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South Coast Glacier Tour from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide provided by Reykjavik Sightseeing

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South Coast Glacier Tour from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore natural attraction along the south coast of Iceland on a full-day sightseeing tour from Reykjavik. Take a Sólheimajökull glacier trek with a local guide, visit Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, and pass small villages and farmland in a region where Vikings once ruled. In-bus audio guide is available in 10 languages, and pickup and drop-off is provided from Reykjavik hotels.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Reykjavik Terminal
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Reykjavik Sightseeing
  • 1
    Solheimajokull Glacier
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Seljalandsfoss
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Skogafoss
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Reykjavik Terminal
    Skógarhlíð 10, Reykjavík, Iceland
    The tour will start from Reykjavik Terminal, Skógarhlíð 10, 105 Reykjavik. Please be there at least 15 minutes before your chosen departure time.
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Highlights
  • Take in the landscape as the driver handles the long drive
  • Visit three major natural sights in one day
  • Hear insightful commentary from the guide
  • Travel in a comfortable bus equipped with Wi-fi and USB chargers
Important Information
Departure Point
Reykjavik Terminal, Skógarhlíð 10, Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
11h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • In-bus audio guide with 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Finnish)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Free Wi-fi and USB charger for each seat
  • Entry/Admission - Solheimajokull Glacier
Exclusions
  • In-Bus-Audio-Guide: Please bring your own headphones. Otherwise Headphone are available for purchase on site.
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup is not included with your purchase. SmartBus™ hotel pickup is available at extra cost.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for child aged 10 and under
  • A shoe size of 4 (US) 35 (EU) or larger is required, for crampons
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alex M wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Canada54 contributions28 helpful votes
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our driver Jac and guide Emmilea were fantastic... it was a long day - 9am to 7pm... but full of sights... information and folklore... Jac is a seasoned driver and considering the ice and white-out conditions we encountered... we never felt uneasy... and Emmilea is so personable
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Keiron D wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions
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Amazing tour. Ziggy the guide was amazing, passionate and unbelievably knowledgeable. Really made me see why Icelandic people are as proud as they are about their beautiful country and heritage. Ayyyy ayyy ayyy, so but so relevant. Made me put my seatbelt on everytime he
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TheDampGusset wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom58 contributions41 helpful votes
I have just returned to the hotel and thawed out from a day out in a deep freezer commonly known as Iceland. This is an eerily beautiful country and I have just completed a full days itinerary touring the south coast. I have never been on a coach type tour before so wasn’t quite
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Response from Lovísa H, Service & Quality Manager at South Coast Glacier Tour from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide
Responded 27 Mar 2020
Dear TheDampGusset, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are happy to have contributed to your wonderful experience of Iceland. We hope to see you again in the future :-) Kind regards, The Reykjavik Sightseeing Team
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Eleanor D wrote a review Jan 2020
Durham, United Kingdom11 contributions6 helpful votes
We enjoyed our trip so much. The sights were breathtaking and the tour times excellently to coincide with the limited daylight. The tour guide Siri was fantastic, very informative and very funny. Thank you so much, we will be back.
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Response from Lovísa H, Service & Quality Manager at South Coast Glacier Tour from Reykjavik with Live Guide and Touch-Screen Audio Guide
Responded 26 Mar 2020
Dear EleanorD193, Thanks for your thoughtful review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the tour and that Siri was able to provide an entertaining experience! Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Reykjavik Sightseeing Team
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JJ Travels wrote a review Oct 2019
19 contributions4 helpful votes
This is a full day south coast tour. Unfortunately the weather was not on our side and we were there in the middle of a storm. However, our tour guide made sure we did as much of the tour as we could despite this. We could not go to the glacier or to Vik but we still managed to
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Mimi A
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Toss Up
I’m torn between the overall experience. We saw everything we were supposed to see and got a chance to see the wate
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sarrushii
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recommend
I feel if you get a hire car which we did regardless you could have done this on your own time and terms. The tour
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135larsb
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Lousy service upon cancellation
The operator cancelled our planned tour via e-mail and didn't even try to contact us on the phone. And they were ve
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edelchuanico
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Northern Lights Tour
Thank you for i had a wonderful time in Iceland. There's no boring moment i could say as all your staff knows how t
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amyhughesbug
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Amazing!
We took part in the Into the Ice and Lava combined tour. In both locations the guides were amazing. Very knowled
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petedawn902
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Driver "forgot to pick us up"
After two earlier tours were cancelled due to weather conditions (which I totally understand) we were booked on one
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Bernice W
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Sightseeing in Iceland
We had a very memorable trip with these guys. Fabulous Hans, and Seational Ziggi. What a team. The commentary
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bobgoose
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Very disappointed with trip advisor
I cancelled my trip on government advise that stated over 70s shouldn’t travel but got no refund because it was dec
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Joep G
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Great tours and guides!
During our stay in Iceland we did 2 tours with Reykjavik Sightseeing. The Northern Lights tour and the Golden Circl
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blackchina
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Under the circumstances
Despite the circumstances the tour operator went ahead with the tour. We were kept up to date on cancellation and r
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skk324
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Terrify arrangement
First stop they will send you to bus terminal and group you into a big bus around 50 people in a group. We found o
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marymcrios
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Great View of Northern Lights
Overall we had a great view of the northern lights but the experience was not as listed. There was no wifi on the
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Jimmy E
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A mixed bag
Our Golden Circle excrusion was uneventful. We had several interesting places to visit, even though I fell asleep m
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GeorginaL0
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Good photographs but that’s about it
We travelled around 20-30 mins out of Reykjavík to what can only be described as an off road parking spot where the
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ewanc152020
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Won't regret it
Iceland is anything but boring, nothing is too far away. Great culture, very kind locals all with perfect English.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
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