Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon

4.8
#2 of 40 in Outdoors in East Region
Favored by photographers and nature lovers, Diamond Beach is a strip of black volcanic sand. Huge chunks of ice from the neighboring glacier lagoon wash up there on shore. The beach is also home to many seals and one of the best places in Iceland for whale watching from the shore. Add Diamond Beach and other attractions to your Jokulsarlon trip itinerary using our Jokulsarlon trip itinerary planner.
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  • Perfect place to take pictures. The contrast between the super clear and smooth pieces of ice and the jet black sand really makes the ice pop. Not to mention the water and waves add a bit of color. It...  more »
  • The beach of black sand with the pieces of glacier in the process of melting. One of the most beautiful sites in Iceland. Beautiful atmosphere and beautiful photos...
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