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Private South Coast Tour

Black Sand Beaches and Glacial Views

A beautiful day through a scenic landscape of black sand beaches, glacier views, and picturesque waterfalls

Skógafoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Beach and view towards the Sólheimajökull Glacier are among the highlights, but the day is full of endless nature wonders that we enjoy driving by or walk around in. We visit the village of Vík which by many is considered one of Iceland’s most beautiful location, right by the southernmost point of the island and facing the Atlantic.

This is a genuine relaxing sightseeing day spent basking in Iceland’s picturesque nature. The day provides endless photo opportunities where black sand deserts, terrific cliffs, farms, and small villages will capture your eye. We arrive back in Reykjavík early in the evening.

The tour guides are local experts that know the area like the back of their hands and are storytellers at heart.  Taking the Private South Coast Tour is an exclusive way to experience this “must see” area.  You control the pace and focus according to your interests and you have complete access to your private guide.

The tour is a private excursion customized to your needs, for example to Cruise Ship arrival and departure.

 

Tour description

The tour starts by driving towards the south coast of Iceland. The guide will inform you of the geology, history and nature of the area on the way, and answer all your questions, to his best knowledge. The first stop is at Hveragerði Village where you will have a change to get some snacks for the road. After about 2 hours drive we stop at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, a picturesque waterfall with a path behind it. The path is usually open in summer, but often closed in winter due to icing. A short distance from Seljalandsfoss we will find Skógafoss Waterfall, a very popular destination in the south.

Among other attractions visited in the day is Sólheimajökull Glacier, Vík Village and Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. We will enjoy a lunch break in either of these locations. The Glaciers and mountains surrounding the black beaches in the Vik area provide stunning views and unforgettable photo opportunities. The tour ends with a relaxing drive back to Reykjavik.

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We charge a 20% deposit on our website for securing a seat on our tours. The remainder of the cost (80%) is then charged upon arrival. You can pay with cash or card upon arrival. We accept all major cards and currencies. The deposit is non refundable, but can be forwarded to a new booking (either a new tour or a new date of departure). The reason we do not refund the deposit is that costs for the booking have already been created, we have credit card fees, online advertising costs and service desk employees.

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We will pick you up at your accommodation or other predefined location. You select the Pick-up location upon booking your tour.

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No worries, it is a private tour. If you know you will be running late, please contact us as soon as possible. We can either postpone the tour or change the schedule, depending how late you are.

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If we cancel the tour, you will receive an email and offered to reschedule. If rescheduling does not work out, we refund the booking.

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Yes, please bring your ticket, you can either have it on your phone/tablet or print it out. Make sure the QR barcode is visible and readable.

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Price from

9.468 ISK per person

Location

Reykjavík

Highlights

  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Skógafoss Waterfall
  • Glacier and Ocean view
  • Reynisfjara Black Beach
  • Vík Village

 

Available

All Year

Departure

09:00 AM or upon request

Departure time

09:00 or upon request

Duration

11 Hours

Included

icon v Free WiFi on board
icon v Fully guided tour
icon v Transport in Comfort Vehicle
icon v Pickup at your Accommodation

Note

  • Due to weather or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation
  • Changes to itinerary or cancellation are notified only via email, so be careful to use a functional email and follow it on departure day
  • During the tour we break for refreshments at a local restaurant or café
  • Refreshments are not included in Tour Price
  • We return at least 30 minutes before Cruise Ship departure time, if needed

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Walking shoes
  • Water bottle and refreshments
  • Camera