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Address: | Hellisgerdi Lava Park, Hafnarfjordur 220, Iceland
Phone Number:
+354 694 3153

The magical Elf Walk with seer Ragnhildur Jonsdottir is a unique...

The magical Elf Walk with seer Ragnhildur Jonsdottir is a unique experience and gives the visitor a exciting glimpse into the world of elves and huldufolk

The walk takes place in Hellisgerdi Park , a small beautiful lava park in Hafnarfjordur, 15 minutes drive from downtown Reykjavik. Hellisgerdi is a magical place, known for its beautiful lava rock formations and the nature beings living there, Elves, Huldufolk and Dwarves. The walk starts at the the Elf Garden house that offers artwork, books and jewellery inspired by elves, huldufolk and nature.

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Very nice walk, lovely spaces, but would have loved more information in regards the place and legends regarding the little inhabitants;)

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Sacramento, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were attracted to this park because it hides a geocache as well as the rumored elves. In summer this is probably a wonderful experience for kids with lots of paths. Some possibly treacherous rocks if little ones go off the paths. Prominent "No Pets" sign at entrance, which is great because it means no surprising messes for kids to... More 

Thank 878thelmab
E. Falmouth
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

There are lots of interesting things to see in Hafnarfjordur and the harbor is one of them. The walk there from the hotel is pleasant and clearly marked. Stroll around the harbor in early evening is a good way to clear your head and stretch your legs after a busy day.

Thank happyinfalmouth
Milpitas, California
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I came here in search of these elves and never found them. Then I realized that the reviews were talking about a feeling, legend, or beliefs of elves- not hidden statues or figurines. The park is small but lovely.

Thank m1kala21
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice walk, lovely spaces, but would have loved more information in regards the place and legends regarding the little inhabitants;)

Thank AlexBM23
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I first found this little park by accident three or four years ago, and have returned each year. It is indeed an enchanted place (alas, I've heard a rumour that the elves are moving on; perhaps others will come and inhabit the wonderful space?). There are benches, rocks, and grassy spots in which to walk. I've been there in summer... More 

Thank Kurt M
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went to visit this park on a beautiful bright, crisp September afternoon & was very pleasantly surprised at what an enchanting and magical little park we found, with beautiful old trees and gorgeous flowers & moss-covered lava rock formations & walkways leading to secret Elf walks to hidden waterfalls & ponds. A magical, enchanted park that is beautiful for both... More 

Thank Orla R
Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful park located in the heart of the city. It was a peaceful walk and there are many benches to sit on and just enjoy the moment. The lady that own the shop at the entrance of the park explained that this park held the largest elf community within a city as the elves usually prefer to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

A perfect place to relax and enjoy nature. Sit in the grass or on a bench. Beautiful flowers and trees enhance the landscape of sharp lava rocks and caves.

Thank Gudrun M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

We stumbled across the elf walk whilst passing through on the way to the lava hostel and were amazed at the effort that they had gone to to make the experience enjoyable. the park itself is also very nice to just sit and relax in the peace and calm.

Thank Josephthomas101010
Dundalk, Maryland
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85 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

We were hanging out one day scrolling through trip advisor when we ran across the reviews for this park. Reykjavik has numerous parks with walking and biking paths and we wanted to see some of them. This place is delightful. Full of paths and stairs and near exquisitely cool houses and lots of friendly and playful cats. We enjoyed our... More 

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