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Depends on the weather. Avoid if windy/rainy.

If you get lucky and catch a beautiful day, the setting here seems wonderful. If like us, you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
Hit or miss

IF the weather is clear I imagine this place is stunning and would be a must see. If it is... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Holly M
Nashville, Tennessee
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Vatnajokull National Park 780, Iceland
+354 470 8080
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you get lucky and catch a beautiful day, the setting here seems wonderful. If like us, you attempt the walk in 50-60mph cross winds, you'll hate every second of the sandblasting you receive. The entrance fee is a bit annoying (especially when the weather...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

IF the weather is clear I imagine this place is stunning and would be a must see. If it is overcast or rainy though, as it was the day we went, I'd say it's not worth going, as you can't appreciate any of the stunning...More

1  Thank Holly M
Reviewed October 30, 2017

This is an absolutely beautiful spot in Iceland! It offered some of our very favorite views in the entire country that we saw while driving the Ring Road. We stopped here in the afternoon and waited on the black sand beach to photograph the sun...More

3  Thank DH6040
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This place is amazing, but i have read so many people complaining about the land owner. I went to Stokksnes 3 times in 2016/2017, I work in film production and this place is perfect. Its beauty is breathtaking, I could spend even a couple days...More

1  Thank JamesAlexanderAdams
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Their is a great view of the mountain with the black sand dunes. If you like taking photos it's good to visit. If I wasn't there to get photos I'd probably skip due to the price. It's 800 per person to visit which is expensive...More

Thank Nightshade81
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

I Wanted to take a walk with my husband and two cildren to the lighthouse. Everywhere I've been to so far it has been free of charge to take a walk by the sea. But now everything has changed. The greedy landowner of the Viking...More

15  Thank Eddalara
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

It doesn't help even if you come very early in the morning, the place is equipped with self service credit card machine and CCTV to make sure you pay the entrance fees of ISK800 per person. We visited on a very foggy morning, there was...More

Thank Forevermui
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Stunning view but unless you're already in the east it's not a must do. Thankfully everything in Iceland is worth a visit so you won't be let down

Thank AnnonTraveler5150
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This is a great place to stop if you have 30-45 minutes to spare. The property owner is charging to get in (I think it was $8USD), but it was cool to see the viking movie set and a beautiful view of these mountains. My...More

Thank Mecca1218
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Among the many places we intended to see during our 5,000km journey around Iceland was Vestrahorn from the black sand of Stokksnes. It was near the top of the list. We were there in early October 2016 and were not disappointed. It is a spectacular...More

1  Thank Peter H
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