Black Sand Beach
Reykjavik
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Black Sand Beach tours and experiences

Thanks to its volcanic landscape, Iceland is home to many black sand beaches. The most famous is Reynisfjara, found on the South Coast of Iceland, jus...

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South Coast, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach private tour
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South Coast, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach private tour

Discover some of the most enchanting attractions on this outing along the South Coast, including the Skógafoss waterfalls and Reynisfjara beach.

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Discover the wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park
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Discover the wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park

Discover the Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland and visit small fishing villages, black sand beaches and the iconic Kirkjufell mountain. Book your tickets online today.

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Day tour of the South coast of Iceland
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Day tour of the South coast of Iceland

Join the tour and discover the many amazing natural wonders of the South Coast of Iceland.

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Duration 12 hours

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ATV ride in South Iceland from Reykjavík
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ATV ride in South Iceland from Reykjavík

Discover South Iceland on an adventurous day trip by ATV and see black lava sand beaches, Dyrhólaey peninsula and Douglas DC-3 plane wreck on Sólheimasandur. Book your tickets online with us.

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South Coast tour and ATV black beach trip
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South Coast tour and ATV black beach trip

On this Quad bike tour, you will see all the highlights of the South, waterfalls, black sand beaches and the infamous DC3 plane wreck. All in all this tour is an unforgettable experience of conflicting landscapes where nature envelops the traveler in its warm embrace.

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Duration up to 11 hours

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Private adventure to the Jökulsárlón glacier and lagoon
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Private adventure to the Jökulsárlón glacier and lagoon

Join this private guided tour and explore the south coast of Iceland with visits to the black sand beach, Jökulsárlón and impressive waterfalls.

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Duration up to 12 hours

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Small-group South Coast: glacier, waterfalls and black beaches
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Small-group South Coast: glacier, waterfalls and black beaches

Explore the Icelandic nature at its best on a guided tour of the south shore of Iceland. See glacier, cliffs, waterfalls, black beaches and a lot more!

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Day trip to South Iceland, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach from Reykjavík
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Day trip to South Iceland, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach from Reykjavík

Experience the black volcanic beaches and basalt rock formations of Reynisfjara, breathtaking waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Eyjafjallajökull glacier.

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Duration 10 hours

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Private safari to Eyjafjallajökull and black beach
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Private safari to Eyjafjallajökull and black beach

Head out to admire the famous Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the spectacular black sand beach and walk behind the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfall

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Glacier hiking and South Coast tour from Reykjavík
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Glacier hiking and South Coast tour from Reykjavík

Enjoy a tour of the South Coast in the relaxing comfort of a minibus and enjoy a thrilling adventure climbing waterfalls and hiking a glacier.

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Combine a whale watching tour with a visit to the Whales of Iceland exhibition on your holiday in Reykjavik. Learn about the majestic whales and spot humpback whales, minke whales and white-beaked dolphins.

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Experience the New Years Eve like never before. Get on board a luxury boat with bar and a glass of Champagne to toast the clock as it strikes midnight. And then get ultimate views of the fireworks.

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Tour of the Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon and Kerid Volcanic Crater
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Spend a day discovering some of the most iconic sites in Iceland, including the amazing geysers, Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir and relax at the Blue Lagoon.

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Enjoy an easy to moderate hike in the Landmannalaugar area, walk through lava fields, explore amazing panoramic views and breathtaking colors, and at the end of your hike relax in a natural hot spring like a real Icelandic.

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South shore adventure day-tour
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This tour is a real highlight catcher for anyone wanting to travel to Iceland and see the best of the South Shore and all of the must-see destinations.

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Golden Circle and snowmobile glacier tour
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Explore the Golden Circle and then drive an ATV on the black beaches of Iceland.

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Enjoy a tour to some of the must-see destinations of Iceland and after go on an experience of a lifetime through meadows, lava fields and small rivers with the majestic and beautiful Icelandic horses.

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Join a private tour to the south coast
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Join a private tour to the south coast

Head out on a private guided adventure shaped to your wishes to explore the Snaefellsnes peninsula

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FlyOver Iceland

Soar over the land, sea, and ice without the fear of actually traveling to do so with this immersive flight experience that utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give the guests the feeling of a real flight.

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Jökulsárlón day tour
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Jökulsárlón day tour

One of the longest tours from the capital but also one of the most recommended, visit the stunning glacial lagoon that is constantly changing and step into what feels like another world with hues of blue and mirror-like reflections.

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Mountains and Medows  horse back tour
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Mountains and Medows horse back tour

If you have little experience or have never gone for a ride on an Icelandic horse before, this tour will give you a great chance of what our steeds have to offer.

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Small-group Snaefellsnes National Park tour
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Small-group Snaefellsnes National Park tour

Enjoy a full-day tour from Reykjavik at the Snaefellsnes peninsula and discover every type of natural feature that makes the country famous: waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes, lava fields, cliffs and wildlife.

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Glacier adventure on snowmobile
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Glacier adventure on snowmobile

Explore the Mýrdalsjökull glacier and enjoy a snowmobiling adventure. See the gorgeous Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

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Discover Reykjavik in 60 minutes with a local
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Discover Reykjavik in 60 minutes with a local

Walking through the city, you will discover the city's parks, monuments, and historical architecture through the eyes of a local.

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The inside story

Thanks to its volcanic landscape, Iceland is home to many black sand beaches. The most famous is Reynisfjara, found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vik. The distinctive black sand forms from eroded volcanic rock creating this strikingly unique landscape where the black sand contrasts the white powerful waves of the Atlantic.

With full day trips to multi-stop tours available departing from Reykjavík there is a lot more than just the black sand beach to see. The area also offers some impressive sights including the odd rock face of columnar basalt, looming cliffs, hidden caves and the magnificent Reynisdrangar sea stacks that rise from the ocean at the foot of Reynisfjall mountain.

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Black Sand Beach CX7J+5P Vik, Iceland (black sand beach) Reykjavik