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Nice, warm little stop if you're in the area

We were here at dusk as part of our return trip from another excursion. One of our guides was wise enough to bring a flashlight, and it made for some neat pictures. I'm sure... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were here at dusk as part of our return trip from another excursion. One of our guides was wise enough to bring a flashlight, and it made for some neat pictures. I'm sure there is more to see during the daytime, from photos I've seen online, but it was still worth the stop. It was also nice to feel... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

One of the geysers shoots up water within 5 minutes. This is worth the wait. And seriously, don't throw money in the geyser... Funny to see that there are coins lying the geyser. People don't read :p

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Newark, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

As others have noted, this is a good stop-off if you are in the area. It was neat to see and read about the spring. There was a dog hanging out in the parking lot that the kids liked playing with after they'd seen enough hot water.

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Oude-Tonge, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you are on this route it is good to take a look but it is not so special. It is small. Theay are building a spa next to it so next year it will be more touristic.

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Thank Patricia R
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The spring is worth a visit if passing and is very easy to find. Only a short stay around 30mins will suffice.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here for about 30 mins. It's good to see the geothermal spring. Small area to view, nice to feel the warm heat on a cold day! Glad we dropped by.

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Thank Angela A
Davao City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Its a spring with bubbling hot water and the smell of sulphur in the air If you've never seen a spring before then this stop is definitely worth it. If you have lots of springs back hom (like me in the Philippines) then you can skip this one

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had never seen so much geothermal activity! This was quite a geothermal spot. Quite active! At times water would jump up. Smoke was everywhere! Nearby this region I could still see smoke rising up. Wow! Deildartunguhver is quite active! It produces 180 liters of water per second! Its temperature: 212 degrees Fahrenheit! What’s neat is that they use this... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It is a good stop, for see one of the thousand places you can find in Iceland to see how it goes the boiling water and the characteristic smell of spoiled eggs, in other words, to sulfur. There are some greenhouses next door that looks like geothermal energy used for heating. It's okay.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The largest geothermal spring in the world is worth snapping a few photos. You can buy tomatoes grown in the adjacent hydroponic, geothermally heated green house on site for 300 Krona

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