Olkelda Mineral Spring
Olkelda Mineral Spring
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Urvashi P
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Loved the water!!! Carbonated mineral water water from the ground…it’s easy to get to and fill the bottles.

Filled all 5 of our empty water bottles…didn’t get any pictures as it was -6C and I’m from Florida so too cold to pose for pictures😉
Written 12 March 2023
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Nina K
Viborg, Denmark22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
Try naturally carbonated water. You can se small bubbles coming from the ground at the water tap. Mystical! You will find a table showing the mineral content compared with normal/commercial spring water. High mineral content in this water, and the taste is funny. You are asked to leave 200 ISK in coins in a smalll box to try the water.
Written 10 September 2020
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Jim R
Pisgah Forest, NC7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Unlike most carbonated water, which comes from limestones, the fizz in this water has been locked in Earth's mantle since the planet formed. The fizz in your mouth is its first trip to the surface!
Written 21 August 2020
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Kolbrún L
Reykjavik, Iceland26 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
An interesting experience! Natural mineral carbonated water from the ground. Very high in iron so the taste is unusual but not bad.
Written 14 July 2019
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Bobby091
Philadelphia, PA335 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Solo
Here is a small spring that they plugged up. The sign states it was discovered back in the 1700’s and plugged in 1904. It is a place to fill up your water bottles (200 ISK donation requested). Nothing to see really!
Written 24 June 2019
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johnarama
Portland, OR86 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
This spring is easy to find and is right off of Route 54. After you turn off the road toward some farmhouses, you will find the spring on your left with an informational sign. It is lightly carbonated and you can see bubbles welling up from the ground, but it doesn't taste super fizzy. It does, however, taste strongly of iron and is reminiscent of slightly bubbly blood. The red color of the ground nearby only reinforces that association. There was an honor-system suggested-donation box asking for 200isk.
Really, if you're driving around Snæfellsnes, it's so easy to stop here for a few minutes that there's no reason not to.
Written 16 April 2019
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Kate
Toronto, Canada11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
Even though we did not taste the water, we found this to be a fascinating quick stop as we drove through the Snæfellsnes peninsula. There is a small parking lot next to the spring (we were the only visitors) and a donation box. Olkelda was unlike anything else we've seen in Iceland so make sure to drop by and, if you are brave enough, take a sip (this spring water is super high in iron and is said to have healing properties). Read more about our visit to Olkelda mineral spring and other Snæfellsnes landmarks on our blog nomadsintraining.com
Written 30 March 2019
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JR Traveller
Prague, Czech Republic794 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Spring with sparkling water. You can come and taste sparkling water coming from the underground. It tastes of Fe, but is drinkable, so if you drive around, worth 5 mins a break.
Written 7 October 2018
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m s
Greenville, SC447 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Friends
The sign in front of the spring had the mineral contents of the water and there's so much iron in the water that it tasted like blood. As others have said, it's a novelty stop, but there's nothing else here except the experience of drinking 'naturally carbonated water'
Written 30 September 2018
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P4lin
Verwood, United Kingdom208 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
This is an interesting diversion, signposted from the main road and will only take 5 - 10 minutes. There is a free car park in front of which is a standpipe and tap. The water is naturally carbonated and if you fill a bottle payment of ISK200 is via an honesty box. Personally, I didn't like the taste (very high iron levels as evidenced by the amazing red colour) but I am pleased to have tried it, especially knowing that it is a totally natural phenomenon. Worth stopping for.
Written 12 September 2018
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