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A wonderful waterfall you can walk behind

The car park was busy when we arrived and there were several coaches there. However we still had plenty of time and space to explore the falls and the area. Everyone loved... read more

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The car park was busy when we arrived and there were several coaches there. However we still had plenty of time and space to explore the falls and the area. Everyone loved walking behind the falls although it can be a little slippy. We stayed longer than we planned as it was just such a unique experience. As I used... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great waterfall that allows you to walk around the water as it falls. Nice area with a coffee shop handy. You will get a little wet as there is a lot of mist. Also have on good shoes as it is wet and slippery and there are some rocks that you climb. I would not want to slip into the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When travelling in Iceland, you see a lot of waterfalls... A lot :-) Seljalandsfoss (close to the Skogafoss), is the only one you can walk behind. It's not the largest waterfall but it certainly is worth the trip! Try to arrive early in the morning before the busses arrive to avoid the crowd. Close to the ring road, you cannot... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This waterfall is beautiful and what makes it even cooler is the ability to walk behind it. There is a campground nearby. Make sure you hit this waterfall up!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an amazingly huge waterfall and whats the best part is that you can experience it from every angle. You can go behind it. I definitely recommend to take a water coat with you for this and be careful, steps and rocks can be slippery

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seljalandsfoss is another beautiful waterfall with a pathway to go behind the curtain of water to catch a glimpse of the world from a different perspective. It's a touristy spot. Seen quite a few waterfalls while traveling around Iceland and they're all impressive in their own unique way. There are no two waterfalls that are identical and they each have... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were so busy admiring the scenery around every turn in the road we nearly missed the turnoff! Beautiful falls, walk up to them and around them, behind them, but prepare to be a bit wet!

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Can't think of too many waterfalls that are both large, and can easily walk behind, so this one was quite unique. Car park was pretty large and a short walk to the falls. On our day, it was pretty wet, which was a shame, though still able to walk around. Depending on the wind, you may get wet, though the... More 

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Wilmore, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We blitzed Iceland with a group of 18 for 5 days, and this waterfall and the surrounding hiking was easily a top-3 destination in our experience. The falls itself is beautiful (and it happened to be sunny during our stop, the only sun we saw the whole trip!), and the hiking is also beautiful. You can walk behind the falls,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an amazing experience - there aren't many easily accessible places anywhere that you can walk behind a high waterfall. Unfortunately, however, even on the chilly damp day that we visited it was very overcrowded. Unlike other busy Icelandic attractions that we visited, there was a bit of pushing and shoving going on, mainly with people trying to get... More 

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