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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
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+354 478 2222
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Crystal Ice Cave Tour with Pickup from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour
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Private Glacier Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

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'Frozen' world in real life! Magnificent!

Went there around 2-3pm when the sun was almost setting in the winter. The setting sun painted shades of orange, pink and yellow to the blue sky, with the lagoon water reflecting... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went there around 2-3pm when the sun was almost setting in the winter. The setting sun painted shades of orange, pink and yellow to the blue sky, with the lagoon water reflecting the colourful sky, it was just exceptionally stunning! We even witnessed the glacier moved, literally turned almost one whole round! The whole thing resembled a magnificent painting of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had to be on our way to Reynisfjara so couldn't stay too long (winter sun hours are so short) but it was a fascinating scene. I know the weather forecast is so unpredictable in Iceland, but still a day with some sunlight made everything more better for viewing. I didn't like the big tour groups stalling in the parking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wish i was able to describe just how incredibly beautiful this place was. I do have photos so please look. I could have easily spent a full day here just admiring the beauty of the Lagoon and the Glaciers in the water. It's without a doubt a "Must See"

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This lagoon is one of the most beautiful places i have ever visited. Worth going there. Try the zodiac trip to get closer to the icebergs. Also try to walk on the black beach and look at the beautiful pieces of ice that sparkle like huge diamonds

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You may see a waterfall in anywhere. You may see a high mountain or snow or a beach in anywhere. But a glacier is extremely unique. This was the best nature miracle I've ever seen. If you had a chance to go to Iceland,this is the best and original visit point.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great glacier with easy access. Lots of pieces of icebergs. The visit won't take you too mucha time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is absolutely stunning. We arrived after our ice cave tour and I remember my first view of the lagoon with all the floating icebergs was just incredible. Definitely worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the 'must see' sights of southern Iceland. The glacial lagoon full of icebergs is stunningly beautiful but the backdrop of glacier and mountains is what makes it so majestic. Make sure you dress warmly as its very windy with a high chill factor - and be prepared to take lots of photos!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Jokulsarlon Lagoon should be at the top of your list if you plan to visit iceland. While there are many natural wonders to see on this enchanting island, the icebergs, lagoon and beaches at Jokulsarlon took our breath away. We visited in the winter just after sunrise (11:30 am) and the colors on the lagoon and in the sky were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the lagoon in both light and dark and I would highly recommend both. While you get to see the true beauty of the large chunks of ice slowly floating past during the day, the haunting sounds they make as they crunch each other is haunting at night and an incredible experience. Note that I while... More 

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