Jökulsárlón day tour
Activities

Jökulsárlón day tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: All year
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 12 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • A comfortable way to travel along the coast
  • Visit one of the most popular spots in Iceland
  • Step into what feels like another world and walk along the black sand beaches
What to expect

Travel in Luxury SUV following the picturesque southern coastline passing the villages of Selfoss, Vik, and Kirkjubaejarklaustur as well as Skogafoss, a mighty and much-photographed waterfall on the south coast.

Continue through the vast desert of Skeidararsandur, an area that can be prone to sand storms. Many of Iceland‘s biggest glacial rivers run into the Atlantic Ocean off the south shore and each year they carry millions of tons of black volcanic sand, constantly altering the shape of the coastline and creating vast black deserts. Just before reaching the lagoon, drive past Oraefajokull glacier, home to Iceland‘s highest peak, Hvannadalshnjukur, at 2119 m.

Jokulsarlon is a stunning glacial lagoon that is constantly changing as the massive glacier tongue retreats. Icebergs of all shapes, sizes, and in many hues of blue, turquoise and white, break off from the glacier and float around the lagoon. You will have time to walk the shores of the lagoon to admire the surreal shapes and take time to photograph the lagoon‘s wonderful, mirror-like reflections. For an even closer view, you can go on a cruise aboard an amphibious vessel and sail amongst the oddly-shaped ice formations. Jokulsarlon is a natural wonder that has to be seen to be believed. This may be one of the longest day tours from Reykjavik but it is also one of the most highly recommended.

Note that the itinerary is subject to weather and road conditions. Warm clothes and sturdy shoes are recommended as the terrain can be rough underfoot.

Jökulsárlón day tour highlights:

  • Skaftafell national park
  • Volcanic sandy beach
  • Glacial rivers
  • Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • Boat ride on the lagoon is optional for additional price
  • Vatnajökull and Öræfajökull glaciers
  • Small villages

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Tour in a luxury SUV
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Boat tour
    • Food and drink
    Reduced price
    • Children (5-11): Reduced
    Where
    Meeting point:

    IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • The tour runs upon request every day of the year with a minimum of 4 people
    • Minimum of 2 people on Saturdays from 1st April to 30th October
    • Extras: Boats on the glacier lagoon are available between 15th May to 30th September
    • It is important to understand that in Iceland you can experience all four seasons in less than one day. It is vital to wear comfortable and appropriate clothing like waterproof, walking shoes, dress in layers to be able to enjoy your journey to the fullest

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    When
    • Pick-up starts at 8.00am
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    Provider
    Superjeep.is
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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