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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 478 2222
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Crystal Ice Cave Tour with Pickup from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
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Private Glacier Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik

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Of all the beautiful places I saw on my Iceland vacation, Jokulsarlon was by far the most amazing. Incredibly beautiful. On a basic level, it's a lagoon, with icebergs floating... read more

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Duarte, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of all the beautiful places I saw on my Iceland vacation, Jokulsarlon was by far the most amazing. Incredibly beautiful. On a basic level, it's a lagoon, with icebergs floating on it. But that description doesn't begin to do it justice. It's hard to describe because I've never seen anything like it. This is definitely a must see location.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much natural beauty to see in Iceland, but Jökulsárlón is by far one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen. We spent a decent amount of time there, but it still didn't seem like enough between the crystal beach and glacier lagoon. This is an absolute must-see and a dream destination for photographers. When we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The glacier lagoons were and still are my number one stop in Iceland. We came here on a 2 day trip with Extreme Iceland and I can only recommend takeing a tour during the winter. The roads were slick and icy. This lagoon is huge. You can actually look in from more than one parking area, which are connected by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place just blew me away and has become one of my fave places that I have visited anywhere. Had the most amazing clear day when we visited which probably helped but it was just such a beautiful place. Recommend a detour from anywhere to visit. We didnt do a tour just wandered around the banks enjoying the location. So... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must see place in Iceland. Amazing view. You would like to watch this beauty all day. Maybe it is far from Reykjavik but definitely worths. If you have time, you can stay at Vik and go on your Golden Circle route. Words are not enough for this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place completely blew me away. It's a long drive from Reykjavik. Break it up over two, even three days if you can. There are plenty of other sites to see along the way. Sample itinerary: Day 1: Golden Circle + Secret Lagoon Day 2: Keldur Turf House, Seljalandfoss & Skogafoss waterfalls, plane crash, Vik sandstone beach Day 3: Jokulsarlon... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jokaulsarlon ice lagoon is a glacial lake filled with a huge number of icebergs, remnants of calvings off the Breidamerkurjokull glacier (a tongue of the Vatnajokull ice cap). From the shore just off Highway 1 you can view and photograph the icebergs as they float by on their final journey under the Highway 1 bridge to the Atlantic ocean. Across... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove in our rental car around 5 hours to get here but it was worth it. Unlike anything I've seen, it's not necessary to pay for a tour, you can get there easily and access the lagoon without a guide.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my breath away. In the top ten things I have seen in my life - and I have travelled extensively. I couldn't stop staring at it. Mesmerising. There are not the right words to describe its beauty. We went for a day trip. Well worth it even though it was a long way. Would recommend to everyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just out of this world. The ice was so beautiful and even in November it was not that cold. Just dress for it: Long underwear base + pants, snow pants if you have them. Don't forget your yaktrax too! The beach was beautiful as well. We hiked along the lagoon for quite some time. I don't think I have experienced... More 

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