Glacier Tours


Iceland is famous for its majestic glaciers and impressive waterfalls. Therefore this Iceland South coast tour includes it all! You will not only visit two breathtaking waterfalls but will also walk on a glacier. This day tour from Reykjavik takes place in a minibus. It has great value and includes some unique sights. Where else can you stand on 700 years old glacier ice and wander along a beautiful beach the same day?


MB-03 -Iceland South Coast Tour – Minibus Tour with Glacier Walk Included

Iceland South coast tour with glacier walkIn the morning you will be picked up by your guide for the day and you will travel to the lush farmlands of the South of Iceland. This tour takes place in a minibus with a maximum of 16 participants. In this tour you will visit the south most popular sight with a magnificent visit to a glacier.

The first place will be at the breathtaking waterfall Seljalandsfoss. This waterfall is unique as the shape of the cliff over which it falls allows visitors to walk behind the falls. While being behind the falls, enjoy the special perspective to look out on South Iceland´s beautiful landscape through the clear, misty water

Iceland South coast tourWhen in Iceland, it is simply a must to get up close to the massive glaciers. Therefore, the next highlight for today is a glacier walk on Sólheimajökull glacier. This glacier is a part of Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland‘s fourth largest glacier Iceland that covers the infamous volcano Katla. You will spend approximately one hour on the glacier and the walk/hike is easy, with your experienced glacier guide.

After the glacier hike, you head out to the black sand beach of Reynisfjara with its famous basalt columns. There, you will also see the Reynisdrangar basalt rock stacks that rise from the sea, which Icelandic legends say are trolls turned into rock by the rising sun. In addition, on iceland grand tour 21 daysyour way back to Reykjavik you will also stop at the beautiful Skógafoss waterfall and Dyrhólaey stone arch.


Book your Iceland South Coast Tour:

Season: All year
Departure Days: Daily
Duration of the Tour: Approx. 10 hours
Included: Hotel pick up & drop off in Reykjavik, guided tour in a minibus (maximum 21 people), experienced English speaking guide. 1-hour glacier walk, glacier gear such as crampons and hard hats are provided

Requirements for the tour: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants. Moreover, you need real hiking shoes for the glacier hike that have a thick sole and cover your ankle. Ice crampons are provided and they cannot be attached to normal shoes. It is possible to rent hiking shoes for a small extra fee. Minimum age 8 years
Start of the tour: From Reykjavik, pick up from your accommodation or one of the official bus stops

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (MB-03). This guided South coast tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.

We also offer a “standard” Iceland South coast tour without a glacier walk included. You find more details about this tour here.


This tour is available all year. It is one of our most popular day tours both in summer and also in winter.

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