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Háleyjabunga

Háleyjabunga

Háleyjabunga

Háleyjarbunga is a small, flat lava shield with a large, 20 to 25 meter deep crater. The shield is at least 9,000 years old. It was formed during a h
Skálafell

Skálafell

Earthquake fissures in a shield that built up in several eruptions.        In a narrow fissure system. Can find there small caves. It is most common
Gunnuhver

Gunnuhver

The mud pools and steam, vents in south-west Reykjanes. The area is close to Reykjanes lighthouse and is collectively named Gunnuhver after a femal
Birding trails - Sandvík - Grindavík

Birding trails - Sandvík - Grindavík

Sandvík - Grindavík Stóra-Sandvík Stóra-Sandvík is a small inlet with a big sandy beach, while on the inner part of the inlet is a large pond with b
Reykjanes Lighthouse

Reykjanes Lighthouse

The first lighthouse in Iceland was built on Valahnúkur in Reykjanes inthe year 1878. By 1905 earthquakes and surf had damaged Valahnúkurso much that
Valbjarnargjá

Valbjarnargjá

Including: Garður, Garður Lighthouse, Sandgerði.  Time: Really depends on how long each to will be. Just the driving is estimated to be: Short versi
Valahnúkamöl

Valahnúkamöl

High boulder ridge composed of well rounded stones.  The ridge is about 420 m long, 80 m wide and 10 m high. The rounded stones are 1-3 feet thick.
Valahnúkur

Valahnúkur

VALAHNÚKUR MOUNTAIN Valahnúkur is composed of tuff layers, pillow lava and breccia. The mountain was formed in a single eruption and shows evidence o
Brimketill

Brimketill

Brimketill is a small, naturally carved pool, by marine erosion, at the lava shore edge west of the town of Grindavík. The folklore relates
Stampar

Stampar

Two volcanic fissures lie from the sea onto land on the western side of Reykjanes and form a series of craters. These crater series have been named St
Karlinn

Karlinn

Karlinn („The Man“) is a 50-60 m high seacliff, an eroded volcanic plug, which stands high and mighty just off the coast of Valahnúkur. Karlinn is pop
Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík is a beautiful cove with black sand beach and grassy dunes. Located close to Bridge between Continents, it is the perfect stop while exp
Bridge Between Continents

Bridge Between Continents

Bridge between Europe and North America on Reykjanes Peninsula.   The lava-scarred Reykjanes peninsula lies on one of the world's major plate boundar
Eldvorp - Remnants of ancent settlement

Eldvorp - Remnants of ancent settlement

Shelters made of rock, ancient paths and stacked walls. They have been discoverd near Eldvörp, a row of scoria and spatter cones formed in the Reykja