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Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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Nature in Action .... Awesome!

Have never seen a geyser before so I knew this was going to be good. It "erupted" every 5 or so minutes like clockwork which was just as well as it was very cold and very icy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Liphook, United Kingdom
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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have never seen a geyser before so I knew this was going to be good. It "erupted" every 5 or so minutes like clockwork which was just as well as it was very cold and very icy under foot. Take grippy shoes if there's snow/ice about. What's great is, it's free, and there's only a short (300-400 yards/metres) slight incline... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting,but not old Faithful. I found this quite interesting it was on our way to others places. Would not make the effort for this alone.

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the visit and the treacherous icy walk to watch the geyser. It goes off approximately every 4 minutes. Therefore, no need to hang around in the cold for long periods. Some eruptions are more spectacular than others.

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing landscape! Couldn't take a bad picture if I tried. Went in the wintertime and it was still stunning!

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Bath
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a visit with Grayline via the Golden Circle tour. This was by far the best place we visited and was very interesting. Well worth the visit, my only wish was for better weather. Make sure you're not downwind of the Geyser otherwise you'll get soaked!

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous waterfall. The viewing platform gives wonderful view from the top. One of the largest falls and not be missed sights in Iceland.

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Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the geysers with Gray Line. Excellent got brill photos of the geyser in full action. It was very cold as we went in the snow. Very pretty day.

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The Villages, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the snow and ice generated by the geyser, (which are not that spectacular) I think your time could be better spent....unless you are interested in buying over priced tourist items

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a first timer it is definitely impressive to see a geysir erupting every few minutes. This volcanic area is famous for its active hot pools and its a great place to walk around to enjoy the steam, the smell, the colors of those volcanic activities. It takes you about 1.5 to 2 hours drive by car from Reykjavic. Other... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was like no where else I've been. Great to witness the geyser erupting. Be warned that the shop was huge and offered many wonderful things but too expensive.

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