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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Snæfellsnes National Park day tour
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Snæfellsnes National Park day tour

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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Day tour of the South coast of Iceland
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Day tour of the South coast of Iceland

Join the tour and discover the many amazing natural wonders of the South Coast of Iceland.

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Duration 12 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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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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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

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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Discover Reykjavik in 60 minutes with a local
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Discover Reykjavik in 60 minutes with a local

Walking through the city, you will discover the city's parks, monuments, and historical architecture through the eyes of a local.

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Tour of instagrammable spots of Reykjavik with a local
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Tour of instagrammable spots of Reykjavik with a local

Let the guide show you the most beautiful and impressive spots in Reykjavik.

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Capture the wild nature around Reykjavik - Photography tour
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Capture the wild nature around Reykjavik - Photography tour

Visit various locations outside of Reykjavik to capture the Icelandic landscapes. Receive photography tips from your professional photographer guide.

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Duration 7 hours
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Golden Circle classic tour
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Golden Circle classic tour

Visit Iceland´s most popular natural attractions including Geysir Hot Springs, Gullfoss Waterfall, Þingvellir National Park, expertly guided in 10 different languages!

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Reykjavik whale watching tour
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Enjoy this guided tour off the shores of Reykjavik with the chance of seeing minke whales, humpbacks, harbor porpoises and sea birds in their natural habitat.

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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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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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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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Reykjavik walking tour with a Viking

Once you arrive in Reykjavik this should be the first thing on your list to do. Get your bearings and make the most of your stay in Iceland on this guided tour with the Vikings.

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Duration 2 hours
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Skaftafell blue ice glacier walk
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Skaftafell blue ice glacier walk

Enjoy an easy-going glacier walk in Skaftafell with an experienced glacier guide to assist you with the equipment and ready to tell you stories about how the ice is formed.

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Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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Golden circle and snorkeling day-tour
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Golden circle and snorkeling day-tour

This trip has it all; stunning natural beauty, historical significance, geological wonders, an amazing snorkeling experience, and great adventure!

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Duration up to 9 hours
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Beast of the East whitewater rafting adventure
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You don't need previous rafting experience to discover for yourself the East Glacial river and why it is becoming Iceland's signature whitewater rafting trip!

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Duration up to 7 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
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