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Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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What a spectacle!

Waiting for the geyser to erupt surrounded by the Icelandic countryside is something you must do. If you get the chance film the eruption in slow motion - we did and it looks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Waiting for the geyser to erupt surrounded by the Icelandic countryside is something you must do. If you get the chance film the eruption in slow motion - we did and it looks spectacular! I didn't realise that the word geyser comes from the name of the big one here. Every other geyser in the world gets its name from... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Lots of fun and most interesting. Good restaurants onsite as well as a very extensive gift shop if you are interested in that. Short walk from the parking area to the geysers.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is one of the best sites we visited whilst in Iceland. It really is what it says, hot steaming pools and a fantastic explosion of water high into the air. It is as much fun trying to predict the spout (to get a good photo) as it is seeing it. Restaurant and souvenir shop on site and the heady... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a must see. I shot lots of photos and took video. You will not believe your eyes. Steam every where. Hot water running down the gullies. I enjoyed visiting the Geysers very much. Great nature show every few minutes. Lots of people, so be patient.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

WAY TOO CROWDED; if you only have 4-5 days in Iceland then guess you're stuck with this. You'll see the smaller geyser blow; might be better to find a hike

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited this part of an organized tour and it was great. Saw some excellent eruptions while we were there and we were able to get some great shots. Definitely worth visiting, as it was very beautiful and a very interesting phenomenon to see.

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A great way to experience the power of nature in Iceland. It goes off every 15 minutes of so it's easy for anyone to enjoy it. Easily accessible for the road too.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Never seen a live geyser before, Just amazing it goes off around 7 to 10 minutes and each one is different. Nature at it's best and it's FREE

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Walking through this area shows how majestic nature is. It wasnot crowded and the large geyser erupted every 8 minues or so.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great place to see a live geyser It goes off about every 5-10 minutes and each time a bit different A few benches allow those who wish to watch a place to sit and take it all in ! Really interesting to watch

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

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