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We offer Zodiac Boat Tours on the majestic Fjallsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Fjallsarlon is an isolated glacial lagoon in the realm of Vatnajokull. Arriving to the lagoon is like stepping into a dreamlike world that offers spectacular sights. We invite...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Fjallsarlon Road, Vatnajokull National Park 785, Iceland
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All reviews small zodiac floating ice intimate experience cool tour didn't mind much quieter life jackets warm jacket saw seals great trip waterproof trousers answered all of our questions short drive takes about minutes rainy day breathtaking scenery great company
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were not able to participate in our scheduled boat tour as it was pouring rain that day. While refunds are not normally given due to weather, the manager honored a refund for us due to a medical condition that made being out in heavy...More

Thank NoFixedPlans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely happy to have taken this Boat Tour. Our Boat was manned by a very knowledgeable person Joao and he was answering our queries to our complete satisfaction. He surely seemed genuinely worried of the effects of Global Warming, but refused to get...More

Thank rmwalavalkar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the amphibious boat, often called Duck tours, in the States. A little bit pricey but in line with high costs in Iceland. Very good English spoken by the guide. Went out into the Lagoon among all the calving icebergs. Bumped into a few slowly....More

Thank N2bonz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a tour with this company. The whole crew was great with all the informations and the equipment, they did not waste time at all. Our guide Joao was funny and great in sharing infos about the glacier, the conditions, vulcanos and iceland in...More

Thank Stefanie B
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The zodiac boat tour is ok with not many iceberg and did not get close to the glacier which I thought we would get closer with Zodiac boat. The boat guide was ok but the girl at the reception is not personal at all. Insisted...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Like others said here: not so crowdy, a size smaller the icebergs but a great sensation; and above all a great gide who explained ice and even the volcano nearby; Since you all come from the direction of Reykjavik this is the way to do...More

Thank ghouben
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

On our trip along the Ring Road my wife and I decided on this particular iceberg lagoon experience and came away with a great and memorable experience. All staff from the cafe to our guide were all very pleasant, professional and fun. A smaller and...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We were lucky enough to arrive before weather got worse so had photos of a whole lagoon with amazing view of the glacier!. They provide big jackets and do the safety brief. Boats are not too big, staff is very friendly and talk about interesting...More

Thank kaska79
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The location was a few kilometers past the larger glacier lagoon. The guide was very informative and humorous. This lagoon is much larger than it looks. The waters are milky as it has only 1 direction of flow into the ocean. The other tour company...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the 1 hour long experience. You start with suiting up (over your regular clothing) in a flotation suit and flotation vest before boarding a bus that take you up to where the zodiac boat departs. Once in the zodiac, a full hour...More

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29 August 2017|
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Response from Phillip_Allen | Reviewed this property |
This might depend in part on which date in October you plan to go there. On 1st October this year, sunset in that locale is around 18:33. By 31st October it will be 16:50. Twilight though tends to last longer this far north... More
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Response from jimbojet12 | Reviewed this property |
can't rember their name but they are the only guys operating at that site....much more personal and less crowded than Jocholsarlen whgich is 15 mins along the same road
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Response from jimbojet12 | Reviewed this property |
the tour lasted about 1 hr , very spectacular and very cold when we went . FYI you need to be wearing some kind of decent walking boots as there is a 20 min walk across a lava field from the station to the boats...they... More
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