Tour Operator: Glaciers and Waterfalls 11 hours Travel method:   Mini Bus / Car Region / Starts from: Capital Region
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Glacier Hike, South Coast Waterfalls & Black Sand Beach

Experience what it is like to stand on a glacier
Embark on a remarkable day trip from Reykjavik to explore Iceland’s enchanting south coast. Delve into the magic of the Sólheimajökull glacier as you gear up for an exciting glacier hike, equipped with harnesses, crampons, ice picks, and helmets.

Discover iconic attractions like stunning waterfalls and the world-renowned Reynisfjara black-sand beach. These natural wonders encapsulate the unique beauty of Iceland’s south coast, making this journey an unforgettable experience.
Don't miss out on this captivating adventure!

Glacier Hike on SólheimajökullSólheimajökull, an outlet glacier of Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth-largest glacier, graces the South Coast with its presence. Located just 158 kilometers (98 miles) from Reykjavík, it offers a unique opportunity to explore glacial features and gain insight into its formation. This icy realm is a living testament to the dynamic forces that shape Iceland’s ever-changing landscape.

The Black Sand Beach Reynisfjara, a stunning black sand beach on the South Coast, showcases the raw power of the Atlantic Ocean. Its colossal waves crash upon the shore, creating an awe-inspiring spectacle. Basalt columns, resembling ancient sentinels, line the beach, while the enigmatic “Reynisdrangar” sea stacks emerge from the ocean’s depths, steeped in local folklore. This beach has earned its place among the world’s most beautiful non-tropical beaches.

Skogafoss waterfallSkogafoss, one of Iceland’s classic waterfalls, stands as a magnificent testament to the power of nature. Soaring to a height of 65 meters and spanning 25 meters in width, it ranks among the country’s largest waterfalls. Local legend weaves tales of a hidden chest of gold behind the falls, a challenge that would require the strength and bravery of a Viking to pursue.

Seljalandsfoss waterfallsSeljalandsfoss, another of Iceland’s classic waterfalls, offers a unique twist on the traditional waterfall experience. While not among the country’s largest falls, what sets Seljalandsfoss apart is the rare opportunity to walk behind the cascading water for most of the year. This immersive encounter transports you into a world of mist and magic, revealing a different perspective of nature’s beauty.

Best price guarantee
No hidden costs
10 Minimum age: 10 years
Free cancellation until 1 day before the departure
Cancellation fees:
+1 day - No charge
<1 day - 100% of total reservation value
What is included
  • Transfer to/from Reykjavik in a Minibus
  • English speaking certified glacier guide
  • Equipment for glacier hike
  • Free WiFi on the Bus
Important information
  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Hat and gloves or mittens
  • Rain gear
  • Good hiking boots
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Camera/Phone
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions