From Iceland — Tourists To Pay To See Old Geysir

Tourists To Pay To See Old Geysir

Published October 28, 2013

Tourists wanting to see the famous Geysir will need to pay entrance fees as of next year, according to a press release from the land owners of the area.

The fee itself has not been decided yet, but the land owners say they will need funds to pay for extensive maintenance work in the area, which will cost an estimated 500 million ISK.
Garðar Eiríksson, board member of the land owners’ group, told RÚV that both Icelandic and foreign tourists will be charged for access to the famous geyser.

“People’s footprints are as heavy whether they’re from Germany or Iceland,” Garðar reasoned.

Geysir will therefore become the third popular nature site in Iceland where entrance fees are being implemented.

See also:
Entrance Fee To See Crater Kerið

Fee To See Dettifoss

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