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Jokulsarlon Lagoon

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Address: Skaftafell National Park | Route 1, Iceland
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Crystal Ice Cave Tour with Pickup from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
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Guided Glacier Lagoon Tour
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Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and the South Coast Private Tour from Reykjavik

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its an unique and amazing lagoodn near to the glacier. the view is just stunning. easy to find and reach, a must do in iceland. should take a boat trip and explore it to the max... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

its an unique and amazing lagoodn near to the glacier. the view is just stunning. easy to find and reach, a must do in iceland. should take a boat trip and explore it to the max. one of the best place to some pic which will look so stunning,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon is one of this things in life that you will truly never forget. My friend recommended coming here, telling me it was one of the greatest things she saw when she was in Iceland. Thank goodness we took her advice. We drove from Vik, which took about 2.5 hours. We parked in one of the western most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Two of my friends did a polar plunge here and the pictures are amazing. It is really cool to see the icebergs. We went in early September and there were still a lot to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Jokulsarlon was one of the highlights of our trip. We reserved a zodiac ride several months ahead, and it was well worth it, as it took you to the far side of the lagoon and the glacier, and near where the icebergs are most plentiful. I believe the amphibious boats stay on the near side of the lagoon. While we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I thought Jokulsarlon was a beautiful lagoon with unique scenery. We parked amongst the many vehicles, but didn't feel crowded because of the many areas to view this scenery. We did not see a reason to take a boat tour. My Lonely Planet book stated that "Die Another Day" and "Batman Begins" were filmed here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went on the amphibious boat tour which was interesting. In early September, there weren't too many icebergs, however they were still pretty. Not sure how necessary the boat tour was, as you could see most of the icebergs from the shore, but it did give a different perspective. I'd image that at times when there are more icebergs, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a must-see attraction in Iceland, especially because it may not be there forever. The lagoon was formed only about 80 years ago by melting glacier from a nearby mountain, and has been expanding rapidly since. In the near future, the glacier is expected to disappear (and with it the icebergs floating on the lagoon) and the lagoon itself... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This was great. They gave us arctic full body out wear. We were very warm. Bring a good hat and gloves. Amazing blue ice. After the tour walk under the bridge to see diamond beach which is black sand covered with pieces of the ice burg.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Reminded us of our trip to Antarctica. very serene and pretty. Totally different from the other sceneries you will encounter during Iceland. Iceburgs floating around a big blue lake.... just beautiful

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

there are several operators offering aquatic tours of this lagoon. the zodiac tours are more expensive and are harder to book, so we chose the amphibious boat tour that holds more people and goes more often. it was short and silly. after rolling across the rocky earth (which was kind of fun) the boat goes into the water (which is... More 

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