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Kerid Crater

Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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“golden circle” (148 reviews)
Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

I know you need to pay for admission for this spot but i think is worth it. They do establish a well build infrastructure around this attraction. Tourists can safely walk around and even walk down to the lake front.

Thank Bonbon128
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unlike the rest of the Golden Circle, the Kerid Crater was not free (400 ISK per person), but we thought it was worth the small entrance fee. We spent about an hour walking around the crater and hiking down to the water. The crater is...More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting to see, affordable fee and plenty of opportunity to stretch your legs while enjoying more of Iceland's natural beauty!

Thank hermdeck
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I liked Kerid crater because you could get an extraordinary view from up top then go down to the actual lake and experience the fresh water.

Thank peterkim711
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is a pretty crater to hike around...you can walk around and then go down stairs to the crater...its a nice little hike

Thank jolynm
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Kerid crater lake was a great experience, very impressive. It will take you about 20 minutes to walk around it and climb down to the lake. We stopped there during a Golden Circle minibus tour and it was a nice addition to the route....More

Thank Marla7
Reviewed 4 days ago

You have to pay a little fee to enter, but I think it is worth it. You can do a walk, enjoy the view and if you're couragous, enter the water. I didn't, but some did try to sit on the bench that is under...More

Thank CXuor
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've not seen too many craters in my time so this one was impressive - alas the weather wasn't fantatsic but we had time to view and experience this one to our hearts content - quite an exposed area so make sure you wrap up...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you're only on the golden circle route, go ahead and stop. But if you're heading to the lake akueryi area skip this and its 400 isk fee and visit the Kerala/viti area. Much nicer

1  Thank fabdog
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did go while the sun was shading the crater, but they charge you to see it, and it is definitely not like the pictures make it out to be. Ok to stop at, but definitely didn't think it was worth the entrance fee

Thank RN2travel365
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23 May 2017|
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Response from Matt S | Reviewed this property |
I flew Iceland to US and back to Iceland with my iPad in carry on. This was 3 weeks ago.
Annita E
17 October 2016|
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Response from MandyTaunton | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The crater is part of the golden circle route, the first time I did a coach tour & last time I went by car, the advantage of having a car is you can stop as long as you like, although the tours are really good too. We... More
14 August 2016|
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Response from ribolhitos | Reviewed this property |
In this time of the year, there is daylight until 22pm, so you can see it anytime until that hour. But since is so close to Reykjavik, go about 17pm, there should not be there many people and you can do perfect pictures.
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