Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon

4.8
#2 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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  • This is the most beautiful day of our stay with Iceland, unbelievable the beautiful images of ice, water, sun and then the movements of it towards the sea. Unbelievable and sure to do on foot, along the shore towards the sea. Definitely do, if necessary, dedrive!
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  • A beautiful black sand beach where icebergs come ashore. Beautiful in the evening at sunset. It is also where the sea and the lagoon meet ...
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