Dettifoss Guesthouse

The Lundur Budget Guesthouse has reopened in 2011 with a strong will to provide cosy budget accommodation for the guests of Oxarfjördur area.
Located in a mysterious, yet fascinating landscape, the guesthouse has 19 rooms with shared facilities. In the rooms there are up to 4 beds in each.

If the guests want to cook own meals, they are welcome to use cooking facilities.

Dettifoss Guesthouse

Lundur, Öxarfjörður

GPS Points N66° 4' 26.616" W16° 25' 50.088"
Telephone

8697672

Opening period 01/04 - 30/11
Service Conference facilities Place of interest Hotel / guesthouse Cooking facilities Internet access Golf course Tourist shop Bar Play ground
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Hljóðaklettar

Hljóðaklettar in the canyon Jökulsárgljúfur is a distinctive cluster of columnar rock formations standing at the entrance to Vesturdalur, down by the Jökulsá á Fjöllum River. The columns lie at all angles and it's an entertaining exercise for one's imagination to interpret their patterns.

The road to Hljóðaklettar (862) is closed over the winter months.

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Jokulsargljufur

This dramatic canyon, Jökulsárgljúfur, was formed by the actions of water, fire and ice. Enormous, catastrophic glacial bursts are believed to have carved out the deep ravines and rocky basins, the most famous of which is Ásbyrgi.
The Hljóðaklettar outcrops are the cores of ancient volcanoes, revealed when the river swept away all the loose volcanic material.
The waterfalls on the River Jökulsá á Fjöllum, Selfoss, Dettifoss, Hafragilsfoss and Réttarfoss are powerful and impressive.
The Hólmatungur district is an area of contrasts: crystal clear streams and bubbling brooks cross the land before emptying into the raging, chocolate-coloured torrent. A delicate balance of flora and fauna thrives under the protection of cliffs and scree slopes.

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Ásbyrgi canyon

Ásbyrgi is one of the wonders of nature, a well forested horse-shoe shaped canyon in Oxarfjordur. Asbyrgi is a part of Jökulsárgljúfur canyon, within the Vatnajökull National Park. The Jökulsárgljúfur site of the National park reaches from highway 85, by Ásbyrgi south to Dettifoss, covering an area of 120 km2. Informative visitor's centre, shop, golf course and camping site are located by Ásbyrgi.
Many hiking tracks are in the vicinity of Ásbyrgi. Ásbyrgi canyon is part of the Diamond Circle explore the Diamond Circle https://www.northiceland.is/diamondcircle.

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