Glacier Lagoon, Jokulsarlon

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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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  • A journey that needs to be completed. Of course, particularly after times, it's a little cold. Takes at least a few times.  more »
  • On our recent trip to Iceland, we took a Duck Boat tour of the Glacier Lagoon. It was overcast on our trip to the lagoon but as we arrived the sun came out and the lagoon and icebergs were brilliant. ...  more »
  • Get close to the ice parts . Glacier lagoon is beautiful place for thos who visit the south coast . Recommended to be there for some time  more »
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