The best way to experience Jökulsárlón

Get a front row seat to the glacial lagoon as you sail among the gigantic icebergs and take in the power and the peace of this magnificent natural phenomenon.

The lake is a result of Breiðarmerkurjökull glacier slowly retreating, leaving in its wake the lagoon and the oddly-shaped icebergs of various sizes. En route to the lagoon you will see some of Iceland’s most magnificent scenery, including the tallest mountain in Iceland, Hvannadalshnjúkur, and the sprawling black sand desert between Skaftafell National Park and the lagoon itself.

Tour duration: 07:30 - 22:00

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Tour availability

15 MAY 31 OCT

Available days:

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Tour details

Duration: 14 hours

07:30 Daily (15 May - 31 August),
Wed & Sat (1 September - 31 Oct)

Tour ID: SRE113

What's included

  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Approx. 30 minutes boat tour
  • Pick up is up to 30 minutes before departure


English, French, German

Additional information:

Remember to bring warm clothing and rain gear.
• English: Daily (15 May - 31 August),
Wed & Sat (1 sept - 31 Oct) &
• German: Tue & Sun ( 15 May - 31 August)*
• French: Sat (15 May - 31 August)*
*Not the boat tour part

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A ghostly procession of luminous-blue icebergs drifts serenely through the 18-sq-km Jökulsárlón lagoon before floating out to sea.



Skaftafell is renowned in Iceland for its agreeable climate and the sunny days in summer. Skaftafell National Park became a part of the larger Vatnajökull National Park in 2008. Within the park lies half of the largest ice cap in Europe, Vatnajökull.



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