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Definitely worth the journey to this headland. From the old lighthouse you get great views over to the mainland and well as to the other smaller islands. Halfway up you can go to the puffin observatory - bring binoculars - where you can see many...More
This short hike led past rolling green hills, sheep and to a small wooden building that allows you to view the cliffs while protected from the cold and wind. We saw puffins flying everywhere. Definitely well worth the visit.
The view from the top of the hill by the lighthouse on a clear day is simply spectacular. You can see the most of the island, all the volcanoes, the small islands dotted around to the coast and over to the mainland and the glaciers....More
Supposedly this is one of the windiest places in the world but my visit here in August was not a bit windy, despite the cool weather. The cliffs here are famous for the many puffin burrows, especially during the summer. There is a gate that...More
Our entire visit to the island was worthwhile because we drove out to the more remote cliffs, went to the “blind” cliff house and watched the puffin birds on the hillside. It is important to respect their privacy and keep your distance by using the...More
I asked my Airbnb host whether it is worth to take tour in Vestmannaeyjar and she told me just drive around since I brought a car. And she recommend Storhofdi. We (2 adults and two kids of 10 and 6) drove to Storhofdi and parked...More
This area was easily one of the highlights of my trip to Iceland. While we were there, researchers from the Iceland Orca Research Project showed us minke whales and a pod of orcas feeding. We visited at the end of July, so it was the...More
Had a wonderful hike on the cape when we came upon a few folks with serious binoculars on tripods and other equipment. Come to find out they were part of the Iceland Orca project. They let us view minke whales through their equipment and spent...More