Private South Shore Adventure

Have your own driver show you Seljalandsfoss, Skógarfoss and the black beach at Vík.

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10 hours
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English speaking driver only unless option with driver guide is picked.

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Perfect for two travellers and two bags. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and two bags.

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These vehicles are Ideal for families. Being both Comfortable and economic they are nice to drive. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and 4 bags.

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SUVs can be better in snowy or icy conditions due to their 4 wheel drive. The size provided by us accommodates up to 5 passengers and 3 Bags.

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For up to 6 passengers. Perfect for families or couples. Your personal driver takes you around in a comfortable way. Mercedes Vito or similar

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For up to 14 passengers. If booked for a smaller group the vehicle type may vary. Your driver is also a guide and explains along the way. Ford Transit or similar.

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For up to ten passengers. The extra big tires make almost to road impassable and allow you to get on glaciers, over mountain roads and through rivers. The model may vary.

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A private tour is ideal for families or groups of friends who simply are looking to have a great time together. Skip the part where you need to wait for a pick up and switch busses and jump right into the adventure with your own driver and vehicle. A luxury which if you are a bigger group is not even more expensive than joining a scheduled tour.

Your own driver will pick you up at 9 am before we leave the city of Reykjavik and descend Heillisheiði plateau. After crossing the city of Hveragerði with its greenhouses we´ll take you along the south coast of Iceland, one of the country´s most scenic region. We will take you as far as Vík, a charming village surrounded by high beautiful bird cliffs.

Along the way we stop at the famous Seljalandsfoss waterfall where you can walk behind the waterfall itself and through to the other side. 

We'll also stop at the majestic and much-photographed Skógafoss waterfall, with its impressive 60 m drop (196 ft). The waterfall has a huge flow of water which on sunny days allows us to see a rainbow or even a double rainbow in front of it.

Since it is a private tour we can also skip the town of Vik and instead add a glacier walk or a snowmobile tour for an additional fee, simply contact us if you want to add these.

En route all day long - stunning views of glaciers, black sand coastline and impressive rock formations. You are back in Reykjavik around 19:00 so you can have dinner back in town.

Included

  • Your own driver and vehicle.
  • Pick up and drop off in Reykjavik.
  • Guidance if you pick the more expensive option.

Tips and Trivia

  • Please stay on the paths for your own safety.
  • Skógafoss was featured in the movie "The secret life of Walter Mitty" as part of Afghanistan.
  • Did you know that the word "geyser" originates from the Icelandic Geysir?
  • If you are coming over the weekend check out our special offers including this tour.
  • Click here for a private tour including Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.
  • Food can be purchased at some of the stops but we always recommend to bring something to drink and snacks.
  • If you want to add some adventure you can join this tour of the south which includes a glacier walk.
  • Check out our Bus Stops in Reykjavík page to find out about pickup in the city center.

Additional Information

Pricing: 

800 € in total for your own driver and vehicle. This is for up to 6 passengers.

1 125 € in total for your own driver guide and vehicle. This is for up to 14 passengers

For bigger vehicles or groups please contact us.

Be aware the tour is bookable until 5 days prior to departure so we have time to arrange your tour. If you want a tour with shorter notice please message us and we will check the availability.

Tip: Remember to dress warmly.

Contact us if your desired date is not available.

Contact us if you want to start and/ or end your tour at the international airport in Keflavik.

Highlights

Skógafoss

This waterfall in South Iceland is one of the biggest waterfall in Iceland, measuring 25 meters wide and approximately 60 meters deep. With so much water flowing down, you will usually be able to see a single or even a double rainbow in front of Skógafoss on sunny days. If you have enough time you can take the stairs to the top of the waterfall and enjoy a great view. The river Skógá ('forrest river') plunges down the former coastline. At the bottom you will find the village Skógar with a popular museum that exhibits Iceland's past.

Reynisfjara

Near Vik you will experience the black beach Reynisfjara. Please be careful when wandering on the beach since the currents can be strong due to the fact that it is the open ocean. By the beach you find the restaurant "black beach" which since it opened a few years ago has become increasingly popular.

Seljalandsfoss

The river Seljalandsá which originates in the famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier plunges down about 60 meters. What makes this waterfall really special, however, is that you are able to walk behind it. Just remember to bring good shoes and a waterproof jacket, you might get wet! The ground behind the waterfall is not paved and uneven so please always be careful.

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Cars

Small car

Perfect for two travellers and two bags. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and two bags.

Medium car

These vehicles are Ideal for families. Being both Comfortable and economic they are nice to drive. Accommodates up to 5 passengers and 4 bags.

Large car

SUVs can be better in snowy or icy conditions due to their 4 wheel drive. The size provided by us accommodates up to 5 passengers and 3 Bags.

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