Glacier Lagoon, Jokulsarlon

At Glacier Lagoon chunks of blue icebergs float along the shore so close that you can almost reach out and touch them. This glacial lake at the head of Breidamerkurjokull glacier developed as the glacier began to drift away from the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the tongue of the lake, where icebergs break away from the glacier and drift from the lake into the ocean. Keep your eyes peeled for seals, fish, and sea birds, such as arctic tern, who make their home in the lagoon. Walk the length of the lagoon's shore to the black beach, where you'll find icebergs washed ashore. Several tour companies operate boat tours on the lagoon. Add Glacier Lagoon to your Jokulsarlon travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Jokulsarlon trip maker website.
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  • This is a Must if you are in Iceland. The view is beyond words, it is just mesmerizing. You can't miss this place. The glaciers, the Icebergs floating in the lagoon. The nature colours in display...  more »
  • Incredible doesn’t even begin to describe it. This was the one thing we knew we definitely didn’t want to miss on our trip to Iceland. We visited at the end of February and it was jaw dropping. The...  more »
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