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ATV Black Beach Safari and the Plane Wreck

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A 2-hour exploration of Iceland’s black sand landscape in the south. Includes a visit to the DC3 Airplane wreck.

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Tour code: AG402

Black sands and rivers

This tour kicks off after you meet your ATV guide at the Arcanum Base (Mýrdalsjökull Base) near Mýrdalsjökull glacier. You will receive all the necessary gear and a short safety briefing before venturing out to ride on Iceland’s iconic black beaches. The guide will lead the group to the stunning coastline to witness breathtaking views of the surrounding area. You’ll marvel at the views of Dyrhólaey, a peninsula that is the southernmost tip of the country, and have see the marvellous Mýrdalsjökull glacier in the distance. After leaving the beach, the group will head to the famous Sólheimasandur plane wreck. This relic has been resting in the sand since 1973. Following the plane, you will drive to the Jökulsá river and up the foot of the mountain. This action packed tour ends when you arrive back to the Arcanum Base.

Please note: A valid driver’s license is required to drive a quad bike. Single riders and groups with odd numbers are required to book a single ride ATV.

Tour Overview

  • Difficulty - Moderate

    Difficulty

    Easy

    Easy

    Accessible to all people in good health.

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    Availability

    All-year

  • Group 319

    Duration

    2 hrs

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    Meeting Point

    Arcanum Base (Mýrdalsjökull Base)

  • Group 377

    ATV-riding

    2 hrs

  • 8

    Minimum age

    8 yrs

  • Group 65

    Language

    English

Tour Highlights

The Black Beach

Crossing Rivers

The Abandoned Plane Wreck

Contrasting landscapes

Included

  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • ATV per two persons
  • Insulated cover-all
  • Helmet and balaclava face mask
  • Boots (optional, depended on weather conditions and guests shoe wear)

Not Included

  • Extra warm clothing

Optional Extras

  • Single ride on the ATV (mandatory for groups with odd number)