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Black Sand Beach

Vikurbraut, Vik 870, Iceland
+354 571 2718
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black sand” (509 reviews)
“basalt columns” (334 reviews)
“be careful” (135 reviews)
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Vikurbraut, Vik 870, Iceland
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+354 571 2718
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"black sand"
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"basalt columns"
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"be careful"
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"sneaker waves"
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"amazing rock formations"
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"sea stacks"
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"amazing place"
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"giants causeway"
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"waves crashing"
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"the cliff"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful and peaceful beach! It's not sand! It's pebbles! Which is super cool. There are a lot of tourist, so I would recommend coming at a later time (early morning or late night) during the summer. We got so much daylight in...More

Thank Huyen C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this beach at 11pm . Yes you heard right . Iceland had midnight sun and we stayed near Reynisfara beach so we utilized our night to be at this beach. Beautiful Basalt columns and it overlooks Dyrholey as well. This should be a...More

Thank Shaliza G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Be sure to visit this beach when you’re in the area. It has very geometric rock formations on a cliff above a beautiful black sand beach. You can see the big sea arches in the distance.

Thank David D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's not the beach to swim in but the volcano rock formations are stunning! It's truly another world!

Thank A L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

black lava beach is lovely because of the contrast of the black sand and white sea. Amazing and lovely view. Recommended!

Thank Lenka B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m a little late. My best friend and I visited back in December 2016, but I’m sure not much has changed. The black sand on the beach is something so unreal and pictures don’t do justice. The waves are huge I suggest you listen to...More

1  Thank Heather R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire family loved it. The rock formations are out of the world. The kids thought it was amazing. Nice little diner for a snack.

Thank Sixonthego_50
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see.. the basalt stacks are truly incredible! The waters are very rough and there are many warnings about “sneaker waves” that have claimed two lives recently, so be careful and don’t turn your back on the ocean! This is not a...More

Thank Erinrsanta
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Black Sand Beach. Got very crowded quickly. Lots of tourists ignoring all the danger signs. Cost $2 to use bathrooms.

Thank AlexLlorente
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The black sand beach is stunning. Go in the early hours for the best light and to avoid the swarming tourists. Plan atleast 2 days at Vik - the beach and the dyrholaey lighthouse.

Thank Dresscircletickets
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dhainya85
21 May 2018|
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Response from Traveler T | Reviewed this property |
I was with a pre booked group tour for the whole Island. There may be but you will have to use this site and google.
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dhainya85
21 May 2018|
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Response from Samit B | Reviewed this property |
This comes under the Golden Circle + South Iceland Tour. About 7 days/ 6 nights - best of South (Iceland) tour covers GC - Skogafoss and Seljandsfoss waterfalls - plus Reynesfjara and Jokulsarlon too. I went on a self... More
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Farah Aina M
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