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Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

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  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration: 14 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2970AH35

Head out to the magnificent glacial lagoon Jokulsarlon, and follow in the footsteps of James Bond in "Die Another Day" and Lara Croft in "Tomb Raider". This exhilarating full-day excursion from Reykjavik takes you along Iceland's southern coastline, known for its exquisite mountain scenery.

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Many of Iceland's biggest glacier rivers run into the Atlantic Ocean on the country's southern shore. Along the way to this amazing coastline you'll pass charming villages such as Selfoss, Vik and Kirkjubaejarklaustur, and the Skaftafell National Park; there is also a stop to visit the Skogarfoss waterfall. You'll also drive through the vast desert of Skeidarasandur, where sand storms can be so powerful they've been known to strip the paint off a car!

Just before you reach the lagoon, you'll pass Iceland's biggest volcano, Oraefajokull glacier, which also has the highest peak of the island, Hvannadalshnjukur, at 6950 feet (2119 meters).

At the lagoon you will have time to view this stunning area before taking a boat ride. But these are no ordinary boats! They are capable of driving short distances as well as sailing on water - something quite unique!

Jokulsarlon lagoon started to form in the early 1920s, and is growing bigger every year. You will see blocks of ice that have broken off Europe's biggest glacier, Vatnajokull, and are sailing slowly towards the ocean, which is only a mile away. Some of the icebergs are partially covered with volcanic ash from ancient eruptions, and look like sculptures, made by Mother Nature herself!


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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Centrally located Reykjavik hotels or Reykjavik Cruise Port
Departure Time:
8:00am
Pick ups commence 30 minutes prior to this time
Duration:
14 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 10:00pm

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

Jokulsarlon Lagoon, Iceland
©130171235

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Boat tours at the lagoon are not included in April
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Margaret M, July 2016

This experience was everything and more than we anticipated. Our driver Dori and our guide Brandon were both excellent at their job. They anticipated and took care of our needs before we were aware of our needs. We were in a full bus of people and everyone was accommodated as we ventured into this magnificent landscape. It's a long day but well worth it -- scenes that were awesome!!!! Go for it if you're wondering if it's worth the money!

Reviewed by: CARMEN ELENA D, July 2016

long but very nice trip

From GBP152.62

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