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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
Phone Number: 4782222
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Beautiful lagoon....worth the long drive. Glacier pieces are bright blue! We were going to take a boat tour but unfortunately it was raining pretty hard and was very windy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lagoon....worth the long drive. Glacier pieces are bright blue! We were going to take a boat tour but unfortunately it was raining pretty hard and was very windy. There is a beach across the street where you can walk right up to some of the glacier pieces yourself.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

Jokulsarlon Lagoon itself is free. You can see the glaciers from the parking lot. But more formations can't be seen from the shores, so you have to take a boat tour. The tour is very popular, but very packed. You'll sit with other tourists shoulder-to-shoulder literally. Once the boat is on the water, people started moving left to right for... More 

Thank Seven W
Hertford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

We visited here on a very rainy day travelling up from vik. On arrival we were instantly excited by the site of the floating ice bergs, it was incredible to see. We didn't take the boat tour but it did look quite busy. After this we sat and warmed up with a coffee I'm the cafe. We took a stroll... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

I am giving a five star rating to what Mother Nature and a little global warming has created not the amphibious boat tour as I did not go on the amphibious boat tour. I tried to go on the amphibious boat tour with some older folks who had no interest in hiking along the shore and up into the hills.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

Jokulsarlon is a truly amazing place but it can be very crowded. There is a also a huge difference between the quality of the boat tours available. Only the small zodiac company working out of a trailer on the east side the river allows sufficient time to get photographs. In spite of those caveats, Jokulsarlon is definitely worth a trip.... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

This place seems out of this world, Glacier breaking into icebergs floating into lake which then meets the ocean... amazing view. I would recommend Zodiac boat ride which is far more fun then the other Amphi boat ride. They take you near the icebergs and if you are lucky, you can witness ice breaking from the glacier and also can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Took the glacial lagoon boat tour. We were packed on the boat like a can of sardines of 29 people, shoulder to shoulder. Not enjoyable. The glaciers aren't as tall as in the pictures. You wouldn't miss out on anything if you didn't go on the boat tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

You drive through it while on the ring road... an absolutely breathtaking lagoon of chunks of bright blue and white glacier.... travel towards the ocean and you can kiss/touch the massive chunks of ice that have gotten stuck on the black volcanic sand. Amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

When we were there the wind prevented the boats from sailing, but the lagoon itself is worth the stop (it's right off highway #1). The ice comes in all different shapes and colors. Some of the ice bergs get out to the sea.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

We booked a zodiac boat tour before we arrived in Iceland. Upon our arrival at the site we were told that the tour was canceled due to weather - it was one of the mildest days during our visit but we booked the next available Amphibian tour which was 1 and 1/2 hours later. We were told to line up... More 

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