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, or the 'People's Pools', is a vast area of stunning and unique beauty in the heart of Iceland's southern Highlands....

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Ljótipollur

Ljótipollur is an explosion crater and crater lake in the south Highlands. Its name means ‘Ugly Puddle’, despite the fact it is a...

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Fjallabak

Fjallabak may refer to Fjallabak Nature Reserve, or two highland routes, South Fjallabaksleið or the North Fjallbaksleið. The name 'Fjal...

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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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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

Wikimedia, Creative Commons, photo by Reykholt The Blue Mountains, otherwise known as Bláfjöll, are a beautiful mountain range in the sou...

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Faxi

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Kkaefer. Faxi is a wide, serene waterfall in South Iceland. It can be found in the Tungufljót Ri...

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Laugavegur Hiking Trail

Laugavegur is one of the most popular highland trails in Iceland. The scenery is breathtaking in its beauty and diversity, perfectly representing th...

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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 amongst travellers and contains some of Iceland’s most beautiful natural attractions. A...

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Hekla

Hekla, nicknamed ‘the Gateway to Hell’ in the Middle Ages, is one of Iceland’s most explosive, unpredictable and powerful volcanoes....

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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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Tours near Frostastaðavatn

Landmannalaugar & Hekla Volcano Super Jeep Tour

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

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Ultimate 10 Day Adventure | Highlands in Winter & Ice Caves

Experience Iceland at its wintery best with this 10-day trip. This package offers you the chance......

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Landmannalaugar | Super Jeep Tour

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

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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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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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