Many tourists visit Strokkur because of the frequency and reliability of its eruptions. The geyser shoots water 15-40 m (49-131 ft) every 4-8 minutes. Many tours stop at this geyser, one of Iceland's largest and most famous. A pleasant alternative is renting a car and driving to this geothermal region, which is on the Golden Circle route. Free parking is available on site. With our world travel planner, Geysir attractions like Strokkur can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Tours To Strokkur
Golden Circle Afternoon and Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $227
Duration: 10 hours
Golden Circle & Kerið Day Tour by Minibus from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $88
Duration: 8 hours
It would be a shame to come to the valley of geysers and not see them in action. Unlike the Geyser, which gave its name to all such hot springs, Strokkur meets expectations. It emits fountains of hot.... more »
This was simply gobsmacking. Makes you realise how volatile our planet is. Boiling water just inches from where you're walking and then the main geyser erupting every 8 mins or so. Loved the gift... more »
Very rare nature wonder, small geyser erupts every 5 minutes, sometimes every 3 minutes. It's hard to describe, but looks amazing. There are some sleeping geysers with boiling water, additional care should be taken when walking around. Unfortunately I didn't see big geyser eruption (
Pretty cool area of geothermal activity with great views. Worth a visit for sure. Free parking and visitor centre on site
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