Definitely somewhere to go when in Lake Myvatn. Interesting to see but be warned it does smell! No toilets on site or cafe/shop but they aren't a long drive away round there anyway.
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This place is out of this world, a sulphuric Martian landscape with bubbling mud pools of all different sizes and visocities, and steaming screaming rubble piles venting steam and gas. An exciting free attraction in expensive Iceland.
Very interesting, can walk all around the mud pots. If you do not like the smell of sulphur might not be the place for you. It is amazing to see the power which is under the ground.
i was expecting something a bit more spectacular to be honest, it is Iceland after all! As soon as you drive into the Myvatn area you can smell the sulphur. The mudpots are extremely dirty, wear wellies or shoe protectors or something. there weren't many...More
This area of Iceland is quite geologically active with lots of steam vents. This area has several mudpots that bubble. Not particularly special if you have ever been to Yellowstone. Fortunately it is easy to get to, so you might as well stop. But go...More
Despite the busloads of tourists and poor weather, we enjoyed our trip to see the mudpots. We were lucky to travel with geologists, but otherwise would consider taking a tour.
The mud pots are just one of the sights to see when driving around the Myvatn area. Our GPS didn't allow us to type in any site names, so we plugged in the coordinates (provided by the tour company). the GPS kept suggesting we go...More