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Seljalandsfoss

Address: Southern Iceland, Iceland
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$148*
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Thorsmork and South Coast Day Trip from Reykjavik
98%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed this stop on a day long road trip with friends. Chimed with the other southern waterfalls, and the plane wreck of course, another amazing puzzle piece that forms the beautiful picture of Iceland

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Boom, Belgium
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We visited during a winter break. We couldn, t go behind the waterfalls because of the ice on the stairway. But the scenery was very beautiful. We were able to go up to a view point on the left side. It, s so beautiful you want to come back and see it in summertime.

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Worcestershire, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Another great waterfall just off Route 1. Looked beautiful in the snow, tricky icy steps up to the viewing platform but breathtaking. Not too crowded and easy to get shots of the falls with no-one in view. It's possible to walk behind the falls but not in winter as there is too much ice. Park up and enjoy! 👍

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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Iceland is a beautiful country and its waterfalls are only a small part of it. This is a quick stop on and off the road. What is so enjoyable about it is that you can walk behind it- be prepared to get wet, as when I was there we definitely got some mist coming off of the waterfall. Looking out... More 

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Seattle, WA
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

You can see this stunning waterfall from the side of the Ring Road...it sure is amazing! A photographer's dream!!! There is plenty of parking and there is also a little snack truck on the premises. There are a couple of waterfalls that you can see driving up to this one, but this one tops them all and you can even... More 

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RapidCity,SD
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This waterfall is located just a couple minutes off the Ring Road. We were traveling from Reykjavik to Vik. You can see this waterfalls from Ring Road. It is definitely worth the stop for photos. A good place to stretch the legs. It was very icy anywhere near the waterfall. The wind was blowing and water spraying all over. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

One word. Stunning Even though the weather was rainy it didn't matter. Couldn't stop taking photographs :)

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Antibes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Another wonder of Iceland, on the way to the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano... The winter brings its icy patches, beautiful snowy scenery, and frozen nose! You can warm up there on the way to Skógafoss further east.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a nice waterfall because you can walk behind it, so you can get a panoramic view. There are a couple of small climbs, but my 65+ year old parents didn't have any trouble, so it isn't very hard of a climb. Definitely worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Don't miss out this lovely waterfall if you are in south Iceland. It is worth a visit, despite the crowds that can be there from the tours. Expect to get wet and probably blown around a little as the wind from the coast can be severe.

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