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Favorite part of our trip!

This was an amazing experience. 6 of us hiked and it took about 1.5 hours with stops for photos... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gerdys
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Lake Orion, Michigan
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Great Hike Worth the Effort

We walked here in the rain; wind and cold. Ended up being 8km return and not too difficult if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SusanO768
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. 6 of us hiked and it took about 1.5 hours with stops for photos. You pass bubbling mud pots, cliffs, a waterfall, steamy areas, and finally get to the hot stream. We wore our swimsuits under our clothes. Few people...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked here in the rain; wind and cold. Ended up being 8km return and not too difficult if you have a moderate fitness. Didn't see much going there as heaps of fog clouds and rain. Got to where you go swimming and it was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SusanO768
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely hike through a hot spring area to the geothermal river. You can get to Hveragerði on the bus from Reykjavik if you don't have a car, which also adds a few km onto the start of the walk. We did this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ellieb74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit. Like the blue lagoon it is a must do but at the opposite end of the scale. The blue lagoon is amazing but expensive, man made and touristy. This is free, natural and in the winter we saw hardly anyone. Not far...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank tomalley4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew into Keflavik Airport at 4 am, picked up our Mazda sedan from Dollar Rentals, and were off, stopping first at the Reykjadulur Valley in Hveragerdi, a one hour and 8-minute drive from the airport. My 30-year old daughter, Anna, who was traveling with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank egslade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Reykjadalur hot springs on a summers day (11 degrees celcius) and it was very busy! The walk to the natural hot springs requires a little exertion but was well worth it - we also went a little past the hot springs and there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy winter trail surrounded by steamy hot springs, bubbling mud pots, snow landscape and volcanic smell - truly Iceland! Open-air natural hot bath is the high point of the walk. - the trail can be icy, spikes are highly recommended - not for stroller /...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ashevc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we walked to the springs, we loved it nice opportunity to discover local country side and have a local experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robertvalerie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here on a cold winters night. We hiked up at 7:30pm in the dark. The path is easy to follow, just bring good torches. After a 45min hike we reached the top and were lucky enough to be the only ones there. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank alexkV5183UG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful 7 km hike (3.5 km in each direction). Once you arrive at the hot springs you can disrobe and easily enter the springs. There is a small fence for redressing. Awesome. Afterwards in the next town stop at the Skyrgerdin restaurant.....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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grasbergerpt
January 5, 2019|
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Response from hikerchick10 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! We drove there in a compact rental car with no problem at all.
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Sue P
September 20, 2018|
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Response from vweil | Reviewed this property |
It is a winding path through mountains. There is always a mountain on one side. There are views throughout but it never felt dangerous or exposed.
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Sarah s
September 20, 2018|
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Response from paobrien | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park at the start of the trail it would be impossible to push a buggy very rocky up and down and some little streams to straddle. Children can go in just got to remember very very cold when you get out to get... More
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