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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Jokulsarlon, Iceland
+354 478 2222
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Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Jokulsarlon, Iceland
+354 478 2222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My heart pumping and my voice singing literally! So excited to see icebergs! Out on a boat to get up close and personal with these beauties! A glacier lagoon, with a massive glacier feeding the waters, carving off icebergs! Had a taste of ice, 1000...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The boat trip around the lagoon was great. The tour guide was friendly, the scenery was stunning and the boat trip definitely provides you with an up-close view of the glaciers! We even saw a seal. The whole thing ran smoothly and I would definitely...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The lagoon is stunning. You MUST take the duck boat tour out into the lagoon ... in addition to seeing glacier pieces up close and personal, you'll have a chance to hold and taste a glacier fragment. We were treated to a number of the...More

Thank chervew
Reviewed 4 days ago

So neat to see icebergs floating towards the sea. We were even lucky enough to see a seal in the lagoon.

Thank mslearman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the most stunning place I have ever been. It's magicial. I.would highly recommend making the trip down the south coast. The diamond beach is beautiful too. Not many icebergs when we were there in March but still stunning. More toilets are needed at...More

Thank Miriam C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Glacial lagoon ... The melting Glacier meets the Atlantic Ocean creates a lake which has icebergs floating ... You take a amphibious vehicle that floats amongst the icebergs And you are stunned !! We were reminded of that Sound of Music song ... Coz somewhere...More

Thank Sujeet K
Reviewed 6 days ago

this is an amazing place to visit. we never get to see icebergs and to see them close up is amazing! it's just a fantastic place to visit...far away though!!

Thank jolynm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Somehow I booked the wrong date for the amphibian boat tour and didn't realize until we arrived that our booking was incorrect. I was not sure what to expect when approaching the ticketing counter but the service rep was great and got us into the...More

Thank matt h
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had driven through the night and happened upon this little lagoon that looked like a perfect place to snooze in the car. As soon as the tours opened, I took a boat around the lagoon and thoroughly enjoyed it. Good food and coffee to...More

Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorite places in Iceland. I loved seeing the icebergs in the lagoon and don't miss the black beach across the road where chunks of ice wash ashore. If you are a photographer you will go crazy here. It's great! There...More

Thank justinehresman
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22 June 2017|
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Response from GLI_CustomerService | Property representative |
The Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon can be visited all year round. The daylight hours are still long during the month of August and yes, plenty of ice flows and boat rides
7 June 2017|
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Response from Kwdrunner | Reviewed this property |
The zodiac boats only run May - September, so I would recommend during those dates.
Alexandria C
14 May 2017|
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Response from GLI_CustomerService | Property representative |
The stop at the glacier lagoon is normally 1 1/2 hours