The Glacier Lagoon tour takes you along the dynamic South Coast of Iceland. You will explore the varied landscape of this area and travel all the way to the famous Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. On the way, you’ll also see some beautiful waterfalls, charming villages and black sand deserts. This tour also includes a boat ride on Jökulsárlón itself. This tour offers a full day of exploration for adventurous travelers.
After pickup in Reykjavík, you will drive through the lush Icelandic countryside to the beautiful Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. With ice breaking away from the Vatnajökull glacier and drifting out to the ocean, this quaint lagoon is one of Iceland’s most remarkable destinations. To add to the enjoyment, seals can often be spotted in the lagoon. Anyone who travels here is sure to be mesmerized by the stunning scenery at Jökulsárlón. To add to the enjoyment, seals can often be spotted in the lagoon.
Here you will go on a boat tour on the lagoon where you can get closer to the giant icebergs that float all around you. After the boat tour, you will also have time to walk down to the so-called Diamond Beach. This picture perfect location offers a dramatic visual contrast where chunks of ice sit on a black sand beach.
After visiting Jökulsárlón, it’s time to drive back to Reykjavík. Your exploration is not over though, as the tour makes a couple of stops before arriving in Reykjavík. You’ll visit the charming village of Vík, the most southern village in Iceland. Next, you’ll drive to the Seljalandsfoss waterfall which is famous for being the waterfall you can walk behind.
The Glacier Lagoon tour is one of the longest tours in Iceland, but as you drive back to Reykjavík after a long and busy day, it should all be worth it.
No, pickup is not included in this tour but you can add pickup at hotels and designated bus stops for 1,400 ISK per person.
If you decide not to add pickup to your tour, the meeting point for the tour is at Bus Stop 12 (Höfðatorg).
You should wear warm and weatherproof clothing on this tour. Keep in mind that this is a full day tour, and the weather in Iceland can change quickly.
No, meals are not included on this tour but there are stops where you can purchase lunch. You are of course also welcome to bring a packed lunch.
No, the age limit on this tour is not flexible. As this is a 14-hour tour that includes a lot of driving, it is not recommended to take children younger than 8 years of age on this tour.
Yes, included in this tour is a boat ride in an amphibian boat on the glacier lagoon.
If you would prefer not go on the boat ride, you should take a look at The Glacier Lagoon Tour that does not include a boat ride.
Reservations can be canceled 48 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to departure are non-refundable.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be mindful of possible time zone differences. Iceland is in the GMT time zone and cancellations must be submitted at least 48 hours before departure in Icelandic local time (GMT).
If you do need to cancel your tour, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.