Multi Day Tours

2 day South Coast and Blue Ice Cave Tour

See some of Iceland’s most popular attractions, visit a stunning blue ice cave, and get a chance to see the amazing Northern Lights.

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  • Available jan, feb, nov, dec
  • Duration 2 days / 1 night
  • Location South coast of Iceland
  • Number of participants Min. 1, max. 10
  • Age limit 8 years

What you'll experience.

Join this tour along Iceland’s south coast to discover the stunning, unique, natural Blue Ice cave, glaciers, lava fields, volcanoes, strong rivers and magical waterfalls.

After being picked up in Reykjavik in the morning, your next two days will be an unforgettable adventure exploring the many amazing natural wonders of the South Coast of Iceland.

On the first day, visits to the famous waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss are amongst the highlights but you also visit the less known but no less beautiful waterfalls of Gljufrabui, Kvernufoss and Irafoss. The black sand beach of Reynisfjara with its amazing surrounding area completes this exiting day.

After a good rest, your adventure continues the second day where you will visit the beautiful Skaftafell and walk on the Diamond Beach, an amazing black beach scattered with icebergs, next to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. The stunning Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is where huge icebergs float in ice cold water and seals swim around them.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to a natural ice cave in Vatnajökull, Iceland’s largest glacier. The ice in the cave is spectacularly blue and is a very popular attraction.

If you want to enjoy the Icelandic nature to the fullest and to witness one of Iceland’s most incredible natural phenomenon, then you should book this tour now as availability is very limited.

Included in final tour price.

Included

  • Pick up & drop off in Reykjavik
  • 2 day minibus along the South Coast of Iceland
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Guesthouse/hostel in double rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Breakfast
  • Blue Ice Cave Adventure
  • All necessary equipment's for the glacier hike
  • English speaking guide
  • Free Wi-Fi on bus

Not included

  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks

What to bring.

  • Warm clothes
  • Rain gear
  • Good shoes (hiking boots recommended)
  • Camera

Highlights.

  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Skógafoss waterfall
  • Kvernufoss waterfall
  • Reynisfjara black sand beach
  • Jökulsarlon glacier lagoon
  • Blue Ice cave adventure
  • Diamond beach
  • Foss á Síðu
  • Northern Lights (if conditions are favorable)

Itinerary.

Day 1

Once you depart from Reykjavík, you will drive along route 1 passing through small towns and enjoying the beauty of the Icelandic countryside. Your first stop will be at the famous Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which is located right by the Eyjafjallajokull volcano. Remember to ask your tour guide all about the colossal eruption back in 2010. Close by is the beautiful but less known waterfall Gljufrabui.

Next up is the stunning Skogafoss, a drop of 60 m (200ft) of natural raw power that must be seen to be believed. You will then have the additional pleasure of visiting the secret waterfalls of Kvernufoss and Írafoss.

Then it is on to Reynisfjara, a black sand beach nestling under Mt. Reynisfjall - seasonal home to numerous puffins that dive from its cliffs out to sea. The Black basalt columns there are simply amazing and the famous Reynisdrangar seas stacks are always a sight to see.

At the end of the day, your accommodation awaits which is located next to the village of Kirkjubaejarklaustur. On the way there and during the night, we will look out for the Northern Lights if conditions are favorable.

Day 2

Today, you set off in the morning for a totally unique experience. A visit to a stunning Blue Ice cave will be the highlight of the day.

You start by driving to the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. This famous lagoon is filled with huge chunks of ice that have crumbled from Breiðamerkurjökull glacier and float slowly out to sea. Some icebergs wash on shore, lying on the vivid black sand like diamonds. Your Ice cave adventure will begin there.

The ice caves only form in the winter when glacial water freezes to create this unique natural phenomenon. Each season, the local glacier experts find the best caves to visit in an enjoyable and safe way. From the glacier lagoon, they drive you through the Icelandic highlands in a special Super Jeep to the ice cave. There you will have about an hour to explore and enjoy the magical blue caves. Please do not forget to bring your camera!

After this unforgettable adventure, you drive back to the Jokulsarlon where you join the bus again. From there, you drive to the Skaftafell national park where the amazing views will take your breath away!

On the way back, you will of course be able to enjoy the beautiful nature of the South Coast and to make a quick stop in Vik village for some refreshments, while keeping an eye out for the Northern lights if conditions are right.

Tour operator

This tour is operated by our friends at Nicetravel. A family run tour operator that aims to offer personal service and creating memorable experiences for their guests. Their motto is simply: “be Nice”.

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