South Coast & Glacier Super Jeep Tour

South Coast & Glacier Super Jeep Tour
The cliffs at Dyrhólaey are one of the best places to spot puffins from land on the South Coast of Iceland.
Skógafoss is a sixty-metre tall waterfall on Iceland's South Coast, fed by meltwater from Iceland's glaciers.
The midnight sun casts its golden glow on the black-sand-beaches of the South Coast of Iceland.
The South Coast of Iceland has a range of fascinating geological features, such as the hexagonal basalt columns of Reynisfjara black sand beach.
The southernmost village on the Icelandic mainland, Vík, looks stunning in the light of the midnight sun.
It is possible to walk right up to where the South Coast waterfall Skógafoss crashes to the ground.

Explore many of the natural gems that bejewel Iceland’s beloved South Coast with this semi-private super jeep adventure. With a maximum capacity of six people, this is a personalised and immersive way to explore this incredible region.

This tour begins when you are picked up in the morning by your friendly, experienced guide, before being whisked to the South Coast.

En route to your first stops, you will travel through some beautiful landscapes of idyllic countryside and barren lava, and in clear weather, you will be able to see the Westman Islands off the coast, and the notorious subglacial volcano Eyjafjallajökull.

Your first destination is a waterfall fed by the meltwater of this glacier, Seljalandsfoss. This feature tumbles off of a concave cliff, which in summer means you can take a spectacular walk all the way behind it.

Just a short way from here is a much lesser known waterfall, Gljúfrabúi, which is hidden in a secretive gorge and overlooked on most South Coast tours.

Next, you will see Skógafoss, a third waterfall that matches those before it in beauty but exceeds both in power. You can approach the great spray of water here, and ascend an adjacent staircase for some unique and fascinating angles.

Following your walk, you will head to the glacial outlet Sólheimajökull, a tongue of the great Mýrdalsjökull ice cap. This is a fascinating feature, streaked with veins of black ash from past volcanic eruptions, and accented with electric blue ice.

Finally, you will go to the village of Vík Í Mýrdal, a quaint and historic settlement, and here head to the adjacent beach. This stretch of coast, Reynisfjara, is renowned for its stunning black sands and its dramatic rock formations.

You will take the journey home through the beautiful Hellisheiði geothermal area; if there is time, you will make a very last stop at the little-visited Urriðafoss waterfall.

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Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Dec.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Activities: Super Jeep, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: South Iceland, Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Dyrhólaey, Sólheimajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, Vík í Mýrdal, Gljufrabui, Reynisfjall, Reynisdrangar, South Coast
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 08:30

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:
  • Pick-up from and drop-off in Reykjavík

  • Super Jeep Tour (maximum six guests)


What to bring:
  • Warm, waterproof clothing

  • Sturdy boots



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