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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
Phone Number: 4782222
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Incredible place!

This place is truely amazing, one of best sights I have seen on all my travels! Absolutely stunning scenery, fully recommended to anyone. Can view from easy accessible car park or... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is truely amazing, one of best sights I have seen on all my travels! Absolutely stunning scenery, fully recommended to anyone. Can view from easy accessible car park or walk along sides of lagoon to view with less people around. Worth going to the beach too to see the ice washing up on beach and ice floating down... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Jökulsárlón is simply out of this world! The lagoon is filled with icebergs from the nearby glacier that form one of the best views I have seen in my entire life. I took the Amphibian Boat Tour (5.000 ISK) and it was absolutely worth it; our guide, Veronica, was charming, knowledgeable and enthusiastic and she made the tour an unforgettable... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must-see either by walking around the lagoon or, as we did, booking a boat ride. While it is way too crowded at the lagoon, it is a unique sight. The boat doesn't seem to go very far but you do get out and close to the icebergs and the guide gives you information about how they are... More 

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Jackson Heights, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a great place to stop and take photos (and that's it) because the view is insanely breathtaking. The small bathroom/ rest stop there is way too small for the massive amounts of tourists who stop there. The tours they lead loom more like factory line boats - 30/40 people in 3 large boats on wheels for tours. Lacks an... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a perfect example of something that you can only see in Iceland. We stopped by the day before and the day after a big storm. The first day there were only a few large icebergs in the lagoon that were incredible. The second day the storm had caused a huge calving and the lagoon was completely full... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a zodiac boat tour (highly recommend this, book in advance), which allowed us to get on the lagoon and up close with the icebergs and seals. It was cold, even with the extra gear they provide. The icebergs were so pretty and you get to sit close up to the glacier. We saw one fall off into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like nothing I've seen before -- absolutely beautiful on a sunny summer day. I recommend viewing the lake from every vantage point possible (on the hill, walking around the shore, etc.).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a long (16 hour) day trip not to be missed. Our trip was a combination of the south shore and amphibian boat ride in the lagoon. One of the main highlights of our 8 day trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a far ride from the city. I took the boat tour and was expecting more, like bigger icebergs. They were kinda small icebergs. The blue colour was nice because there was an overcast, otherwise the icebergs would be pure white. Overall, it's nice to come here if you're visiting Iceland, but don't expect too much. I'm from Canada so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Because of how our trip was mapped out, we actually stopped here 3 times and had 3 very different experiences. The first it was cold, super windy and packed. The second it was overcast but less crowded, and apparently if you get there at 9:00 or earlier, NO ONE is there. Our last time there it was sunny and maybe... More 

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