Reykjavík

South Coast Tour: Glaciers and Waterfalls

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33 reviews | 302 travellers
The views during the tour are impressive, our guide gave us a lot of information about Iceland, which we found really surprising. The tour is 100% recommended, it takes many hours, but it is worth getting to the lake and seeing the icebergs of the glacier! Many thanks to our guide who made us a long trip, an experience of culture to remember.
10 Zaira Sangines
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 186.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Discover the most spectacular landscapes in the country on this south coast tour, where you'll see waterfalls, volcanic plains and the Jökulsárlón glacier lake.

Jökulsárlón glacier lake
Skógafoss waterfall
Vatnajökull glacier
Skógafoss waterfall
Seljalandsfoss waterfall
Vatnajökull glacier

South Coast Tour

The tour leaves Reykjavík early in the morning, crossing the volcanic plains which separate the coast and the mountains of the interior.

First stop is the Seljalandsfoss waterfall: a spectacular sight, with sheets of water falling over a mountain cave. Here you can enter into the grotto and admire the Icelandic flatlands through the waterfall itself.

The tour then continues to the Skógafoss waterfall, more than 30 metres tall. Then, having toured the area we'll stop to eat lunch (not included) and make the most of this beautiful landscape. On sunny days, you can even see the rainbows coming from the vapour of the falling water.

Fueled up and ready to go, well make our way to the Vatnajökull glacier, where we'll discover the majestic landscape of its glacial lake.

Then we'll head to an even more impressive sight, arriving at the Jökulsárlón glacier. This glacier ends in a giant lake, populated by floating icebergs, and here you'll have free time to wander around the lake and explore the beaches of volcanic sand, and their residents, seals and local birds.

The tour then heads back to Reykjavík, arriving around 10 pm.

Important Information

  • Due to the conditions in the places the tour visits, you should bring warm clothing and footwear suitable for walking in the mountains.
  • During the excursion, you will be able to buy food for lunch and dinner. 

Meet Points

When making your reservation you'll see a list including the majority of the hotels in Reykjavik. Next to the name of your hotel, you will find the nearest meet point. As the majority of the streets in the centre are not accessible by bus, you will need to make your way to a nearby location, indicated as a "bus stop" and with a number.

For example, if you choose "20:30 - 1919 Hotel Radisson BLU (Please stand by for pick up at bus stop no 4 - Tryggvagata))" you should be ready at 8:30 pm at bus stop 4 (Tryggvagata). You'll find details about the location of the stop in the reservation confirmation.

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Price

Adults Children from 12 to 17 Children under 12
US$ 186.80
US$ 93.40
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 186.80
  • Children from 12 to 17

    US$ 93.40
  • Children under 12

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

14 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Transport.

Professional English speaking guide

When to book?

You can book up until 3 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Only some areas are accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 186.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.