Information about Frostastaðavatn

The Frostastaðavatn Highland lake.Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Gestumblindi.

Frostastaðavatn is a highland lake renowned for its vivid blue and green colouration and its popularity amongst photographers.

Close to the beloved hiking and hot spring area Landmannalaugar and the notorious volcano Mount Hekla, it is frequently visited by those hiking the Laugavegur trek. It can also be visited on day hikes and super jeep tours.

Frostastaðavarn is surrounded by colourful rhyolite mountains, from which you can attain incredible views over Iceland’s interior.

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Attractions nearby Frostastaðavatn

Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ("The people's pools") is a vast area of stunning and unique beauty, the true heart of Iceland's southern Highland...

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Ljótipollur

  Ljotipollur is a explosion crater lake in the south highlands, situated in the southernmost crater in the Veidivotn fissure system. Strangely...

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Dómadalur

  Domadalur is a valley east of Kringla (Landmannahellir cave) in the south of the Icelandic highlands. The valley has a little shallow lake a...

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Bláhnjúkur

  Blahnjukur (a.k.a. Blahnukur) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar, in the south highlands of Iceland.  Blahnjukur's name (&#...

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Brennisteinsalda

  Brennisteinsalda (ca. 855 m) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar National Park, in the south highlands of Iceland. Brennisteinsalda ...

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Landmannaleið

Photo from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Pietro Landmannaleið, or the F225, is a highland road that leads to the Fjallabak Nature Reserve and t...

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Torfajökull

Torfajökull is the name of both a stratovolcano and a complex of subglacial volcanoes, north of Mýrdalsjökull glacier in South Icelan...

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Strútslaug

Strutslaug (also known as Holmsarbotnalaug) is a geothermal pool in the South Highlands, north of Myrdalsjokull glacier and close to Torfajokull glaci...

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Faxi

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Kkaefer. Faxi is a wide, serene waterfall in South Iceland, approximately twelve kilometres away from G...

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Veiðivötn

Veiðivötn is an area of over 50 small fishing lakes, situated north-east of Friðland að Fjallabaki and Landmannalaugar. The ov...

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Eldgjá

  Eldgja is the largest volcanic canyon in the world, 270m deep, 600m at its widest and around 40 km long.  The canyon lies paralel with t...

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Stórasúla

Stórasúla is a distinctive, cone-shaped mountain found in the southern highlands of Iceland. The mountain has an elevation of 693 m (2...

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Krakatindur

  Krakatindur is a 858 m volcano in Rangarvallasysla in South Iceland. The volcano is located in the Nyjahraun lava field and belongs to ...

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Bláfjöll

  The Blue Mountains are a beautiful mountain range of the tuff type, located around 20 km from Reykjavik, by the lava plateau of Hellisheidi. T...

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Laugavegur hiking trail

The Laugavegur is one of the most popular hiking trails in Iceland. The scenery is breathtaking in its beauty and extremely varied, displaying example...

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Uxatindar

Uxatindar is a mountain peak in the southern highlands which stands 642 metres above sea level. It is green with moss throughout summer and is ...

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South Iceland

South Iceland is the most popular part of the country and contains some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland, among them the Golden Ci...

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Hekla

  The stratovolcano Hekla in the south of Iceland is undoubtedly one of the island's most famous and active volcanoes, with over 20&nbs...

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Markarfljótsgljúfur Canyon

Photo Credit: Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Borvan53. Markarfljótsgljúfur is a canyon in Iceland's southern Highlands, west of ...

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Sveinstindur

  Photo from Four-day Highland Hiking Tour | Volcanic Trail Part 1 Sveinstindur is a 1093 m (3408 ft) high mountain in Iceland's Centr...

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Tours near Frostastaðavatn

Landmannalaugar | Super Jeep Tour

Join an incredible seven-hour Super Jeep tour across the kaleidoscopic hills of......

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Volcano Fishing in the Highlands | Guided Tour

Don't miss out on this hot fishing action with a fantastic Volcano Fishing tour in the great......

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Day Tour to Landmannalaugar Nature Reserve by Super Jeep

Jump aboard this incredible Super Jeep adventure to the Highland region of Landmannalaugar. If......

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Super Jeep Landmannalaugar Tour | Hot Pools, Waterfalls, Lakes & Valleys

Jump aboard a Super Jeep and explore the crown jewel of the Icelandic Highlands,......

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Pearl of the Highlands | Landmannalaugar 3-Day Hiking Tour

Don't miss out on your opportunity to partake in this 3-Day tour exploring the gorgeous,......

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Landmannalaugar & Hekla Volcano Super Jeep Tour

Discover one of Iceland's natural gems, the Landmannalaugar geothermal area, on this luxurious......

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The Landmannalaugar Buggy Experience | Day Tour

Discover the Icelandic Highlands during a thrilling Buggy ride on this day tour to the......

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Capture the Colours | Laugavegur Photography Tour

Take a thrilling super jeep ride into the colourful Highlands on this nature photography tour,......

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