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Selfoss Geyser

Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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“old faithful” (35 reviews)
“hot water” (36 reviews)
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Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Free parking with very good restaurant and gift shop. No way to time geysir. Occurs about every 15 minutes. Easy walk and nice stop in iceland.

Thank adp-retired
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are driving the Golden Circle, you are going to stop here. Nice to see the original geyser and from where the word "geyser" originated. But don't expect Old Faithful or anything on a Yellowstone scale. Very close to the road and parking lot....More

Thank bobk56
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a self confessed geyser fan, this was a must see. The paths are well laid out and the main geyser, Strokkur, has great viewing spots all round. It erupts every few minutes and sometimes has a smaller and then secondary eruption. It is worth...More

Thank DCull
Reviewed 6 days ago

bubbling pools, hot, hot streams and the geyser shoots up every 5-7 minutes, sensible walking shoes/boots, wear plenty layers of clothes

Thank agneslaurie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great views of the geysir field. Lots of steam with good photo opportunities. We enjoyed it. Safe walking paths.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the Golden Circle, would make this a must see, one of the geyser's called Strokkur erupts every 3 to 6 minutes

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several geysers in this park, only one of which, Strokkur, is regular. Geysir, is the first recorded geyser in written history and is where the word derives from. Geysir is mainly dormant, but blows when there is massive seismic activity.

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice to see but Strokkur only erupts with a very short burst of water. It does erupt frequently about every 5-10 minutes no comparison to old faithful in yellowstone. still the colors of formations are very pretty. some sulfur smell but that should be expected

Thank Martha Knight W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive and frequent venting. While this is no Yellowstone, the geyser is still a high venting geysir venting every 1-6 minutes.

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to take a ton of pics. Iceland is full of places very much like this of course however naturally this haas been picked out for its unique qualitys

Thank Bonestorm109
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Maksym G | Reviewed this property |
You take the road 427 to Hveragerdi, it goes along the coast and from Hveragerdi you can drive to Sellfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir :)
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30 June 2017|
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Response from GeorgeFMarkhamON | Reviewed this property |
Expensive guided tours OR rent a car and drive yourself (better).
23 May 2017|
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Response from Dane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Took one over and back earlier this month.