Hraunhafnarvatn is the largest lake in Melrakkaslétta, and covers about 3, 4 km2. It rises to 2 m above sea level; with the deepest point at approx. 4 m. Æðarvatn and Arnarvatn are much smaller.
Hraunhafnarvatn, Æðarvatn and Arnarvatn are located in Presthólahreppur in Melrakkaslétta, at the N-Eastern corner of Iceland. The distance from Reykjavik is 610 km, via Holaheidi, and 10 km to Raufarhöfn from Hraunhafnarvatn, a village situated in the North-East of Iceland.
Fishing is only allowed in the property of Skinnalón (marked on the map). Camping is permitted in the designated area, without proper facilities however. The campsite at Raufarhöfn is quite lovely and Hotel Norðurljós can offer various possibilities as well as Nest Gusthouse www.nesthouse.is at Raufarhöfn.