Marvel at iconic views on our South coast of Iceland tours
Iceland South Coast tours will take you to the most famous places in the country
This popular destination will offer the opportunity to admire some of the most spectacular landscapes in Iceland. As we travel along the South Coast Highway you will be treated to grand waterfalls, glaciers, black sand beaches, and small villages all waiting to be explored.
During this trip, we will particularly highlight the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, the black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, the town of Vík and the glacial tongue of Sólheimajökull. You’ll have a great chance to see these popular destinations up close with the help of your guide who can give you additional information about each stop.
For those who want to explore a little further along the south coast, why not consider visiting Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and discover what other adventures await you on Iceland’s east side.
Join us on one of our fantastic day trips to the South Coast of Iceland
Travel with us along the famous south coast. Get ready to experience black sand beaches, glaciers, waterfalls and many more.
- 10 hours
- 10 hours
- 13 hours
Activities on the South Coast of Iceland
In addition to visiting beautiful attractions of the Southern Region, there are a lot of exciting activities to experience. Explore crystal blue ice caves of the nearby glaciers, ride Icelandic horse on a black sand beach, see molten lava at Vík lava show or take an ATV ride to the plane wreck.
- 3 hours
- 1 hour
- 1 hour
- 1 hour
The South Coast of Iceland
The South Coast of Iceland is a mesmerizing stretch of diverse landscapes, where rugged coastlines meet majestic glaciers, powerful waterfalls, and black sand beaches. This region is renowned for its natural wonders and has become a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a unique and otherworldly experience.
South Iceland Attractions
One of the most iconic attractions along the South Coast is the stunning Seljalandsfoss waterfall. What sets it apart is the opportunity to walk behind its cascading waters, providing a truly immersive and exhilarating experience. Waters of Seljalandsfoss create a constant mist that paints rainbows on sunny days.
Skogafoss, an awe-inspiring waterfall in South Iceland, stands as a majestic force of nature, plummeting 60 meters over a cliff’s edge. The thunderous roar and perpetual mist create a mesmerizing ambiance, while the picturesque surroundings of lush greenery and a staircase leading to the top offer a truly enchanting experience. Visitors are drawn to the waterfall and the opportunity to stand at its base, feeling the power and magnificence of nature in every thundering drop.
Solheimajokull, a glacier tongue extending from Iceland’s vast Vatnajokull Glacier, offers a striking display of ice and rugged beauty. This frozen wonderland captivates with its otherworldly blue hues and intricate crevasses, creating an immersive experience in the heart of Iceland’s glacial landscapes. The contrast of pristine ice against the surrounding rugged terrain makes Solheimajokull a captivating spectacle, offering a glimpse into the dynamic forces shaping Iceland’s ever-evolving glacial terrain.
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
As you venture further east, the expansive black sand beaches of Reynisfjara come into view, framed by basalt columns and the dramatic Reynisdrangar sea stacks rising from the ocean. The juxtaposition of the dark sands against the roaring waves creates a fascinating and ethereal atmosphere.
Vík í Mýrdal, a charming village nestled along Iceland’s South Coast, beckons with its dramatic black sand beaches and iconic Reynisdrangar sea stacks. The quaint church atop a hill adds a touch of serenity to the rugged surroundings, making Vík a picturesque and inviting destination amidst the captivating landscapes of volcanic terrain and crashing waves.
Why travel to South Coast of Iceland with us
For more than six decades, BusTravel Iceland, a tour operator located in Reykjavik, has been guiding visitors through the stunning landscapes of Iceland. We take pride in our extensive history and renowned reputation, delivering exceptional tours led by our skilled guides who ensure you explore all of Iceland’s greatest attractions.
South Iceland tour is one of our most popular tours. We offer a small group option as well, for those who prefer less hustle and a more personal touch. And for those who would like to make absolutely the most of one day, we have options to combine sightseeing with geothermal bathing at Sky Lagoon or hunting the Northern Lights in the evening.
- 3 hours
- Sep - Apr