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Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Olfuss

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Enjoy the soothing feeling of warm water flowing around as you soak in Reykjadalur Hot Springs. Set within the beautiful Icelandic landscape of bubbling hot pots, mud pools, rocky cliffs, and misty fields with rising steam clouds, this "smoky valley" sits just 40 minutes' drive from Reykjavík. The hike to the springs on gravel paths and duckboards is fairly easy, but you'll still have to watch your step and dress appropriately. Keep an eye for the Djupagilsfoss waterfall as you walk along the canyon. Amenities include restrooms and a cafe near the car park, as well as changing screens near the springs. Before you head to Olfuss, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Olfuss trip planner, to make sure you see all that Olfuss has to offer, including Reykjadalur Hot Springs.
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  • Stunning. One of my favourite and most memorable things to do during my time in Reykjavik. The hike is very challenging and long for people who don't do regular steep walking or aren't particularly... 
    Stunning. One of my favourite and most memorable things to do during my time in Reykjavik. The hike is very challenging and long for people who don't do regular steep walking or aren't particularly...  more »
  • We went in October when the winds were High but it was defo worth the hour-ish hike. Be prepared to brave the elements when changing but the reward is finding the temperature that suits you by... 
    We went in October when the winds were High but it was defo worth the hour-ish hike. Be prepared to brave the elements when changing but the reward is finding the temperature that suits you by...  more »

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