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Just make sure you see gljufrafoss, too

I cannot add much more about Seljelandsfoss. It is beautiful. However, I would also like to emphasise that you must visit Gljufrafoss as well - just up the road, the other side... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I cannot add much more about Seljelandsfoss. It is beautiful. However, I would also like to emphasise that you must visit Gljufrafoss as well - just up the road, the other side of the camp site, inside the hillside. Equally wet! Look up the name of the waterfall for photos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Take the very short detour off the N1 to visit this waterfall. Take a jacket and walk behind it. Good views from both sides! Free, parking and snack bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Seljalandsfoss is the first main tourist attraction as you head eastwards along Highway 1 from Reykjavik. Give yourself an hour to fully appreciate these delightful waterfalls. The parking lot is a few hundred meters from the falls, and there is a small café there to serve you hot drinks on a chilly day. The path reaches the pool at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is the first big waterfall stop on a drive along the south shore of Iceland from Reykjavik. One thing I didn't expect was that you can see this beauty right from the road. We pulled in and there was no parking left in the main lot so we pulled off the side of the little side road beyond the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Along the way to Jakulsarlon we stopped to visit this wonderful waterfall. Iceland is full of waterfalls but this one, in my opinion, is probably the best one. Particularly because visitors have the opportunity to follow a path going behind the falling water and so, they have the spectacular view from the back! Just to know: if you decide to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Located off Highway 1, this waterfall is somewhat unusual because, if you don't mind getting a bit wet, you can walk behind and around the waterfall. You can feel like you are part of the waterfall. There are bathrooms, a small hand made sweater shop and s small food stand by the parking lot. It's worth seeing this waterfall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Definitely walk behind the first waterfall. If you walk inland a bit, there is a creek that leads to a sort of cave with another waterfall, well worth it to step inside. In between the two is a waterfall that is tucked away and a path will lead you up. Very tempting but I would not recommend this at all.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is only one of Iceland's many waterfalls, also one of it's coolest ones to visit. You can walk right up to the base of the waterfall, and have the option of walking around it. You will get wet! Make sure you have a change of clothes or a rain jacket! If you're adventurous there is also a hidden pathway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Incredible experience walking behind this waterfall. You will definitely get wet, but depending on your choice of path, you won't necessarily get soaked. Don't miss the "hidden" waterfall at the end of the path, to the left of Seljalandsfoss. This was easily one of the best days of our trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Iceland, a land of raw natural beauty, amazing scenery, stunning surrealism, amazing mile after mile of traveling and sights. This graceful, romantic waterfall is one of so many great sights and so many magnificent waterfalls. They say Iceland has over 10,000 waterfalls. This has to be one of the prettiest, not the largest, or with a huge volume of water,... More 

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