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Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon: Jökulsárlón with Boat Tour from Reykjavik provided by BusTravel Iceland

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Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon: Jökulsárlón with Boat Tour from Reykjavik

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Overview
It's a long way to Jökulsárlón glacier, so leave the driving to the experts on this full-day tour from Reykjavik. Enjoy a magical boat trip on the glacier lagoon and make the most of your day trip by combining your glacier trip with visits to the charming village of Vík, the black-sand beach of Reynisfarna, and the two powerful waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss.
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You'll start at
Þórunnartún 1
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  • 1
    Seljalandsfoss
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Glacier Lagoon
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Diamond Beach
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Reyniskyrka Church
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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Þórunnartún 1
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, IcelandTour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg, Þórunnartún 1 (64.144389,-21.910327)
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Highlights
  • Combine a glacier lagoon visit with highlights of the south coast
  • Take an unforgettable lagoon boat trip surrounded by icebergs
  • Walk behind a teeming waterfall
  • Learn secrets of the area's history and geology from your guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide and settle in for the journey to the south coast of Iceland and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. En route to the glacier, make several stops at some of south Iceland's best attractions, including the little village of Vík, famed for its picturesque wooden church set atop a hill, and the black-sand beach of Reynisfjarna.  Upon arrival at the Glacier Lagoon, take a boat ride among the icebergs while learning about the formation of the glacier and its lagoon. Back on dry land, and on the bus, head back toward Reykjavik, stopping at the waterfalls of Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss along the way. Don't miss the opportunity to walk behind Seljalandsfoss. Your tour ends with a drop-off back at your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
14h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Boat ride
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Seljalandsfoss
  • Entry/Admission - Glacier Lagoon
  • Entry/Admission - Diamond Beach
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (sturdy shoes and rain- and wind-proof outdoor clothing recommended)
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 65 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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HRV wrote a review Nov 2019
Ruislip, United Kingdom56 contributions14 helpful votes
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7am got picked up, 9.30 reached our first stop 1) Sellandafoss "waterfall of the land of the cottage". Had 30 minutes here. Lovely waterfall can imagine even more impressive in summer surrounded by lush green and rainbows. Able to walk behind the waterfall but was closed today
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Annika F wrote a review Nov 2019
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Great experience. Wunderful, funny and informative tour guide! We saw so many things, were provided with all kinds of useful tips for the rest of our stay and really enjoyed the trip.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Sammy wrote a review Nov 2019
Stuart, Florida4 contributions
Excellent tour. Our guide was fabulous. The scenery was amazing and the boat ride through Glacier Lagoon was beautiful and unforgettable. The travel company who runs the tour went out of their way for me. I left my credit card at a place we stopped for lunch earlier in the day.
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Fii wrote a review Nov 2019
25 contributions9 helpful votes
This is the longest day trip we took during our stay in Iceland but we loved it! The scenery was amazing and we had lots of stops on the way so it didnt feel like we were on the bus the entire 14 hours which was great. We had a fantastic guide Iona i think? and bus driver Gogi
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Date of experience: October 2019
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bloodbubble wrote a review Oct 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia591 contributions89 helpful votes
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Joined the 14 hour trip to the glacier lagoon and was fortunate that it was a glorious sunny day. The journey was long but there was ample toilet and meal breaks. The guide (Yona) was very informative and entertaining. Couldn’t be more pleased with the tour. Thank you so much!!
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