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Visiting in Feb the weather was quite cold and snowy but we still braved the walk from grindavik... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
lynda h
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Quick view from 427

I caught this while driving by on 427 and on my way to Vik from the Blue Lagoon. Now that I read... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
TryppAdams
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can walk or drive around a loop path that takes you past many shipwrecks and the lighthouse. Since it was chilly, we chose to drive around, but stopped and got out every so often to read a sign and get a closer look. It’s...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The highlight for me was the Shipwreck. The lighthouse is probably the nicest lighthouse I saw on my trip in Iceland but then it is just a lighthouse. It is very windy and the lighthouse and shipwreck are maybe a 5-7 minute walk away which...More

Thank AlexWorldTour
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting in Feb the weather was quite cold and snowy but we still braved the walk from grindavik around to the lighthouse and back it took us about 2 hours start to finish but we did stop at all the information boards around the trail...More

1  Thank lynda h
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Quite a few of them dotted along this peninsula. Some look interesting some don’t. Unless you are a big time fan of lighthouses, not much more to say, apart from beautiful scenery should the weather permit.

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 21 December 2017

On a long (cold and windy) walk from the town you come to this lighthouse. It was very atmospheric, because of the weather, when you see so many nearby shipwrecks. I enjoyed the walk but you can get there by car too.

Thank luvtogo6
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This spot was recommended by our hotel. We get there at sunset and it was amazing. The road was poor, covered with snow and ice, but it was worth the effort. Wrap up in warm clothes, the wind can be really strong and cold. The...More

Thank carinab231
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We walked the whole peninsula in Grundivik. We we were amazed at the barrenness of the landscape, and the desolation wrought by the high number of shipwreck locations in the area. The lighthouse itself was on a slight rise in the landscape,, the highest point...More

Thank shaun55802
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I caught this while driving by on 427 and on my way to Vik from the Blue Lagoon. Now that I read the reviews, I wish I would have taken a little more time to explore the area and ship wrecks.

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Big Boy and I happened on this after lobster soup on the waterfront. Pretty heavy duty driving on bad road but glad we soldiered through there. Only 5 minutes from Grindavik campground. We saw the info signs, sheep, the lighthouse and even a man exercising...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love lighthouses and their symbolism and hope for humanity. I loved the wreckage and the symbolism about the strength of nature. Walk or drive this amazing area. Read about and see the remains of the wrecks...Old wrecks and newer wrecks. Imagine the heroism of...More

1  Thank Summerasalifestyle
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Response from Declan M | Reviewed this property |
You can access the road to the lighthouse from the harbour. Drive time in total maybe about 30 minutes (thats with stops). The road condition was fine - you cant drive too fast though!
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26 February 2017|
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Response from Torontoniana | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on the time of the year and the weather conditions. We were there in September and it rained every day, however, the driving conditions felt fine. For us, renting a car was definitely the right decision... More
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