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| Akureyri, Akureyri, Iceland
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Reviewed today via mobile

We really enjoyed these falls! You can view both sides of the falls and walk to the bottom on the one side. As others have said, there is construction for what looks like viewing platforms. People are able to get to the edge of the...More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of THE falls you come to see in Iceland. We went with a tour van like almost everyone else because everything in Iceland is 2 hours from anything else. The positive is that it’s an amazing sight and you should be on your own...More

Thank Travelin M
Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing waterfall. So worth the stop. You can get close and there seems to be rainbows every now and then. Spectacular waterfall.

Thank Bonnie5901
Reviewed yesterday

These falls, whilst not the greatest in the world, are interesting and very scenic in this wide open landscape. Easily approached from car parks by paths which are being improved along both sides of the Skalfandafljot river you come to the falls in about 10...More

Thank Freedom810070
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're in the Akureyri area in Iceland, this is a must visit. The path to see the whole waterfall is easily walkable where there are photo opts along the way. The walk takes about 10-15 minutes and at the end, you will see the...More

Thank chanyu1
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can walk all around these falls, some were going so near the edge, but they seem to be in the process af building viewing areas with barriers to stop the public from approaching too close. I can understand why, because there were so many...More

Thank 507fionap
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on a tour and only had one hour to explore the Falls. The area is expansive and the view is different from each vantage point (the bridge, the left of the falls, the right of the falls, upper rail, lower trail, etc). Lots...More

Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This area has the beautiful Godafoss waterfall and more. The falls are impressive and a beautiful blue color. There is a smaller fall downstream near the bridge. Another waterfall is approximately 40 minutes away. We lucked out and got to watch kayakers going over Godafoss....More

Thank RollTide2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a place to just reflect and think about life. it was a great spot to really just disconnect. stop here its a must.

Thank thomasjsullivan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This waterfall is breathtaking! We’ve been lucky to also have rainbows at 3 waterfalls, including this one! I love them for the refreshing smell and sound.

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July 10, 2018|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
It would cost a serious amount of money - best option is to join an organised trip or hire a car for the day
July 10, 2018|
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Response from Eduardo D | Reviewed this property |
Renting a car is also a good idea if you are a +4 people group.
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Response from Edward O | Reviewed this property |
For us it only took about 30 minutes as well. Definitely see Godafoss, for it was our favorite waterfall in all of Iceland!