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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
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Stunning! Glacial lagoon, icebergs, a treat for the eyes!

This was one of my favourite places to visit in Iceland. On one side of highway 1, you see the glacial lagoon, with all sizes of icebergs flowing slowly from the glacier, heading... read more

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one of my favourite places to visit in Iceland. On one side of highway 1, you see the glacial lagoon, with all sizes of icebergs flowing slowly from the glacier, heading toward the sea. On the other side of highway 1, you see the icebergs flowing toward the shore, breaking up into smaller pieces with the crash of... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove five hours to see this site/attraction, so our expectations were quite high. It felt like Christmas morning when we eventually pulled into the carpark of the ice lagoon in the late afternoon. It was everything we hoped for and more. In summer the lagoon is massive and boats take people for trips to the edge of the glacier... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made the road trip along the Southern Coast of Iceland to see this lagoon. It is absolutely stunning (even on a cloudy day). The color of the ice is incredible. If you walk past the parking lot closer to the bridge, you can see some swirling torrents of icebergs crashing into each other. They were snapping and cracking loudly... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was stunning and a unique experience in itself. Free to drive to and spend some time at. Where else will you see so many icebergs in one place. We went here when it was cold wet and miserable and we still had the most amazing time. Plus, it is out of the tourist circle so not as crowded... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just one of those places that gets you from the first glance of it. Probably seen photos of it over and over again and they will all come to mind once you see it. A must.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although pretty busy on the parking lot, the lagoon is a must visit. See (and hear) how the ice is slowly moving towards the sea. Many photographers there at all times of the day. Difficult lighting conditions for a good photo, but it can keep phot fanatics busy for hours. I am definitely watch the James Bond movies again that... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of those sights you get to see pretty much only in Iceland. There were a lot of tourists, but there were also parking spots away from the main facilities, which allowed a little more private viewing. Basically you see blocks of ice in the water. Sounds bland but it's quite interesting and pretty. It's right by the Road 1... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip. The colour of the large icebergs was a strong crisp blue which I was told is caused by the compression of many hundred metres of snow where it removes all the oxygen out and only the hydrogen remains... making the blue colour You cannot go to Iceland without a visit even though it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see place if you travel to Iceland. its on Hwy 1 and very easy to get to. More impressive than the Lagoon is the across the road with all the little icebergs that are on the beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The blue and white glaciers are so pretty! Loved hiking around here and getting reflection pictures.

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