South Coast Waterfalls With Glacier & Black Sand Beach Tour
Explore the breathtaking South Coast of Iceland on a popular day tour that showcases its unique and diverse landscape, sculpted by powerful natural forces like volcanoes, glaciers and the sea over thousands of years. Marvel at the towering mountains, countless waterfalls, and otherworldly beaches, including the renowned Seljalandsfoss, Sólheimajökull glacier, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach and Skógafoss. On clear days, visitors can also catch a glimpse of the Hekla Volcano in the distance. This day trip offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience some of the most stunning locations in all of Iceland.
- Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
- Skógafoss Waterfall
- Sólheimajökull Glacier
- Walk and exploration in glacier landscape
- Reynisfjara black basalt beach and basalt columns
- Village of Vík and Reynisdrangar seastacks
- Professional guide
- Free WiFi
- Food and drinks
Skógafoss Waterfall is a stunning natural wonder located in southern Iceland. One of the country’s biggest waterfalls, Skógafoss cascades from a height of 60 meters, creating a captivating misty spectacle that draws visitors from around the world. The waterfall is situated on the Skógá River, which originates in the nearby Eyjafjallajökull Glacier. At the base of the waterfall, visitors can enjoy the striking views of the rugged landscape and walk up the wooden stairs alongside the falls for a breathtaking vantage point. Skógafoss Waterfall is a must-see destination for anyone traveling to Iceland, showcasing the stunning natural beauty of this remarkable country.
Reynisfjara Beach is a stunning black sand beach located on the southern coast of Iceland, near the small town of Vik. Known for its unique and striking beauty, this beach offers travellers a chance to experience Iceland’s natural wonders up close. The beach is famous for its dramatic basalt rock formations, including basalt columns, towering cliffs, and sea stacks. Visitors can take a stroll along the black sand beach, explore the rock formations, and watch the powerful waves of the North Atlantic Ocean crash against the shore. Reynisfjara Beach is truly a remarkable destination, showcasing the raw, untamed beauty of Iceland’s natural landscape, and it is a must-visit location for anyone traveling to the country.
Vík Village is a charming coastal town located along Iceland’s southern coast, nestled in the Myrdalur Valley. Surrounded by stunning mountain ranges and rugged lava fields, Vík offers visitors a chance to experience Iceland’s natural beauty up close. The town is renowned for its black sand beaches, including Reynisfjara Beach, which features dramatic basalt columns and towering cliffs. Vík is also home to a number of quaint cafes, restaurants, shops, and accommodations, making it a perfect base for visitors exploring Iceland’s southern coastline. With its stunning natural scenery and charming atmosphere, Vík Village is a must-visit destination for any traveler to Iceland.
Sólheimajökull Glacier is a magnificent natural wonder situated along Iceland’s southern coast, located just off the Ring Road. One of the country’s most accessible glaciers, visitors can get up close to the glacier and marvel at its dazzling beauty. The glacier has been sculpted by natural forces like wind and water, creating a stunning icy terrain that stretches for miles. Visitors can choose to explore the glacier on hiking tours or by ice climbing, which provide a unique and unforgettable experience. Sólheimajökull Glacier is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Iceland, showcasing the country’s unparalleled natural beauty and the astounding power of natural forces.
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall is a stunning natural wonder located on Iceland’s southern coast, near the small town of Hella. The waterfall is about 60 meters tall and offers a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape. The most unique feature of Seljalandsfoss is that visitors can walk behind the waterfall and experience a one-of-a-kind perspective. The waterfall is illuminated in the midnight sun, creating an ethereal and magical atmosphere. Seljalandsfoss is a popular destination for visitors exploring the South Coast of Iceland and is a must-see for anyone looking to experience the country’s awe-inspiring natural beauty.
What do I need to bring
- When visiting Iceland, it is important to dress appropriately and bring warm, water- and windproof clothing. To fully experience Seljalandsfoss, visitors are advised to wear a waterproof outer layer if they wish to walk behind the waterfall.
- Sturdy shoes are a must-have when exploring Iceland’s natural wonders.
- Visitors to Iceland should note that all tickets for attractions and tours are e-tickets, so there is no need to print anything out.
- The tour is approx 10 hours long.
- During this tour, meals are not provided, but there will be designated stops where you have the option to purchase food.
- It takes approximately 15-20 minutes to walk from the parking area to Sólheimajökull glacier, and wearing sturdy shoes is crucial for a safe and enjoyable experience.
- Please read caution while visiting Reynisfjara as it can be dangerous, despite its beautiful appearance. It is vital to carefully read the warning signs, avoid approaching the water, and adhere to your guide’s instructions.