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South Shore Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

4.6 / 5

80 reviews

South Shore Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

From US$ 88.25 per person

Enjoy a scenic coach tour of Iceland’s South Shore and stop to walk behind Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall. Explore the black sand coast and impressive Reynisdrangar rocks.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the small town of Hvolsvöllur between the inland swamps of Landeyjar
  • Walk behind the cascades of Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall
  • Admire the Skógafoss Waterfall, with one of the biggest water drops in Iceland
  • Go the southernmost village of Iceland at Vik and see the beach that "Islands Magazine" named one of the 10 most beautiful in the world
  • Marvel at the basalt sea stacks of Reynisdrangar, situated under Reynisfjall Mountain
Full description
This full-day coach tour of Iceland’s stunning South Shore from Reykjavik is ideal for nature lovers, as you will drive through one of the country's most scenic regions, reaching as far as Vík, surrounded by high cliffs that attract an abundance of birdlife. Departing from Reykjavik, you will drive to the gorgeous Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall, unique in the fact that you can walk behind it through to the other side. Continue to the majestic, and much photographed, Skógafoss Waterfall. Located on the former coastline of Iceland before it receded seward, the 200-foot (60-meter) drop is one of the biggest in the country. Continue through the glacial landscape of Mýrdalsjökull Glacier, where the icecap covers the active Katla volcano. Drive along the black sand coastline, where the beaches are formed out of black basalt, and see the impressive Reynisdrangar rock formations near Vík, the southernmost village in Iceland. Located on the main road that circumnavigates Iceland, it’s approximately 110 miles (180 kilometers) from Reykjavik, where you will head back at the end of a long but awe-inspiring journey.
Includes
  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Free Wi-Fi aboard the bus
  • Pick-up from accommodation
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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The main departure point for Reykjavík Excursion day tours is from the BSI Bus Terminal. Please be ready at the BSI Bus Terminal 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 80 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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The excursion was very good. All the places we visited were beautiful and interesting. We really liked our guide, Gus, who told us a lot of interesting facts about the places we visited, as well as about Iceland's history and landscape. The only minus was that we did not have much time at each attraction (30 to 40 minutes each).

August 11, 2021

Great tour, you see the best spots of Southern part, there is at least half an hour in each place to do pictures and enjoy the vibes. Our guide was Dylan and provided us with really interesting facts about Icelanders. Would love to go again during summer or spring time!

January 8, 2020

It was a nice trip. The guide looked like he was having a lot of fun with his job and not only told a lot about the nature and the attractions, but also about the Icelandic sagas, which was very interesting. The ride was good and all in all it was a successful trip.

December 24, 2019

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