Bus tours

South Coast and glacier hiking day-tour

Availability: All-year
Duration: 12 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy an easy glacier walk on Sólheimajökull glacier in a small-group setting
  • Visit the Reynisfjara black sand beach
  • See the best of the South Coast
What to expect

Travel through south Iceland's farming lands, black sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, powerful volcanoes and majestic glaciers along the coast!

Walk-behind the magnificent wall of water from Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Take an easy hike on the ancient ice of Sólheimajökull glacier with a knowledgeable and certified glacier guide. Then take a leisurely stroll along the black sand beach of Reynisfjara known for its famous basalt columns and caverns. Witness the Reynisdrangar cliffs and basalt rock stacks that rise from the sea whom which Icelandic legends say are mischievous trolls turned into rock by the rising sun.

You will finish this great sightseeing tour with a stop at Skógafoss waterfall. There you can walk up to the 60-meter high thundering waterfall to take your most memorable photographs. Tourists may even walk up the side to gain a bird's eye view of the cascading water and rainbows.

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Reykjavik
  • Guided visit to Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, Sólheimajökull, and Reynisfjara
  • Minibus transport
  • Certified glacier guide
What's not included
  • Food and drink
Reduced price

Children (8-15): Reduced

Meeting point:

Be ready at 8.00 am for pick up from your Reykjavík accommodation, it can take up to 30 minutes for the tour operator to arrive. Please note that your vehicle will be marked with Arctic Adventure's logo. 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
  • Please bring the following clothing: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket, and pants, headwear and gloves. Good hiking shoes are recommended and can be rented if you do not have them.
  • The local tour operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary if weather conditions change and the glacier walk is canceled. If this cancellation occurs, the local tour operator will find a suitable alternative activity when possible.
  • Trip difficulty: 2/5, moderate
  • The minimum age for participation is 8 years
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  • The tour operates daily at 8.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to a day before the activity begins.

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