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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On this private guided tour, you will journey along the South Coast featuring many of Iceland‘s most awe-inspiring destinations, including t...

Duration
10 hours
Available in: English
Day trips & excursions

Get up close to a glacier, two waterfalls and walk on a black sand beach. Experience Iceland’s magnificent nature, its culture and history. ...

Duration
10 hours
Available in: English
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Explore the magnificent Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and fly through black lava sand fields formed by glacial outbursts from the ...

Duration
10 hours
Available in: English
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In this day tour, you'll explore the Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland, which is almost a miniature version of the island itself. Expect...

Duration
13 hours 30 minutes
Available in: English
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Bus tours

This amazing day tour from Reykjavik is full of splendid views of Iceland’s spectacular nature. Drive along the beautiful south coast with s...

Duration
14 hours
Available in: English
Bus tours

Once you have been picked up, it is time to head out from Reykjavik and drive across Hellisheiði Heath, where clouds of geothermal steam ris...

Duration
17 hours
Available in: English
Day trips & excursions

After being pick-up from your accommodation in Reykjavik, you'll pass through all the small towns of the beautiful Icelandic countryside and...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
Day trips & excursions

Get ready for an adventurous journey across the raw Icelandic black lava sand and South Iceland's rugged landscape. The bus departures from ...

Duration
10 hours 30 minutes
Available in: English
Day trips & excursions

On this extraordinary tour, you will ride a powerful ATV over the vast black volcanic beach, walk behind the thundering veil of water at Sel...

Duration
11 hours
Available in: English
National park tours

Discover the magnificent nature of the south coast of Iceland during this full-day private tour. Your local guide will pick you up from Reyk...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
Bus tours

Take a guided tour on a minibus to explore waterfalls, black sand beaches, and glaciers of Iceland's south coast. This tour should not be mi...

Duration
10 hours
Available in: English
Day trips & excursions

See the best of Icelandic nature on this day trip around the south of Iceland. Black volcanic beaches and basalt rock formations of Reynisfj...

Duration
10 hours
Available in: English

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Walking tours

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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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