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Strokkur

Haukadalsvegur, Geysir, Iceland
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“few minutes” (183 reviews)
“golden circle” (244 reviews)
“great geysir” (58 reviews)
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Haukadalsvegur, Geysir, Iceland
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Reviewed today

Having not seen geo-thermal activity like a Geyser before ; we enjoyed it immensely. Yes, it was busy and crowded. Still, with patience and positioning we managed to get good photos. Since the geyser erupts at short ,predictable intervals; one can take ones' time to...More

Thank rajkk
Reviewed yesterday

We went on a Thursday afternoon and it was pretty busy.. but its still something special to see in person! And you get sued to the smell after a while

Thank Chazz W
Reviewed yesterday

A nice spot to stop and wander around the Geothermic area. Fun to try and get a photo of the erupting geyser. Good parking and plenty of places available for a lunch stopover.

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nature ever seizes to amaze me. This is one of those times when you cannot believe it to be true. Hot boiling water all over the ground and sulphuric smell in the air. And then all of a sudden the geyser erupts. Amazing and mind...More

Thank Ninnanorr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit ... very different to the thermal area in the north-east of Iceland - only small, but lovely sapphire pools and all kinds of geothermal excitement. Good fun with all of the crowds, but wonderful when the place is empty - if...More

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you've been to Yellowstone you won't get much different here, including with the number of people. Here we saw the most tourists in all the places we visited. It's cool though and erupts every 5-10 minutes so you can see a lot in a...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Given that it's on the way to Gulfoss, which is awesome, it's worth the quick stop and easy walk to see. However, if it was just the Geysirs, I would have been bummed.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Come on, this is where the word "geyser" comes from! Consistent spouts every 5 minutes. Watch out for the splash zone (or bring your shampoo and have a shower)!

Thank TrueBlueSteel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free parking then walk a few hundred yards to viewing site. Easy access for families or anyone to see. On site cafe, bathrooms, gift shop if needed. The location has a hotel as well for a spot to stay as you drive the golden circle...More

Thank CabKings
Reviewed 3 days ago

Strokkur will erupt every 10 minutes or so which gives you plenty of time to set up for a video or some great stills. As one of the big attractions of the golden circle, it does tend to get a bit crowded so anticipate that....More

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Emily R
Are there any entrance fees?
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Ramona M | Reviewed this property |
There were no fees at Strokkur in Feb-2017 when we visited it.
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simplykyung
Is Geysir open 24/7 or have closing hours? I will be visiting in July!
May 14, 2017|
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Response from BarbieMegaTraveller | Reviewed this property |
There is no gate to close, it's an open park area so you can go 24/7, however there are also no lights either, so your best option is to go during daylight or sunset. Once it's dark it can be a little dangerous as the park... More
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onesixtieth
We are coming to Iceland this week- first week of Jan- what is the best time of day to see the Geysir?
January 1, 2017|
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Response from Tigerman777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi onesixtieth, kinda nice to have someone ask a question that's only about 250 miles away (I live in Appleton, WI, a half hour south of Green Bay). As a professional photographer, I think the middle of the day is probably... More
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