Black Sand Beach
Reykjavik

Black Sand Beach tours and experiences

Thanks to its volcanic landscape, Iceland is home to many black sand beaches. The most famous is Reynisfjara, found on the South Coast of Iceland, jus...

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Discover the wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park
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Discover the wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park

Discover the Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland and visit small fishing villages, black sand beaches and the iconic Kirkjufell mountain. Book your tickets online today.

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Duration up to 13 hours 30 minutes

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South coast and Jökulsárlón sightseeing day-tour from Reykjavík
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South coast and Jökulsárlón sightseeing day-tour from Reykjavík

Enjoy a full-day tour along the South Coast of Iceland and let you surprise by the amazing panoramic Icelandic views.

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Duration up to 14 hours

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ATV ride in South Iceland from Reykjavík
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ATV ride in South Iceland from Reykjavík

Discover South Iceland on an adventurous day trip by ATV and see black lava sand beaches, Dyrhólaey peninsula and Douglas DC-3 plane wreck on Sólheimasandur. Book your tickets online with us.

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Duration up to 10 hours 30 minutes

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South Coast tour and ATV black beach trip
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South Coast tour and ATV black beach trip

On this Quad bike tour, you will see all the highlights of the South, waterfalls, black sand beaches and the infamous DC3 plane wreck. All in all this tour is an unforgettable experience of conflicting landscapes where nature envelops the traveler in its warm embrace.

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Duration up to 11 hours

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Small-group South Coast: glacier, waterfalls and black beaches
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Small-group South Coast: glacier, waterfalls and black beaches

Explore the Icelandic nature at its best on a guided tour of the south shore of Iceland. See glacier, cliffs, waterfalls, black beaches and a lot more!

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Duration up to 10 hours

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Day trip to South Iceland, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach from Reykjavík
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Day trip to South Iceland, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach from Reykjavík

Experience the black volcanic beaches and basalt rock formations of Reynisfjara, breathtaking waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Eyjafjallajökull glacier.

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Duration up to 10 hours

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Private safari to Eyjafjallajökull and black beach
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Private safari to Eyjafjallajökull and black beach

Head out to admire the famous Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the spectacular black sand beach and walk behind the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfall

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Glacier hiking and South Coast tour from Reykjavík
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Glacier hiking and South Coast tour from Reykjavík

Enjoy a tour of the South Coast in the relaxing comfort of a minibus and enjoy a thrilling adventure climbing waterfalls and hiking a glacier.

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Whale watching tour and Whales of Iceland exhibition entrance tickets
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Whale watching tour and Whales of Iceland exhibition entrance tickets

Combine a whale watching tour with a visit to the Whales of Iceland exhibition on your holiday in Reykjavik. Learn about the majestic whales and spot humpback whales, minke whales and white-beaked dolphins.

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New Years firework cruise in Reykjavík
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New Years firework cruise in Reykjavík

Experience the New Years Eve like never before. Get on board a luxury boat with bar and a glass of Champagne to toast the clock as it strikes midnight. And then get ultimate views of the fireworks.

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Vök baths entrance ticket
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Vök baths entrance ticket

Vök Baths - hot water springs at lake Urriðavatn just northwest of Egilsstaðir, in Eastern Iceland.

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Full-day tour to Borgarfjörður the silver circle
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Full-day tour to Borgarfjörður the silver circle

Head out to explore the lesser-known hidden treasures of Iceland and visit Borgarfjörður where you get to explore a glacier from the inside and drive on Kaldidalur road

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Private caves and midnight wonders exploration
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Private caves and midnight wonders exploration

Explore the midnight wonders of Iceland and venture into the earth during a walk through a lava cave and finish your day with a shrimp dinner

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Private super jeep tour through the valley of Thor
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Private super jeep tour through the valley of Thor

Explore the valley of Thor with beautiful landscapes, enjoy a walk behind the Seljalandsfoss impressive waterfall and visit a Game of Thrones filming location

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Private folklore walking tour in Reykjavik
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Private folklore walking tour in Reykjavik

On this walk, you will hear about the local hidden people and creatures: Elves, Trolls, Ghosts, Icelandic monsters, the 13 Santa's and the only known serial killer of Iceland.

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Walk with a Viking private Reykjavik tour
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Walk with a Viking private Reykjavik tour

This tour is the perfect introduction to Reykjavik, it will help you get your bearings and make the most of your stay in Iceland.

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Reykjavik beer tour and pub crawl
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Reykjavik beer tour and pub crawl

The best way to get a feel for a new city is to sit down and have a few beers with the locals, and that you can do on this Icelandic beer tour. All drinks are included so it is great value for money.

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Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
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Shuttle to DC3 plane wreck
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Shuttle to DC3 plane wreck

Board the shuttle for a 15-minute drive to the famous DC3 plane wreck and explore the wreck and its surroundings

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Walk under an ice cave under the Katla Volcano
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Walk under an ice cave under the Katla Volcano

Enjoy a beautiful trip that takes you in a natural ice cave observing the beautiful colors and shapes of the ice.

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Whale watching and northern lights combo tour from Reykjavik
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Whale watching and northern lights combo tour from Reykjavik

Combo tour by boat with a 3-hour whale watching tour in and 2-hour evening tour to spot the nothern lights.

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Duration up to 6 hours
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History walking tour in Reykjavik
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History walking tour in Reykjavik

Fun and informative walking tour and traditional lunch covering the history and modern lifestyle of Iceland

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Duration up to 2 hours 30 minutes
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Classic tour of the Golden Circle from Reykjavik
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Classic tour of the Golden Circle from Reykjavik

Book this full-day tour from Reykjavik now to explore Icelandic wilderness and see all the breathtaking sights along the famous Golden Circle route.

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Duration up to 8 hours
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The inside story

Thanks to its volcanic landscape, Iceland is home to many black sand beaches. The most famous is Reynisfjara, found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vik. The distinctive black sand forms from eroded volcanic rock creating this strikingly unique landscape where the black sand contrasts the white powerful waves of the Atlantic.

With full day trips to multi-stop tours available departing from Reykjavík there is a lot more than just the black sand beach to see. The area also offers some impressive sights including the odd rock face of columnar basalt, looming cliffs, hidden caves and the magnificent Reynisdrangar sea stacks that rise from the ocean at the foot of Reynisfjall mountain.

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Black Sand Beach CX7J+5P Vik, Iceland (black sand beach) Reykjavik