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Kerid Crater

Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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Small-Group Golden Circle and Kerid Volcanic Crater Day Trip from Reykjavik
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Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The crater is well worth a visit, but note that there is an entrance fee to see it: 400 ISK (a little over $5 Canadian). That was a bit surprising since it was the only outdoor place on our trip around Iceland that had an...More

Thank mcnamn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Take care that the hike is pretty dangerous for young children and you'll have a fun time. Note, there are NO bathroom facilities here. We drove an hour to get here and had to hold it until our next stop.

Thank Chmorgan
Reviewed 5 days ago

An entrance fee of 100 knr needs to be paid. The crater is very beautiful and is remotely located. Its not very well-known but for me this is a must do when in Iceland

Thank Luvyy
Reviewed 5 days ago

The glacial waters that fill this crater and the colors of the clay make it spectacular. You can walk down to the waters edge. Amazing.

Thank twin411
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quick and easy stop. Nice walk around the rim and down to the bottom of the crater. Definitely worth stopping for a look.

Thank Bron S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Crater lake with clear water and very photogenic red area of volcanic rock. If this is included in your tour then it's a great opportunity for a colourful photo. If you are self driving then there is plenty of parking and it's 400 isk entrance...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited in March 2017, and had a really nice visit. We couldn't walk to the bottom because the stairs were closed due to ice, but we walked around the perimeter and loved it. It's a small fee, and a very easy walk - my...More

Thank JLNairn0803
Reviewed 6 days ago

does cost, just a few euros. Such an underrated place to visit. Walk the rim and hike to the bottom.

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's on private property and costs 4 euros to get in through the gate but worth it. Colors around the rim are red and black and greenish, water blue. A mini crater lake. There's a parking lot and small easy climb to viewing places...there are...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kerið volcanic crater is part of the Golden circle tour. First time to see a crater and it amazing , the water on the middle was so green in color. i saw wood steps if you would like to go down further but we did'nt...More

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Has anyone flown recently US to Iceland? Then back TO US? I want to take my iPad but fear that putting it in checked baggage it will disappear at JFK. Thank you for your help.how recent was your flight?
23 May 2017|
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Response from Matt S | Reviewed this property |
I flew Iceland to US and back to Iceland with my iPad in carry on. This was 3 weeks ago.
Annita E
Is this worth visiting from reykjavnik? Is it better to drive than take a tour?can you hike??I am going november. Thanks
17 October 2016|
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Response from MandyTaunton | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The crater is part of the golden circle route, the first time I did a coach tour & last time I went by car, the advantage of having a car is you can stop as long as you like, although the tours are really good too. We... More
Thanks for the informative review. We have rec different perspectives on what time to arrive to see the geyser. Similar to your thoughts, we want to see it at the best possible time. What time would you advise to be there?
14 August 2016|
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Response from ribolhitos | Reviewed this property |
In this time of the year, there is daylight until 22pm, so you can see it anytime until that hour. But since is so close to Reykjavik, go about 17pm, there should not be there many people and you can do perfect pictures.
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