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South Shore Adventure

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This tour is ideal for nature lovers of all kinds. You will have an opportunity to stand behind the plummeting Seljalandsfoss waterfall, walk up to the skógarfoss waterfall and gaze at the formations.We travel along the South coast of Iceland as far...more
BSI Bus Terminal | Vatnsmyrarvegi 1, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 580 5400
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful way to see the South Coast! The terrain is incredible and you'll see not only the landscape but get up close and personal with 2 waterfalls, a glacier and the black sand beach. It is a LONG day (10+ hours) so be careful not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank itsamadworldtravel
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We enjoyed all the places we visited on this trip. Water falls, black sand beaches, glaciers and balsalt columns. Such a variety of things to see, take photos and walk. We also had plenty of rest stops on this 10 hour journey. Great day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 758ritah
Reviewed November 3, 2018

What a fun day! We saw so many great sites and the tour guide provided great information as we drove from site to site. Because the weather was so nice the day we went, we made an unplanned stop to take some extra photos at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathyKMississauga
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour. Our tour guide Katharina was amazing, gave us so much information so the drive to our first stop, which took approximately 2 hours, seem to go by quickly. She was so friendly, always told us when we had the next bathroom stop coming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roxy A
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Bus tour was very full in that we got to visit beautiful waterfalls as well as see basalt columns near the shore at Vik in a black sand area. There was also time to visit the edge of a glacier. So much variety in just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We booked this tour online at the last minute and it turned out to have been a great decision. It is not cheap, but is a fair price going by Icelandic standards. We waited at bus stop 10 Hlemmer and were picked up about 20...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pawRegensburg
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I can not say enough great things about this tour, it's definitely a MUST See if you love beaches and waterfalls! I did the Golden Circle tour my last visit and I think the South Shore adventure is my favorite. Our tour guide was also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a great tour I recommend everyone to see! 10 hours might seem a long time, but it goes by very quickly. The driving periods are short and you have enough time at each stop to admire the sights. Reykjavik Excursions is a great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Emese V
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I will be forever thankful to Magnus for his tour guide kindness. His driving was skilled, he offered our small group an incredible road trip Icelandic soundtrack & was patiently informative. I leave Iceland with amazing memories for a lifetime, all to his credit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Aaron C
Reviewed June 28, 2018

My boyfriend and I are fairly young and we were a little hesitant to take a 10 hour bus tour. This tour however was far from boring and hit all the spots we wanted to see on the South Shore. The tour guide Sverrir was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from DJEast49 | Reviewed this property |
On the tour buses with Reykjavik Excursions there are toilets and they also have regular comfort breaks so you’ll be fine talking children
Tahia S
April 13, 2018|
Response from imran2018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! If you’re wanting to see all three on the same day sadly I think you’ll be too pushed given your timings unless you hire a car. If you do that from the airport and plan your routes precisely and visit the... More
October 22, 2017|
Response from ReykjavikExcursions | Property representative |
Hello future South Shore Adventure traveler Lunch is not included in tour price but during a fulltime excursion we do stop for lunch at a local restaurant, i.e. in the village Vík on this tour. Hopefully you will enjoy the... More
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First trip to Iceland (2 Replies)
I'd like to spend about 5-6 nights in Reykjavik and have a few questions? 1 - Is the weather mild enough in September? It seems like summer prices are very high. 2 - What hotels do you recommend that are located close the major attractions and what downtown attractions do you recommend? 3 - Do you recommend the Golden Circle or South Shore Adventure or another tour. Thanks in advance
January 31, 2008|
Response fromPeterscot|
frozenbaz gives good advice. Reykjavik's size is tiny in the centre. My favourite places are the huge church bell tower (great views - avoid going up near the hour!); the pond in the centre; the museums; the harbour. Pretty much all within 30 minutes stroll of each other. Always bring clothes for inclement weather. You might not need them, but if you do, you'll be glad you brought them.
phil m
Liverpool, United Kingdom
South Coast tour booked for this weekend (4 Replies)
Hi everyone, We are due to go on the South Shore Adventure this Saturday and we are really looking forward to it but are worried it may be cancelled due to the weather. If it is cancelled, which other trip do people recommend to go on? Or will it probably still go ahead ( WE HOPE SO :) ) Thanks for your answers in advance. Phil
December 03, 2015|
Response fromphil m|
Thanks for your quick reply. It does look good that trip. We have booked through Sternatravel as well.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Day tours or car rental? - Reykjavik as base (2 Replies)
I will be in Iceland May 21-26. The person who bought the trip already has a hotel based in Reykjavik, so that will be my base for the whole trip. I want to see all that I can in the six days I am there and know I will be backtracking some with staying in Reykjavik every night! In order to see everything would this itinerary filled with day tours be a lot to do, or should I consider renting a car? Which would be least expensive to do? I am open to any suggestions!! Day 1- Arrive to...More
April 24, 2017|
Response fromyes-Rvk|
If trouble-free, then the car rental is naturally cheaper that the guided tour. You can also just do both things. People have mentioned that they benefitted from getting a guided tour at the beginning of their stay, gained insight you know, and then went on with a self drive.