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  • Average3%
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“sea stacks” (12 reviews)
“basalt columns” (20 reviews)
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"black sand beach"
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"sea stacks"
in 12 reviews
"basalt columns"
in 20 reviews
"ring road"
in 5 reviews
"reynisfjara beach"
in 4 reviews
"sneaker waves"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 2 reviews
"game of thrones"
in 2 reviews
"mother nature"
in 2 reviews
"great pictures"
in 2 reviews
"wind and rain"
in 2 reviews
"walk along the beach"
in 2 reviews
"amazing rock formations"
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"rogue waves"
in 2 reviews
"low tide"
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"vik"
in 19 reviews
"shore"
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the beach on a stormy day. My Mrs stayed in the restaurant nearby, while I was exploring the beach and I felt the strongest wind I ever experienced. When the sand hits you it feels like glass pieces. However it does look beautiful....More

Thank PeterCart
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit this beach everytime I am in the South of Iceland, and each time, the weather has been unique. The one constant is the wind and the waves - do NOT be fooled by them...do NOT get too close to the water or turn...More

Thank Paula S
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

I know people say they are black sand beaches, but it is more like a pea gravel. Very hard to walk on, and that coupled with the wind made for a real adventure. The thing that we, my wife and I found so amazing about...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

This is the black sand beach and the basalt sea stacks. The black sand right now is covered with fresh snow and hail. The basalt columns are massive and impressive. Be very careful because this beach has treacherous sneaker waves and people have lost their...More

Thank Blouie888
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

A unique piece of attraction from other nature. The sand is pure black and one side is the mighty ocean with foamy water forming thick waves as they hit the basalt rocks. The stalagmite formation of the basalt is a unique photo opportunity in itself....More

Thank Akizel
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

I really enjoyed admiring those rock formations. Another great show of Icelandic nature. Just be sure not to go near the freezing water.

Thank Jordi P
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

These caves are all located on the black sand beaches. They are also basalt columns located beside the caves. We added this stop because Game of Thrones was filmed here. We enjoyed the caves. They gave us a reprieve from the wind and rain.

Thank Leroy1988
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

At the black Sand Beach in front of the town Vik, this mystical rock formation can be seen, which was used in an episode of the popular TV series Games of Thrones.

Thank Joop V
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Reynisdrangar are basalt sea stacks that stand under the Reynisfjall Mountain, at the end of a black sand beach. Reynisfjara beach, where Reynisdrangar stands, is considered one of the most beautiful non-tropical beaches in the world. Our tour guide told us that legend says the...More

Thank Michelle T
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

The imposing basalt columns are entrancing. The beach surf is dramatic and dangerous. This area has the infamous sneaker waves that catch the unsuspecting off guard and can drag them into the surf. There is a cave that you can visit at low tide. There...More

Thank Robert S
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