Glacier Walking & south coast
Glaciers & Waterfalls
South Coast tour from Reykjavík including an easy glacier walk on Sólheimajökull glacier. Visit Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss and more.
Price from 23.990 ISK per person.
- Seljalandsfoss waterfall
- Sólheimajökull glacier hike
- Reynisfjara black sand beach
- Skógafoss waterfall
- Eyjafjallajökull glacier / volcano view*
- Hekla volcano view*
Rated: Easy/ Family tour.
Duration: Approximately 12 hours.
Pick up time: Be ready at 08:00 AM for pick up from your Reykjavík accommodation and please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for us to arrive.
Included: Pick-up (and return) from your hotel in Reykjavík, a guided visit to Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, Sólheimajökull and Reynisfjara as well as a glacier walk with a certified glacier guide.
Clothing: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are recommended and can be rented if you do not have them.
Minimum age: 10 years.
* Views of Eyjafjallajökull glacier and Hekla Volcano are subjected to weather conditions.
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Join us for a memorable journey along the south coast visiting all the major sites of the area and hiking on a glacier. Our first stop of the day is at Seljalandsfoss waterfall one of Iceland’s greatest attractions. Here you have the opportunity to walk behind the magnificent wall of water and feel the power generated by the fall. Seljalandsfoss is an excellent place for a memorable photo shoot. Next step on our journey is a giant step for those that have never set foot on a glacier. Hear the ancient ice crack as you safely enjoy your hike on the glacier tongue with our certified glacier guide. After the thrill of the glacier, we head for Reynisfjara where you can leisurely stroll along the black sand beach known for its famous basalt columns and caverns. Witness the Reynisdrangar cliffs and basalt rock stacks that rise from the sea which Icelandic legends say are mischievous trolls turned into rock by the rising sun. We end this great day tour with a stop at majestic Skógafoss waterfall. Here you can walk right up to the 60-meter high thundering waterfall and feel the spray on your face. You can even walk up the 527 steps to gain a bird’s eye view of the cascading water and rainbows.
Experience all those incredible places as we pass through the fertile farming lands and small villages of south Iceland, an area rich of Viking history and heritage, watched over by the infamous Eyjafjallajökull and Hekla volcanoes. On clear days, you will have an excellent view of these renown volcanoes along with the Westman Islands rising steeply from the ocean just off the coast.
Book this great value and easy sightseeing tour with an adventurous twist. The sights are breathtaking, the grandeur unforgettable. Where else in the world can you stand on 700 years old glacier ice, walk behind a 65 meters high waterfall and stroll along a volcanic black sand beach in one day?
You will be picked up in a bus by Iceland Excursions and will have an Arctic Adventures glacier guide during the tour.
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Arctic Adventures reserves the right to alter the itinerary if weather conditions change and the glacier walk is cancelled. If this cancellation occurs a visit to the Skogar museum and Vik village is offered.
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.
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