Austdalur – Skalanes – Dalatangi

Austdalur – Skalanes


An enjoyable, easy lowland hike from the parking area by Austdalsa river to Skalanes. Walking farther brings one to the natural treasures of Skalanesbjarg bird cliffs. The areas teeming bird life includes nesting eiders, so please show consideration and stay on marked paths. A 4WD track continues from Austdalur parking area to Skalanes.

Duration: 1,5 hours | Distance: 4,5 km

Skalanes – Dalatangi

The way from Skalanes up along the edge of the cliffs to Skollaskard pass is steep, as well as the first stretch down into Afrettadalur valley. When going through Dalaafrett and Hallandinn to Dalatangi, it is easy to become lost if there is fog.

Duration: 3-4 hours | Distance: 8,5 km

Hiking Trail Maps are available for purchase at the Information Centre