Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon

4.8
#1 of 40 in Outdoors in East Region
Favored by photographers and nature lovers, Diamond Beach is a strip of black volcanic sand. Huge chunks of ice from the neighboring glacier lagoon wash up there on shore. The beach is also home to many seals and one of the best places in Iceland for whale watching from the shore. Add Diamond Beach and other attractions to your Jokulsarlon trip itinerary using our Jokulsarlon trip itinerary planner.
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  • Located at the exit of the Jokulsarlon lagoon, the glaciers melt, become icebergs and then in small pieces that look like diamonds settle on this strip of black sand. You can stay hours and take pictures...
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  • When we stopped here it was pouring with rain and windy! There were icebergs coming down the river and in the sea and some bits of ice on the beach. I was hoping for the huge blocks of ice but I think...  more »
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