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South Coast of Iceland - Private Day Tour from Reykjavik

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Waterfalls and glaciers of the South Coast are one of the main attractions of Iceland. This journey will take place along the lowlands of the southern coast, where landscapes make all possible forms: from farmlands to pristine glaciers, dramatic rocks at the ocean coast and rampant waterfalls. We are confident that having gone on a trip along the southern coast, you will get inspired by the harsh beauty of Iceland and will fall in love with its ancient and beautiful history. After all, behind each of these delightful places are no less appealing sagas and legends.
Visited places:
• Seljalandsfoss and Gljudrabui waterfalls
• Skogafoss waterfall
• Dyrholaey South Cape of Iceland
• Reynisfjara black sand beach
• Solheimajokull glacier (no glacier hike)
Highlights
  • Explore Iceland’s south coast by Jeep or minibus with your private guide
  • Visit remote attractions: Dyrhólaey coastline and Skogafoss waterfall
  • Sweeping views over Iceland’s soaring cliffs and black-sand beaches 
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from your Reykjavik hotel
What to Expect
Your tour starts with morning pickup at your Reykjavik hotel in your Jeep or minibus and a drive along the Hellisheidi mountain pass. Enjoy sweeping views over the geysers, lava fields, and volcanos, and listen as your private driver and guide sheds light on the region’s geothermal activities.
First, traverse the lowlands to the Skogafoss and Séljalandsfoss waterfalls, and stand behind Séljalandsfoss’ cascading waters. You have time to explore on foot.
Next, head past Solheimajokull glacier to the high, rocky promontory of Dyrhólaey. Here, watch the Atlantic waves washing over the black sands below and gaze across the Mýrdalur valley range.
Continue on to the shoreline at Reynisfjara—one of the finest black-sand beaches in Iceland—and stop for a coastal walk with your private guide.
When your time at Reynisfjara comes to an end, you are dropped at your Reykjavik hotel to conclude your tour.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive, but an amazing place to visit. It is well worth the cost. Pristine and the best water ever. Four days is ideal

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank triggerfish2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a 5 star tour experience we had on the Private Day Tour of the South Coast of Iceland provided by this company. Egill, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, kind, considerate, patient, with an ever watchfull eye on making sure we were safe, comfortable and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank hughespie
Reviewed 6 June 2019

my family of 5 did 3 day tours with sergei: south coast, golden circle, and peninsula and it was incredible. sergei is absolutely fascinating to listen to and learn from. he has an endless amount of knowledge of geology and history. we also loved his...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank t m
Reviewed 10 April 2019

What a phenomenal visit. Denis picked us up at our hotel and was very solicitous about being comfortable – with temperature, seating arrangements, driving, music, etc. Even though it’s a long drive to get to the first destination (about 1.5 hrs), Denis spoke freely about...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank lovetravel1996
Sergei S, Owner at Top Iceland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2019

Thank you very much for your great review and describing personal experiences during the day. We are happy that you enjoyed a trip to the South Coast with Denis, did not fill rushed but safe for a whole day. :) Best regards, Sergei Shramko.

Reviewed 9 April 2019

Had the most incredible tour of the South Coast with Sergei! It was the best day of our time in Iceland! We experienced so much in one day! Lifetime memory for me and the others in my group! Sergei was so accommodating and arranging the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SusanShortGreen
Sergei S, Owner at Top Iceland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2019

Dear Susan, Thank you for the review and your group for the South Coast taken with us. Nice to know that you have good memories and pictures taken during a day. And indeed, we shall be happy to assist again, if you have a chance...More

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is it posible to combine the Golden Circle and South Coast tours. How much daylight will we get in early December. Does the South Coast trip have any alpine type windy roads across the passes?
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