Glacial Wonders & Waterfalls: The Ultimate South Coast Kayak Adventure
Discover the essence of Iceland's natural beauty on this day tour, featuring two of Iceland's most renowned waterfalls and an exhilarating kayaking experience on a glacier lagoon. Journey through landscapes that blend cascading waters with icy wonders, all in a single, unforgettable day.
Experience the best of Iceland's famed South Coast on this comprehensive day tour. As we cruise along the picturesque south coast of Iceland, prepare to be enchanted by its natural splendor.
Our first marvel is the mesmerizing Seljalandsfoss waterfall, cascading from the infamous Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Unique and captivating, this waterfall offers a rare opportunity to walk behind its veil of water, allowing for an immersive experience like no other.
Continuing our journey, we encounter the majestic Skógafoss, a waterfall renowned for its cinematic allure, having graced the screen in 'Thor: The Dark World', 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty', and the 'Vikings' TV series. Its sheer beauty and power make it a photographer's paradise and a nature lover's dream.
The highlight of our tour is the exhilarating glacier kayaking adventure at Sólheimajökull glacier. Glide across the serene glacier lagoon, navigating through floating icebergs under the guidance of certified kayak instructors. These stable Sit-on-Top kayaks require no prior experience, making this adventure accessible to all. Our guides will provide you with all necessary equipment, including kayaks, paddles, dry suits, and a comprehensive paddling tutorial.
This one to one-and-a-half-hour kayak journey offers an intimate encounter with Iceland's icy wonders. Post-kayaking, we invite you to unwind with a warm cup of tea or coffee at our base camp, nestled by the Sólheimajökull glacier, reflecting on the day's remarkable experiences.
This tour is the perfect blend of scenic beauty and adventurous spirit, ideal for those who yearn to intimately engage with Iceland's extraordinary elements.
- Spring, Summer & Fall
- 11 hours
- Minimum age
Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions by Icelandia
Need to know
No lunch stops on this tour, so pack a picnic! Enjoy a relaxing lunch before kayaking, and consider bringing a light snack for later.
- Flexible Cancellation
- No Booking Fees
What’s included and what to bring on this tour
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- Bus Fare
- Free Wi-Fi
- Kayak, paddle, dry suit and other technical equipment
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