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Selfoss Geyser

Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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Iceland South Coast and Jokulsarlon Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
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Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just to understand what is happening under your feet while you're walking over there... its huge!!! But to be able to witness nature ... and how different the geiser are.... And to top it all... there's one that "explodes" every 8 to 10 minutes!!!! If...More

Thank mimiMexico_df
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very close to the outer ring road. We stopped to see it spout. And it puts on quite a show. Glad we were there, and not standing in it's line of hot water.

Thank corkyg02
Reviewed 6 days ago

A natural phenomenon occurring the in the area. Very interesting to watch, as it erupts every 4 mins. You can even see the water boiling . The ground around can be very slippery..

Thank Luvyy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Another great stop in Iceland. Not one of my faves but only because it was quite crowded. The geyser itself was very cool - kind of a popping sound and then a whoosh as the water shot into the air. I oohed and aaahed along...More

Thank Bron S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Most amazing sight and is a true wonder of nature. Many geothermal areas around this region. Incredible to watch.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even in the pouring rain, it was beautiful! My 5 year old daughter thought this was absolutely amazing. Definitely worth the stop!

Thank JLNairn0803
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing stop along the ring road. It is just so cool to see a natural site like this. Where else can you see something like that?

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 1 week ago

So this wasn't on our to do list since we only had a couple days in Iceland and wanted to travel to Vic to check out the black sand beaches. I'm really glad we took the time to see this. It was very cool. Totally...More

1  Thank 1Winesipper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed staying here for a but to watch the geyser explode for a few times. Be prepared for the usual terrible sulfur smell, but otherwise, a good stop while on the island.

Thank leroncita
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to review a natural phenomenon. Very interesting to watch, as there's nothing like it where I am from. The geysirs are accessible and not too much walking involved, plenty of parking and best of all it's free. After watching for a few times its...More

1  Thank Young_Couple1
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Are iPads allowed onboard as carry on from. US To Iceland then from Iceland And back into US? Please tell me how recently you flew? Thank you very very much.
23 May 2017|
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Response from Dane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Took one over and back earlier this month.
What are driving directions to Selfoss Geyser from Route 1?
16 April 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
It depends on whether you take route 1 north out of Reykjavik or to to the south east. It is highly likely that your hire car will have a satnav so you can programme this with Geysir and it will take you there. We did this... More
Can you get to gulfoss from Reykjavik on public transport alone not a tour bus?
1 April 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it would appear that you can on Route 6 or route 610. It takes 2hrs 40 minutes on route 610 which is the quickest. You have to book in advance. Take a look at the official Visit Iceland website and click on the title... More