You’ll see the villages and farms of the southern part of Iceland before we arrive at the Eyjafjöll mountain range. In clear weather you can see volcanos and glaciers that have erupted 9 times in the last 50 years, the latest of which was the infamous Eyjafjallajökull eruption of 2010 stranding millions of travellers all around the world. Reynisfjara beach, with its basalt column cliffs, is a particular favourite of the south. The crashing waves of the open Atlantic break on the black sandy beach of Reynisfjara which is incredibly picturesque with its mountainous backdrop. Remember to be extra careful at this powerful beach as the waves are unpredictable and powerful.
We’ll visit the hidden waterfall Gljúfrabúi (Canyon Dweller Waterfall), the famous Seljalandsfoss Waterfall you can walk behind and the magnificent Skógafoss in front of which Jon Snow and Daenerys shared a passionate kiss in the last season of Game of Thrones. These are amongst the numerous characterful waterfalls that we will see from the road on our drive along the old sea cliffs. If it’s very windy you’ll even see a few of them flow upward. The South Coast of Iceland has everything you want to see in Iceland: waterfalls, glaciers, beach, volcanoes, beautiful mountains & farms.
To make this tour even more incredible you have the option of adding a visit to the Iceland Lava show which recreates a volcanic eruption by pouring molten lava (1100°C / 2000°F) into a showroom and over ice. What you witness will be an epic battle between the elements and a unique opportunity to get close to red-hot lava, see it flowing, hear it sizzling, and feel the intense heat that radiates from it.
Our private tours offer flexibility and freedom to veer off the beaten track, change the itinerary due to weather and cater to everyone's culinary interests.
Transfers in a comfy 4x4, English speaking storyteller, and light refreshments during the tour.
Please make sure you dress according to the weather, we recommend layers!