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Must see on peninsula

The lighthouse is worth seeing but you either need a 4 wheel drive vehicle or expect a 45-60 minute... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
renee k
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Brilliant lighthouse, and sheer dramatic cliffs

This lighthouse is so bright and brilliant against the dark black of the surrounding cliffs, and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Stef4115
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Annandale, Virginia
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| Svortuloft, The Snæfellsjökull National Park, Hellissandur, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse is worth seeing but you either need a 4 wheel drive vehicle or expect a 45-60 minute hike to reach it. There are a couple of interesting stops along the way.

Thank renee k
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This lighthouse is so bright and brilliant against the dark black of the surrounding cliffs, and the deep blue of the ocean. It’s not easy to get to, as the road is pretty rough, but the drive in through the lava field is wonderful, although...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

I wanted to visit Svörtuloft, also called Skálasnagaviti during my drive of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The drive there was somewhat rough and bumpy and I was glad I had a car with higher ground clearance, although there were several smaller cars that also braved the...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 15 July 2018

When in Iceland, you may stumble across a few of these orange lighthouses. I even remember seeing some from the plane. Wanted to visit one and glad I chose this one.It is very dramatic set against the black rocks and has some great cliff views....More

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Only suitable for 4 x 4 vehicles. Rough road so very slow journey BUT we were met by the most brilliant sunset and views.

2  Thank aliton1
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Just a short drive south from Skardsvik, its Ondverdarnes and its gorgeous orange lighthouse. There are many waterfalls in Iceland and so are the lighthouses. This is one of the outstanding lighthouse. Easy to walk to because of the wood decks, very flat and you...More

2  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This bright orange lighthouse is perched, isolated atop black volcanic cliffs. Turn off the main highway onto 579, signed to Skardsvik. The last 3 kilometres are a bit rough but a car can make it if you go slowly. There is a viewing platform or...More

2  Thank Lonelobster
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