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Selfoss Geyser

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Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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Don't miss the hike beyond the geyser!

There was an awesome panoramic view if you climb the small mountain beyond the geysers. Just climb the ladder over the fence. geyser was cool too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There was an awesome panoramic view if you climb the small mountain beyond the geysers. Just climb the ladder over the fence. geyser was cool too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you're in the area and haven't tired of the beauty of Iceland, make a drive to see a very active geyser. It (named Strokkur) routinely erupts about every 5 minutes (with 2 smaller and then one larger eruption). I'd seen videos of Old Faithful in the USA and this is very similar (but not as large). You can get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Definitely recommend finding it. It's right off the road so you can't really miss it. Pretty cool and it goes off about every five minutes so you don't have to wait too long. There's a small mountain behind it, if you're able, should definitely climb it. View from the top is awesome, and it's kinda cool seeing the geyser from... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The natural beauty of this place is outstanding and the geyser which goes off every few minutes is wonderful. It is free to go and there is a large shop, cafe good facilities and plenty of parking space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Fun thrill watching the geyser explode every five minutes. There's a restaurant nearby so you can have lunch afterwards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

If you've never seen a geyser then you'll find this exciting! The geysers erupt very regularly so you won't be disappointed. There toilets cafes and souvenir shops nearby. There is no entrance charge. If you are feeling energetic you can climb the adjacent hill for spectacular views over the plain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It is the granddaddy of all hot water geysers, and unfortunately, not working at the moment. And it does exactly what you would expect, frequently in its own time. Great to watch a few times, and as you would expect a crowd pleaser, but this natural phenomenon is a bit of a one trick pony. It is the sort of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

its not like you have Geysers back home; so it's once in a life time experience; the only geyser I get to watch is the boiling water in the morning while preparing my morning coffee. better to head there in the morning- off peak hours and then continue to anotehr destination be it Thorsmork valley; teh Blue Lagoon or Volcano... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Unfortunately the largest geysir is not active, but the smaller ones are still fun to watch. If you're lucky, you can watch while there are no large tour bus groups there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The geyser is a well worth to see natural phenomenon, nevertheless, since it is one of the most popular attractions in Iceland, is always very crowded. If possible get there in off-peak hours.

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Address: Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Selfoss

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