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Itinerary
Your trip begins with pickup from designated bus stops and hotels in Reykjavik. Hop aboard your tour vehicle, meet your guide and small group and begin the journey toward Vik, a charming seafront village under the shadow of Myrdalsjokull glacier. See the village and basalt sea stacks.

Continue toward Jokulsarlon, passing lava fields and black sand deserts. Upon arrival, visit Diamond and Crystal Beaches, where icebergs wash up during certain tidal conditions. From May to September the tour includes a roughly hour-long Zodiac boat ride among the icebergs.

Then, head back west toward Reykjavik, and stop at the Svinafellsjokull glacier tongue. During the journey back to the capital, stop at Fjadrargljufur canyon, a turf church, and Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

Your guide keeps an eye out for northern lights on the return journey. Arrive back in Reykjavik and finish your tour with a drop-off at your original departure point.
Locations visited
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Skaftafell National Park
Svartifoss Waterfall
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Overview
Many tours stop at Jokulsarlon as part of a longer circuit, but the majestic glacier lagoon is enough to fill up a full day’s itinerary. Relax while someone else drives on the journey to Jokulsarlon from Reykjavik, making only one stop along the way. You’ll behold the lagoon’s icebergs and volcanic beaches, and, during the summer, cruise beside floating icebergs, sometimes close enough to touch them.
Highlights
  • Explore Jokulsarlon and just a few other attractions in one full day
  • Spend more time at Jokulsarlon than most tours
  • During the summer, take a roughly hour-long Zodiac boat ride among icebergs
  • Hassle-free, round-trip transportation from Reykjavik
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Reviewed 6 days ago
A memorable trip to Glacier Lagoon

This was a long (15 hour) day tour, but it was worth every minute. Stefan did a terrific job of keeping us engaged throughout the trip and treated us to some wonderful Icelandic nature, scenery, and stories along the way. Luckily, we had great weather...More

1  Thank Terry R
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hae Terry, Thank you for your kind words, detailed review and your recommendation - we appreciate every single one of them. You are correct stating that Iceland is a magical place and every time you return it is easy to find new things that will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
An Absolute MUST!!!

The South Coast Glacier Lagoon with Zodiac boat tour was amazing, to say the least. Baldur, our guide, is someone I wish we had on every single tour throughout Iceland. Baldur is extremely enthusiastic with a love and passion for his country. We saw so...More

Thank Lilslimshady
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hae Lilslimshady, We are delighted to hear of your excellent experience on our tour with Baldur. Although we hope many people will read your review we sure hope they won't all ask for Baldur, otherwise we will have to look into cloning possibilities. Thank you...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Excellent Day Tour

We had a great time on this 15-hour day tour. Our guide Bjorn was amazing, he is very knowledgeable and kept us entertained during the whole 900km trip. The boat trip on the ice lagoon was stunning --- the zodiac boats go way out near...More

1  Thank DaveFromMerryland
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Hae Dave, It is unfortunate that many of beauties of Iceland are usually located quite a distance away from the capital, but the journey to visit them can be as spectacular - like you've experienced. We are happy to have had you on the tour...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018
A wonderful day!

Everything was perfect, despite the not always favourable weather conditions. Guide Stephán did a great Job in showing and explaining the wonders of Icelandic nature. We had a very comfortable minibus and I enjoyed the small group. Depite being such a Long tour time flied...More

1  Thank brigitteweiss1
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hae Brigitte, Thank you for your review. We do hope to see you return. Best regards

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Glacier Lagoon tour

This tour was amazing. The views were breath taking. Our tour guide Bjorn, was so much fun. He really made this 16 hr tour very enjoyable with his knowledge of the area and of Iceland in general. He was also always willing to stop for...More

Thank xandie73
Gateway2Iceland, Manager at Gateway to Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hae Xandir73, Glacier Lagoon is definitely a long one but we are very confident every single one of our tour guides make it pass quickly and in an interesting way :) We are happy to hear you enjoyed it thouroughly! Best regards

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