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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Jokulsarlon, Iceland
+354 478 2222
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US$280.00*
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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour
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US$221.70*
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Private Glacier Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
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US$500.01*
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Small-Group Jokulsarlon Day Trip from Reykjavik
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“boat tour” (192 reviews)
“long drive” (107 reviews)
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Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Jokulsarlon, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Spectacular and famous glacial lagoon, a nearby glacier drops ice into a broad lagoon. Across the highway, there is a black sand beach, sometimes referred to as "Diamond Beach", that the icebergs land on, that beach is an iconic destination for nature photographers. Services here...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed yesterday

Incredible lagoon with beautiful views! The colours of the icebergs are amazing, and if you have the chance, do the zodiac boat ride (May to October only), it is totally worth every penny!

Thank Soulfulimages
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Trekked 2.5hrs through a snowstorm from Skogar and it was totally worth it. Beautiful drive. Absolutely stunning lagoon. Would recommend 100%.

Thank Dmitriy S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Otherworldly, peaceful , amazing . There are not enough words to describe this work of god and nature. Please see it before it disappears

Thank ggsmommy
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is surreal. There is not enough I can say about standing there, in front of the blue ice floating on the lagoon. If you have some time, walk closer to the bridge, where the ice has piled up over the last year or...More

Thank Mirelis P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here for a break while driving from Hverir to the Westman Islands ferry. It's beautiful, but way too many poorly behaved tourists arriving, bus after bus.

Thank samishness
Reviewed 4 days ago

When you stop at this site, you will thoroughly enjoy seeing the icebergs that have broken away from the glacier floating in the lagoon water and eventually out to the sea. This area has sometimes been referred to diamond beach. Colors in the ice and...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

what else can i say, stunning site, to see the progression ice breaking away from the glacier into the lagoon and ultimately to the open sea, amazing!

Thank Craneo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly beautiful. I saw lots of pictures of the lagoon and diamond beach but it was far more spectacular seeing it with your own eyes. It was a long day but the weather was perfect. Very clear and the sun began to set as we...More

Thank raymond910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most beautiful part of the trip! Don’t hesitate the long driving! Is totaly worth it, not only the lake itself but the ride too.

Thank Joanna K
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Lengmui852
7 January 2018|
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Response from Craig T | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid December,Campervan,2nd trip,we did the Ring Rd first time. The tours from the outside looking in seemed rushed,and as I read,and agree with,were in buses,in the dark,foggy windows. If you can and you have... More
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ltompsonny
26 December 2017|
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Response from Mcbz | Reviewed this property |
We had stayed at Horgsland guesthouse. But it won’t fit in your budget. It might cost you around 300aud for 2 nights including breakfast. Around 45 minuets drive from the guesthouse to the Lagoon. No need to travel and stay... More
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Matika M
30 November 2017|
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Response from Jean H K | Reviewed this property |
Hello Matika and all who consider this excursion. Yes, it is definitely worth the trip, and I suggest your own car so you can stay as long or short as you wish on the way. I presume you will go in the summer season and... More
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