Reykjanes Peninsula

Beauty is closer than you think
Duration: 6-7H
Pick up: Flexible
Price: 88.800ISK
Kleifarvatn lake
View from several view points of the lake is gorgeous, on the clear day water is mirror-like. The story says that  a monster in the shape of a worm and size of a medium sized whale lives in the lake.

Seltun Geothermal Area
Seltún has many mudpots and fumaroles, and minerals deposited from geothermal solutions provide colorful sediments. 

Hafnarberg Cliffs
Hafnaberg is a long line of sheer sea lava cliffs south of the old fishing hamlet of Hafnir. Hafnaberg is very popular among hikers and bird watchers as various marine birds nest at the cliffs.

Brimketill Lava Rock Pool
Brimketill is a small, naturally carved pool, by marine erosion, at the lava shore edge west of the town of Grindavík. The folklore relates that the pond was regularly occupied by a giantess named Oddný.

Gunnuhver Hot Springs
The mud pools and steam, vents in south-west Reykjanes. Steaming of the ground at Reykjanes increased markedly as a consequence of a pressure drawdown in the geothermal reservoir upon the start of production from the reservoir in 2006.

Reykjanesviti lighthouse
The lightsignal height is 69 meters above sealevel but the actual height of the lighthouse is 26 metres.

Bridge Between Continents
The lava-scarred Reykjanes peninsula lies on one of the world's major plate boundaries, the Mid Atlantic Ridge. According to the continental drift theory the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates are continuously drifting apart with great forces under the gaping rifts.