The beautiful kaleidoscopic ring around the crater of Kerid has to be Iceland’s Most iconic Golden Circle Jem. This memorizing sight leave visitors gazing mouth-open in silence. Imagine the powerful explosion that created the enormous volcanic crater that is Kerid.
Walk the craters rim and notice the scale of the eruption to produce such a large crater and the surrounding areas debris field. The otherworldly feeling of the Mars-like landscape has you marvel at the power of the volcanic potential the island reminds you that it is still capable of wielding. This site is worth spending a good hour if you have the time to hike down to the water edge and around the top of the rim. Otherwise you can take a quick stroll along the entrance edge and get your photos in a 15 minute drive-by safari if you need to save time.