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Travelers talk about
“steam vents” (21 reviews)
“surreal place” (4 reviews)
“short visit” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Ring Road, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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"steam vents"
in 21 reviews
"surreal place"
in 4 reviews
"short visit"
in 6 reviews
"marked paths"
in 10 reviews
"bubbling pools"
in 4 reviews
"natural wonder"
in 3 reviews
"first hand"
in 3 reviews
"ring road"
in 13 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"thermal area"
in 3 reviews
"rotten eggs"
in 5 reviews
"be careful"
in 9 reviews
"large area"
in 3 reviews
"amazing sight"
in 3 reviews
"sulfur smell"
in 6 reviews
"steam coming"
in 5 reviews
"geothermal activity"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to see, if near Myvatn. SOCO footwear bags would be useful; the mud glueing itself to your footwear takes a bit of shifting if no covers available, but you should get into the mud and the smokescreen for the full benefit of the...More

Thank jeannick
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just off the road, a surreal place with bubbling mud pools, steam vents. Beware the mud (and the smell!).

Thank timandclaire2016
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

On our tour around the ring raod of Iceland we passed the Mud Pots. It is like cooking mash or spinach.The mud bubbles sometimes more sometimes less. One hole is calm another more bubbeling. Terrific.Wonderful how earth forces act. And we the humans can enjoy...More

1  Thank Gerdtraveller
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful series of geothermal features. Absolutely don't miss this. The mud pots are awesome. A bunch of cool fumaroles and pools. This is a must see.

Thank mafischl
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Oh how the steam did smell! Very interesting area with lots of steam coming from the ground. The mud pool was quite active. Enjoyed the steam. Watch out for the mud, sticks to your boots like glue

Thank MistressWeatherwax
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

It was exceedingly windy when we arrived so we did not fully explore this thermal area. It's possible to take photos from the entry point and that is OK. Obviously it would be better to walk around the marked paths to fully appreciate this natural...More

Thank Noela R
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

When I visited it was snowing heavily , the smell of sulphur in the air mud pots bubbling away , steaming vents & piping fumaroles. Be careful when walking stick to the pathways.

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We enjoyed stopping along this area on the Ring Road. It is not spectacular but is interesting and enjoyable. Enjoyed the bubbling mud pots and some steam which was great on the cold January day. There are marked paths to walk on. You can definitely...More

1  Thank Cherie P
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is an easily accessible natural site where bore holes bubble and steam. If you've read or watched Frodo drag himself through the steamy flats of Mordor, you'll have a good concept of what this looks like. It was a great outdoor and geological experience.

1  Thank Marty S
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

The Ring Road mud pots are iceland's answer to Yellowstone. The gurgling mud pots make visitors giggle. Plenty of interpretative signage explains these geothermal oddities. Marked paths guide you on a memorable walk.

Thank gatortunor
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thebushboy74
January 13, 2018|
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Response from sotms | Reviewed this property |
if you have a car you can just drive up to the parking lot and walk 1 minute to the mud pots.
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Valentina S
February 6, 2015|
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Response from Bryndis93 |
Hi - a girl from Akureyri here! The boiling mud pools, Hverarönd in Icelandic, are by Lake Mývatn. It takes you around 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there from Akureyri. The GPS coordinates are: 65° 38.466'N, 16° 48.549'W... More
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Valentina S
February 6, 2015|
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Response from Bryndis93 |
Hi - a girl from Akureyri here! The boiling mud pools, Hverarönd in Icelandic, are by Lake Mývatn. It takes you around 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there from Akureyri. The GPS coordinates are: 65° 38.466'N, 16° 48.549'W... More
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