Because it's not that close to Reykjavic, getting there early allows you to avoid the tourist bus crowds
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The good thing is you only need to pay for the parking and entrance is free. There is limited clearly mark signage and introduction for visitor visiting the park for the first time on what is there it see. Winter will requires proper gears such...More
Even if an expensive onto the glacier tour is not in your budget, you can have an amazing time and see many beautiful sights with a trip to Skaftafell National Park.
We were looking for a way to fill a couple of hours on the south Iceland coast. Skaftafell National Park caught our attention so packed the camera and backpack. Well worth the trip, great walk into the waterfalls and a great backdrop of ice-capped mountains...More
Admittedly we did not take full advantage of the park during our two days here - but there is so much to do and see here, its impossible to take it all in with the limited time we had! Be sure to pay for parking...More
We didn't have time to do a glacier hike, but this site allowed us to get close and take some amazing pictures. Easy walking paths but the beach area at the bottom of the glacial lagoon is very rocky.
We honestly went to the park to see the waterfall, Skaftafell. While we were racing the clock to get the hike done and off to grab dinner, the hike was easy to navigate, not overly difficult, and definitely had some views worth the work. Skaftafell...More
Few tips....Take a photo of your license plate, you will need it to pay for parking at a machine in the visitor's center-few bucks...We had to walk all the way back to car to get it. Visitor center folks are super friendly. There all all...More