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The Grabrok is an impressive volcano. The climb is not too bad and you can take your time. Even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rometrips
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Why not to stop for a moment...

Really nice place and beautiful views. Missed by many but worth stopping. There's a nice wooden... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aliki_aga
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found the visit to the Grabrok crater slightly disappointing, because the fun of walking up to the edge is basically taken away by the wooden path/stairs up to the edge. Still there are some nice views to be had on the top.

Thank Karin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on our 1st day in Iceland and it continued to be a favourite stop even after 12 days of seeing sights. The climb to the top is all stairs - someone said 500! Just take your time - it is worth it. The view...More

Thank JarMarJHM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Grabrok is an impressive volcano. The climb is not too bad and you can take your time. Even though it is just a 20 minute climb halfway there is a bench for the tired. The walk around the view gives you a great view....More

Thank rometrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice place and beautiful views. Missed by many but worth stopping. There's a nice wooden stairs made right up to the crater and path around the rim. Few benches on the way up and at the top to sit down, perhaps rest and enjoy...More

Thank Aliki_aga
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is OK for a stop. Accessible to walk and do a tour of the crater will take you 20 minutes. Some good views from the top. If you are lucky to have good weather. Very clean as well. Give it a try. Enjoy!

Thank Romario1257
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This crater is small, but beautiful. There are stairs from car park (not all the way up, but in the steepest places), so it is easily accessible even in rain. And it offers nice views all around, not only inside of the crater.

Thank Lukas M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another easy stop off the ring road. There are stairs leading up to the one crater (it is not too bad so if you have difficulty you can take it slow) and then a path so you can walk around the rim. There is another...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There is not a lot to stop and see on the 1 between Borganes and Laugarbakki. This crater is well worth a visit. There is an easy route up to the top of the crater, mostly via gentle steps. You can walk around the entire...More

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful walk up to and around the crater, even with the rain and wind. Put on our rain pants and coats and good to go! Well maintained steps help with the ascent. Our young kids handled it fine and loved the experience.

Thank DKPuck
Reviewed 24 June 2018

After leaving Reykholt on our self drive around Iceland we stopped at Grabrok Crater. Just off the Ring Road. There are stairs that take you up for some great pictures.

Thank Highlander-GG
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tomday1994
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Response from rnathan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, it was dry when we climbed the steps. Not sure how safe the paths around the crater would be.
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tomday1994
30 December 2017|
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Response from itcheetam | Reviewed this property |
If you had experience with a crater, don't bother, its an ordinary crater with no water. Otherwise its worthwhile to see if you had never seen a crater before. But be very careful in Iceland especially in winter. The... More
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