South Coast & Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Private Super Jeep Tour
This tour takes you to exceptional sights in Iceland: Gigjokull glacier, Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Skogafoss waterfall and black sandy beaches. This day tour offers you a chance to see a wide variety of Iceland’s landscape – glacier, volcano, waterfalls, black beach, all while enjoying the excitement of a Super Jeep ride. Are you ready for an adrenaline boost?
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Small Group
This is probably one of the best ways to rock up your morning, we will have some off-roading action getting to Thorsmork Valley, a beautiful woodland surrounded by rugged mountains and glacial rivers. This valley is only accessible year-round on 4×4 and scheduled buses during the summer months. So get your seatbelt fastened and enjoy some splashing through glacial rivers!
Our super jeep will then take us to Gigjokull glacier, which is a calf glacier of the notorious Eyjafjallajokull (Eyjafjallajökull), the glacier-covered volcano which erupted in 2010. During the eruption millions of litres of melted ice from Gigjokull (Gígjökull) bursted down the mountainside causing massive destructive floods on its way to the Atlantic. We then hop back onto Highway 1 to continue our quest of spectacular waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss (Skógafoss). Seljalandsfoss is just over 60m surrounded by beautiful cliffs and slopes. There is a footpath behind the waterfall where depending on road conditions we can actually take a walk behind the waterfall for a different view. Skogafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland. Also measures around 60m in drop, it boasts a width of 25m. On sunny days it’s not unusual to to see double rainbow through the spray created by the waterfall.We continue towards the east on the south coast to our last stop Reynisfjara. Here we will find not only black beach, but more notably the basalt rock columns and cave, and sea stack.
Highlights of the South Coast & Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Tour:
- Offroading Into Thorsmork Valley
- Eyjafjallajokull Glacier
- Glacial Rivers
- Gigjokull Glacier
- Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
- Skogafoss Waterfall
- The Black Beach
Price is per tour – up to 6 passengers.
For more than 6 passengers please contact us for a quote.
Duration: 8-9 Hours
Pick up: From Hotel / Guesthouse in Reykjavík
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Bring warm clothes and your camera.
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Let the Fun begin!
- Transport by private super jeep
- Professional private guide
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)