Fireworks show at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon | August 11, 2018

Fireworks show at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon | August 11, 2018
Visitors to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon will find they can sit on the shores of the glacier lagoon and marvel over the icebergs for hours.
Along the South Coast of Iceland is Reynisfjara black sand beach, best known for its Reynisdrangar sea stacks.
As you leave Reykjavík for Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, the first major natural feature you will come to is the waterfall Seljalandsfoss.
The village of Vík has a charming church that is surrounded by lupin flowers in the summer.
By the village of Skógar on the South Coast is the majestic waterfall Skógafoss, which can be up to twenty-five metres wide in summer.
It is little wonder so many fantasy and sci-fi films have been filmed in Iceland when looking upon the South Coast's mystical Reynisfjara beach.
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See the beautiful Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon lit up by multi-coloured fireworks on this fantastic day tour. Illuminated icebergs bathed in colours from the annual firework show, create an extraordinary experience that should not be missed by anyone visiting Iceland in August. 

Jökulsárlón is a beautiful lagoon located in the realm of Vatnajökull National Park. It is here where icebergs that have broken off the nearby Breiðamerkurjökull glacier float on the aquamarine lagoon before drifting off to sea. 

On this day, August 11th, the Hornafjörður search and rescue association, Jökulsárlón boat trips and the Vatnajökull region will hold their annual firework display where they will illuminate the sky and the surrounding glaciers with red, green, blue and white colours.

This tour, however, begins in Reykjavík, where you will be picked up in the morning and driven in a comfortable minibus across the country to the site of this fantastic show.

You will travel along the South Coast and see some of the stunning sights which make this stretch of land so popular with both visitors and locals alike, such as the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull, the rock arch of Dyrhólaey, and Reynisfjara black sand beach.

Once at the lagoon, you will be able to watch the icebergs on their journey towards the Atlantic Ocean before the excitement starts. At dusk, the firework display will commence, and the sky will be lit up in an amazing display of colour. 

Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of Iceland's most beautiful sights beneath an incredible firework display. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
Pickup information:
    Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.
    Included:
    • Snacks and drinks

    • Driver guide

    • Entrance fee for the fireworks show

    • Comfortable minibus


    What to bring:
    • Warm clothes

    • Your camera


    Good to know:

    The firework display begins at 11 PM and will last around 30 minutes. Please note that you will arrive back in Reykjavík late in the night.



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