1. Iceland
  2. Reykjavik
  3. Black Sand Beach, Iceland

South Shore Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

Product ID: 27948
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Enjoy a scenic coach tour of Iceland’s South Shore and stop to walk behind Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall. Explore the black sand coast and impressive Reynisdrangar rocks.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the small town of Hvolsvöllur between the inland swamps of Landeyjar
  • Walk behind the cascades of Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall
  • Admire the Skógafoss Waterfall, with one of the biggest water drops in Iceland
  • Go the southernmost village of Iceland at Vik and see the beach that "Islands Magazine" named one of the 10 most beautiful in the world
  • Marvel at the basalt sea stacks of Reynisdrangar, situated under Reynisfjall Mountain
Full description
This full-day coach tour of Iceland’s stunning South Shore from Reykjavik is ideal for nature lovers, as you will drive through one of the country's most scenic regions, reaching as far as Vík, surrounded by high cliffs that attract an abundance of birdlife.

Departing from Reykjavik, you will drive to the gorgeous Seljarlandsfoss Waterfall, unique in the fact that you can walk behind it through to the other side. Continue to the majestic, and much photographed, Skógafoss Waterfall. Located on the former coastline of Iceland before it receded seward, the 200-foot (60-meter) drop is one of the biggest in the country. Continue through the glacial landscape of Mýrdalsjökull Glacier, where the icecap covers the active Katla volcano.

Drive along the black sand coastline, where the beaches are formed out of black basalt, and see the impressive Reynisdrangar rock formations near Vík, the southernmost village in Iceland. Located on the main road that circumnavigates Iceland, it’s approximately 110 miles (180 kilometers) from Reykjavik, where you will head back at the end of a long but awe-inspiring journey.
Includes
  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up from accommodation

When you get there

Meeting point

The main departure point for Reykjavík Excursion day tours is from the BSI Bus Terminal. Please be ready at the BSI Bus Terminal 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

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Know before you go
• English: Daily (all year)
• German: Friday (all year)
• French: Wednesday (all year)
• Scandinavian: Tuesday (all year)
• Spanish: Monday (1st May - 15th September)