Jökulsárlón & South Coast

AH35 South coast and Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon


  • Journey across landscape of striking contrasts
  • Get up close to picturesque waterfalls
  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • Experience the sheer size of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest ice cap

Tour Description:

On this tour you will travel along Iceland's South coast on the narrow strip of lush farmland that cuts between mountains, glaciers, and the vast Atlantic Ocean. The route is lined with natural treasures including the iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Skaftafell National Park, and Vatnajökull glacier to name but a few.

Passing the southern edge of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier roughly midway between Reykjavik and Jökulsárlón glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park offers magnificent views of glaciers, rivers and endless plains of sand. Skaftafell is a part of Vatnajökull Glacier National Park that stretches over an area of 14.000 square km, or roughly 10 times the size of London.

When you think nothing can beat the scenery, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon opens up before your eyes and takes your breath away. Packed with icebergs in various shades of white and blue, the lagoon‘s extraordinary scenery is popular with travellers, photographers and film makers from all over the world.

Specialized amphibious vehicles take visitors out onto the lagoon sailing among the enormous chunks of ice. Various bird species can be seen feeding in and around the lagoon and seals are a fairly common sight both at the mouth of the lagoon and at the seaside beach.

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Tour availability and details

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Departure: 08:00
Pick-up: 07:15
Duration: 14 hours

Complimentary hotel pick-up service. 

Children fars: 

Child (0-11): FREE

Youth (12-17): 50% off 

Tour is available: 

1 Jun - 31 Sep: Every day (2017)

1 Oct - 31 Oct: Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (2017)

1 April - 31 May: Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (2017)

This tour is operated via Gray Line Iceland -- A leading tour operator in Iceland.

Price: 25.400 ISK
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Itinerary Details:

Complimentary pick-up and drop-off for major hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
Round-trip transportation
Professional tour guide
Boat tour on Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

During March, April and October, Boat Tours are suspended due to high volumes of icebergs in the lagoon. Tour price for March, April and Oct. is therefore lower.


Meals, refreshments

Online booking:

Up to 24 hours prior to tour departure

Redemption Instructions

Please present a printed copy of your electronic travel voucher / ticket at the time of tour departure. If for any reason you cannot print your voucher, then show your digital copy or e-mail confirmation.

Pickup from hotels and guesthouses starts 45 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher. Check in at Gray Line Bus Terminal is 15 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

To help ensuring the quickest possible collection we kindly ask you to stand by for pick up in front of your hotel or guest house when pick up starts.

Need assistance?
Grayline Iceland call centre is open 24 hours every day of the year. This means that whenever you need, there’s always someone from Gray Line Iceland available to assist. Call: +354 540 1313 or e-mail: iceland@grayline.is

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