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Strokkur Geysir (The Churn)

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Address: 100 Geyser City, Iceland
Phone Number: 354 480 6800
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great experience to see the power of earth

I have seen this over TV many times but actually seen it is such an extraordinary experience. Sometimes it splashes not high and sometimes it goes really high, all people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I have seen this over TV many times but actually seen it is such an extraordinary experience. Sometimes it splashes not high and sometimes it goes really high, all people including kids and adults can enjoy this scene. In addition it is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

One of many example of nature in the raw as this fountain geyser shows its power and majesty as ut erupts every few minutes. Surrounding it are many other geothermal features including some where the temperature of the water is said to be 80-100c.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Though it is expectable, it is unpredictable. That makes it fun watching this powerful eruption in about every five minutes. It is true that there is not much to see except the eruption, I still think it is well worth the trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Fundamentally, you wait around for several minutes, not daring to look away lest you miss a few seconds of the geysir spouting. But, if you've never seen one before, this is easy to see and does not disappoint. If you've see seen one before, then you'll feel the same way about this one as you did about the last, I'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

It's amazing seeing the water shooting out of the earth every 2 to 3 minutes, so to see various eruptions is guaranteed. To witness the force of the water is an experience worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

A rightly popular sight, so be prepared for quite a few tour coaches etc. Facilities are good and the local food very tasty. The main Geysir is reliable and erupts every three or four minutes. Just fascinating to watch and walk around. Be aware of the wind direction or you may get wet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It was a bit of a miserable morning when we visited the geo thermal area of Haukadalur but the bubbling springs and the steaming Geysir were fascinating. However, the star of the show was Strokkkur which shot skywards every few minutes. Great fun, particularly when one of our number got caught under the gushing water - which I might add... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Geysers are spectacular and never fail to fill us with excitement and wonder at the nature of this planet we live on. Shooting hot water into the air if and when they feel like it, they really are like the Earth blowing bubbles of sheer joy. Iceland has some of the best in the world. The most visited are right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is one of those things that you just have to see in Iceland. As you drive towards the area you first notice plumes of steam coming over the hills every so often. Then as you get closer you pass streams that are steaming, so far so amazing. The place itself is busy but even so you will always get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

this is a must see! totally in awe of this wonder force of nature! need to see it to believe it! shocked at the spped and power with which they spout

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