It now costs ISK 350 ($3, €2) to view Kerið. Óskar also stresses that the same goes for foreign tourists and Icelanders, everyone has to pay.
A small watch house has been put up in the parking lot, where a man will work full time, charging the admission fee.
Many are worried and angry about the fact that private parties can now limit access to natural wonders in Iceland, that people have throughout the years been able to view as they pleased, for free.
Óskar claims that the area can not handle the increased number of tourists and says the admission fee is necessary to earn money to maintain the place.
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