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Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon: Jökulsárlón from Reykjavik

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Experience a day full of glaciers, icebergs, and waterfalls at Iceland's jewel. This guided day tour takes you along the south coast of Iceland with views of glaciers, black sand coastline with great Diamond beach, the small village of Vik for dinner and the nearby amazing rock formations.
  • Ride along Iceland’s southern shores in comfort with your guide at the wheel
  • Visit remote sights: Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and Séljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Views over the dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches of coastal Iceland
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from your Reykjavik hotel
What to Expect
Your full-day tour starts with morning pickup from your centrally located hotel in Reykjavik. Drive out of the city toward the southern shores of Iceland, and enjoy sweeping views over the black-sand beaches and dramatic rock formations with your guide at the wheel. Head through the rugged Icelandic countryside to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon—the largest and deepest glacier lagoon in Iceland. On arrival, hop out of your vehicle and explore the landscape on foot. Led by your guide, head straight to the best viewing spots, including the Diamond Beach on the coast of the Norwegian Sea, and admire panoramic views over the lagoon’s floating icebergs and crystal-clear waters. Along the way, learn about the glaciers and rivers feeding the lagoon and gain insight into Iceland’s geography. Next, visit the Séljalandsfoss Waterfall—one of southern Iceland’s top natural attractions. Walk behind Séljalandsdoss’ powerful torrent and marvel at the power of the cascading waters. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Reykjavik hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland

Traveler pickup is offered
Our pickup can take up to 30 minutes so please wait at your pickup location from the time written on your ticket.

More locations we do offer pickup service from:
- Subway at the former Oddsson Ho(s)tel, Hringbraut 119
- Burgerjoint (Hamborgarabullan), Geirsgata 1
- Gamli Gardur, Hringbraut 29
- BSI Bus Terminal, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 (front / taxi side)

Many accommodations in central Reykjavik are redirected to official "Tour Bus Stops" from which we also offer pickup:
- Tour Bus Stop 1, Ráðhúsið - City Hall, Vonarstraeti (64.146316,-21.941491)
- Tour Bus Stop 2, Tjörnin - The Pond, Maedragardur on Laekjargata (64.145763,-21.938547)
- Tour Bus Stop 3, Lækjargata, Laekjargata 4 (64.14678,-21.937296)
- Tour Bus Stop 5, Harpa, Austurbakki 2 (64.14678,-21.937296)
- Tour Bus Stop 6, Safnahúsið - The Culture House, Hverfisgata 15 by Arnarholl (64.147454,-21.932894)
- Tour Bus Stop 7, Traðarkot, Hverfisgata 20 (64.146706,-21.930425)
- Tour Bus Stop 8, Hallgrímskirkja, by Eiriksgata (64.141548,-21.927973)
- Tour Bus Stop 9, Snorrabraut, Snorrabraut 24 (64.143497,-21.916289)
- Tour Bus Stop 10, Hlemmur, Laugavegur 105 (64.143155,-21.915414)
- Tour Bus Stop 11, Austurbær, Snorrabraut 37 (64.142364,-21.917228)
- Tour Bus Stop 13, Rauðarárstígur, Laugavegur 120 (64.142658,-21.913866)

Free pickup location:
- Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 1 (64.144389,-21.910327)

Skarfabakki Harbour, Reykjavik
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a lovely day. The glacier lagoon was of course the highlight, but we stopped at more places than expected and saw more beautiful sites. Our guide entertained us on the long bus ride with amazing stories about Iceland, the history, the language or just some anecdotes from
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It was a pretty long day but it was worth going for it. It was such a memorable day for all of us! The tour guide was very good. We did not take the boat ride at Jokulsarlon Lagoon but instead went for a walk. It was a very good decision.
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Long but nice trip, although the boat trip on the lagoon isnt worth the high price. You can see the ice without taking the boat trip. On the way on there was a problem with our first guide, but our nice and funny driver Emil took charge of it and made it a special day. Thanks to
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Very nice experience:) beautiful views while driving to the glacier. It was a long drive but not boring at all:)
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We had an amazing tour guide that was personable and shared so much information about Iceland. You could tell he truly loves his job.
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Response from Bustravel-Iceland, Guest Relations Manager at Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon: Jökulsárlón from Reykjavik
Responded Aug 15, 2019
Thank you for your lovely review. We really value feedback from customers and we´re happy to hear that you had a great tour with one of our great guides!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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