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Nice, warm little stop if you're in the area

We were here at dusk as part of our return trip from another excursion. One of our guides was wise enough to bring a flashlight, and it made for some neat pictures. I'm sure... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feel bad saying that as nature is amazing and this spring is really cool to look at. It's only a little River running round the spring that sources it, but it is boiling water so it's fun to spend a few minutes having a look. Nothing else around it so it's worth a stop and then move on.

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Thank Gary K
Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by on the way to the glacier and that was more than enough. Facts are impressive but not much to see.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited here on the way to the Hraunfossar (lava falls) and Barnafoss waterfalls as we drove from Rejkavik. Its well worth a visit, its not very big but seeing the volume of water and feeling the force of the water is pretty impressive. We visited both places very easily on a day trip in our hired car and the... More 

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Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

As we pulled up there were two sheepdogs hanging out in the parking lot who greeted us when we got out of the car. They were super friendly and followed us up to the actual spring. It was pretty neat to see Europe's most powerful hot spring and it's amazing that this spring heats most of Iceland. While you don't... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were here at dusk as part of our return trip from another excursion. One of our guides was wise enough to bring a flashlight, and it made for some neat pictures. I'm sure there is more to see during the daytime, from photos I've seen online, but it was still worth the stop. It was also nice to feel... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

One of the geysers shoots up water within 5 minutes. This is worth the wait. And seriously, don't throw money in the geyser... Funny to see that there are coins lying the geyser. People don't read :p

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Thank Vlieny
Newark, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

As others have noted, this is a good stop-off if you are in the area. It was neat to see and read about the spring. There was a dog hanging out in the parking lot that the kids liked playing with after they'd seen enough hot water.

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Oude-Tonge, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you are on this route it is good to take a look but it is not so special. It is small. Theay are building a spa next to it so next year it will be more touristic.

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Thank Patricia R
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The spring is worth a visit if passing and is very easy to find. Only a short stay around 30mins will suffice.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here for about 30 mins. It's good to see the geothermal spring. Small area to view, nice to feel the warm heat on a cold day! Glad we dropped by.

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