Icelandic Maritime Administration
This is the oldest lighthouse station in Iceland. The original 1878 lighthouse was destroyed by an earthquake in 1887.
Tower Height: 102
Height of Focal Plane: 226
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashed every 30 seconds.
Description of Tower: Conical white tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1878
Date Present Tower Built: 1908
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is at the starting point of the Reykjanes Way, a marked hiking trail.