At Jokulsarlon Lagoon chunks of blue icebergs float along the shore so close that you can almost reach out and touch them. This glacial lake at the head of Breidamerkurjokull glacier developed as the glacier began to drift away from the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the tongue of the lake, where icebergs break away from the glacier and drift from the lake into the ocean. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, fish, and sea birds, such as arctic tern, who make their home in the lagoon. Walk the length of the lagoon's shore to the black beach, where you'll find icebergs washed ashore. Several tour companies operate boat tours on the lagoon. Add Jokulsarlon Lagoon to your Jokulsarlon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Jokulsarlon trip maker website .
Jokulsarlon Lagoon Tours
South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon Day Tour from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $138
Duration: 14 hours
3-Day Iceland Adventure: Golden Circle, South Coast, Waterfalls & Glacier Lagoon BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $361
Duration: 3 days
Jokulsarlon Lagoon Reviews
This lagoon is filled with icebergs broken of the Breioamerkurjokull arm of the Vatnajokull glacier. The site is amazing. The colours and shapes are awe inspiring. Our tour book said that boat tours o... more »
It’s surreal to see ice bergs broken off a glacier sitting together. Stunningly blue. Take a boat ride with one of the companies to get a closer look. Don’t miss this if you are in Iceland! more »
One of the most beautiful place I have ever seen. Freezing cold amazing views floating glaciers clean air clean weather everything was just woww.
Nothing more to say than 5*... Highlight of this island in my opinion ! Well done nature
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