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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
+354 478 2222
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Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
+354 478 2222
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

There is so much natural beauty to see in Iceland, but Jökulsárlón is by far one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen. We spent a decent amount of time there, but it still didn't seem like enough between the crystal beach and...More

Thank RocketSquid
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The glacier lagoons were and still are my number one stop in Iceland. We came here on a 2 day trip with Extreme Iceland and I can only recommend takeing a tour during the winter. The roads were slick and icy. This lagoon is huge....More

Thank Jenna M
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place just blew me away and has become one of my fave places that I have visited anywhere. Had the most amazing clear day when we visited which probably helped but it was just such a beautiful place. Recommend a detour from anywhere to...More

Thank HayleyM15
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Must see place in Iceland. Amazing view. You would like to watch this beauty all day. Maybe it is far from Reykjavik but definitely worths. If you have time, you can stay at Vik and go on your Golden Circle route. Words are not enough...More

Thank Olcayto E
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place completely blew me away. It's a long drive from Reykjavik. Break it up over two, even three days if you can. There are plenty of other sites to see along the way. Sample itinerary: Day 1: Golden Circle + Secret Lagoon Day 2:...More

2  Thank Shrug4
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Jokaulsarlon ice lagoon is a glacial lake filled with a huge number of icebergs, remnants of calvings off the Breidamerkurjokull glacier (a tongue of the Vatnajokull ice cap). From the shore just off Highway 1 you can view and photograph the icebergs as they float...More

1  Thank CliffKol
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We drove in our rental car around 5 hours to get here but it was worth it. Unlike anything I've seen, it's not necessary to pay for a tour, you can get there easily and access the lagoon without a guide.

1  Thank lluukkee1
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Took my breath away. In the top ten things I have seen in my life - and I have travelled extensively. I couldn't stop staring at it. Mesmerising. There are not the right words to describe its beauty. We went for a day trip. Well...More

Thank CSP83
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Just out of this world. The ice was so beautiful and even in November it was not that cold. Just dress for it: Long underwear base + pants, snow pants if you have them. Don't forget your yaktrax too! The beach was beautiful as well....More

Thank Justinkleinman
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This place blew my mind. Unbelievably beautiful! Wish I had more time to spend and take more pics. A must see if in Iceland!

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Alexandria C
About how long do people spend at Jokulsarlon when they visit? With and without the boat tour?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Andrew T | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your onward travel plans but allow at least an hour, can't say about the boat tours since we didn't take one
Hi! I am thinking of going for a day from Selfoss, then spending the night in Vik. Do you recommend doing some kind of tour when you get there or is it something to just explore on your own? I have 2 kids 11 & 13. Thank you!!
7 May 2017|
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Response from Nicoleelise199416 | Reviewed this property |
I definitely think you can explore this area on your own! The beauty of Iceland is that there is so many natural attractions that you don't have to pay for and kids will love it! Across from jokulsarlon is diamond beach... More
Andrew T
Paul, were the tour boats operating? We are visiting 27th April. Thanks Andrew
27 April 2017|
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