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Review of Black Sand Beach

Black Sand Beach
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$118.87*
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South Shore Adventure Day Trip from Reykjavik
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Vik
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Tarmac road leads to car park. Walk of 100 meters over a 'boring' boulder field leads to jet black beach with staggering geological formations. Apparently amongst top ten beaches in world as voted by some magazine. Easy to see why.

Thank DoctorTechnical
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very rough seas with high waves crashing onto the beach, along with an amazing site of huge lumps of crystal clear ice and icebergs being wash up. A free attraction and a must see. Black sand, waves and Ice - very different from white sand, waves and shells!!

Thank N111kkx
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

Arriving the beach was quite easy, as it is well indicated. It is a 15 minutes drive from Vik and then entering through a very small group of houses.
Once in the beach, you can see the beautiful basalt formations, as well as the Three Trolls, and far away on the other side Dyrholaey.
It is a place to get lost in, and walk walk walk (as long as weather allows it)

1  Thank Mgs1984
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Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

This place is so different than anywhere else in the world! It's a beautiful beach with the 3 trolls (tall rock structures just off the beach) to the left of it. The square structures on the cliffs are just mind blowing!! With 2 huge caves to stand in as well the place is just a photographers dream! We went around 12pm and the tide was getting a little close maybe look up the charts before going! Really recommend!!

Thank Clairealicia
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Reviewed May 12, 2014

One of the best beaches i've ever been too. Beautiful black sand leading right up to the cliffs revealing the caves .

Thank bryan l
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