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More powerful than Old Faithful (but pack your own lunch)

Now that the original Geysir has retired, the Strokkur geyser is the main attraction. Erupts dramatically every 10 minutes. Old Faithful in Yellowstone, USA may be just as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Now that the original Geysir has retired, the Strokkur geyser is the main attraction. Erupts dramatically every 10 minutes. Old Faithful in Yellowstone, USA may be just as reliable, but sometimes just produces a trickle. There a two 'eating places' at the site (both in the same building). Very basic food and your blood pressure will try to mimic the... More 

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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A fountain of hot water is shot up in the air at regular intervals and is all the more impressive for being entirely natural. A word of warning though, if you can't manage the smell of egg sandwiches, you might struggle with the sulphurous odour. There is a nice gift shop, restaurant and cafe. I had traditional Icelandic meat soup... More 

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Thank Andrew R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Geysir errupts every 5-10 minutes, so you are guaranteed a fun show! The geysir bubbles away, the fumes have a very strong sulphur smell, so try not to stand in the path of them on windy days! If visiting in cold weather, be warned that the paths are very slippery due to compacted ice/snow, so crampons and hiking boots... More 

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Thank FuroraCeltica
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unreal experience watching the force of nature with such dramatic explosions of scalding water to significant heights. Phenomenal viewing from beginning to end. I loved this and could have watched it over and over again. Did not have to wait too long for a repeat performance - got some outstanding photos too. We did this excursion as part of the... More 

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Thank Alison G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second stop on our self-drive Golden Circle tour. Well sign posted and easy to find with plenty of parking spaces. You park on the opposite side of the road in front of the shop and cafe. It's free to enter and is a nice walk to view the geysers although it can get slippy where there's ice... More 

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Thank ajellybeanrash
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Check out this wonderful attraction Amazing to see an active Geysir that explodes every 5-6 minutes You will not be disappointed it's great to be able to photo/video the Geysir in action There is a few things to see in the area so you can spend Tim shopping and having lunch too

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is beside the old Geysir that gave its name to hot water spouts worldwide. That no longer spouts but this does a pretty good job instead! BE PATIENT!! You will probably get bored waiting for it to "erupt" and then when it does it you'll find your camera has auto-turned-off. As it gets to its climax it is almost... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction was part of the Golden Circle Tour and we reached there around time of Sunset. After being out in the cold earlier this place was much welcomed by everyone. The whole scenery has an old of this world look. Surrounded by a ring of snow covered peaks this valley has hot steam rising from several places in the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like Disney - Strokkur shoots a column of water 30m very 10 minutes, approximately. A stunning sight. Every effort has been made to ensure the area retains its natural look - with quite a bit of ice about this caused a few issues! We enjoyed a sandwich in the cafeteria - not cheap but nothing in Iceland appears to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Geysir is one of the main stops on the Golden Circle. There are several small geysirs and one main large one, which erupts every 8 minutes. Be prepared for the smell of sulfur (aka rotten eggs). Make sure you take a slo-motion video of the geyser erupting.

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