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Spectacular coastal scenery

This rugged arch is surrounded by some of the most spectacular coastal scenery you will find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bartonbears
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Pretty arch, be prepared for lots of wind!

We came to see this in April 2019 and it was extremely windy. There's free parking and also a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johnarama
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Portland, Oregon
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Grundarfjorour, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This rugged arch is surrounded by some of the most spectacular coastal scenery you will find anywhere. Stunning basalt columns have created attractive seacliffs and there are basaltic islands, picturesque embayments and boulder beaches - all perfect for photographers or anyone who enjoys wonderful scenery....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to see this in April 2019 and it was extremely windy. There's free parking and also a restaurant.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank johnarama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rock formation at Gatklettur is amazing. There are arches, black sand and lots and lots of basalt. Some of the rock islet have lots of birds living on it and fly around. We had good waves on our visit and the splash from the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gzau
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

The little town is cute and the walk is short and safe during the winter, for the most part. We saw some big birds flying around. Free parking.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank carlosbbh
Reviewed February 26, 2019

There are some really cool rock formations here, with bunches of birds around. You'll walk right along the cliffs, so be careful if you have kids with you

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kbochick
Reviewed February 4, 2019

A very photogenic natural arch, but get there very early to avoid the crowds. It was very disappointing to see the damage caused by people climbing down the opposite beachfront to get "that" photograph, despite the area being roped off. I won't be surprised to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peter2780
Reviewed November 19, 2018

one of must visit place in Snaefellsnes peninsula, good for slow pace walking & view the beautiful cliff & arch. that is peaceful & enjoyable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

About 2.5 hours drive from Reykjavik. Tons of things to see along the way. Easy hike from parking. You know you are at right spot because of statue. Very picturesque. Had to get the arch picture. It is a must!!! Just an enjoyable walk with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joyd737
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We had to have a picture on the rocky arch. Who knows it might crumble one day and we at least have a picture to remember it by. Just for that, this place is worth a visit. It is very windy at this place so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pestman
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Beautiful and very interesting cliffs. Very nice stone arch. When windy, it can get quite dangerous to walk over the rocky bridge, so be careful!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hill2710
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As far as I could tell, there is no way to hike down to the arch.
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