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Road 1 | 33 km north of Borgarnes, Bifrost, Iceland
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All reviews ring road wooden steps easy stop easy climb stretch your legs nice walk surrounding area walk around rain and wind worth the climb worth a visit quick walk short climb walking path take your time information boards nice stop
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

From up on the crater you will have a marvellous view over the surrounding area and the lavafield in which the hotel is situated. Absolut must stop.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank valgerdur-the
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ca. 35 km north of Borgarnes right along Ring road no. 1, close to Glanni waterfall. If you have time you have to hike up to the crater to see inside the crater and the magnificent view from the top.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The views are well worth the walk to the crater. The walk itself isn't particularly hard. There is a small car park.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing views at the top, worth all the steps getting up there. It was great to see the tops of the craters. If you have the physical strength to walk up there then it's worth doing.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Angela A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very nicely maintained stairs all the way up and around the crater. There are a lot of steps to get to the top, but well worth it to see the views. We stood and watched a sheep dog corralling a small flock of sheep down...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RussellP962
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The parking lot has some information boards about the crater that are nice and informative. Parking and the walk up were both free. We went before 10AM so not crowded which was nice. Although there are nice wooden steps with landings for brief rests and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SCTraveller42
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This geographical feature is right by the NI Ring Road and is well worth stopping at if you have 45 minutes to spare. Wooden steps have made the ascent easy to do in 15 - 20 mins and it takes no more than another 15...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank lav0id
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The walk up the steps of this Crater is well worth it. The path up is well built low steps which are easy to walk up. One can then walk around the whole crater also. A nice experience in the area.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lily933
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Newly constructed steps make the ascent easy. Did with my 3 yr old hiking and 1 yr old strapped to me. Really great views all along the way and around the crater top. Went at 6pm only a couple people there. Great panoramic views/pictures!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MichelleT2401
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We came across Grabrok Crater after a days drive around Snaesfellsness on our way back to our holiday cottage, and decided to keep it in mind to fill a few minutes another day. A couple of days later we were filling those few minutes, which...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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tomday1994
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Response from rnathan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, it was dry when we climbed the steps. Not sure how safe the paths around the crater would be.
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tomday1994
30 December 2017|
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Response from itcheetam | Reviewed this property |
If you had experience with a crater, don't bother, its an ordinary crater with no water. Otherwise its worthwhile to see if you had never seen a crater before. But be very careful in Iceland especially in winter. The... More
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