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South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik provided by Gray Line Iceland

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South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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• Allow access only via the back door of the vehicle if possible. • Ask passengers to spread throughout the vehicles as possible. • Masks are only required for those who are coughing or sneezing. • May need to present COVID-19 free results from testing at the airport.
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Overview
Ice-strewn Jokulsarlon—one of Iceland’s top sights—attracts thousands of visitors every year hoping to get a close look at the glacier lagoon. This tour combines a lagoon cruise with a coach tour of southern Iceland, stopping at waterfalls and scenic viewpoints on your way to visit one of the country’s natural wonders.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 5 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Skogafoss
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Glacier Lagoon
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Diamond Beach
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Skeiðarársandur
  • 4
    Víkurskáli
    Stop: 45 minutes
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    Pass by
    Skaftafell National Park
  • 5
    Víkurskáli
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 6
    Seljalandsfoss
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • See villages and natural wonders (Skogafoss, Skeidararsandur, Seljalandfoss) on the drive
  • Learn more about southern Iceland’s history and geology from a guide
  • Explore locations from James Bond's 'Die Another Day' and 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider'
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from central Reykjavik
What to Expect
Board your bus at a central Reykjavik pickup point and set off on your journey towards Iceland’s southern coast. Drive past picturesque villages, glacial rivers, and volcanic peaks. Listen while your guide shares stories about southern Iceland, and marvel at the epic landscapes of Skaftafell, a wilderness area in Vatnajökull National Park. Stop at Skogafoss waterfall and drive through Skeidararsandur, a vast black sand plain. See Oraefajokull—Iceland’s largest active volcano—just before you reach the lagoon. Next, visit Seljalandfoss and take the footpath behind the mighty falls. Then, hop back on board the bus for the drive back to Reykjavik to be dropped off at the departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bus Stop #13 Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland Bus stop #5 Harpa, Sculpture & Shore Walk 101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland Gray Line Iceland HQ, Klettagarðar, Reykjavík, Iceland Bus Stop #3 Lækjargata, Lækjargata 4, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland Skarfabakki Harbour, Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
14h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pickup and drop-off from most hotels and cruise ports upon request (if option is selected)
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Seljalandsfoss
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Boat tours on the glacier lagoon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: Boat tours on the glacier lagoon are not included in the tour price.
  • Warm and waterproof clothing is recommended
  • Drop-off after tour may not be directly in front of your hotel, depending on route and traffic limitations.
  • Stops will be made during the tour where you can purchase meals and use restroom facilities
  • Tour is approximately 14 hours long, but with regular stops along the way
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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hoejkolvej8 wrote a review Aug 2020
Aarhus, Denmark2 contributions1 helpful vote
A really fantastic tour with an excellent guide and driver! Even though it was raining most of the time, the tour was amazing, and the guide told so many interesting things!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 13 Aug 2020
Thank you hoejkolvej8 for your very positive review. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed the tour of South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon. Your compliments for our guide and driver is very much appreciated
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Chay wrote a review Jun 2020
Mesa, Arizona14 contributions
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Absolutely amazing trip! So many beautiful places to see. My husband and I loved the whole experience. The tour guide and driver made us feel comfortable and safe! We got stuck in blizzard like conditions on the way back, they made sure we were safe.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 22 Jun 2020
Thank you 971nanic for writing a review of you experience with us on tour of the South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon. Weather can turn quickly in some parts of the long stretch of road on the South Coast and our staff is well prepared. Glad you enjoyed the tour and feeling of safety that is our top priority.
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cvtmuench wrote a review Apr 2020
Mesa, Arizona225 contributions61 helpful votes
This glacier lagoon was magical! We took a cruise around the lagoon and encountered 1,000 year old ice with glacier ice floating around you. It was simply breathtaking. This isn't too far from Vik where most people go to see the black sand beach so might as well drive a little
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Gema wrote a review Mar 2020
Kenilworth, United Kingdom44 contributions2 helpful votes
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Our driver and tour guide were fantastic. This is not fir the fainthearted as a 15 hour trip! But absolutely worth it as what amazing views and experience. To stay upbeat as a tour guide for that long and brilliant driving skills from the driver as past afew up turned cars!
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Chay wrote a review Mar 2020
Mesa, Arizona14 contributions
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Amazing trip! Gray line tours were wonderful. Took a tour to South Coast Iceland and we couldn’t have been more amazed.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Gray Line Iceland
AidaJM
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A Must Do
If you do nothing else in Iceland, take this tour! It is worth every penny. The driver, Vinnustadaskirteini, Sig
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saintlysinner
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Must do...
If it's your first time in Iceland well that's my opinion anyway. It is a long day about 8 hours but to see truly s
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my_nidradee
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Great experience in Iceland!
Grayline is a great local tour in Iceland. Fast response, reliable, reasonable price. I had the best tour guide who
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my_nidradee
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Great experience with Grayline!
Grayline is a great local tour in Iceland. Fast response, reliable, and reasonable price. I had the best tour guide
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682camillah
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Great tour of some of Icelands exceptional nature
We loved this Golden Circle Tour to some of Icelands great natural wonders incl the spectacular waterfall Gullfoss
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GorgoTravels
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Sights OK, tour guide GREAT
Even though I’m giving this 4-stars, I’m giving our tour guide DeeDee 5 stars! She was great! Funny, excitable and
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melissatD7374PF
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On-time, simple and well-priced!
Transportation was very easy to book and pick-up was super simple and right on time. Was a pleasant and easy experi
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Traveler791352
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Excllent service
Cannot fault the efficiency of this company. I used them for my transfers between Keflavik Airport and the city ce
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jaana444
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Priceworthy
We went on the Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon Tour. Easy pick up nearby our hotel. Comfortable bus, excellent driver
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Audrey F
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Great trip
Great day trip. Lots to see and you great great photos. Some stops were too long, but had a great time.
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Lou N
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Disappointing
We were collected from the hotel promptly and taken to their depo. We were driven to a car park area with 7 other b
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kirkerska
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Best company to travel with
This company looked after us so well whilst we in Iceland. With local Hotel pick ups and drop offs, 2 year guarante
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pjmfromri
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A little confusing
You have to walk to a bus stop (sometimes wheeling luggage through the snow) for the driver to pick you up in a min
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V676VOdonna
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First class
We used for transfers from the airport and for 3 excursions and could not fault them whatsoever. Arrived spot on ti
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Daniel F
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Great day out
An excellent tour taking in three spectacular sites with entertaining commentary along the way from our guide
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Key Details
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German
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