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Kerid Crater

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Address: Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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Small-Group Golden Circle and Kerid Volcanic Crater Day Trip from Reykjavik

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Short hike, beautiful scenery

Great place to visit. Take care that the hike is pretty dangerous for young children and you'll have a fun time. Note, there are NO bathroom facilities here. We drove an hour to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit. Take care that the hike is pretty dangerous for young children and you'll have a fun time. Note, there are NO bathroom facilities here. We drove an hour to get here and had to hold it until our next stop.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An entrance fee of 100 knr needs to be paid. The crater is very beautiful and is remotely located. Its not very well-known but for me this is a must do when in Iceland

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The glacial waters that fill this crater and the colors of the clay make it spectacular. You can walk down to the waters edge. Amazing.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quick and easy stop. Nice walk around the rim and down to the bottom of the crater. Definitely worth stopping for a look.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Crater lake with clear water and very photogenic red area of volcanic rock. If this is included in your tour then it's a great opportunity for a colourful photo. If you are self driving then there is plenty of parking and it's 400 isk entrance fee. Takes about 40 minutes to walk around the crater and you are also able... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited in March 2017, and had a really nice visit. We couldn't walk to the bottom because the stairs were closed due to ice, but we walked around the perimeter and loved it. It's a small fee, and a very easy walk - my 5 year old daughter thought it was great!

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does cost, just a few euros. Such an underrated place to visit. Walk the rim and hike to the bottom.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's on private property and costs 4 euros to get in through the gate but worth it. Colors around the rim are red and black and greenish, water blue. A mini crater lake. There's a parking lot and small easy climb to viewing places...there are several from higher to lower elevations. Buses do stop by but not that many when... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kerið volcanic crater is part of the Golden circle tour. First time to see a crater and it amazing , the water on the middle was so green in color. i saw wood steps if you would like to go down further but we did'nt have enough time. iceland has plenty to offer., i fell like i have to comeback... More 

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The crater is very beautiful. You can walk down to the shore of the lake as well as round the top of the crater. Take about 30 mins to see it all.

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