South Coast Classic and Black Beach Ride Tour

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Duration: 11 hours
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Available languages: English
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Lunch not included

On this Quad bike tour you will see all the highlights of the South, waterfalls, black sand beaches and the infamous DC3 plane wreck.

On this extraordinary tour you will ride a powerful ATV over vast black volcanic beach, walk behind thundering veil of water at Seljalandsfoss and absorb the incredible view over Iceland's South Coast from the top of Skógafoss Waterfall.

ATV biking is great way to explore the volcanic black sandy beaches and views of the volcanoes and glaciers along the south coast. Drive to the raw sandy beach, trough small rivers and streams, which derives from the dormant volcano Katla. Make your way to the DC-3 plane wreck from 1973, which was recently featured in Justin Bieber's music video.

On our way back to Reykjavík, we stop by the the powerful Skógafoss Waterfall where a short walk up a flight of steps will reveal one of Iceland’s most scenic views. We then stop at the 60-metre high Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, famous for the hidden pathway behind and around it.

Join our tour and step aboard one of our new buses, fully equipped with WiFi connected computer tablets for each guest. The tablets provide you with a continuous stream of relevant information along the journey with a GPS synced Audio Guide, available with a choice of 10 languages. Along the tour our local hosts will make your experience comfortable and are happy to answer any questions you might have about our peculiar country. In each seat you will also find a USB outlet to charge any of your devices.

All in all this tour is an unforgettable experience of conflicting landscapes where the nature envelops the traveler in its warm embrace.

Please, read:

  • All special clothing and all the equipment needed for the trip is provided so you can enjoy a safe and comfortable ride. No special skills nor former ATV experience is required.
  • You need a valid driver's license to drive an ATV
  • You will be sharing an ATV with someone, however, there is an extra cost if you would like to be a single rider. 

What is included?

  • In bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Finnish)
  • Professional driver & guide
  • Experienced ATV guide
  • Local knowledge
  • ATV equipment and approx 2 hour ATV ride
  • Visit to all the top sites on the South Coast (Seljalandsfoss, Sólheimajökull & Skógafoss)

Excluded:

  • Food & drinks

Additional info

For the meeting point: You can book a pickup service and be transferred to the meeting point from your hotel. If you want to get to the meeting point on your own, remember to be at Reykjavik Terminal 15 mins before the tour departures.

For the In-Bus-Audio-Guide: Bring your own headphones. Otherwise headphones are available for purchase in every bus from our hosts. 

For your comfort: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so be prepared for all weather conditions. Waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves, and warm socks/waterproof shoes are recommended.

For ATV: All equipment is provided including (dry suit, kayak and paddle). It is a good idea to bring some food along the way for when you return from snowmobiling adventure.

Trip Itnerary

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    Reykjavík Terminal

    Tours depart from the Reykjavik Terminal located at Skógarhlíð 10. Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure along with a printed or digital copy of your ticket/voucher. You can book a pickup service and be transferred to the meeting point from your hotel. If you want to get to the meeting point on your own, remember to be at Reykjavik Terminal 15 mins before the tour departures.

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    Sólheimajökull Glacier

    The Solheim Glacier is a magnificent and humbling site to behold. As you walk from the parking lot up the gravel path leading the the face of this glacial tongue extending from Myrdalsjökull, you will witness the glacial bed upon which the Solheimajökull sat not more than 50 years ago. Here you can also see beautiful icebergs revealing deep blue colors that have broken away from the glacier and floated down the lagoon.

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    Black beach ATV ride

    This two hour ride is perfect for those who want a little bit of excitement to the classic south coast of Iceland tour. The tour will take to to untouched nature for a once in a lifetime experience. You will cross small rivers, trickling down from the glacier that lurks in the back and explore the vast black sandy beaches of the Atlantic ocean. The highlight of the tour is a stop at an old plane wreck from 1973.

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    Skógafoss Waterfall

    Along the return trip to Reykjavik, we will stop at the powerful 65 meter tall Skógafoss Waterfall where a short walk up a flight of steps will reveal one of Iceland´s most scenic views of glaciers, volcanoes and black sandy beaches. With viewpoints both above and directly next to the waterfall, photographers will have plenty of chances to capture that unique shot.

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    Seljalandsfoss

    The Seljalandsfoss waterfall is for many guests the highlight of this trip, as you can walk along and behind this waterfall offering a completely unique perspective; just be sure to bring a rain jacket! From here we will spend about 1.5hrs in the coach returning to Reykjavik.

Please note that all times are approximate and depend on traffic conditions and guides availability.

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Tour operates daily at 9:00 (local timezone).

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Pickup point

You can book a pickup service and be transferred to the meeting point from your hotel. If you want to get to the meeting point on your own, remember to be at Reykjavik Terminal 15 mins before the tour departures.

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We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event

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