Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon - Tours & Excursions

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon - Iceland

Day tours and multi-day tours to the glacier lagoon

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon is located in Southeast Iceland and it's truly a unique place. It's one of Iceland's basics. Experience the floating icebergs and the magnificent Vatnajokull glacier. See a list of tours and excursions to the glacier lagoon here below.

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Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon is the best known and the largest of a number of glacial lakes in Iceland. It is situated at the south end of the glacier of Vatnajokull between the Skaftafell preservation area in Vatnajokull National Park and Hofn.

Jokulsarlon is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Iceland. It first appeared only in 1934-1935, the lake grew from 7.9 km² in 1975 to at least 18 km² today because of the heavy melting of the Icelandic glaciers. At a depth of 250m, Jokulsarlon is now the deepest lake in Iceland. It is only separated from the sea by a short distance, and the combined action of the glacier, the river which empties from the lake, and the ocean may eventually transform it into an inlet of the sea. There are plans to prevent this from happening, since the only road in the area passes over the narrow isthmus.

Jokuslarlon Glacier Lagoon is not far from the Icelandic Ring Road. The lake is filled with icebergs, which are calving off the Breidamerkurjokull Glacier, which is itself a tongue of the immense glacier Vatnajokull.

During summer, you can enjoy a 30 minute boat ride on the lagoon.

We have jeeps and buses of all sizes which can take your group to the glacier lagoon of Jokulsarlon.

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  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon - Minibus Tour

    Two days tour - Glacier Hiking - Aurora Borealis

    Take a two day tour to the amazing Glacier Lagoon which gives you the possibility of experiencing the waterfalls and glaciers of South Iceland, the lagoon filled with icebergs and with a little luck - the northern lights! We will see black sand beaches, glaciers, volcanoes and much more.

    2 days
    Sept - Apr
  • Popular
    Jokulsarlon, Golden Circle and Ice Caving
    87 900 ISK

    Jokulsarlon, Golden Circle and Ice Caving

    South Coast, glacier hiking and ice caving + northern lights tour

    3 days and 2 nights of breathtaking landscapes, hiking on ice-blue glaciers, visiting a crystal ice cave, the Golden Circle and the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. We will search for the northern lights on the first and second evening.

    3 days
    Oct - Mar
  • 10% Sept Discount
    18 900 ISK

    South Coast & Jokulsarlon - Day Tour

    Plus optional boat tour on the glacier lagoon

    Experience the stunning south coast of Iceland. Black sand beaches, waterfalls, glaciers and more. See the floating icebergs on the glacier lagoon and optionally you can take a boat ride on the lagoon and sail around the icebergs.

    ~15 hours
    Apr - Sept
  • From Jokulsarlon
    Winter Ice Caving Tour
    19 990 ISK

    The Ice Queen - Winter Ice Caving Tour

    Glacial blue ice in Vatnajokull Glacier

    Blue ice and crystal caves, are you ready for this ice caving adventure? We pick you up at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon and we go to Iceland's largest glacier and explore it from the the inside. Walking around the ice cave is a once in a lifetime experience, be sure not to miss it.

    ~3 hours
    Nov - Mar
  • Jokulsarlon and Ice Caving - South Coast

    Overnight tour from Reykjavik - 2 days / 1 night

    All-in-one two day package tour from Reykjavik, where we will be chasing blue ice. First, the ice caves, and then the glacier lagoon of Jokulsarlon. We will search for the northern lights when conditions are favorable. Accommodation in a country hotel.

    2 days
    Nov - Mar
  • 6 Days Around Iceland Adventure - Package

    Travel the famous ring road of Iceland in a small group

    This six-day tour is ideal for people who really want to get the most out of their time in Iceland. It gives you the opportunity to travel further, explore more, see more natural wonders and really stray of the beaten track. It ensures that you to maximize your Icelandic experience: packing each day with incredible experiences, awe inspiring nature and exhilarating fun.

    6 days
    Feb - Nov
  • The Ring Road - Package tour

    Northern Lights Minibus Tour - All Around Iceland in 7 Days

    Let’s take an epic journey and circumnavigate the beautiful island in the north, Iceland. This tour lasts for seven days, where we drive around Iceland and discover the mysterious beaten track places during the winter time. We will also visit the most famous places and landmarks that are must-sees for anyone visiting Iceland.

    7 days
    Oct - Mars
  • Glacier Lagoon Sightseeing & Northern Lights

    Two day minibus tour to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

    Affordable two day tour along the famous South Coast of Iceland, all the way to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. You get to see it all: black sand beach, glaciers, lagoons, waterfalls and much more. Operated in a minubus, small groups and personal service.

    2 days
    Nov - Apr
  • South Coast and Jokulsarlon - Overnight tour

    Sail among icebergs - Glacier hike - Minibus tour

    This is an overnight tour along the South Coast, all the way to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. A glacier hike is included, and you get the chance to sail on the glacier lagoon. See glaciers, black sand beaches and see the icebergs up close. One of our bestsellers. Operated in a minibus.

    2 days
    April - Sept
  • Boat Tour Tickets - Glacier Lagoon

    Zodiac Boat Tours in Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon

    Wouldn't it be a breathtaking experience to sail among icebergs? This is possible on Iceland's famous Glacial Lagoon Jokulsarlon. This is a thrilling environment which is constantly changing as the massive glacier tongue retreats. Zodiac Boat Tours are available for all. Affordable prices.

    30-40 min
    Apr - Oct
  • Glacier Lagoon Expedition

    Epic Jokulsarlon Tour by Helicopter

    A very memorable sightseeing helicopter flight towards the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón. During the whole tour the helicopter makes three landings, two of them depend on your own interests. You can upgrade with a glacier hike on a spot that can only be reached by helicopter.

    5-7 hours
    All year
  • Airplane Day Tour Skaftafell & Jokulsarlon

    Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and the South Coast of Iceland

    A full day tour to East Iceland. We fly along the scenic South Coast of Iceland, where we will see glaciers, volcanoes, black sand beaches and much more. We visit Skaftafell National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Optional activities are also available. Experience Iceland from above!

    9 hours
    May - Oct