Amphibian Boat Tour on Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

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Duration:
40 minutes

Availability:
May – Sep

Difficulty:
Easy

Pickup:
No

Min. age:
No limit

Region:
South

from 5.800 ISK

Jump aboard this incredible boat trip in one of the world’s most inspiring places: the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Cruise between the huge icebergs in the picturesque scenery of Jökulsárlón. On this amphibian boat tour, you get to taste the 1000-year-old ice and if you are lucky you might even see some seals.

This tour is perfect for families, friends or solo travelers.

Why you’ll love this tour

  • You will spend 35-40 minutes exploring the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and get the essential Icelandic experience and get to know more about glaciers, the lagoon, and local history.
  • You will have the opportunity to taste the 1000-year-old glacier ice.
  • You will have the opportunity to see many seals playing in the lagoon or basking on the icebergs.
  • Many of our guests have told us that this unique day tour is one of the most memorable experiences of their entire Iceland vacation.

What’s included?

Activities and gear

✔️ Guided amphibian boat tour

✔️ Life jacket

 

Staff & experts

✔️ English speaking local expert guides

Highlights

  • Amphibian boat experience

  • Glacier lagoon excursion

  • Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

  • Vatnajökull

  • Breiðamerkurjökull

  • Diamond Beach

* Sights can vary according to the passengers’ fitness and the conditions.

Itinerary

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Before this tour, please meet at the café at Jökulsárlón 20 minutes before your departure, where you can exchange your vouchers for amphibian boat tickets. From here, you will proceed to board the amphibious vessel on land and wait for it to drive into the lagoon.

When immersed in the lagoon, with huge icebergs surrounding you from all angles, you will experience a different kind of beauty; this stunning environment is simply breathtaking.

You will spend 35-40 minutes exploring the glacier lagoon. Your English-speaking guide on board will tell you all about the area’s history and future. You will have an opportunity to taste the glacier ice; considering it is thought to be a thousand years old, this is quite the special experience.

As you cruise through the lagoon, you’ll probably see many seals. These adorable creatures call Jökulsárlón home, and they can often be seen playing in the water or sunbathing on the icebergs.

The glacier lagoon is considered by many to be the most beautiful sight in Iceland, and an amphibious boat is one of the best ways to view it in all its glory.

Local advice: Once the tour is complete, take a walk to the Diamond Beach to see where the icebergs wash up after reaching the sea.

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Important notes

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The following is important information applicable to our Jökulsárlón boat tours. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone, we are here to make your tour exceptional!

Operation:
This tour is operated by our trusted partner. We have carefully selected our trusted partners.

Meet on location:
Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure.

Booking:
Jökulsárlón boat tours are very popular and we have many days when all available seats are booked out. Please book your tour early to avoid disappointment. You can book this tour online using the booking form or just call our office. We typically respond to phone calls from 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM GMT – if you do not reach us, please send an email and we will reply your message as soon as possible.

Prices:
All prices are per person. We accept payment by major credit and debit cards with no additional fees. Gratuities are not included.

Tour itinerary changes:
At all times your safety is our first priority. You can expect any kind of weather in Iceland. For this reason, the tour itinerary may be subject to change the sights without notice or the tour might be canceled due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances. If the timing changes, we will need your valid mobile phone number to contact you and inform you of the time change. Please don’t forget to fill out your phone number on the booking form. If the tour is canceled, you can choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your tour for another day. We make every effort to avoid any such changes wherever possible.

What to bring:
Since the weather is unpredictable, always bring comfortable outdoor clothes, warm layers, with waterproof and windproof outer-layers. Jeans are not suitable clothing; waterproof jacket and shoes and a warm sweater are highly recommended. It’s best to wear waterproof boots. Bring some snack or packed lunch. Bring your personal daily medications if required.

Medical conditions:
Please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.

Payment and cancelation:
Full payment is required at time of booking to secure your place. We require 24 hrs notice of cancellation for a refund. Any cancellation made within less than 24 hours prior to departure will be fully charged.

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