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Reviewed today via mobile

A less busy road but worth the trip from Reykjavik when seeing Geysir and Gullfoss. A beautiful volcanic crater with intriguing colourful lake. Wake round the top rim and right down to lake rim. Would love to see it with sun shining. Small entrance fee...More

Thank David L
Reviewed yesterday

In Sep 2018, it was 400ISK to visit. Drones are not allowed The parking lot is small and fills up quickly so be prepared to wait. There's another small parking nearby but nothing else. There are three craters to see however the main one is...More

Thank Renan B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Situated in the middle of nowhere (of course), we hopped out of our van and took pictures. When you look to the horizon, you see only roads and perhaps one vehicle driving by. It is in the middle of barren land that gives an accent...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 2 days ago

How many times can you say you've stepped inside a volcanic crater? And one that looks this pretty? At Kerid, you can! Gorgeous green water contrasts beautifully with the volcanic rock surrounding it. Ideal opportunity to hike in, around and up top. Totally worth the...More

Thank Barb B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Kerid Crater while staying in Selfoss. The colors were beautiful and the walk around the crater very easy and relaxing.

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can walk around the top of the crater and then around the inside of the crater ... It's a must thing to do!

Thank aruthanne
Reviewed 6 days ago

Kerid Crater is a small crater lake on the main road from the golden circle to Selfoss. It offers colorful views of the crater on short trails on top of the crater and at its bottom. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank Avi Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

really wonderful colours of this volcano crater, worth a walk along the top and down the steps to the water. easily accessible and costs 400 crona each

Thank 207lucab
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is a small fee of 400 isk to get in but well worth it in my opinion. We walked all the way around and down the steps to get closer. Would recommend! Makes for great photos!

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kerid Crater in August of 2018 on a private tour with Mountain Taxi. It's not quite as magical as the glaciers and waterfalls but it's certainly a must see while you're visiting in Iceland. The many different colors are perfect for stellar photos....More

Thank Matthew P
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Amma Y | Reviewed this property |
Depending what time of year you are going, it could be too dark to see much. Kerid is on private property and is open to the public for a fee. I would respect that and only visit during their hours. Visit their Facebook... More
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
26 January 2018|
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Response from N S | Reviewed this property |
I think it was US $3 or $4. Under 12 free.