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Excellent basalt columns in a field but a problem to find- no signs!!

This is well worth a visit to see .Helpful informative staff. BUT It is NOT well signposted and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
kootenaylass
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Canadian Rockies, Canada
Very informative

The staff is really helpful and knows almost everything about the area. Their exhibition is great... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
steinunnh0dd
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Hofn, Iceland
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18 Sep 2017
“Excellent basalt columns in a field but a problem to find- no signs!!”
5 Sep 2017
“Very informative”
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Tourist information center located in Kirkjubaejarklaustur. Get all the information you need about the area, check out our exhibition about moss and see a film about the Laki eruption.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Klausturvegur 10, Kirkjubaejarklaustur 880, Iceland
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+354 487 4620
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is well worth a visit to see .Helpful informative staff. BUT It is NOT well signposted and easy to miss. Here are the travel directions. Approaching the village/town of KIRKJUBAEJARKLAUSTER on the main highway 1. There is roundabout in the middle of the town.....More

Thank kootenaylass
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Thank you so much for the review kootenaylass. The Visitor Centre Skaftárstofa is located at Klausturvegur 10, road number 205. That is the third exit on the roundabout when you are driving in from road number one from Vík. The second exit if you are...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

The staff is really helpful and knows almost everything about the area. Their exhibition is great, and don't miss out on the documentary about the Laki eruption! Must see when you drive past Kirkjubæjarklaustur!

Thank steinunnh0dd
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Helpful and knowledgeable staff. A free memorable 15 min documentary about Laki eruption in 1783 and the moss which is unique in the area. Absolutely the best place to start your excursion.

1  Thank Jóna Björk J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Skaftárstofa was very welcoming and cozy visitor centre. They have an exhibition on moss and a documentary on Laki eruption. Both was very informative and interesting.The staff was also very helpful. I definitely recommend visiting Skaftárstofa when you are in Klaustur - it is a...More

2  Thank Þorbjörg J
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice little hike before or after dinner if you have not hiked yourself out during the day. Great views I would imagine if it was clear. over cast and drizzly when i went. good little hike none the less.

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