Black Sand Beach
Reykjavik
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Black Sand Beach tours and experiences

Thanks to its volcanic landscape, Iceland is home to many black sand beaches. The most famous is Reynisfjara, found on the South Coast of Iceland, jus...

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South Coast, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach private tour
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South Coast, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach private tour

Discover some of the most enchanting attractions on this outing along the South Coast, including the Skógafoss waterfalls and Reynisfjara beach.

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Discover the wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park
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Discover the wonders of Snæfellsnes National Park

Discover the Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland and visit small fishing villages, black sand beaches and the iconic Kirkjufell mountain. Book your tickets online today.

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Day tour of the South coast of Iceland
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Day tour of the South coast of Iceland

Join the tour and discover the many amazing natural wonders of the South Coast of Iceland.

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ATV ride in South Iceland from Reykjavík
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ATV ride in South Iceland from Reykjavík

Discover South Iceland on an adventurous day trip by ATV and see black lava sand beaches, Dyrhólaey peninsula and Douglas DC-3 plane wreck on Sólheimasandur. Book your tickets online with us.

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South Coast tour and ATV black beach trip
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South Coast tour and ATV black beach trip

On this Quad bike tour, you will see all the highlights of the South, waterfalls, black sand beaches and the infamous DC3 plane wreck. All in all this tour is an unforgettable experience of conflicting landscapes where nature envelops the traveler in its warm embrace.

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Duration up to 11 hours

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Private adventure to the Jökulsárlón glacier and lagoon
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Private adventure to the Jökulsárlón glacier and lagoon

Join this private guided tour and explore the south coast of Iceland with visits to the black sand beach, Jökulsárlón and impressive waterfalls.

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Small-group South Coast: glacier, waterfalls and black beaches
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Small-group South Coast: glacier, waterfalls and black beaches

Explore the Icelandic nature at its best on a guided tour of the south shore of Iceland. See glacier, cliffs, waterfalls, black beaches and a lot more!

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Day trip to South Iceland, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach from Reykjavík
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Day trip to South Iceland, waterfalls and Black Sand Beach from Reykjavík

Experience the black volcanic beaches and basalt rock formations of Reynisfjara, breathtaking waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Eyjafjallajökull glacier.

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Duration 10 hours

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Private safari to Eyjafjallajökull and black beach
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Private safari to Eyjafjallajökull and black beach

Head out to admire the famous Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the spectacular black sand beach and walk behind the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfall

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Glacier hiking and South Coast tour from Reykjavík
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Glacier hiking and South Coast tour from Reykjavík

Enjoy a tour of the South Coast in the relaxing comfort of a minibus and enjoy a thrilling adventure climbing waterfalls and hiking a glacier.

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Travel to Reykjavik center from Keflavík International Airport quickly and comfortably. Enjoy reliable transfer service and avoid hassle on the first day of your holiday.

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Enjoy an easy to moderate hike in the Landmannalaugar area, walk through lava fields, explore amazing panoramic views and breathtaking colors, and at the end of your hike relax in a natural hot spring like a real Icelandic.

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Tour of the Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon and Kerid Volcanic Crater
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Visit Iceland's Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon in one day with admission tickets included. Stop at the spectacular Kerid Volcanic Crater.

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The inside story

Thanks to its volcanic landscape, Iceland is home to many black sand beaches. The most famous is Reynisfjara, found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vik. The distinctive black sand forms from eroded volcanic rock creating this strikingly unique landscape where the black sand contrasts the white powerful waves of the Atlantic.

With full day trips to multi-stop tours available departing from Reykjavík there is a lot more than just the black sand beach to see. The area also offers some impressive sights including the odd rock face of columnar basalt, looming cliffs, hidden caves and the magnificent Reynisdrangar sea stacks that rise from the ocean at the foot of Reynisfjall mountain.

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Black Sand Beach CX7J+5P Vik, Iceland (black sand beach) Reykjavik