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Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland

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geezer geysir

Geysir itself is not where the action is but its neighbouring geyser really bubbles and spouts.Not to be missed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Geysir itself is not where the action is but its neighbouring geyser really bubbles and spouts.Not to be missed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Another standard stop on the 'Golden Circle' tour. With 'Iceland Horizons' we were all dropped off from our minibus at the start of a grey, damp, winding path leading off from the road. After a few hundred yards' walk we arrived at an area like the Phlegrean fields, but much wetter, swept by wisps of sulphurous-smelling steam, in the middle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Easy to find and to park. A short walk up to see small and large geothermic activity (including of course the famous large Geysir). The windier it is, the less impressive the display and height of the geyser's eruption. Still, not to be missed when on a Golden Circle attraction tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I loved the experience of seeing the smoking landscape and the bubbling geysers. It really is amazing to see nature at work. The trip out from Reykjavik was lovely in itself, seeing the snowy mountains and flat lava fields but when you get to the geyser site, it is awe-inspiring. If you follow the designated path you can climb the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The home of the geyser that gives its name to the phenomenon is quite an amazing place. If you're in Iceland, it's well worth making the effort to get there, just wrap up warm. The shame for us was my wife had just broken her wrist at Gulfoss so she wasn't very mobile and couldn't enjoy the experience that much.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Food cost were much more than expected, we ate out for lunch and cooked at home for dinner. Adjust what you think you want. The majority of food is imported and expensive. Local Yoghurt is great and for some reason frozen veg, fish and fruit is less then half the price of fresh food and the range is brilliant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Well worth a visit it was easy to get close to the geyser and take photo's viewing from further away gave a fantastic over view after being so close.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Unique in the world ! Geyser was work at 4- 10 minutes ! The phenomenon it is extraordinary ! Be careful when you visit museum next tom Geyser it is forbiden to have food from outside !

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Right across the street from the Hotel Geysir, this geyser erupts around every 8 minutes. Very cool!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I guess Geyser is popular because this is the only place where you can actually see the water spouting out in the air. However if preferred the visit to the Hot Mud Pots in the Geothermal Area of Hverir.

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