Private SUV South Shore to Vik Day Tour from Reykjavik


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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent), Icelandic (fluent)

Experience what many consider to be the most beautiful part of Iceland

The drive along the south coast of Iceland is one of the most scenic one in the country, and in this tour we will drive as far as the charming village of Vík.

Immerse yourself in the Beautiful South Shore with its powerful and breathtaking waterfalls and glaciers, black beaches, dramatic mountains and incredible rugged and untouched nature.


We start by visiting the Lava Center museum where you can examine the various volcanic eruptions and lava flows, volcanic and rift systems, faults and glacial floods that make Iceland a showcase of volcanism, which is a great way to start the day since we will be driving at much of the area that is explored at the Lava Center.

Along the way we stop at the gorgeous 60m (196 ft. ) high Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which is unique since you can walk behind it and through to the other side (NOTE that during Winter sometimes it is not possible to walk behind the waterfall due to Ice and security reasons).
Our next stop is at the majestic and much-photographed Skógafoss waterfall, with its 60 m (196 ft. ) drop.
Other highlights include the stunning Solheimajokull glacier, and the black sand coastline and impressive Reynisdrangar rock formations, near Vík.
If you do not add any activities to the tour we will visit some extra sights and since this is a private tour we can customize the tour to your needs.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your accommodation.

End location: Drop off at your accommodation.

Duration: 10 hours

Around 10 hours (can be longer if you decide to add some activity to the tour).


This is a private tour in a Land Cruiser 150 33" jeep.

The tour has been set for 3 people in order to maximize everyone's space and comfort. But, I can accommodate 4 people if needed. Please contact me for the details.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Reykjavík
- Private guided tour in a Toyota Land Cruiser 150 (Prado) or similar car with a professional driver/guide
- Admission to sights (where applicable)
- Bottled Water
- Icelandic treats

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4000 ISK - Snacks and drinks.

What’s Extra

Other: Snacks and drinks.
Pick up and drop off from outside Reykjavik.

Lava museum 33 USD per person.

In this tour you have an option to add activity tours at extra cost:
- Glacier Walk
- Glacier Walk and Ice Climbing
- Snowmobile tour at a Glacier
- ATV tour

Bring with you:
- Good and warm, waterproof clothes
- Good shoes, for example hiking or walking shoes
- Camera
- Good mood

A Recent Review of this tour

In addition to this South Shore tour, we also did the Golden Circle tour with Bjorn. The two tours are highly complementary and a perfect package. The natural beauty of the country was simply dazzling and even the bad weather didn't dampen :) our enthusiasm. Bjorn provided an extra delightful dimension with his boundless knowledge of, and enthusiasm and pride in his native land. Add a great sense if humor and total flexibility on Bjorn's part and you have memories for life. Bjorn, we want Michael pics!!
Andrew B.

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