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Glacier Lagoon Iceland with boat tour

Travel through southern Iceland for 14 hours and navigate the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

  • seals on the Jökulsárlón lagoon
  • church of the village Vík ý Mýrdal
  • ice on the diamond beach
  • views of the sunset behind the Selajalandsfoss waterfall
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Reykjavík
1 day
English
Starts: From bus stop nº 12 in Reykjavík at 07:00 A.M.
Ends: To the same meeting point around 09:00 P.M.
Free cancellation!
Briefing

On this Glacier lagoon Iceland with boat tour from Reykjavik you will discover the wonders hidden in the southern part of the country accompanied by a guide for 14 hours. 

In addition, you will go on an amphibious boat sailing among icebergs in the glacial lagoon of Jökulsárlón, the largest glacier in Iceland. You will also see waterfalls, typical fauna of the country and much more. If you want to know more details about this tour, keep on reading 🙂

Tour details

Included

  • Pick up in Reykjavik
  • Bus
  • Professional guide
  • Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Amphibious boat ride

Not included

  • Food
  • Drinks

Important information

The duration of the tour is 14 hours, it should be taken into account that it could be extended due to bad weather. 

During the bus ride there will be stops for lunch.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 24 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Glacier Lagoon Iceland with boat tour

Duration: 14 hours
Difficulty: low

Meeting point in Reykjavík 📍

Glacier lagoon Iceland with boat tour starts with pick up in downtown Reykjavík at bus stop nº 12. It's time to hop on the bus and tour Iceland. The adventure begins!

Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon

After about 5 hours on the bus admiring the beautiful landscapes that Iceland gives us, we will arrive at the glacial lagoon of Fjallsárlón. It is located on the glacier tongue Fjalljökull, near the Skaftafell National Park. Here we will observe the different colors of the icebergs: gray, due to volcanic ash, white and blue. Take the opportunity to take pictures and save them for your memories.

Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Then we will arrive at the famous Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, the jewel in Iceland's crown. It is an ice lagoon full of huge icebergs, where you will see seals that live there. Now take out your camera and capture the breathtaking beauty of the lagoon.

Jökulsárlón Glacier Zodiac Tour

Later we will be picked up at the parking lot in an amphibious vehicle and we will take a tour of the area as if we were in a bus. After traveling a few kilometers, it is time to enter the lagoon with the amphibious boat and navigate the Jökulsárlón glacier.. This tour will last approximately 40 minutes sailing among floating icebergs and, with luck, we will be able to see seals. We will also taste the more than 1,000 year old ice. Wait, the tour is not over yet!

boat tour through the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

Diamond Beach

Next to Jökulsárlón, we will find Diamond Beach. It is a volcanic beach of black sand full of ice blocks detached from the Vatnajökull glacier. That is why they look like diamonds that sparkle in the sun and make this beach so well known.

ice on the Diamond Beach

 Stjórnarfoss Waterfall

After visiting the Jökulsárlón area, we will get back on the bus to make our way back. We will arrive at the Stjórnarfoss waterfall, hidden in the historic town of Kirkjubaejarklaustur and observe the symmetrical waterfall divided into two stages of 15 meters each. Stop in front of this beautiful area and enjoy the sound of the water 🙂

Vík í Mýrdal village ⛪

Later we will arrive at the charming village of Vík í Mýrdal, a fishing village by the sea where we can rest and recharge our batteries. We will walk through the village and reach the wooden church located at the top of the town on a hill.

views from the top of Vík ý Mýrdal

Seljalandsfoss waterfall

The last stop is the Seljalandsfoss waterfall with its impressive 65-meter fall located in a spectacular setting. Here we will have the possibility of passing behind its water curtain through a path, so don't forget to bring waterproof clothes!

Return to the meeting point

After touring the south coast of Iceland, seeing incredible scenery and cruising the glacier lagoon of Jökulsárlón, it's time to return and finish the Glacier Lagoon Iceland Boat Tour. You will be left wanting to tour the entire country and see its incredible landscapes 🤩

views behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall

What to bring to Glacier Lagoon Iceland with boat tour

  • Warm and waterproof clothing
  • Windbreaker jacket
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream

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