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Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble! Must-see!

Must-see! If you are driving the Ring Road, allow at least half-an-hour to stop by and experience geothermal activity first hand. Sulphuric steam! Bubbling pools of toxic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Itzi B
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must-see! If you are driving the Ring Road, allow at least half-an-hour to stop by and experience geothermal activity first hand. Sulphuric steam! Bubbling pools of toxic minerals! Well marked and with lots of information describing the geological forces creating the amazing sights before you. FREE!!!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting, gives you a very good idea of the geology of iceland and it's volcanic nature. The interesting colors, the bubbling nature, the sulphuric smells give the place a very outworldly atmosphere.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Free. Super smelly. Super cool. You feel like you're on another planet. Definitely a must see if you're in the Lake Myvatn area. Allow 30-60 mins.

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Crescent City, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One often forgets that Earth is a Planet in deep outer space and then you visit a place like this and realize that Earth is a Planet in deep outer space. What a cool site. Definitely worth the stop.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stench is extremely strong, but it doesn't happen every day that you see actual boiling mud coming out of the earth... :D

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Thank pauweldesmedt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's ropes for a reason. Some clown thought he'd get a better pic by going right up to the hole with mud. Some people. Seconds after he walked back the bit he was standing fell away into the mud. The bloke was so clueless he didnt even notice... be careful. But yeh. Enjoy its pretty cool although a bit smelly

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really interest and great fun. Was snowy when we were there so ground very muddy. Not too many people there.

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Thank Robert J
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning scenery with geo-thermal pools and activities. Is literally like being on a different planet. Don't miss it if you are in the area. Be sure to take a camera as well.

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Thank Ichdien000
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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Amazing to see nature at its most purest. The sulfur smell is dominating this domain, it stinks of rotten eggs! But this makes the experience all the more wonderful! It was great to have some snow next to the parking area to clean our shoes, you don't get off the mud very easily. Bring a second pair!

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

This is a good spot for a quick stop. But once you see the steam and bubbling...you've pretty much seen it. Stick to the parking lot and paths if you don't want to get crazy amounts of mud on your boots.

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