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Cracking Waterfall

Very impressive foss, easily accessible from route 1 and a large car park. Quite busy, but has toilets which is great if you are wild camping! Make sure you go to Gljúfrafoss... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
james W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive foss, easily accessible from route 1 and a large car park. Quite busy, but has toilets which is great if you are wild camping! Make sure you go to Gljúfrafoss whilst you're there. It's a 10 minute walk and is just as impressive (with much fewer tourists!)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here earlier today, and although it might be a long drive it's worth it! The falls were gorgeous! There is the major one and two little ones close by. We took so many pictures in front of and behind the falls

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Since I saw a photo of this waterfall for the first time I've been hoping to go there and see it. A month ago it became real. It was beyond my imagination, far more beautiful in real life and cool to walk behind the fall. Very very beautiful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful and amazing. Hiking behind a waterfall is something I have never experienced before. You need to come prepared with warm water resistant clothing and boots. You will get wet and you will get cold. Be careful hiking around the waterfall because it's steep and slippery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing place. You can adventure on the trail around the whole waterfall. Don't be surprised if you see someone getting married there either.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our 2nd waterfall and although small compared to Gullfoss the fact you can walk behind it was thrilling. Make sure you take waterproofs as you will get wet. For those more mobile you can walk round and then climb up other side. Those who are not can go back the same way up stairs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I flew in overnight and were at quite less than our best and were trying to make our way to Vik in our rental car. We were both struggling and decided that some fresh air would do us well. We were planning on seeing this the following day and figured, why not see one site now and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the front, these falls are impressive but not as impressive as some of the other falls. What sets this apart is the ability to walk around the falls on a walkway near the bottom that goes slightly into the cliff over which the falls drop. The wind affects how the water falls to the bottom, so the view of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved clambering up and around the waterfall - quite a lot of spray! Again, quite a lot of tourists and yet another drone - we have started to seriously dislike them! Anyway, nature reigned superior!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This one is pretty crowded to stop at, but worth it! There are plenty of places in and around the waterfall to venture toward (bring your rain gear!!). There are so many gorgeous waterfalls in Iceland, but this was definitely one of the prettiest!!

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