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South Coast, Reynisfjara Beach & Waterfalls Small-Group Day Trip from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • 8-hour tour of Iceland's south shore from Reykjavik
  • Escape the crowds of the Golden Circle and see a different side of Iceland
  • Tick off highlights including the the Sólheimajökull Glacier and Reynisfjara Beach
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South Coast, Reynisfjara Beach & Waterfalls Small-Group Day Trip from Reykjavik
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Overview

Escape the crowds and explore Iceland’s secluded southern shore on this 10-hour tour from Reykjavik. In a small group limited to 15, you’ll marvel at natural wonders including the Sólheimajökull Glacier, with its turquoise streams, the obsidian sands of Reynisfjara Beach, and the historic town of Vik. See, too, the Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and enjoy the convenience of round-trip transport from your Reykjavik hotel. Bringing along your own boxed lunch is recommended.

What to Expect

Commence your tour with hotel pickup in Reykjavik at 7am, when you’ll board a climate-controlled vehicle destined for Iceland’s south shore. Following a scenic 2-hour journey over Hellisheiði lava plateau, you’ll arrive at the mighty Sólheimajökull Glacier: replete with ice caves, crevasses, and turquoise streams.

Then, absorb the obsidian sands of Reynisfjara Beach, flanked by hundreds of black basalt columns reminiscent of Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway.

From here, you’ll proceed to Vik — Iceland’s southernmost town — where you’ll visit Iceland’s only war memorial, the Víkurprjón wool factory, and Vik’s gorgeous red-roofed church.

On the way back to Reykjavik, you’ll stop at the majestic Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls before hotel drop-off at around 5pm.

Reviews (35)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highly recommend the South Coast Tour

The small group, South Coast tour with Artic Adventures was a fantastic experience. Monica was our guide for the day. She arrived on time and made our experience worthwhile. The drive to the South Coast of Iceland is very scenic and beautiful. The small group...More

Thank hschweik2017
Reviewed 3 October 2018
South Coast.

Beautiful scenery. water is very cold, comes from the mountain tops. Very jagged rocks, The whole island is a volcanic mountain. Very sharp rocks on the beaches.

Thank harley999
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile
Great day trip to southern part of island

Had the chance to see so many wonderful sites and hike a glacier with the best driver and guide, Björk. Totally recommend for solo travelers looking to do day trips and meet some nice people along the way. Impressed with the minute to minute planning...More

2  Thank dana23lp
Reviewed 20 August 2018
Beautiful day with Hjalti!

We had a beautiful day of the Black Beach and waterfalls with our guide Hjalti. He made the day comfortable and fun, and his knowledge of Icelandic history and geography made the day that much more interesting.

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 28 July 2018
Thrilling Sólheimajökull Glacier hike + South Coast exploration!

We did this tour early July 2018 and it has been a highlight! Ragnar (sp?), our bus driver, picked us up promptly from the marina in Downtown Reykjavik. I would advise others interested in doing this tour to please call them prior to getting picked...More

2  Thank SopheaC
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Response from Artexplorer88 | Reviewed this property |
There is a good food stop on this particular trip when you get to Vik (and we stopped at a petrol station for the toilets and snacks) but the food in Iceland is expensive. I’d recommend bringing a packed lunch and it’s quite... More
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