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HRONN JONSDOTTIR'S (operator) nature tour in and around Djupivogur. Look up Dj--Papeyjarfedir... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Gus H
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Stuart, Florida
Fascinating exhibit -- worth seeing

The town of Djupivogur is just off the Ring Road. It is quaint. The Gledivik Eggs are really off... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
David K
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Djupivogur | Gledivík Marina, Djupivogur 765, Iceland
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

The eggs are very beautiful. It's interesting to learn more about the local birds of the region. The locals are fed up about people pooing everywhere in Djupivogur though. Please don't take a poop while being around the eggs. There's a public toilet that's free...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

HRONN JONSDOTTIR'S (operator) nature tour in and around Djupivogur. Look up Dj--Papeyjarfedir Eight of us from Holland America's Scottish Highlands and Icelandic Fjords took a half day tour of the area surrounding Djupivogur with an emphasis on waterfalls, mountainous countryside, sheep, salmon farming, and "Giant's...More

Thank Gus H
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The town of Djupivogur is just off the Ring Road. It is quaint. The Gledivik Eggs are really off the beaten track. They are worth a visit. It's a bit of a challenge to get all 34 in a photo. The setting along the harbor...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Whilst staying in Djupivogur we visited the eggs as they are a main tourist spot in the town. They were interesting to see but they felt rather repetitive; I'm not sure that they were to scale as they all looked much the same as each...More

Thank P4lin
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Even for a non birder, this was a pleasant walk and interesting. Cruise ship overwhelmed the local village. Outdoor exhibits are best options since anything inside is elbow to elbow.

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The eggs are unique down by the harbor and like any tourist, I took a picture. But the best place in town is the Gallery Freevilli which has whale and dolphin skeletons and one of a kind souvenirs. That was worth the stop.

Thank DancingGrandma3
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A very unique display by Sigurdur Gudmundsson representing 34 different species of birds from this area.

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

There are several places to explore near the harbour. The harbour itself is full of colourful boats and very sheltered. Along the waterfront is a show of large granite eggs which have been artistically produced and imported from China. Very unusual. In the same area...More

Thank RL K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Like others have said, it is what it was. The town was a good stopping point for lunch for us. So while in town, why not see the Eggin art work that everyone has been talking about. Drive out towards the pier where you will...More

Thank Kristine C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

A number of granite eggs line the harbor which is kinda cool. They represent the birds of Iceland. Not much else to do here but take a look and a few photos.

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Hi Jason The distance from Svartifoss to Sjonarnipa, with a spectacular view over the Skaftafellsjokull glacier, is about 2km. We did this as part of a circular walk route S6 which is 7.4km long. A map of this route (and... More
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