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Geysir Andernach

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Spectacular view but everything is in German

You can only get to the geyser by taking a boat. It operates during high season period and stops at... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
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Came to Andernach 3years ago, so this time we decided to visit the Geysir. The 4000 mtr descent in... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
John S
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Der Geysir Andernach ist ein seltenes Naturphanomen. Er befindet sich im Mittelrheintal und ist ein Relikt des noch jungen Vulkangebietes der Osteifel. Der hochste Kaltwasser-Geysir der Welt mit seiner bis zu 60 Meter hohen Wasserfontane steht sogar...more
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Konrad-Adenauer-Allee 40, 56626 Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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All reviews cold water boat trip very interesting museum buy a ticket children and adults first floor geyser eruption works exhibits centre mins english german rhein hands science
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

You can only get to the geyser by taking a boat. It operates during high season period and stops at the end of Oct. you can buy tickets from the tourist centre just before the visit, but allow yourself 5-10 mins to get to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lyagush
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The geysir is really spectacular when it erupts. It lasts about 10mins. The information centre is a must to visit because it explains the science of this geyser and how other types work. A great place for students and families.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tracey1779
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Do not mix it up. The Andernach geysir is a cold water geysir, it is very different from the natural hot water geysirs. A hole needed to be drilled several meters deep so that it actually works. So don‘t be too disappointed if you have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Endeavour13
Reviewed October 3, 2018

It is an interactive museum. Children and Adults can learn, how volcanism works. The start is amazing. You will travel with an elevator 4000m to the middle of the earth to a laboratory (it feels like that, you will travel to the first floor :)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank praxisroos
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Took in the "eruption" of the geyser while visiting the town of Andernach on a river cruise. While it is an interesting natural phenomenon, I preferred walking through the town and checking out the tower and the church that has been riddled with bullet holes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pete m
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Came to Andernach 3years ago, so this time we decided to visit the Geysir. The 4000 mtr descent in the centre is a bit of a con! But the overall visit with the explanations in English was quite interesting. The actual boat trip to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Went with my parents and two young daughters. If you want a specific time to visit on the weekends, be sure to get there very early (+2 hours) or book your tickets online in advance. We arrived at 1400 to take the 1500 boat and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Megan N
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning. loved the boat trip and everthing. You can get coffee, beer and drinks. the walk wasent bad either.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank arthursO473EB
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Andernach is One volcanic and historical village. There is still one active geysir inside. When you go there , you can buy a ticket include museum, shiptrip and active geiser. We are 3 adults and 2 teenager and we paid 55 euro. First of all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kamerkose
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Ticket for the Geysir, takes you on a boat on the Rhine (+-10 min), then a small walk to the Geysir, +- 6 min of Geysir activity and then back to the boat ... if it was just that, then the price (15eur/person) would be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joeri S
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steven e
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Daadener |
Other answer is wrong. Well kinda. To actually be allowed to see the geysir, you need to pay the whole package, including the boat. So yes, you CAN park your car a few walking minutes nearby, but they won‘t let you cross the... More
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I don't know what holidayautos is, but that deposit seems standard for Iceland. When are you travelling here?
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I plan on arriving in Iceland 1st week in October and will have 9 days to travel around the Ring Road. So from Keflavik airport should I travel north to Borganes to Stykkisholmur to Akureyri down to Hof to Vik to Geysir and back to catch my flight in Keflavik. Or should I travel south towards Vik. In which direction will the temperatures be warmer to begin with. Thanks. Eleana
December 25, 2017|
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The temperatures will be warmer in an unknown direction :) I would suggest beginning by going to the south, then East (obviously), then Akureyri, and then go to Reykjavík. Preferably don't take the Snæfellsnes Peninsula as well, unless you're having fine good weather, and sufficient time.
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March 18, 2018|
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