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Itinerary
Following convenient pickup at your hotel in Reykjavik, leave the city for your day's exploration of Iceland's southern coast. As you travel, take advantage of the in-bus audio guide, available in 10 languages, to get insight on the landscape as you pass.

At Seljalandsfoss, walk on a path behind the rushing water to get a different perspective on the tumbling falls. Continue to the Sólheimajökull glacier to trek around the crevasses and cracks with a certified glacier guide. Learn about the formation of the glacier, which flows from the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap, and how it helped form the surrounding landscape. 

At the volcanic Reynisfjara beach, stroll along its black sand and listen to the legend of the 3 trolls who were transformed into the beach's hulking rocks. Take advantage of photo opportunities featuring those rocks and the dramatic black sand. 

Next, visit Skógarfoss, where you'll climb 527 steps to see the 213-foot (60-meter) waterfall from above. 

Back on board the bus, pass through an area rich with both fertile land and Viking history. On a clear day, get unobstructed views of the Westman Islands, Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull volcanoes.

At the end your 11-hour sightseeing tour, return to your Reykjavik hotel for drop-off.
Locations visited
Seljalandsfoss
Solheimajokull Glacier
Reynisfjara Beach
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Overview
Get acquainted with the south coast of Iceland during this 11-hour sightseeing tour from Reykjavik. Aboard a comfortable coach with in-bus audio guide in 10 languages, travel to some of the south coast's most arresting natural sights. Pass the small villages and fertile farmland that make up an area rich in Viking history. Trek across a portion of a glacier, walk along a black sand beach and walk behind a tumbling waterfall. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Reykjavik is included.
Highlights
  • 11-hour sightseeing tour on Iceland's south coast
  • Comfortable coach with an onboard audio guide available in 10 languages
  • Visit dramatic natural sites like Seljalandsfoss, Skógarfoss and Reynisfjara beach
  • Trek on Sólheimajökull glacier, led by a certified glacier guide
  • Pickup and drop-off at Reykjavik hotels
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great experience - did two tours!

My boyfriend and I did the Golden Circle Direct tour and it was so good we did the South Coast tour the next day! Both days we were in a modern coach and given a tablet with an audio tour on it telling you interesting...More

Thank Rosie M
Reykjavik S, Sales coordinator at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Rosie M Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review and for your kind words! We are very happy to hear that you were happy with both tours. Hope to see you again in the future :-) All the best, The...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
Nice tour

They picked us up via shuttle close to our Air B n B location and took us to the main bus. The bus had free wifi, nice windows for viewing, and the tablet tour was basic but informative. The tour guide Johanna was very helpful...More

Thank Randy F
Lovísa H, Service & Quality manager at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Reykjavík Sightseeing.

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Excellent Guided Tour

Overall a really enjoyable, despite the day being very rainy in the morning! Our tour guide Yohanna was very pleasant, funny and attentive throughout. Each stop of one of the sights was 45-60 minutes, which was a good amount of time to have a look...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile
Great experience

I was very lucky to be in the trip to the south coast last week. The bus picked me up on time, and the crew were very friendly taking care all passengers. Safety was their first importance which I really appreciated. The tablet was a...More

Thank dtsakoss
Reykjavik S, Service- & quality manager at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear dtsakoss, Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review of the South Coast tour. We agree that the glazier hiking is pretty cool! We are glad to have been part of your great experience and hope to see you again someday...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile
The total Iceland experience

This is a fantastic trip for those spending a little longer in Iceland and wanting to see more than just the Golden Circle - to be honest we found this tour more impressive. Our guide was enthusiastic and definitely enhanced the experience. The buses were...More

Thank RuthAOwen
Reykjavik S, Sales & Service at Reykjavik Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Hi Ruth! It sounds like you had a fantastic day and we´re so glad you were able to see the Northern Lights! It´s always a pleasure to hear back from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again in the future :)

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