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Stunning falls

Driving to skogafoss we passed this on the way in the dark as it had been lite up , so we decided to stop over for some photos , we were richly rewarded soon after with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Driving to skogafoss we passed this on the way in the dark as it had been lite up , so we decided to stop over for some photos , we were richly rewarded soon after with the northern lights making an appearance , you can actually walk behind the falls however as we visited in winter it was very dodgy... More 

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Shanghai, China
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Reykjavik it will take you some 1.5...2 hours (abt. 120km) to reach this waterfall. You are able to walk behind the fall and you will get another stunning view of this abt.60m waterdrop with the chance of refreshment by getting a bit wet...

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was over cast out when we visited, which didn't give it the sunny pictures, but it was awesome to walk behind. Dress warm, and in water proof clothes since you will get wet, but a must do!

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Hella and we decided to take a drive and stumbled upon this Jem. It's actually 3 waterfalls , the biggest one has a trail you can walk behind the falls (very difficult in the winter, if you want to attempt this make sure you pack cleats) the last waterfall is harder to find because it's in... More 

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Mississauga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most famous and scenic waterfalls in Iceland. You have an opportunity to walk behind the falls - however we were there in December and it is not advisable due to ice. If you get close to the falls have a protective cover for your camera as there is considerable mist. The falls offer a very... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived and worth a visit. Walkway to take pictures but might be full of ice. One of many waterfalls in Iceland

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Word of advice: Bring your crampons/yaktrax/etc. If you want to get behind this waterfall in the winter (which obviously you do) please know that it's incredibly slippery!

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Almere, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This waterfall is one of the biggest on Iceland. Just have a walk arround the waterfall and step behin it aswell. Make sure you are properly dressed and be prepared to get wet.

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Ellijay, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you go in winter and want to walk behind the falls.... Prepare for ice! Otherwise.... Stand and take in the beauty.... Perfect falls, perfect little stream.... Very picturesque and peaceful.... It's on the main route along the south coast... I can see it being crowded in the summer, but it wasn't in the winter... Plenty of room to enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place reflects the unique and motley environment of the island. Iceland makes you feel big when you walk in the small cities and villages and makes you feel very little when you visity such nature beauties, somehow scary but really impressive.

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