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Southwest Iceland Nature Research Centre

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Southwest Iceland Nature Research Centre is a regional institute of natural research and is based in Sandgerði. It was established in the year 2000 and is one of eight regional Nature Centres in Iceland.

The institutes main focus is on ecology of marine invertebrates, exotic species in Icelandic waters, avian studies, and shoreline monitoring. The centre is also involved in various teaching programs for all educational levels.

Southwest Iceland Nature Research Centre shares research facilities and housing with The Sudurnes Science and Learning Center and The University of Iceland‘s Research Centre in Sudurnes and are many of the researches done in collaboration between the institutes.

Southwest Iceland Nature Research Centre

Southwest Iceland Nature Research Centre

Southwest Iceland Nature Research Centre is a regional institute of natural research and is based in Sandgerði. It was established in the year 2000 an
Sudurnes Science and Learning Center

Sudurnes Science and Learning Center

If you are interested in the Icelandic nature and wildlife, sea creatures, research related to the area and art, the Sudurnes Science and Learning Cen
I-stay

I-stay

On the campsite is a servicehouse that contains a bathroom, showers, outdoor-sinks (hot and cold water), also possible to use a washer and a dryer. Ha
Sandgerdi

Sandgerdi

Sandgerði is one of the country's major fishing communities. Rich fishing-grounds are found just off the coast of Sandgerði. There are interesting thi
Sandgerðiskirkja / Sandgerði Church

Sandgerðiskirkja / Sandgerði Church

The curch in Sandgerði was taken into use in 1998 and is ordained for all religious ceremonies. 
Sandgerðisdagar in Sandgerdi

Sandgerðisdagar in Sandgerdi

Annually on the last weekend in august there is a family festival held in Sandgerði which emphazises on the enjoyment of people coming together and en
Public library Suðurnesjabær

Public library Suðurnesjabær

The Public library in Suðurnesjabær is located nex to the swimming pool in Sandgerði.
Sandgerði Swimming pool

Sandgerði Swimming pool

Opening hours: September 1 - May 31: Weekdays: 07:00 - 20:30 Weekends: 10:00 - 16:00 Gym open at same hours June 1 - August 31 Weekdays: 07:00 – 2
Ocean Break Cabins

Ocean Break Cabins

Our cosy cottages are located only 10 minutes away from the Intl. airport. The Atlantic coastline is the setting for the cottages so you can expect a
Kirkjubol

Kirkjubol

Kirkjubol was a farm at Gardskagi, often occupied by rich farmers and noblemen. In 1433, a group of men, escorting Bishop Jon Gerreksson of Skalholt u
Hafurbjarnarstadir

Hafurbjarnarstadir

Hafurbjarnarstadir is a farm on Gardskagi. Next to the property is Skagagarður the great stone wall that was between Skagatá and Garðskagi and there
Rosmhvalanes

Rosmhvalanes

Flat point at the northwestern part of the Reykjanes Peninsula. It is from glacial periods and is between Ytri-Njarðvík and Kirkjuvog.  Rosmhvalur w
Skagagarður, the Great Wall

Skagagarður, the Great Wall

A protective wall that lay from Kirkjuból to Útskálar.  The village of Garður at the north tip of the peninsula was named after the wall.  The wall

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Pickup 780-5500
Ocean Break Cabins Nátthagi 245 Suðurnesjabær 773-7230
Sandgerði Golf club Vallarhús 245 Suðurnesjabær 423-7802
Taxi Iceland Vallargata 7 245 Suðurnesjabær 626-3636