Private Full-Day South Coast and Black Sand Beach Tour with Transfers from Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland
8 hours
All year
Minimum age
4 years old


Embark on an unparalleled journey along Iceland's South Coast with an exclusive private day tour, tailor-made for families or small groups of up to six. This adventure ensures undivided attention and a close-knit atmosphere as you enjoy the unspoiled magnificence of Iceland's most renowned landscapes.

Begin your day with convenient hotel pick-up with a private guide, stepping into a day of exploration where comfort meets the wild. 

The drive will take you out of the city and through beautiful landscapes, including lava fields, black sand coasts, hot springs, mountains, and countryside. You may even see distant glaciers and the Westman Islands in clear weather.

The tour's first marvel is Skogafoss, a towering waterfall where you can witness the power of nature as water plummets over 197 feet (60 meters) to the earth below. Feel the mist on your skin and listen to the thunderous roar.

The journey continues to the equally majestic Seljalandsfoss, a cascade of equal height, offering a unique opportunity to walk behind its water curtain. Here, the sunlight shines through the waterfall, creating a magical effect. This natural wonder invites a moment of reflection as you stand in the heart of a waterfall enclosed by the elements.

Reynisfjara beach is next, a dramatic stretch of black sand from historic volcanic eruptions. The striking basalt columns of Reynisfjara stand like nature's fortress against the mighty Atlantic waves. Here, stories of ancient trolls and mythical creatures come to life, inspiring awe and wonder.

You'll then visit the village of Vik for refreshments. 

Throughout the tour, your expert guide will provide insightful commentary, connecting you to the landscapes' history, geology, and mythology. As this is a private tour, you can ask any questions you like without fear of being interrupted by other guests.

With no strict schedule, enjoy the liberty to linger a little longer by the waterfalls, stroll the beach, or stand in silence admiring the glaciers. This tour prioritizes your experience and curiosity.

As daylight wanes, the journey circles back towards civilization. The return trip is a time to reflect on the day's adventures, with the possibility of witnessing the magical northern lights if the skies are clear in winter. This display would be a fitting end to an extraordinary day.

This private South Coast tour stands out for its blend of Iceland's unique sites and the luxury of a personalized experience. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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WiFi on board
Air-conditioned vehicle
Pick-up from selected hotels, bus stops, and ports
Food & drinks
Coffee and/or Tea


Glacier Hiking
Cultural Activity

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothing
Swimwear and slippers

Good to know

Your tour provides pick-up service from your accommodation in Reykjavik . Guests can request to locate the nearest authorized pick-up point using the map or list provided and meet there for the tour.

Important: Pickup begins at 8:00 AM and typically occurs between 8:00 AM and 8:30 AM.

Pickups from bus stops in Reykjavik are also available, accommodating hotels within traffic-restricted areas. Pickups are conducted at the following bus stops: #1, #4, #6, #8, #9, #12, and #15.

Hotel pickup offered

During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.

Port pickup offered

During checkout, you will be able to select from the list of included ports.


Additional pickup options:

During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included pickup points.

Bus stop #1 - Radhusid - City Hall, Vonarstræti 101, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Bus Stop #6 - Safnahusid The Culture House, Ingolfsstraeti 1, 101, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Bus stop #4 - Midbakki, 5325+4PG, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja, Hallgrimstorg 1, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Bus Stop #9 - Snorrabraut, Snorrabraut 24, 101, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

Bus Stop #12 - Hofdatorg, Thorunnartun 6, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland

Bus Stop #15 - Vesturbugt, Myrargata 101, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland

End: This activity ends back at the meeting point.

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