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Reviewed today

Worth visiting early morning when there's barely or no one on site. We arrived just after breakfast and we were the only people at the car park. Place looks completely different to what you see around Myvatn lake, it's like different planet. Smell near mud...More

Thank Aliki_aga
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here, it was a cold and windy day but it was still worth it. Its amazing to see this place. As it was cold and windy we didn't have any problems with the smell, but we didn't stay that long. Its right there...More

Thank Pia S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This geothermal area doesn't have any giant geysers, but it has a lot of small features that make any visit worthwhile. We enjoyed watching the earth bubble and hiss as we walked around the different roped off sites. You don't need a lot of time...More

Thank lowens311
Reviewed 4 days ago

Too see the boiling water and the steam coming from the earth is quite a view. You can visit it all in 20 mins and it's easy to jump back on the highway.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, the place is cool with a unique landscape differing from all the green you're usually seeing, and hot springs are always cool. However, that sulfer really smells nasty, so if you're particularly sensitive to that sort of thing be prepared. The smell isn't too...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive place with beautiful colors. Ignore the smell of sulfer, you'll be smelling that the rest of your day! Another beautiful and different part of Iceland. Carpark nearby.

Thank TimRoelants
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick stop on the journey to/from Lake Myvatn. Similar to other places like Krysvik or Geysir. But worth the stop. The most interesting are the smoking piles of stones. It takes only 15 to 20 minutes to visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible the wierd smell coming from these boiling water holes. A "Must See" if you are doing the tour around Iceland.

Thank Eduardo D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the Martian landscape area. Or if you are aquainted with Star Trek, it looks like the planet Vulcan. Be warned: there are million black flies that will constantly fly in your face. They don’t bite. There is a store a few miles...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly a spectacular spot to stop at just off the Ring Road. The bubbling mud, steam vents, and mountainous backdrop is very unique and unlike any other place in the country (maybe the world). It does smell like rotten eggs but you get used to...More

Thank Thomas D
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