Gýgagjá

Yoda´s cave - Hjörleifshöfði Cave


Useful Information

Location: At the foot of the Hjörleifshöfði promontory. 15km east of Vík í Mýrdal, on the south west side of Hjörleifshöfði. (63.416961, -18.764506)
Open: no restrictions.
[2020]
Fee: free.
[2020]
Classification: Speleologylava cave
Light: bring torch
Dimension:  
Guided tours:  
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
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Address: Gýgagjá, Tel: +354-, Fax: +354-,
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History


Description

Gýgagjá is a small cave with a strange entrance. Three huge boulders on the floor and the second hole above the entrance make the shape of its opening from inside resemble Yoda from Star Wars. Hence it is better known as Yoda´s cave.