Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon

4.8
#1 of 39 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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  • we went at dawn, and it was really worth it... the sunrise in the beach with the ice reflection was breathtaking... cold... but beautiful... be careful about the waves (dont try to get the best pics.....  more »
  • Clear ice cubes are all over the beach, next to Jokulsarlon Lagoon. You can easily walk there from the lagoon, walking underneath the bridge.  more »

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