South Coast Highlights & US Navy DC-3 Plane Wreck

After being picked up from your selected pickup spot in Reykjavik, you will depart the capitol and be taken along the main ring road that runs along Iceland's southern coast.After being picked up from your selected pickup spot in Reykjavik, you will depart the capitol and be taken along the main ring road that runs along Iceland's southern coast. You will drive past moss-covered lava fields as well as quaint farms and villages going through the area rich in viking history, heritage and folklore. Eventually going by several major volcanoes such as Katla, Hekla and the famous Eyjafjallajökull. With luck on clear days you will have a view of the Westman Islands just off the coast. The first stop will be Seljalandsfoss waterfall a majestic site with a path that leads visitors behind the cascading water. If it is not frozen during the winter time we will be able to walk behind the 60 metre waterfall admiring the landscape from here is truly an unforgettable experience. A three minute walk brings you to Gljúfrabui another spectacular waterfall. Uniquely hidden inside of a cave make sure to have waterproof gear and boots to get close to this one! 30 minutes from our previous stop is the other famous waterfall Skógafoss, with a drop of 60 metres and a width of 25 metres. It is possible to climb 572 steps to the top to view the magnificent vista and rainbows above. After exploring the beautiful waterfalls of the South coast you will spend the rest of the day visiting glaciers and the black sand beaches. Solheimasandur is a vast plain that spans 10 km in width, formed by the immense glacier bursts that swept from Sólheimajökull glacier to the shore. This is where in 1973, a US Navy DC-3 plane crashed. According to reports, the cause of the accident was the pilot switching to the wrong fuel tank whilst flying over Iceland forcing him to land on the black sand with no injuries fortunately to anyone. The Navy left behind the plane so it remains there to visit! This site has been chosen for many photo opportunities including one of the filming locations for Justin Beiber's music video 'I'll show you'. After, you will visit another highlight of Iceland, the famous Reynisfjara beach. Just 12 kilometres from the plane wreck this beach features it's black sandy shoreline including the sea stacks of Reynisdrangur, columnar basalt stacks, puffin cliffs, the large cavern on the beach and the stone arches of Dyrhólaey in the distance. It has been rated as one of the most beautiful non-tropical beaches in the world! At the end of our adventurous tour, we will return to Reykjavik back along the south coast, giving a chance to view the sights from the minibus on the way back. We will then drop you off at your chosen drop-off location. Others Included: English speaking certified glacier guide, Shuttle transfer to the plane wreck and Visit Gljufrabui and Reynisfjara Beach. Redeem informationVoucher type: Printed and e-VoucherPrinted voucher or E-voucher. Print and bring the voucher or show the voucher on your mobile device to enjoy the activity.LocationStart point: Pick up is offered from selected Reykjavik pick up points. Please reconfirm where you would like to be picked up.End point: Same as the starting pointScheduleOpening dates08:00 - 20:00Duration: 12 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideRequirementsPlease remember to bring a warm and waterproof outdoor clothing, headwear, gloves and sturdy shoes.

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