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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
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It’s hard to see another location elsewhere in the world that matches the beauty of this one. It was a treat to stand on the shore and admire the sight of the many icebergs of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 18, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

It’s hard to see another location elsewhere in the world that matches the beauty of this one. It was a treat to stand on the shore and admire the sight of the many icebergs of different colours just a few metres offshore. Seeing the icebergs of different shapes and sizes gently drift through the rich blue lagoon towards the Atlantic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

A truely magical experience where you can see the oxygen free blue ice, black icebergs from the cutting edge of the Glacier, the ice rubble on the Glaciers lagoon edge and, hear the silence once the boat is allowed to drift.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Was a 4 hour drive from golden circle, and not sure it was worth the day if you don't have that much time. The weather was terrible on our drive and got a bit scary with low visibility. Very windy. I have heard summer is much better as the ice is flowing. If you want to do glacier hike, book... More 

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is simply stunning. Deep blue icebergs floating towards the ocean in a big lake. The magnificence of this is difficult to descripe, the immense beauty of the surroundings and the raw power at work is simply awesome and humbling. I reccomend taking a boattrip on the lagoon as well to fully experience this location. At last make sure... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Whilst there are many boat trips into the lagoon, just to stand on the shore and marvel at the spectacle of the many icebergs of varied colours just a few metres off shore was amazing. Many of the icebergs are covered in arctic terns which also nest just behind the car park. A must visit if in the area, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Spectacular location and incredible views of the icebergs in the lagoon. Saw just the one seal but plenty of bird life. The visitor car park was very busy and would recommend getting there before the coach parties turn up from the capital. Visitor centre appeared to be overwhelmed by the numbers. But ignore all that and just look at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We learned about this gem from another traveller and after reading the great reviews on TA felt we had to see it on our last day. We drove from Reykjavík in our hired car. It's about a 4.5 hour drive one way through fantastic scenery. Glaciers, water falls, spectacular lava flows and more. The lagoon has lots of floating icebergs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

If you want to see seals bobbing in a playground of icebergs, this is the place. Seriously this lagoon has milky blue waters and is simply breath taking. Just opposite the road is a silky volcanic beach where the lagoon empties into the ocean and instead of sea shells, you will find clumps of ice perched beautifully on the sand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

we saw the lagoon unfortunately only from shore with strong winds and rain preventing us from taking a boat trip. still views were breathtaking. the overcast sky providing for the ice gleaming from pure white over various shades of blue to dark grey. a few seals swam in between as a wide array of seabirds did. The area host also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

This place is so surreal. It hushes everyone who comes here. So serene to watch majestic beautiful blue icebergs float towards the ocean. The sound of ice melting in water like this is incredible. The photos and memories you take away will be so precious.

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