The coast between Arnarstapi (Eagle's Cliff) and Helinar is noted for its bizarre rock formations and dense bird populations, primarily the kittiwakes and Arctic terns. Occasional sightings of razor-billed auks have been reported, and beneath the cliffs can be found harlequin ducks. red-necked phalaropes tend to inhabit the small ponds.
Situated on an east-facing promontory on the south coast of the Snaefells Peninsula, a lighthouse has been in operation since 1941. About 3½ miles south of Grof, it is accessible by road, but is not open to the public. Another light (Malarrif) is on the south coast of the peninsula about nine miles south of Grof, and it too is accessible by road.
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