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Kerid Crater, Selfoss

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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3.6/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
Admire one of Iceland's most unique natural sites, Kerid Crater. Formed more than six millennia ago, the volcanic crater is about 55 m (180 ft) deep and 270 m (890 ft) across. Look inside and see the aquamarine lake at the bottom, which derives its striking color from minerals in the soil. Most of the crater's moss-covered slopes are steep, but one is gentle enough to descend to the waterline. Take care when walking down, as there are no steps and the ground can be slippery. The crater is close to the road, and there is plenty of space to park nearby. Make Kerid Crater a centerpiece of your Selfoss vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Selfoss tour planner.
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  • Dont bother, just google the photo of it is fare enough. Not worth 400kr . Save the money for the hot dog. 
  • This is a unique sight. We were close by so we stopped to visit and I am glad we did. A great view, nice easy trail down to crater. 
  • If you're driving the 'golden circle' you will pass Kerid crater. You'll only need half an hour but it's worth walking around. There is a small fee, approx 400ISK, to enter the site. 
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