The South Coast


• Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls
• Reynisfjara black sand beach and basalt columns
• A view of the Solheimajokull outlet glacier
• The Dyrholaey arched cliffs
• Views of the famous Eyjafjallajokull, Katla and Hekla volcanoes

10 hours


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More about the Tour

The South Coast makes for a comfortable day trip with a variety of famous sights – stunning waterfalls, black sand beaches, geological formations and views of famous glaciers and volcanoes along the way.

Please note that this is a 10 hour tour, primarily suitable for ships docking in Reykjavik overnight.

We start the tour by driving east along the South Coast to the gorgeous waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss.
Originating from a river streaming from the famous Eyjafjallajokull glacier volcano, Seljalandsfoss is unique in that you can walk behind it.
The contrast of the pure white drape-like Skogafoss falls on to the black sands, with the frequent rainbow, is a stunning sight.

Further ahead we take a detour to get a closer glimpse of Solheimajokull, an outlet glacier of the Myrdalsjokull ice cap, which covers the famous Katla volcano.

Just before Vik is Dyrholaey, a spectacular arched cliff with a photogenic lighthouse and gorgeous black sand beaches around.
It is one of the most likely places to see puffins along the South Coast.

We continue to the town of Vik, the southernmost village of the mainland. The Reynisfjara beach there is famous for its black volcanic sands, geometric basalt columns and caves, and the towering Reynisdrangar sea stacks jutting out of the ocean.

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Why Book with Us

• Pickup and dropoff from the port
• 100% refund if your ship does not dock
• Customisable tour with a local guide

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