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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
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+354 478 2222
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Spectacular views of icebergs

We visited here on a 3 day tour. This really is a must see on site in Iceland the views of the many small icebergs in the lagoon as the head for the ocean is quiet... read more

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited here on a 3 day tour. This really is a must see on site in Iceland the views of the many small icebergs in the lagoon as the head for the ocean is quiet breathtaking. There is a small parking area before the bridge and its worth stopping here to get a different view and its less crowded.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lagoon isn't very crowded and is very beautiful. I'd highly suggest taking a walk along the shore and having a picnic as the icebergs turn in the water. Also, keep track of the weather. The sunnier the day, the more beautiful the lake's ice gleams.

Thank Tim W
Ludwigshafen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an unbelievable experience! Wasn't that crowded and weather was perfect. It was also possible to see some seals 💕. Definitely a must see when in Iceland

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stop at the first parking you see when arriving at Jokulsarlon (from Reykjavik direction). Here it won't be as crowded as in the main parking and you have some cool views from the lake with the glacier on the back. You should expect to spend 20 to 40 minutes on this side of the lake. Take your coat, as it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had done my research online and was expecting a long 4.5 hour drive from Reykjavik and although it was long, it was a beautiful drive and it went very quickly. We did this on our second day so it gave us a chance to pinpoint some other destinations and also add a few to our list. We drove past... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Believe the hype and make the journey. We stayed in Vik and then made an early morning drive. A long way but the landscape en route is interesting too. Count the waterfalls! We made it over 70! When you pull into the car park it is hard to believe. The icebergs are actually blue. It is surreal. Visit both car... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an ice caves tours,due to the Tain,caves flooded.we were offered two alternative options.opted for the super jeep tour.well worth the cost and experience.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll tell you this. Arrive by late evening (book previously though). You'll be dressed for the occasion feeling like an astraunate, make sure you rented a zodiac for a full imersion amd there you go. By the time you enter in the boat the silence has already took t he best of you. Took us all, four friends in absolute... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are on the south coast this is definitely worth a visit! We set off from Keflavik early in the morning and arrived at around midday. It was raining and very cloudy on the day we were there however the size and beautiful colours of the ice are spectacular when you see them with the naked eye. We wanted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We debated whether this was worth the 2.5 hr drive each way from Vik and certainly was. Route itself is interesting with loads of waterfalls, a number of glaciers, interesting lava formations and surreal black sand river areas. The lagoon is brilliant. Go to both sides and make sure to visit the beach too. Take extra socks or wellies if... More 

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