PRIVATE SOUTH COAST TOUR

Please note that only one extra activity can be added to the tour, however we always give you several options to choose from during the booking process.

Availability
All year

Price
145.000 ISK

Departs from
Reykjavik

Duration
10-11 hours

About the tour

We leave the capital area behind and we will soon reach the countryside. Along the way, we can see Hellisheiðarvirkjun, the geothermal power plant for Reykjavik. It is located in Hengill, a high-temperature area that provides the capital area with hot water and electricity. Steam is billowing up everywhere. 

As we venture south, we will drive through the typical lowlands of this area. In the distance, we can already see the mountains and the ice cap of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier. On sunny days it is also possible to see the Westman Islands shimmering in the Atlantic Ocean. 

Skogafoss Waterfall
Our first stop is Skogafoss Waterfall. It is one of the most iconic waterfalls in the country and was even featured in Game of Thrones. Its 60 meters drop will keep you speechless for sure. Your guide will tell you all about the hidden treasure chest behind the waterfall and with some luck, you will be the first one to find it. 

Reynisfjara black sand beach
Now it’s time to hit the road again. After a short ride, we stop at Reynisfjara black sand beach. The beach was once rated as one of the ten most beautiful places in the world and as soon as you put a foot on the beach, you will know why. Basalt columns and the well-known Reynisdrangar rock formations await you. Your guide will tell you all the interesting stories and sagas that are connected to this place. 

Vík í Mýrdal
Having now reached our most southern point, this charming fishing village is the center of the southern region. On the tour, we will pay a visit to the church where we can enjoy a great view of the coastline.

Sólheimajökull Glacier
Besides waterfalls, Iceland is also known for glaciers. 11% of the country is covered by ice. Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier coming down the fourth biggest glacier of Iceland, called Mýrdalsjökull.

Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Heading back in the direction of Reykjavik, our last stop will be the ever-popular Seljalandsfoss waterfall. The waterfall lays underneath the well-known Eyfjallajokull, the volcano that erupted in 2010. If conditions allow, we take a walk behind the waterfall’s curtain before paying a visit to its nearby cousin Gljúfrabúi, found hidden from view in the mountainside.

To make the best out of your day, we can add different extra activities to the tour. Just choose the one you like during the checkout process:

  • Snowmobiling: South Iceland is certainly spectacular from “below” but nothing tops experiencing it from “above”. Our snowmobile tour goes to the top of Mýrdalsjökull glacier – an icecap covering one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes, Katla. Explore and experience the wilderness and the breathtaking views over South Iceland.
  • ATV/Quad Tour: This tour will give you the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent and unique landscape formed by the volcano Katla which now lies dormant under the icecap Mýrdalsjökull. Weather and visibility allowing, a great view of the glacier and along the coastline to Dyrhólaey can be enjoyed.
  • Private Glacier Hike: We put on our glacier equipment and take our first steps on the glacier. Explore the different shades of the glacier ice while you walk alongside crevasses and water cauldrons. We try to drink fresh glacier water and make plenty of stops for photo opportunities. 

Tour Highlights

Skógafoss waterfall

Reynisfjara black sand beach

Vík í Mýrdal

Sólheimajökull glacier

Seljalandsfoss waterfall

Gljufrabui waterfall

Tour Details

Duration: 10h

Price: 145.000 ISK

Season: all year

Tour type: Private tour

Inclusions

Pick-up and drop-off in Reykjavik

Knowledgable English speaking driver-guide 

Free Wifi

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

In case the departure times don’t suit your plans, just give us a call or send us an email and we will arrange the whole trip in a way that suits your needs. The tour is suitable for groups of up to 8 people. The price is per car, not per person. If your group exceeds 8 people, please send us an email and we will make you an offer. 

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