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Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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A few geysers are grouped together here with the large one erupting every 10 minutes or so. This seemed to be followed by a mini eruption several minutes later. Superb. Ample... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A few geysers are grouped together here with the large one erupting every 10 minutes or so. This seemed to be followed by a mini eruption several minutes later. Superb. Ample parking at the gift shop / cafe which are both very nice. A trip here is well recommended. An Easy drive from Reykjavik and combine with the mid Atlantic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's amazing to just drive over frozen roads then pull up and see geysers with hot boiling water. Icelands landscapes are truly wondrous

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Thank lollygal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It does exactly what it says on the tin !! Explodes every 10 or so minutes ! It's exciting and interesting ! Definitely a must see !

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First stop on our Icelandic trip was this Geyser, i'm going to start off by saying it was very busy as you can expect. It goes off about every 6 minutes which isn't to long to wait and you also get a chance to get a good photo if you mess up with one or miss it! There is a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the greatest of geysers, a bit boring had a better time walking around the landscape of the nearby villages

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Bamako, Mali
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The two viewing areas and hiking is great. This is an amazing waterfall and very close to the geyser area. I staying in the geyser area and getting to the waterfall was too easy.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The main geyser goes of every 3-5 minutes and is quite spectacular. Make sure you get close enough to see the bubble just before it goes off. There is a good place across the road and souvenir shop.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited because we came this far, you have to! It's ok, I've seen more stunning geysers in the states, but you have to do these things. Big restaurant and tourist shop opposite which doesn't detract from the experience. Just down the road from Gulfoss.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When walking around this site you have to take great care, as the site is very icy and slippery and a number of people fell over. The geysir erupted every few minutes.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont get too close to the main geyser as it explodes there is a lot of downpour. Best place to view the main geyser is from the top of the hill but it is a muddy path up. Make sure you have appropriate footwear. Must see attraction in Iceland

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