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Ne-2 660, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a car park at the base of the volcano. Access to the rim of the volcano is by a parth that is easy to walk. When you get to the top you can walk around the rim. Great views from the top.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Geo thermal area which draws lots of crowds and smells strongly of sulpher. It was rather spoiled for me by all the people who posed endlessly for selfies in front of different areas--sometimes for 15 minutes at a time. One couple was possibly skyping their...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

If you are in this area, then this is a must see just because of it's unique display of geothermal activity! Bubbling mud pits and steam vents..very cool! Glad we stopped!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Heather K
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Also know as Namaskard Hot Springs. Even for Iceland this is something different. You can walk in the middle of bubbling mud pits and steaming fumaroles. It's a large site and well worth a visit. Plenty car parking. Fascinating colours throughout. Best on a breezy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 940lizh
Reviewed March 28, 2019

A unique field of mud pot and spectacular smoke. Went there for the first time in winter (March 2019) and although interesting to see snow around and more smoke around, summer was more spectacular with all the colored mud and bubbles more visible (but more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

At the least, interesting steam percolate out from ground like a giant steambath amongst the snowny landscape.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wolv3rin3
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We stopped here on a tour and were amazed at the boiling mud holes and steaming fumaroles unlike anything we have seen elsewhere . Another part of amazing magical Iceland

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stuart D
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Stroll around these unique geological formations. Lots of parking. Will need at least 30 minutes depending on which route you choose.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LaurenM287
Reviewed December 22, 2018

This is a great place to watch the mud pots bubble and steam. The steam smells like sulfur because they arise from underground. Reminiscent of Yellowstone National Park, but easier to walk around and get somewhat close.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nightingale1972
Reviewed November 26, 2018

just quick look for the mud pots & steam. diff color of land but steam no special. so so place. ok for quick look & take some picture

Date of experience: June 2018
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January 28, 2016|
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Response from 502deborahr | Reviewed this property |
No fee for parking or entrance You can take as much time as you want including a quick picture from a look out point or an hour of following a path.
September 15, 2015|
Response from Master3K | Reviewed this property |
I have had a trip by my own self, without organised tour ... camping near the lake and walked for about 4-5 hours