Experience Iceland's untamed beauty on the South Shore Adventure: epic waterfalls, glaciers, charming towns, and the iconic black sand beach.
Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions by Icelandia
This South Shore Adventure is the ideal tour for nature lovers looking to explore some of the most unique and scenic sights in the South. Get ready for an action-packed day seeing epic waterfalls, charming towns, vast glaciers, and the most famous black sand beach in Iceland!
About this tour
Departing from Reykjavík, the tour quickly stop at Hvolsvöllur before visiting the iconic waterfall Skógafoss. It’s a dramatic waterfall and one of the biggest in the country, as it stands 82 feet high and has a drop-off of nearly 200 feet!
After exploring Skógafoss, the tour heads to the charming small village of Vík and the hauntingly beautiful Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. Reynisfjara is probably the most photographed black sand beach in Iceland. Visitors love the striking contrast of white waves crashing on the black sand and the interesting basalt rock formations. However, be sure to read the warning signs and not get too close to the waves, as it can be dangerous.
Next, get ready to get close to some actual ice in Iceland. Your guide stops at Sólheimajökull glacier, where you can walk close to a small lake that formed in front of the vast glacier. The size and beauty of the glacier are breathtaking.
The last highlight of the tour is Seljalandsfoss, a beautiful waterfall with a thin stream plunging metres below. What makes Seljalandsfoss unique is the ability to walk behind the falls on a footpath. It’s a memorable experience, but it can get a little wet. It’s recommended to bring either a waterproof jacket along if you want to walk behind it.
BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center
- All year
- Meeting Point
- BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center
Need to know
We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, and gloves, and wearing warm socks for colder days.
- Flexible Cancellation
- No Booking Fees
What’s included and what to bring on this tour
It’s important to always be prepared for your next adventure in Iceland. See our list of what’s included, and what you should bring or add to your trip
- Bus fare
- Professional local guidance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Food and drinks
If you're planning a trip to Iceland, it's important to be prepared with the right information. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you plan your trip
Pets are not allowed on coach tours.
Nature is the main attraction on many of our excursions, meaning that some day tours require short to medium-long walks. If walking is required on the tour, it will be mentioned in the tour description.
We recommend that you find a tour suitable to your needs. Please read the tour descriptions for further information on each tour.
We understand that your travel plans might change. You can easily change the dates for your booked tours with only one phone call: (+354) 580 5400 by stopping by one of our sales offices, or by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to quote your confirmation number to change your dates and give us all the necessary information.
Please remember: Your date change must be requested at least a day before the scheduled departure.
You can book for a group of people using our online booking system. Each booking must contain at least one adult.
Reykjavik Excursions Kynnisferðir takes pride in tailor-making and organising tours for private groups, from short trips within Reykjavik to full-circle programs. Our fleet of modern coaches consists of 80 vehicles, ranging from 6 to 70 seats and 4x4 coaches suitable for crossing un-bridged glacier rivers, reaching almost any destination in the highlands. For a tailor-made tour for groups, please send us an email to email@example.com.
Icelandia operates a sales office at the BSÍ Bus Terminal in Reykjavík and a sales office at Keflavik Airport.
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