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Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri
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“steam vents” (21 reviews)
“outer space” (3 reviews)
“surreal place” (3 reviews)
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Ring Road, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The mud pots are very interesting as they bubble up and splatter mud out. Easy to visit right off the ring road. No bathrooms.

Thank IowaRod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Feels like a movie on another plant! The desert view is beautiful and the vents coming out of the ground is amazing!

Thank מעיין כ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You smell the sulfur in the air long before you see the field, with its clouds of smoke. Although we visited in mid-September, after the busy tourist season, there were many visitors.

Thank JuanyPam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A unique stop right off the ring road. So easy to get to if you're driving on highway 1 past Lake Myvatn, there's almost no reason to skip it. The landscape is surreal. Just make sure to stand upwind from all the gasses.

Thank oushi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's cool to see briefly but if you are sensitive to smells, be forewarned! my friend and i just had breakfast of eggs so this was mind-numbing nauseating. We spent max 10 minutes but one could walk alongside the mud pots (there are several and...More

Thank Grizel F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely somewhere to go when in Lake Myvatn. Interesting to see but be warned it does smell! No toilets on site or cafe/shop but they aren't a long drive away round there anyway.

Thank Brhordern
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Interesting walking around the mud pits. Mud pits bubbling & steam venting. Because if the geothermal activity there is a strong smell of sulfur. Neat to see.

Thank peachkoblerpie
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This place is out of this world, a sulphuric Martian landscape with bubbling mud pools of all different sizes and visocities, and steaming screaming rubble piles venting steam and gas. An exciting free attraction in expensive Iceland.

Thank RustproofTeeRex
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Very interesting, can walk all around the mud pots. If you do not like the smell of sulphur might not be the place for you. It is amazing to see the power which is under the ground.

Thank Bangor1
Reviewed September 6, 2017

i was expecting something a bit more spectacular to be honest, it is Iceland after all! As soon as you drive into the Myvatn area you can smell the sulphur. The mudpots are extremely dirty, wear wellies or shoe protectors or something. there weren't many...More

Thank jayjay505
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Valentina S
February 5, 2015|
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Response from Bryndis93 |
Hi - a girl from Akureyri here! The boiling mud pools, Hverarönd in Icelandic, are by Lake Mývatn. It takes you around 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there from Akureyri. The GPS coordinates are: 65° 38.466'N, 16° 48.549'W... More
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Valentina S
February 5, 2015|
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Response from Bryndis93 |
Hi - a girl from Akureyri here! The boiling mud pools, Hverarönd in Icelandic, are by Lake Mývatn. It takes you around 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there from Akureyri. The GPS coordinates are: 65° 38.466'N, 16° 48.549'W... More
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Julie L
January 18, 2015|
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Response from JoeBaileyCole | Reviewed this property |
The Mud Pots are in Akureyri itself.
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