South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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The Ultimate South Iceland Tour

Opening Lead: South Iceland encompasses jewels of the natural world. Join us on this tour as we unravel the phenomenal South Coast of Iceland. Make the most of the Iceland travel landscape with us.

Conquering The Southern Coast Of Iceland In 14 Hours!

Are you ready to witness the dramatic landscapes of the South Coast of Iceland? The Ultimate South Iceland Tour is what you need! With us, you will travel to South Iceland and spend 14 hours admiring the beautiful South Coast.

This tour begins from the vibrant Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls and ends up in the ethereal light of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Between these two, lies the best of Iceland and you will be able to see it all in just a day trip. That's the best thing about this tour. It is comprehensive yet very affordable.

The Ultimate South Iceland Tour Itinerary

We will depart safely and timely from the city of Reykjavik. Here's what lies ahead.


Just a half-an-hour drive from Reykjavik city, we will reach our first stop, Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls. One of the most famous waterfalls in the world.

The South coast of Iceland features some of the most dramatic and stunning natural wonders in the world. Seljalandsfoss Waterfall is a must-see in South Iceland.

This spectacular waterfall cascades over an ancient volcano, creating breathtaking scenery as it crashes into a small pool below. Here, you can walk behind it and get a full view of this magnificent natural attraction. The

Skógafoss Waterfalls

Skógafoss Waterfalls is a majestic South Iceland waterfall with a drop of 60 meters and a width of 25 meters.

The peak of the beautiful waterfalls produces a single or double rainbow depending on the weather conditions for truly spectacular sights. It is also known for its hidden cave behind the falls, just waiting to be explored by adventurous souls! With just a short walk, you can access the base of the waterfalls.

Skaftafell National Park

Skaftafell National Park is a true marvel of South Iceland. Its diverse landscape of glacial valleys, rugged peaks, and lush greenery captivates the imagination and intrigues nature lovers alike.

The park's thick blanket of ice covers an area more than double that of Manhattan Island in New York City!

This mesmerizing environment is the perfect place to observe how nature, from towering mountains and cascading waterfalls to serenely flowing rivers, shapes South Iceland's majestic landscape.

Diamond Beach (Black Sand Beach)

Time to visit Diamond Beach, which is South Iceland's true gem. Stretching along the South Coast, its black sand beach is a breathtaking sight that will leave you in awe. It is one of the very few world's non-tropical beaches.

The glistening blue ocean blends with the black sand to create an incredible contrast of colors and textures, while the many large icebergs scattered along the shore provide an incredible backdrop.

It's the perfect place to relax and take in South Iceland's beauty and power. Moroever, the basalt salt rock formations present one of the best scenic views of the South Coast.

Vatnajökull National Park

The stunning Vatnajökull National Park is South Iceland's largest protected area. Here, you will find the majestic Vatnajökull Glacier, Europe's largest icecap, and the breathtaking Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon.

Vatnajökull Glacier - Europe's Largest Glacier

This glacier is a spectacular natural phenomenon, with its expansive glacial icefields and deep crevasses.

The glacier's many features provide visitors with both an awe-inspiring spectacle and a chance to explore South Iceland's incredible landscape in more detail.

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Finally, we will arrive at our destination, Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. This glacial lagoon is South Iceland's crown jewel and a must-see destination. Its expanse of blue waters, surrounded by towering mountains and icebergs, creates an unforgettable experience.

If we are lucky, we might catch of a glimpse of the celestial Northern Lights. With all the safety protocols, we can also go glacier hiking.

After a wholesome experience of the South Coast of Iceland, we will be on our way back to Reykjavik City.


  • Round-trip Transportation
  • Professionally trained guides and staff
  • Reliable and comfortable coaches
  • Free wifi onboard
  • Complete tour coordination in English

Good To Know

  • Enhance your experience by taking a boat tour of the spectacular Jökursárlón glacier lagoon - an optional extra with this tour.
  • As you progress through the booking process, make sure to take advantage of all the options available.
  • From October to April, boat tours of the lagoon are put on pause due to an influx of icebergs.
  • It is important to note that glacier hikes may be canceled due to bad weather conditions. In such cases, your guide will be able to suggest an alternative activity. 


Which Is The Best Season For This Tour?

The South Coast South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour tour is available all year round. However, the best time to visit South Iceland is during the summer months of May to September.

What Are The Safety Protocols Followed During This Tour?

Our guides and staff ensure that every guest remains safe and healthy during the South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour.

We follow all safety protocols, such as providing disinfected vehicles, ensuring social distancing throughout the tour, and using personal face coverings. Additionally, we provide complimentary hand sanitizers on board our coaches.

Are Glacier Hikes Safe?

Glacier hiking is an exciting and safe activity, as long as you follow the instructions given by your guide. All our guides are professionally trained, so you can trust them to provide a safe and enjoyable experience.

Can We Bring Food Along?

Yes, you are more than welcome to bring food and snacks along on the South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour. However, please remember to dispose of all your rubbish in a responsible manner.

Do We Need To Bring Extra Clothes?

Yes, it is recommended that you wear warm and waterproof clothing, as South Iceland tends to get windy and cold. Additionally, you are encouraged to bring a hat, gloves, and other protective items for the hike.

Is This Tour Suitable For People With Disabilities?

No. Unfortunately, South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour is not suitable for people with disabilities. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Is There A Minimum Age For The Tour?

Yes, the South Coast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Tour has a minimum age requirement of 8 years old.

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We went with Arctic Adventures. Our guide was Andre and he made our trip fantastic. Mini bus was great, places great. Secret lagoon was very hot, careful if kids are getting in. All the other stops were fun and a hood 8 hours spent.

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