Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon: Jökulsárlón from Reykjavik

Highlights

  • Visit remote sights: Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and Séljalandsfoss waterfall

  • Views over the dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches of coastal Iceland

  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from your Reykjavik hotel

  • Visit the Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon to see the stunning mountain and glacier overlooking the lagoon.

Summary

Your full-day tour starts with morning pickup from your centrally located hotel in Reykjavik. Drive out of the city toward the southern shores of Iceland, and enjoy sweeping views over the black-sand beaches and dramatic rock formations with your guide at the wheel. Head through the rugged Icelandic countryside to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon—the largest and deepest glacier lagoon in Iceland. On arrival, hop out of your vehicle and explore the landscape on foot. Led by your guide, head straight to the best viewing spots, including the Diamond Beach on the coast of the Norwegian Sea, and admire panoramic views over the lagoon’s floating icebergs and crystal-clear waters. Along the way, learn about the glaciers and rivers feeding the lagoon and gain insight into Iceland’s geography. Next, visit the Séljalandsfoss Waterfall—one of southern Iceland’s top natural attractions. Walk behind Séljalandsdoss’ powerful torrent and marvel at the power of the cascading waters. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Reykjavik hotel.

Tour info

Duration
14 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon—the largest of its kind in Iceland—borders the Vatnajökull National Park in the southeast of the country. On this tour, spin through the Icelandic countryside with your guide who drives and navigates, and enjoy spectacular views over the coastal scenery. Watch icebergs floating in the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, and visit the Séljalandsfoss Waterfall—with round-trip travel from your Reykjavik hotel included.

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Food and drinks

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 14h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Face masks will be available to purchase, if forgotten. All clothes worn by staff are washed on a hot cycle after every tour. Passengers are requested to wear clean clothes. Instructions on how to avoid infection are in all our vehicles.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Bustravel Iceland is one of the oldest tourism companies in Iceland and carries that rich heritage on its shoulders in everything it does. Originally founded in 1960 under the name of Þingvallaleið (Thingvellir Route), the company was re-imagined in 2015 to take on the form it does today. This re-imagining brought with it an all new startup mentality to the tourism industry though while we have the attitude of a startup we maintain our deep roots and experience in the tourism industry. We bring a fresh outlook on sharing the unique qualities of Iceland with our customers. By thinking outside the box and going the extra mile for our customers, our team is able to provide great service at competitive rates. We are continually evaluating ourselves and our tours to ensure that we are offering our customers the most innovative and enjoyable experiences at the highest level of service.

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