Information about South Iceland

South Iceland is the most popular part of the country and contains some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland, among them the Golden Circle, some of Iceland's most famous active volcanoes as well as the beautiful Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon.

Geography

South Iceland is usually divided into the fertile South Icelandic lowlands between Hellisheidi and Eyjafjallajokull volcano on the one hand - and on the other hand the eastern part with the big volcanic glaciers Eyjafjallajokull and Myrdalsjokull (home of Katla) and flattened sands stretching towards the sea.

The South Icelandic lowlands

The South Icelandic Lowlands stretch nearly 100 km from Hellisheidi in the west towards Eyjafjallajokull in the east as a very flat and fertile farming land. From the shore the lowland stretches about km towards the inland. This is the best agriculture area in Iceland. The whole area is geologically very young, mainly of tuff type, formed during the Ice Age by the lava flows of the numerous volcanoes of the area. The area is indeed surrounded by volcanically active mountains on all sides. The glacier rivers of the area have helped filling the lavas with sand and clay, leaving it more and less smooth and fertile. Very strong earthquakes are found in this area as well.

The most active volcanoes of the area are Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull. No less active and not far off, but on the east side, is Katla, which we’ll adress in the eastern part-section. South of the mainland are the volcanic Westman Islands, famous for the 1973 eruption as well as the eruption in 1963, when Surtsey island was formed. Closely linked to the volcanic activity in the south is the geothermal heat found in many places, the best known being the Geysir area, which forms a part of the famed Golden Circle, which also consists of Gullfoss waterfall , Iceland's most famous waterfall as well as one of its most beautiful, located in the popular rafting river Hvita and Thingvellir National Park, comprising three of Iceland's most beloved natural attractions.

The earthquakes of the area bear witness to the fact that Iceland is still in shape. This is further evidenced by the endless number of fissures in the lavas, fractures in the mountains and certain pieces of lands sinking. The area of Thingvellir is the best known example of this, showcasing the continental drift. Thingvellir is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the location of the old parliament, Althingi, (now situated in Reykjavik) and one of Iceland's most important sites.

Another of Iceland's most popular attractions is the beautiful Thorsmork valley, situated between Myrdalsjokull and Eyjafjallajokull.

Natural harbour-sites are hardly any on the South shore, due to sand produced by the glacier rivers. A few towns are found in the area, Selfoss being the biggest one, Hveragerdi is another, then there are Hella and Hvolsvollur, all conveniently located by the ring road. By the shore are three fishing villages; ThorlakshofnEyrarbakki and Stokkseyri. Thorlakshofn the only one of those that can accommodate modern ships and ferrys. The ferry to the Westman Islands sails from there. A new harbour has been built on the sandy coast opposite the Westman Islands. The whole south shoreline offers some of the most gigantic braker waves that you are likely to see.

Culturewise, in addition to Thingvellir, we reccomend the ancient bishop seat of Skalholt (weekends at Skalholt further offer rich music life). Also, Iceland's most famous saga, Njal's saga takes place in the South lowlands. We further recommend the large reconstructed turfhouse near Stong and the ancient excavated ruins.

For sports, horse riding is popular in the area as well as catching salmon or trout, hiking, and river rafting in Hvita. 

The east part of South Iceland.

This is the area south and east  of Myrdalsjokull. The volcanic glaciers Eyjafjallajokull (near the border of the eastern and western part) and Myrdalsjokull, dominate the view. The landscape has been shaped by volcanic eruptions and vast sands stretch to the sea. Some agriculture is found here, however, with the farms in a row alongside the mountains.  A few large glacial rivers fall down in this area which also has striking waterfalls, such as Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

Eyjafjallajokull is already well known for its 2010 eruption,  disturbing air communication all over Europe for many days. Much more serious,however, would be an eruption from Katla, a volcano in the eastern part og Myrdalsjokull. 

Katla’s last eruption was in the year 1918, when an enormous flood of water exploded from the glacier in a matter of minutes, threatening the local farmers of the area. Large amounts of ash and muddy  material were brought to sea to form a new land of sand, Kotlutangi, later washed away by the sea. No people were killed in this eruption. Eruptions in Katla throughout the ages have further created the vast sand area Myrdalssandur. Sixteen eruptions have been recorded for Katla since 930 at intervals of 13-95 years and the volcano is being closely monitored, as time may draw near to its next eruption.

In the same volcanic system as Katla (geologically speaking), are the Lakagigar craters, northeast of Myrdalsjokull. Those erupted in the years 1783-84; producing the largest amount of lava known in historic times. The ashes hindered the sunlight from reaching down to the surface of Earth, resulting in cold climate over northern Europe.

In  this area – what we call the eastern part of South Iceland -, there are many places worth visiting: Solheimajokull is a beautiful glacier in a walking distance (an outlet of Myrdalsjokull); Skogar has a very interesting museum of older time traditions and Skogafoss is only a few km away from there. One of Iceland’s most famous hiking routes, Fimmvorduhals, starts from Skogar. Southwest of the village Vik is one of Iceland’s most spectacular beaches, Reynisfjara. Together with the promontory Dyrholaey, which is the southernmost tip of the mainland of Iceland, it offers a breathtaking view with amazing rock formations, a black pebble beach, an abundance of birds and the powerful waves of the North Atlantic Ocean crashing on the beach.

Further east stretches the world's most vast sand plain, Skeidararsandur. North of the sand is the fascinating Skaftafell preservation area.  At its east end, south of Hvannadalshnukur, Iceland's highest peak, is Ingolfshofdi cape, with its rich birdlife, old fishermen's shacks and its lighthouse. Following the shore further east is the incredibly beautiful and ice-filled Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. Not far off is the region of Sudursveit, featuring the culture center and heritage museum Thorbergssetur, erected in the memory of Icelandic author Thorbergur Thordarson.

Services near South Iceland

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Attractions nearby South Iceland

Bláfjöll

  The Blue Mountains are a beautiful mountain range of the tuff type, located around 20 km from Reykjavik, by the lava plateau of Hellisheidi. T...

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Katla volcano

Katla (meaning “Kettle”) is one of Iceland's largest and most active volcanos. Situated in south Iceland, Katla is partially buried un...

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Katla

Katla is an active volcano situated under the glacier Myrdalsjokull in South Iceland. It is one of Iceland's most well known volcanoes. Katla...

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Mýrdalsjökull

Mýrdalsjökull is a glacier in the south of the Icelandic highlands. It is the country's fourth largest ice cap, covering nearly 600 ...

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Stórasúla

Stórasúla is a distinctive, cone-shaped mountain found in the southern highlands of Iceland. The mountain has an elevation of 693 m (2...

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Strútslaug

Strutslaug (also known as Holmsarbotnalaug) is a geothermal pool in the South Highlands, north of Myrdalsjokull glacier and close to Torfajokull glaci...

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Laugavegur hiking trail

The Laugavegur is one of the most popular hiking trails in Iceland. The scenery is breathtaking in its beauty and extremely varied, displaying example...

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Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon

Photo Credit: Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Borvan53. Markarfljótsgljúfur is a canyon in Iceland's southern Highlands, west of ...

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Torfajökull

Torfajökull is the name of both a stratovolcano and a complex of subglacial volcanoes, north of Mýrdalsjökull glacier in South Icelan...

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Fimmvörðuháls

Fimmvorduhals is one of Iceland's most popular hiking trails. It made the world news when the Eyjafjallajokull eruption started there in 2010. T...

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Þórsmörk

Nestled between the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, and Tindfjallajökull is Þórsmörk (Thor's V...

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Móði

  Modi is one of the two youngest craters in Iceland, along with Magni. These two craters are situated between glaciers Myrdalsjokull and Eyjaf...

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Magni

  Magni is one of the two youngest craters in Iceland, along with Modi. The craters are situated between glaciers Myrdalsjokull and Eyjafjalla...

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Þakgil

Photo from: Þakgil and Remundargil Canyons - Beautiful Hidden Gems in South-Iceland. Þakgil ('Roof Canyon') is a hidden cany...

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Bláhnjúkur

  Blahnjukur (a.k.a. Blahnukur) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar, in the south highlands of Iceland.  Blahnjukur's name (&#...

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Brennisteinsalda

  Brennisteinsalda (ca. 855 m) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar National Park, in the south highlands of Iceland. Brennisteinsalda ...

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Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ("The people's pools") is a vast area of stunning and unique beauty, the true heart of Iceland's southern Highland...

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Stakkholtsgjá

  Stakkholtsgja is an up to 100 meters deep and  2 kilometers long canyon in South Iceland. The canyon is located near the entrance to Tho...

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Tindfjallajökull

Located in south Iceland, Tindfjallajökull ('The glacier of peak mountains') is a stratovolcano that is covered by a small glacier of 19 ...

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Sólheimajökull

Solheimajokull is a beautiful outlet glacier of the Myrdalsjokull icecap. Solheimajokull is a rugged glacial tounge riddled with crevasses and specta...

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Tours near South Iceland

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5-Day Winter Package | The Golden Circle, Ice Cave, Northern Lights & Blue Lagoon

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The Popular Golden Circle Tour | Geysir, Gullfoss and Thingvellir

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Solheimajokull Glacier Hike

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Skaftafell Ice Climbing & Glacier Hike Tour

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5 Day Self Drive Tour | Reykjavik, Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

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Northern Lights Hunting I Minibus Tour

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6 Days Circle of Iceland Guided Tour

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Sled Dog Ride Tour | With Transfer Service from Reykjavik

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The Lava Tunnel at Raufarholshellir Cave | Day Tour

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1 Hour Horseback Riding Tour From Flúðir in South Iceland

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7 Day Self Drive Tour | The Ring Road of Iceland

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4 Day Winter Adventure | Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle, Snowmobiling & Northern Lights

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7 Day Self Drive Tour | South and West Coast & the Golden Circle

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Midnight Sun | Evening Whale Watching

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Landmannalaugar in Winter | 3 Days of Activities

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9 Day Winter Itinerary | The Complete Iceland Experience

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3 Day Winter Self Drive Tour | Jokulsarlon & Vatnajokull Glacier Ice Cave

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Golden Circle & Green Energy | Unique & Fascinating Minibus Tour

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Horse Riding & Whale Watching Day Tour

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The Magical Auroras | Northern Lights Minibus Tour (Small Groups)

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Ice Climbing on Vatnajokull Glacier | Small Group Experience

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Horse Riding in Reykjadalur Valley | Hot Springs Day Tour

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Ice Cave Day Tour with Flights from Reykjavik

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Discover Solheimajokull | Hiking Day Tour (Small Groups)

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Solheimajokull Glacier Hiking and South Coast Tour | Easy Difficulty

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8 Day Winter Self Drive | Northern Lights and Ice Caves

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12 Day Winter Package | Circle of Iceland & Snaefellsnes Peninsula

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Horseback Riding & Geothermal Pool | Day Tour

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Secret Lagoon, Dinner Buffet and Northern Lights

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River Rafting Adventure in Gullfoss Canyon

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The Golden Circle Day Tour | Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Spring & Thingvellir National Park

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Circle of Iceland with Snaefellsnes Peninsula | 10-Day Winter Package

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Glacier Hiking Adventure in Skaftafell | 5-Hour Excursion

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Explore South Iceland by ATV

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9 Day Self-Drive Winter Tour | Snaefellsnes Peninsula, South Coast, and Ice Cave

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13 Day Self Drive Tour | Ring Road with Snaefellsnes & Westfjords

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Meet the Icelandic Horse | Hafnarfjordur Horse Farm Visit

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Northern Lights Hunting | Maximum Group Size of 4

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South Iceland Waterfalls & Glacier Hiking Adventure | Day Tour

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South Coast Day Tour | Black Sand Beaches and Waterfalls

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9 Day Winter Package | Minibus Excursion of Iceland with Akureyri

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Solheimajokull Glacier Walk & Ice Climbing | Medium Difficulty

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Volcanoes & Glaciers Helicopter Tour

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Walk Through Ice and Fire | Glacier Hiking and Hot Springs | Medium Difficulty

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Viking Horseback Tour | Helgafell or Heidmork

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3 Day Private Tour | Golden Circle, South Coast and Glacial Lagoon

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2 Day South Coast Adventure | Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon with Glacier Hike & Winter Ice Cave

Join this two-day tour to see the beautiful Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and hike on an outlet......

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3 Day Winter Self Drive | Hot Springs and Northern Lights

Book this 3-day self-drive tour to explore Icelandic hot springs, geothermal areas, and the......

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6 Day Camping Road Trip | The Highlands of Iceland

Jump into this camping adventure of a lifetime. This grand self-drive tour delivers you to some......

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3-Hour Horse Riding Tour for Experienced Riders

Saddle up and discover the spectacular nature of the Icelandic southwest. This unique day......

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Loki Horse Riding Tour | Beginner Friendly

Explore the beautiful natural landscapes of South Iceland on this affordable and easy horse......

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Summer 7 Day Self Drive Tour | North Iceland & Myvatn

Explore the incredible north of Iceland on this 7 day, self-drive tour. Incredible sites such as......

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Thorsmork Super Jeep Day Tour

Explore a valley hidden between three glaciers on this exhilarating Super Jeep tour to Þórsmörk.......

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Lava Beach 2-Hour ATV Tour

Add a thrilling excursion to your Iceland adventure by joining this ATV tour, where you'll zoom......

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Golden Circle: Platinum Tour | Golden Circle, Secret Lagoon & Lunch at Fridheimar Farm

Join this premium Golden Circle tour with extra stops at the Secret Lagoon and enjoy lunch......

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Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik in an SUV

See the aurora borealis dancing over Iceland’s magical landscapes with this northern lights tour......

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Thorsmork Valley & Volcano Eyjafjallajokull | Super Jeep Tour

Hop aboard a mighty super jeep for a day tour of South Iceland, visiting the lush valley of......

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Horse Riding on a Beautiful Beach | Day Tour

Join this tour for a spectacular horseback ride along one of Iceland's iconic beaches. This......

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5 Day Winter Adventure | Guided South Coast Tour and Golden Circle Self-Drive

Embark on a 5-day winter adventure in Iceland. This tour is tailored to those who want to see as......

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Hunting The Aurora! | Northern Lights (Small Group Guarantee)

Hop aboard this fantastic and personal Northern Lights hunting tour, traversing Iceland's......

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Hot Springs and Lava Cave | Easy Difficulty Day Tour

Explore the incredible forces of the Icelandic nature on this 7-hour day trip from Reykjavík,......

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South Iceland & Snowmobile Adventure | Day Tour

Come along on a thrilling experience where you’ll go for a snowy ride on Mýrdalsjökull, an......

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2-Hour Horse Riding Tour with Lunch | Get in Touch with Nature

Get in touch with the Icelandic nature and taste the treasures of the ocean on this fantastic......

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5 Day Self Drive Tour | Westman Islands, Puffin Tour & Whale Watching

Explore the wildlife of Iceland at your own pace on this 5-day self-drive tour! This tour is......

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South Coast & Paragliding | Adventure Day Tour in a Super Jeep

Take a classic tour of the South Coast of Iceland, and add an exhilarating twist with a tandem......

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South Coast | Private Day Tour

Book this tour of the South Coast to discover Iceland's lowland areas, diverse landscapes......

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The Northern Lights in Comfort | Luxury Minibus Tour

Don't miss your opportunity to join this brilliant Northern Lights hunting tour, travelling by......

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Geothermal Helicopter Tour | Glymur Waterfall & Thingvellir National Park

Join this tour for a flyover of the geothermal wonders which power the nation. This tour is for......

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Lakagigar Day Tour by Super Jeep

Jump aboard a Super Jeep and see some spectacular, unique, little-travelled locations in......

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South Coast | Fire & Ice - Glacier Hike, LAVA Volcano Centre, Waterfalls & Black Sand Beach

Find out first hand why Iceland is nicknamed the Land of Ice and Fire, with this exciting day on......

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Thor Horse Riding Tour | Adventure Ride with Mountain Views

Seize the opportunity to get to know the unique and friendly Icelandic horse and witness some......

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A Day in Thorsmork | The Hikers Paradise

Join this hiking excursion and hop on a mountain bus to Þórsmörk, the forested valley surrounded......

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Helicopter Tour | The Golden Circle, Highlands & Eyjafjallajokull Glacier

Hop on for this tour which combines two of the most popular helicopter tours: the Golden Circle......

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Horse Riding & Northern Lights Hunting by Boat

Embark on this double winter excursion and go horse riding in Iceland, before setting sail to......

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9-Hour Day Tour to Seljalandsfoss & Thorsmork Valley

Step right up for this tour of one of the most beautiful, untouched wilds of Iceland, the valley......

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Snowmobile Tour on Myrdalsjökull Glacier

Jump into this exciting snowmobile tour all the way to the top of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier,......

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Iceland On Your Own | Highlights of Iceland Bus Passport

Choose to explore Iceland in your own way with this bus passport of Iceland’s highlights.......

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Waterfalls & Valleys Helicopter Tour

Witness Iceland’s incredible waterfalls, mountains and valleys from the sky with this exciting......

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Secret Lagoon and Horse Riding Tour

Take an adventurous horse ride and break up the journey by hot spring bathing in the Secret......

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The South Coast | Maximum Group Size of 4

Join this South Coast tour for breathtaking views of glaciers, black sand coastline and lava......

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ATV Adventure & South Coast Attractions

Jump on the back of a four-wheeler and race across the Icelandic nature on this exciting ATV day......

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Sea Trout, Char and Salmon | River Fishing Day Tour

Take the bait and come Sea Trout fishing in Varmá River, on this fishing day tour from......

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Discovering Iceland's South Coast | Sightseeing Tour

Join this fantastic South Coast sightseeing tour exploring some of the greatest attractions that......

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Golden Circle and Brewery Visit

Visit Iceland's most known treasures on this Golden Circle tour, where you will get to see......

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Perlan Museum Glacier & Ice Cave Exhibition

Discover a frosty wonderland inside Reykjavík city with an ice cave exhibition at Perlan Museum.......

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Iceland On Your Own | Beautiful South Bus Passport with Golden Circle

Explore the incredible sites of southern Iceland without being beholden to anyone else with the......

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South Iceland Surf School | Learn the Basics of Arctic Surfing

Come join the action and learn the basics of surfing on the rolling waves of Iceland’s beautiful......

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West and South Iceland Day Tour | History, Culture and Nature

Come along on this exciting tour in a small minibus to explore historical, cultural and natural......

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Into the Glacier & Flightseeing Combo Tour

Hop on board for a thrilling flight over West Iceland. This tour combines two once-in-a-lifetime......

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6 Day Private Tour Around Iceland | Myvatn, Jokulsarlon & South Coast

See the most popular Icelandic attractions as well as some hidden gems on this private 6-day......

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Glacier Discovery on Sólheimajökull | Easy Difficulty

Join this easy and accessible glacier hike on the epic Sólheimajökull glacier, found in South......

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Horse Riding Day Tour in South Iceland

Join this extensive tour where you’ll get to discover the unspoilt Icelandic countryside on the......

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Anywhere in Twelve Hours | Private Super Jeep Excursion

Explore Iceland in depth, in your own time, and on your own terms, on this Super Jeep tour to......

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Fat-Bike Adventure on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Mount up on a ‘fat-bike’, and come exploring the lunar landscapes of the otherworldly Reykjanes......

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Northern Lights Hunting on Eyjafjallajokull Glacier | Super Jeep Tour

Come along on this adventurous Northern Lights hunt on top of Iceland's most infamous glacier;......

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The Pursuit of the Northern Lights | Super Jeep Tour from Reykjavik

See what everyone is flocking to Iceland for with this super jeep tour where you hunt for the......

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Zipline Adventure in South Iceland from Reykjavik

Enjoy this eye-popping, adrenaline-fuelled zipline adventure and soar through the air like an......

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South Coast Day-Tour with Northern Lights Hunt

Hop on a specially modified 4x4 SUV with a local guide for this day tour of the South Coast, one......

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Three Day North Iceland Tour to Hrisey Island

Join this three-day tour to witness many incredible locations in Iceland, including the little......

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Black Beach RIB Boat Trip

Join this RIB Speed Boat Tour of the black beaches of the south coast of Iceland. This coastline......

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Private Super Jeep Tour | Tailored to Your Interests

Travel the country at your own pace on this luxurious private Super Jeep tour. Tailor the......

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ATV & RIB Boat Tour

Get ready for a true Icelandic adventure on this thrilling tour of the South Coast of Iceland.......

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Ultimate Iceland | Super Jeeps, The South Coast and Glacier Hiking

Hop aboard this adventurous one-day Super Jeep tour to the gorgeous South Coast of Iceland, with......

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Snowmobile Tour on Vatnajokull Glacier

Whizz across the stunning snowscapes of the mighty Vatnajökull glacier on a snowmobile with this......

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South Coast Black Beach ATV Tour

Shoot across a black volcanic beach of Iceland's South Coast, on an ATV adventure fit for all......

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Kayaking on Solheimajokull Glacier Lagoon

Get away from the crowd and paddle your way between the ever-changing icebergs at the......

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Horse Riding Tour on a Beach

Mount up and ride the Icelandic horse along a soft black sand beach in South Iceland.  The......

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Lava ATV Tour from Thorlakshofn

Join this splendid three-hour ATV Tour where you head into the lava fields by Þórlákshöfn. You......

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Midnight Sun & Snowmobile | Langjokull Glacier

Embark on a thrilling snowmobile adventure under the rays of the midnight sun on this evening......

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Iceland's Top Sites | 4 Day Super Jeep Winter Holiday

Join us on this unique super jeep tour across the Icelandic highlights and highlands in winter.......

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The Golden Circle | Maximum Group Size of 4

Get the most out of Iceland with a tour along some of its most iconic attractions. On this......

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4-Day Winter Self Drive Tour | Golden Circle, Glaciers and Black Sand Beaches

Immerse yourself in the quiet and frozen nature of Iceland as the Northern Lights dance above......

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4-Day Adventure Tour | South Coast, Thorsmork & Glacier Hike

Join this amazing 4-day summer tour and witness the beautiful Icelandic nature as the midnight......

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Południowe Wybrzeże- wodospady, czarna plaża i wędrówka po lodowcu (mówimy po polsku)

Spektakularna jednodniowa wycieczka dla miłośników przyrody, wzdłuż południowej części Islandii.......

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Flightseeing in South Iceland with the Ice Tunnel

Take to the sky on this flightseeing tour over volcanos, waterfalls, and geothermal hotspots on......

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Private Glacier Hike on Solheimajokull Glacier

Spice up your Iceland vacation with an exhilarating hike across the ice cap of Sólheimajökull......

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Golden Circle Extended | Private Day Tour with the Secret Lagoon

See the famed sites of the Golden Circle, and some extra hidden gems, on this private day tour......

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Minibus tour of the Golden Circle | The Classic Sites and Kerid Crater

Join this tour for an exciting trip to the Golden Circle. See three of Iceland’s most famous......

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Greenland Sailing | 10-Day Photography Workshop

Capture the majestic sceneries of Greenland on this 10-day photo expedition, from Reykjavík to......

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Hunting The Aurora | Northern Lights Sightseeing Tour

See the glowing majesty of the Aurora Borealis first hand with this fantastic Northern Lights......

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Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon and Fagrifoss Waterfall| South Iceland Super Jeep Adventure

Amazing Super Jeep tour. See the breathtaking Fjaðrárgjlúfur Canyon and the beautiful Fagrifoss......

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The Wonders of the Reykjanes Peninsula | Super Jeep Tour

Join this day tour to discover one of Iceland's most overlooked gems, the lava fields of the......

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Southern Iceland Waterfalls and Beaches Day Tour in a new Mercedes Benz V-class luxury minivan

Enjoy the splendours of Iceland's South Coast with this fantastic, privately-guided......

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The 'Full Monty' Private Helicopter Tour

Visit Iceland's most astonishing natural highlights with this private helicopter tour of......

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12-Hour Landmannalaugar Tour & Hot Springs

Take a day of your Icelandic vacation to explore Landmannalaugar and Hrauneyjar, at the edge of......

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Private Golden Circle Tour | With Kerid Crater Lake

Enjoy a customised travel experience in Iceland on this guided Golden Circle excursion with......

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7-Day Laugavegur & Fimmvörðuháls Trek in Huts

Combine two of Iceland’s most popular highland hiking trails, with a week you’ll never forget......

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Mountains & Canyons in South-East Iceland

Join this Super Jeep excursion from the South Iceland town Höfn to visit fjords, waterfalls,......

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The 'Full Monty' Helicopter Tour

Visit the best of which South Iceland has to offer with this soaring helicopter tour; exploring......

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Black Beach Bird-Watching Tour

Embark on a bird-watching adventure out on the open waters, on this two hour RIB boat tour of......

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Full Day Tour to Vatnajokull | Snowmobiling and Sightseeing

Join this tour for a fascinating all-day experience in the raw, natural wonders of Iceland’s......

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4-5 Hour ATV Tour in South Iceland

Don’t miss out on this extended ATV excursion, tailor-made for all athletic and adventurous......

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Super Jeep Tour | Vatnajokull Glacier

Ascend and explore the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, on this thrilling super jeep......

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Golden Circle, South Coast & Glacier Getaway | 3-Day Tour

Join this three-day South Coast adventure tour where you will visit all of the highlights of......

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The Hidden Mountains | Super Jeep Tour From Vík

Visit the hidden mountains surrounding Vík to discover cascading waterfalls, cragged caves and a......

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4-Day Northern Lights Adventure | South Coast with Glacier Hike

Join this incredible 4-day Super Jeep tour exploring the Valley of Þórsmörk where you will......

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Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork | Five-day hiking tour

Immerse yourself in the Highland regions of Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk on this incredible......

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The Wonders of South Iceland Sightseeing Flight

Take this flight-seeing tour over the gorgeous South Coast of Iceland and see for yourself some......

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Iceland in Your Own Way | 9 Hours Guided Super Jeep Trip

Rent your own Super Jeep and guide, and explore whichever part of Iceland you want within the......

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Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Tour | Small Group & a Zodiac Boat Ride

Discover “The Crown Jewel of Iceland,” Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, an area of stunning icebergs,......

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Under The Volcano | Super Jeep Tour from Vik

Explore the incredible world of Iceland's glaciers and volcanoes. On this tour, you'll have an......

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Scuba Diving Adventure | Visit a Shipwreck in Faxafloi Bay

Embark on an underwater adventure in Iceland by joining a scuba diving tour that visits the......

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Night Time Free Dive at Silfra Fissure

Swim like a fish through the crystal clear waters of Silfra Fissure, in Þingvellir National......

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South Coast & Glacier Super Jeep Tour

Explore many of the natural gems that bejewel Iceland’s beloved South Coast with this......

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10 Day Summer Self-Drive in Iceland | Explore the Best Ring Road Attractions in Depth

Enjoy exploring the most beautiful Ring Road attractions in depth, with this ten-day summer......

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Waterfalls and Volcano Adventure | South Coast Super Jeep Tour

Witness the marvellous waterfalls of the South Coast, and travel up the volcano and glacier......

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6-Day Snowmobile Adventure | Highlands Tour

Hop on this fantastic 6-day snowmobiling tour and ride where the pros ride, on the beautiful......

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Exploring the Wilderness | 7-Day Hiking Tour of the Highlands

Join this 7-day hiking excursion to experience the extent of Iceland’s most celebrated volcanic......

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Day & Night | Blue Lagoon Spa & Guided Reykjavik Nightlife Tour

Maximise your travel experience in Iceland by joining this combination tour. Begin by relaxing......

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Golden Circle Super Jeep Adventure with Optional Snowmobiling

Explore the Golden Circle by super jeep, and add on a bonus snowmobile trip on Langjökull......

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Paragliding Tandem Flight in Vik

Take to the skies with a thrilling tandem paraglide ride over the South Coast of Iceland. This......

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Yoga on the Black Sand Beach | South Iceland

Get ready for a unique Icelandic yoga experience on the black volcanic beach in South Iceland.......

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Geothermal Adventure Helicopter Tour

Turn up the heat with this incredible geothermal adventure of the skies, where you'll be flying......

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Golden Circle Day Tour in a Private SUV

Take this SUV tour of the Golden Circle at your own pleasure, for a personal and immersive......

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Eight Hours in Iceland | Customise Your Private Tour in a new Mercedes Benz V-class luxury minivan

Explore the sites of Iceland in your own time and on your own terms. This luxurious tour......

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4-Day Laugavegur Trek in Huts

Immerse yourself in the unbelievable beauty of the Icelandic Highlands with this four-day-trek......

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The Golden Circle & Buggy Tour | Sightseeing Action

Join this small-group combo tour and cruise the famous Golden Circle route before strapping on a......

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