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  • Address: South, Iceland, Selfoss
  • Ticket Price: 350 ISK
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake

The Kerid is a volcanic crater lake located in South Iceland and formed thousands of years back due to the eruption of a cone volcano and the emptying of its magma reserve which resulted in its eventual collapse and the formation of a hug crater. A lake was formed due to its eventual filling by underwater sources. Though the lake is shallow and aquamarine, because of its surrounding red walls the colors keep changing and are marvelous to view. People are free to roam around and inside the crater and when the weather is good, they can even climb inside the crater to explore the lake properly though the water is too cold to take a dip inside. Many concerts have taken place with the performers floating on a boat or raft on the lake and the audience seated on the surrounding walls. It makes up for a good round of exploring and trekking.

Shape of Lake: Oval

Dimensions: 55 meters deep, 170 meters wide and 270 meters across. 

Kerid Travel Tips

  • Sunset and sunrise timings may drastically vary in Iceland and thus visiting timings should also be altered according to month of visit.

Entrance Ticket Details For Kerid

  • Children of age 12 and younger have free admission.

Kerid Hours

  • Recommended time to visit is 10 am to 2 pm.

How to Reach Kerid

  • By renting a car.

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  • Kerid Address: South, Iceland, Selfoss
  • Kerid Price: 350 ISK
  • Time required to visit Kerid: 00:45 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Selfoss include Kerid in their plan

  • 38.19% of people start their Kerid visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Kerid

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kerid

People normally club together Geysir and Reykjadalur Hot Springs while planning their visit to Kerid.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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