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Strokkur, Geysir

Must see · Hot Spring · Nature / Park
Many tourists visit Strokkur because of the frequency and reliability of its eruptions. The geyser shoots water 15-40 m (49-131 ft) every 4-8 minutes. Many tours stop at this geyser, one of Iceland's largest and most famous. A pleasant alternative is renting a car and driving to this geothermal region, which is on the Golden Circle route. Free parking is available on site. With our world travel planner, Geysir attractions like Strokkur can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Very impressive, it is hard to stop watching, very exciting when you can see that it is going to go. Impressive scenery around the geysir also  more »
  • Iceland is a Disneyland for all geology lovers. From volcanoes, earthquakes, hot springs to continental drift, there's all kind of activity going on underground. Luckily I visited the geysir in 2012....  more »
  • Beautiful and impressive Too bad the bigger Geysir is not much active anymore but the Strokkur is also very fascinating. You see and feel the power of the water as it rises up into the sky and the...  more »
  • Very rare nature wonder, small geyser erupts every 5 minutes, sometimes every 3 minutes. It's hard to describe, but looks amazing. There are some sleeping geysers with boiling water, additional care should be taken when walking around. Unfortunately I didn't see big geyser eruption (
  • Pretty cool area of geothermal activity with great views. Worth a visit for sure. Free parking and visitor centre on site
  • I loved this place. We took a bus tour in Iceland and this was one of 3 places we visited. It was so scenic.
  • Well worth spending a bit of time here, even more than one visit if you’re staying in the area, which we were. It’s just fascinating to watch. There’s a trail to take you to the top which is worth doing too.
  • Impressive! Beautiful! Nature in action. Nightly recommend, specially in the winter.

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