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Peninsula of volcanic origin.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“light house” (38 reviews)
“the cliff” (81 reviews)
LOCATION
Vik, Iceland
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+354 487 1480
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw LOTS of puffins here, but the zooooomed by coming in from the sea to their nests. Hard to photograph without a super zoom lens. But, a great place to stop.

Thank James M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a clear day, you MUST go to Dyrholaey. You can get your fill of bird watching (Puffins and more) while taking in the breathtaking scenery. To the north, you can see the Myrdalsjokull and Eyjafjallajokull glaciers and on both sides you can take in...More

1  Thank AlwaysTakeTheWeather
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Reviewed 5 days ago

IG: LLTRAVELMEL 1. Look on the cliff walls for Puffins! 2. It is VERY windy, keep your young ones close! 3. There is a bathroom here, I think it's 200kr. 4. If you stand near the big "hole" you will get sprayed with water! 5....More

1  Thank lltravelmel1
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family visited Dyrholaey in late July and this is just one of another beautiful place to visit in Iceland. This place is very awe inspiring with so many beautiful items of nature that just made me stop and take in the moment. I loved...More

Thank HouTexRunner
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mind blowing experience literally as we entered right at the time of the storm. Excruciatingly strong winds which blew us away almost. It was a great pleasure seeing the puffins flying and nesting. The black sand beach and coast was a once in a lifetime...More

1  Thank Salaaar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were apprehensive of making the precarious drive up the mountain, but when seeing a tiny Hyundai i20 try it, we felt confident with our Hyundai Tucson...and boy, was it worth it! Gorgeous 360 degree views all around the black sand beaches and the cliffs...and...More

Thank Megalomac
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely spectacular scenery- you can see black sand beach, many unique rock formations and birds everywhere. You can take the car on a bumpy gravel road up the mountain. Says only 4x4s but everyone was driving up, you just need to be extra careful with...More

Thank Max M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access to a great viewing spot of the beach and stone formations. Great access to views of puffin activity. You can see them up close, they don’t seem to mind. The cliffs are pretty unsecure, so watch out with small children!

1  Thank liza090
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views! No words needed! Just enjoy it and be careful don’t across the chains, cause it’s quite dangerous and it’s really easy to fall down from the windy cliffs!

1  Thank Dmitrij Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the puffins but also enjoyed the views. There's a pay toilet in the parking area, which is nice. The puffins are there until around 10 am and then later in evening, we're told, and even when there, around 10 am, the...More

Thank Marlene K
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Theand G
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Dori S | Reviewed this property |
Hi . You can contact this guy, he is at Akranes lighthouse, greetings visitors and all . He knows everything there is a to know. His name is Hilmar Sigvaldason email is : hilmarphoto@simnet.is
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GoodOldSpades
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Sunny E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I also wouldn't advise climbing up there. I've seen plenty of people climbing behind the barriers in various places (including some rocks right over Gulfoss waterfall which was actually almost too scary to watch... More
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bettedavis85
July 6, 2017|
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Response from bettedavis85 |
I am answering my own question.....Was able to use Google translate to find out that the nature reserve at Dyrholaey will be open 24 hours a day starting on 25 June 2017 at 0900.
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