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RVK: Glacier Hike, South Coast Waterfalls & Black Sand Beach

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Discover what it's like to walk on Sólheimajökull glacier and visit the main attractions of the south coast of Iceland, two amazing waterfalls and the Black Sand Beach on this day trip from Reykjavik.


  • Experience the thrill of hiking on the breathtaking Sólheimajökull glacier
  • Admire panoramic views of Iceland's southern coast on the drive from Reykjavik
  • Witness two of Iceland's most famous waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss
  • Snap a photo and enjoy a stroll on the Insta-famous Reynisfjara black-sand beach
  • Marvel at the centuries-old ice of the Sólheimajökull glacier on a guided hike


Experience the magic of Iceland's south coast in a single day on this incredible adventure from Reykjavik. Get up close and personal with a glacier, explore iconic spots, and discover the natural wonders that define this breathtaking region. Marvel at the mesmerizing Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, where you can even walk behind the cascading waters at Seljalandsfoss – a truly unique experience. Dive into the stories and legends that envelop the mighty Skogafoss waterfall, adding an extra layer of intrigue to your journey. Embrace the Insta-famous Reynisfjara black-sand beach, where you'll enjoy a leisurely stroll along the striking black sands while gazing at the magnificent rock formations that stretch out into the sea. The main adventure awaits at the Sólheimajökull glacier, where you'll gear up with harness, crampons, an ice pick, and a helmet. Embark on a short hike to the glacier's base, then ascend onto the ice for an exhilarating glacier hike filled with twists, turns, and panoramic vistas that will take your breath away. Throughout the day, soak in the picturesque scenery as you travel along the southern coast of Iceland, treating your eyes to rugged landscapes and dramatic cliffs that make this country truly one-of-a-kind. When the adventure concludes, you'll head back to Reykjavik with memories that will last a lifetime. So, don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to experience the beauty and thrill of Iceland's south coast in a single unforgettable day!


Use of glacier equipment, crampons, and helmets Wi-Fi Qualified glacier guide

Important Information

  • You will have to hike for around 3 hours on uneven ground wearing crampons

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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