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Address: Vikurbraut, Vik, Iceland
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South Iceland Tour from Reykjavik: Waterfalls, Volcanoes and...

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Beautiful but windy

Stunning, but INCREDIBLY windy when we visited! Hoping to stop by again before our trip is over to enjoy it more!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Stunning, but INCREDIBLY windy when we visited! Hoping to stop by again before our trip is over to enjoy it more!

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Our day guide took us to see Black sand Beach and its basalt sea stacks and I was amazed to see how much the area seemed like a smaller version of the Giant's Causeway in Ireland. It was an excellent example to illustrate the continental divide. The area is extremely beautiful with the columns and the numerous rock formations located... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

There are lots of beautiful vistas to see in all directions. There are several black sand beaches, rock hills to climb to get beautiful views, a rock arch, rock islands and formations in the distance and ocean waves breaking against the walls. This is definitely worth the short drive in off the main road. You could easily spend an hour... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Love Iceland and go back as often as I can. You just can't go wrong! Even in bad weather, there is an awesomeness to this country that can't be explained!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Waves are amazing never seen ones like them. A must see when in or near vik. There are lovely caves and the stacks and columns in the rocks are lovely.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Look out for the waves when you reach Reynisfjara! If the weather is windy and the sea is raging, there can be big waves coming to the cave and the result is a very wet tourist :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was lucky enough to see this on a beautiful sunny afternoon as the sun was going down. The tones of the basalt columns were therefore stunning. You could see the sea stacks of Reynisdrangar and the waves crashed in around them. I also saw a stunning sunset over Dyrholey and enjoyed a cup of coffee at the Black Beach... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Visited as part of the South shore adventure tour with reykjavic excursions. Whilst a black sand beach may not sound that fascinating the setting is amazing. It is a very rugged and wild area, with huge surf, large basalt columns, cliff faces. The tours repeatedly warn you about the danger of the waves here which I initially thought was a... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I actually saw this on tumblr and had it on my bucket list whenever I came to Iceland, it didn't disappoint. The view is one you can just sit there for hours to appreciate. Well worth it a stop if you happen to drive past it.

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Flers, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A must see! It was sowing when we visited this amazing location, which made the whole experience even more special, seeing snow on a black beach! As we had hired a car we could take our time and have a good look around. I imagine it is fantastic in the summer when you can spend more time there. There is... More 

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