South Shore Adventure - A Private Day Trip out of Reykjavik


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are welcome. Please let me know if you require a childrens car seat

Friendly: Yes.
Disabled people are most welcome but need to be able to get in and out of the car

Maximum travelers: 3



Icelandic (fluent), Danish (basic), English (fluent)

Black Beach and Waterfalls of the South Shore

This adventure will blow your mind with beauty, diversity and the powerful forces of nature.

We will see waterfalls, black beaches and green fields, but also pass through some of the small villages along the shore where we get the sense of local community.

Enjoy the view from the car and by foot. Feel the power of the ocean as we stroll the black beach and the waterfalls as we enjoy them from diverse angles.


We'll meet in the greater Reykjavík area.

We start the adventure by heading south and passing the geothermal area at Hellisheiði, heading down to Hveragerði, a town of hot springs and greenhouses.

We then head further to the beautiful waterfall Seljalandsfoss. Passing the world famous glacier Eyjafjallajökull we head for another waterfall, the magnificent Skógarfoss.

Our next stop will be at the black beach Reynisfjara, where we will absorb the beauty and power of the sea and surrounding cliffs of Dyrhólaey.

The final destination will be the small town Vík.

At the end, we'll return back to an agreed upon spot in the greater Reykjavík area.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel or any requested place in the greater Reykjavík area.

End location: Drop of at your hotel or any requested place in the greater Reykjavík area.

Duration: 8 hours


We'll use a rented, modern car.

Please note that the cars are standard European size so please let me know if you require a more spacious car.

What’s Included

Other: - My time and service as your private guide
- All private transportation as described in the itinerary

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 ISK - Payments used for coffee and/or snacks, and other personal expenses.
Generally you can pay by card, and most places accept any cards.

What’s Extra

Other: Personal expenses and entrance fees if so desired.

Entrance fees could include stops at museums if so desired, and personal expenses include meals/snacks and shopping at local markets depending on your wishes.


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A Recent Review of this tour

Aslaug is excellent. She was on time, very knowledgeable and a delightful person. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone visiting Iceland.
Paul Kozachenko

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