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“geothermal area”(34 reviews)
“steam vents”(39 reviews)
“mud pots”(49 reviews)
Hverarond, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of parking spaces and very accessible in that there is not much walking to reach the sulfur "springs" and mud pots. Our tour guide provided us with disposable plastic booties to protect our shoes since the mud can discolor our footwear. There are no...More

Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed yesterday

It's a cool site to see but be warned it's SMELLY here...you'll eventually get use to it. Also, there were lots of nads flying around. We saw people with face nets for protection.

Thank I3klyngirl
Reviewed yesterday

This place is so close to the main road 1 so you must see! Go early. We went in the morning, and there was hardly anyone so we could take awesome photos. You can walk right up to the fumeroles and see the bubbling mud!...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a very interesting walk, with the smelly smoke, for a while you may find yourself walking on a distant planet. It’s worth the stop. Very easy to get, just next to the number one road... :)

Thank Miguel S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Námafjall Hverir Geothermal Area features hot springs and fumaroles. We didn't spend a lot of time here, but it was interesting to see nonetheless. Don't get too close to the steam!

Thank rockon0630
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you by any chance are traveling in the north of Iceland - please make sure you don´t skip this place :)

Thank Bryndís Ó
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting geology of the area with mudpots, and other steaming thermal points of interest. There is a small walkway around the area with roped off sections for safety. It is completely free ... definitely something to see. The geology of this island is fascinating.

Thank swoodruf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have visited Yellowstone National Park, you will have seem some of this kind of geothermal geology, with its steam vents, boiling mud pots, and steam vents, but this large area is definitely dramatic and photogenic. If you are in the area, it is...More

Thank Rockvilleguy2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a brief stop here in Namafjall Geothermal area on our full day trip with IGTours to the highlights of Lake Myvatn. There were no geysers nor coloured pools. But still, what an incredible experience I had in Namafjall - the bubbling mudpools, the...More

Thank YP C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My understanding is that the name Namafjall refers to the mountains near the Hverir geothermal area. Overall, this landscape is otherworldly and absolutely intriguing. There are mud pits and steam vents all over the place, and it’s definitely worth a stop the ring road. I...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
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