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Guided Full-Day Tour of Iceland's South Coast from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • Enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Learn about lesser-known history and culture from your guide
  • Travel by minibus and leave navigation to someone else
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Guided Full-Day Tour of Iceland's South Coast from Reykjavik
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Guided Full-Day Tour of Iceland's South Coast from Reykjavik
US$130.93
Overview

This tour from Reykjavik covers the highlights of Iceland’s south coast in a single day. Travel by minibus to the waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, the black-sand beach of Reynisfjarna, and the Solheimajokull Glacier, where you’ll walk right up to touch the ice. Learn about the area’s unique geology and culture from your guide along the way, and enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off for a hassle-free day.

What to Expect
Your tour begins with a morning pickup in a minibus from your Reykjavik hotel. Along the way, your guide introduces you to the geology, history, and folklore of the small but fascinating country of Iceland.

Stop at the thundering waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss and, on a clear day, see the famed Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which caused air-travel havoc when it erupted in 2010. The next stop is Reynisfjara to see a black-sand beach, as well as surrounding basalt columns and towering sea stacks. In summer, look out for puffins and other seabirds, and take a lunch break here or in the neighboring village of Vík (own expense).

Next, head for Solheimajokull glacier, one of the outlet tongues of the icecap Myrdalsjokull. Walk right up to the glacier’s edge and touch the ice. With luck, you might even find an ice cave.

Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel
Reviews (51)
1 - 5 of 49 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Fabulous sites, dreadful tour.

If I could, I'd give two separate ratings. 5* for the sites we saw - the waterfalls, black sand beaches and glaciers are a must. But be careful who you go with. Having had a great golden circle tour with another company I was excited...More

Thank JacksH1810
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
First trip must

This is a must do. Our guide was from Reykjavik and full of stories about growing up in this beautiful country. The driving tour was so nice if you havent rented a car. You can relax and see so much in one day! You definitely...More

Thank Victoria W
olirobert, Director of Sales at GeoIceland Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Victoria Thank you for a fantastic review. It means a lot to us and is very much appreciated. GeoIceland is so fortunate to have excellent local guides, full of stories, knowledge and friendly attitude. I agree it is more relaxing to travel with a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour!

Siggi gave a fantastic tour. The sights were spectacular and Siggi was as informative as he was entertaining! Don't miss this tour!

2  Thank Subsonic44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Gorgeous Views

This tour was perfect. It was just enough time had each stop. The views are amazing and our tour guide "Sicti" sure I spelled it wrong, anyway. He was on point. Highly recommed this tour.

Thank swansong79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
South Icelandic tour

Amazing trip, highly recommend. Our guide, Thor, was fantastic and cannot recommend enough!!!!!! He was thorough, entertaining and we didn’t feel rushed at any of the stops. He’s even treated us to some Icelandic music throughout the drives which was rather interesting. The brief lessons...More

Thank Karl W
olirobert, Director of Sales at GeoIceland Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karl Thank you for writing such a wonderful review and for letting us know how much you enjoyed your tour. Thor is a fantastic guide and I´m sure he will be happy to read your review. Small group experience offers you a personal touch,...More

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Chickadee40
18 October 2018|
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Response from Karl W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chickadee40, You will be absolutely fine on this trip - it’s not physical. You’ll be given time to see the sights and not rushed. Regards.
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marymc747
29 June 2018|
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Response from mary w | Reviewed this property |
I think I recall it wrapped up around 1930, but we were the last stop on the Reykjavik drop-off loop. Check with GeoIceland to be certain.
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