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Raudamelsolkelda

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Interesting short walk

If you are at Gerduberg cliffs, do yourself a favor and drive to the end of the road past the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Stef4115
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Annandale, Virginia
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Could not find the spring

I understand that the spring is easy to locate however we must have walked right by. We still had a... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2019
Junius T
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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

The spring is about 100 meters from the bridge. We walked way past it to the waterfall. On the way back, a nice Icelandic family showed us why we missed it. It is now just a hole with mud at the bottom and a hissing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John H
Reviewed June 11, 2019

I understand that the spring is easy to locate however we must have walked right by. We still had a wonderful hike. We continued up the mountain beside the waterfall to the top. Fairly difficult trail and the waterfall is awesome as the trail follows...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Junius T
Reviewed April 18, 2019

I found this place while researching for my Iceland trip and I REALLY wanted to see it. You take the road for the Gerðuberg cliffs off of Route 54, which is also labeled with Rauðamelsölkelda; follow the road past the cliffs, and bear left when...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank johnarama
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

If you are at Gerduberg cliffs, do yourself a favor and drive to the end of the road past the cliffs to visit this spring and the waterfall Rjukandafoss. It is worth your time. The road in is gravel, but passable it ends at a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Stef4115
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We loved this beautiful waterfall and hiking over the lava field. Our children loved tasting the mineral water. There was no one there so we also really liked that. Before getting to this area, there is a volcano on the right with a path to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cheri R
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Rauðamelsölkelda is an unmapped bubbling mineral spring at the end of a road in the middle of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in western Iceland. It's not on any map we can find. To visit this amazing site, drive to the end of the Gerdaberg Cliffs access...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MargaritaDoug
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