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Kerid Crater

Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“entrance fee” (75 reviews)
“small fee” (54 reviews)
“golden circle” (205 reviews)
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Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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"entrance fee"
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"small fee"
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"golden circle"
in 205 reviews
"quick stop"
in 38 reviews
"nice walk"
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"easy hike"
in 13 reviews
"frozen lake"
in 12 reviews
"blue water"
in 18 reviews
"water level"
in 15 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 30 reviews
"other attractions"
in 12 reviews
"per adult"
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"nice stop"
in 19 reviews
"last stop"
in 13 reviews
"the main road"
in 19 reviews
"walk around"
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Reviewed today via mobile

For a 400 ISK admission fee, we visited this little crater along the golden circle route. The fee is completely understandable once you ser the impact of thousands of people on this small hill and the effort that has to be undertaken to protect it.

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed today

The tranquil sound of waves lapping the shore and the wind are your reward for the walk down to the bottom of this crater. Shout and the sound is amplified around so little wonder it is used for concert events. Apparently the water rises and...More

Thank Mic L
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Reviewed yesterday

I don't know why this place is getting all the hate. Yes, you have to pay for it when the booth attendant is there, but it also allows for the conservation of the area. This is my second time coming here, and during the first,...More

Thank schmayla98
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice example of red lava rock and neatly-formed volcanic crater that you can view from stop, around the rim, down by the lake. Feel the red lava rock - not at all dense so quite light.

Thank FairCityFrasie
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The crater is interesting, you can walk around the top and walk down into the bottom but it’s a bit anticlimactic and feels like a tourist trap. I was surprised this site compared to the other sites was the one that charged an entrance fee...you...More

1  Thank Brie T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the least impressive things you'll see in Iceland - its a medium length bland trail around the mouth of a crater. It is also the only attraction I took note of in Iceland that you actually have to pay a fee...More

1  Thank Zachary F
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A really unusual spot to walk around - feels a bit like being on mars! It’s a pretty easy walk around the top of the crater and has some excellent views of it. No facilities at all in terms of toilets or coffee shop. Worth...More

Thank Hannah D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We made a quick 10 minute stop at Kerid Crater near the end of our trip and loved the serene sunrise - well worth it to arrive earlier, as we enjoyed the entire crater to ourselves without anyone else around.

1  Thank Anh N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to our hotel in Hella. Good for a stop of around an hour to walk down the 129 steps (my daughter counted on the way back up) and then walk around the lake at the bottom. There’s a path all...More

3  Thank Ben I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here as a part of my Golden Circle tour, and I didn't expect to stop here so that was an added bonus to the tour. Because this was a part of the tour I didn't need to pay the entrance fee, which is...More

1  Thank Hannah M
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Xena126
11 May 2018|
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Response from Deanna D | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Hike up to Glymur! It’s close to Reykjavík and it’s beautiful (and it’s Iceland’s second highest waterfall)... or hike to hveragerði which is the natural hot spring about 25miles away from Reykjavík. It’s about 45... More
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27 January 2018|
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Response from N S | Reviewed this property |
I think it was US $3 or $4. Under 12 free.
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gpsjulie
23 May 2017|
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Response from richlederer | Reviewed this property |
just flew back from Iceland with my iPad in my carry on. All was OK and now questions asked
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