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Reviewed December 10, 2012

We booked with Saga Tours and enjoyed a full day of tourning the Icelandic countryside and visited many of the geothermal attractions in the area. Our tour guides (Gisli and Gunner) were awesome.

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank Ed B
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Stopping at this point of interest will remind you that you are not in Kansas anymore. On a cold but sunny day, amidst a blanketed scenery of stark white snow, steam and gurgling from these mud pots feels like you are visiting a laboratory of...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank ndmny
Reviewed November 15, 2012

the mud is amazing - hot, bubbly, and sticks to your feet like glue! if you can take some plastic bags to tuck around your boots/shoes, you'll trek a lot less mud back to your hotel. Be sure to smell the mud - and watch...More

Date of experience: October 2012
2  Thank sharksisterb
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Just outside the village of Reykjahlíð on the slopes of Hverir there was a vast field where we spent some time taking photos and a bit of movie. Hverir is a geothermal field to the east of Reykjahlid, to the side of the ridge known...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank Incartek
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Travelling around Iceland gives a sense that the Earth is as alive as any living creature. Here at the "mud pots" - Namafjall Geothermal fields, the boiling mud pots, steaming sulphur springs and the multi-colored soil transforms the very nature of our familiarity with Earth....More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

This is a nice area. You can see several mud pots as well as mounds of rock blowing steam (I'm sure there is a correct name for these but it escapes me). If you have never seen geothermal steam vents and mud pots, then this...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

A cute little distraction just off the road from Karla.. Worth a short walk to check this out.. Less than 15 mins from myvatn

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

I'm surprise there aren't more reviews for this attraction. Along with Kafla, this was a highlight for us. It's easy accessed from the Rt 1. You really can't miss it. There are all kinds of spectacular geothermal, bubbling water/mud and steam activities to be amazed...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank theway02
Reviewed September 7, 2012

great place to see mud simmering and check out the sulfur colored soil. very compacted so you can see a lot of mud pots in 15 minutes.

Date of experience: June 2012
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

The boiling mud pots don't sound that interesting, but actually it was one of the biggest wonders we saw in Iceland! A lot more spectacular than the geysirs :-) You feel like you're walking in Mars or somewhere very far from our own planet. The...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Allison D
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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.
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I have had a trip by my own self, without organised tour ... camping near the lake and walked for about 4-5 hours
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