Fardagafoss
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TFAtravel
Chicago, IL379 contributions
Spectacular drive up and over the pass yield a epic view down the mountainside and to the fjord and small town the sits at the base. There on the right side of the road you will find Fardagafoss. A must seek. Easy hike and unlike many falls in Iceland, this one you will have to yourself.
Written August 24, 2021
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Margrét Á
Egilsstadir, Iceland62 contributions
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Fardagafoss is a waterfall located just outside of Egilsstaðir on the route towards Seyðisfjörður town. It winds its way up the mountainside of Fjarðarheiði heath. The ascent from the parking area (located only 6 km from Egilsstaðir) to the waterfall takes about half an hour and on the way you will see another waterfall in a beautiful gorge and great views over the surrounding area. There used to be a cave behind the waterfall and legend said that if you entered the cave and made a wish it would come true. Now that the cave has collapsed it is well worth the try to just make a wish by the waterfall.
Written November 3, 2015
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TravelingFamilyTrip
Chicago, IL180 contributions
This is one of the most fun waterfalls to explore in Iceland. We really enjoyed climbing down to the cave and getting behind the waterfall. Another spectacular site in Iceland. Even if it is not the largest waterfall, it's still very good to see, and the other falls on the way up are also very nice.
Written October 13, 2021
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angetj
Sydney, Australia34 contributions
Couples
Advice - check out world of waterfall website on google to find good directions to this place as googlemaps did not give us as precise information how to get there. Once you find the car park, it is an easy hike to the first waterfall and another 500m to the next. We went with lots of snowfall to cover the trails but were able to follow the tracks made by people who had visited earlier in the day. Less crowded...we were the only ones around. Round trip took ~1hour (30minutes to get to both waterfalls, 5-10minutes phototaking and 25 minutes to get down), bearing in mind we had knee-thigh deep snow to get through. Going down, you get good views of the town.
Written March 20, 2017
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COandAZ
Denver, CO77 contributions
An easy and pretty hike to the falls. Very scenic waterfall. Very happy we took the time to visit. Easy drive to get there.
Written October 6, 2021
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MileHighMe
Denver28 contributions
It's a little farther away than it looks from the road, but well worth a visit. Trail is well maintained. The area is covered in blueberry bushes!
Written September 19, 2021
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bas0921
Charlotte, NC781 contributions
No one else was there, so we had the whole trail and falls to ourselves. Upon reaching the top, there was a rainbow! It was a very special moment in a memorable trip! Short trip from Egilsstadir, too!
Written July 15, 2021
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TravelKat21
Bel Air, MD259 contributions
Couples
Moderate difficulty hike. Some steep climbs, but not as bad as Svartifoss. It was very windy and a bit cold. We walked through some clouds! The visibility was low, especially as we neared the trail's end, but we could still see the waterfall. Top of the trail had lots of colorful vegetation.

Suggested duration: 60 minutes round trip
Written September 14, 2019
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Helen C
Kingston-upon-Hull, UK873 contributions
Solo
This is an easy walk to get to from Egilsstadir. It takes about an hour to walk to the car park, then about 30mins to get to the waterfall. The walk is along the roads, so be mindful of cars. It was a very rainy day when I visited, so I actually had the whole waterfall to myself! There are some steps down to the waterfall, there’s a chain you can hold onto as it’s actually quite steep/slippery. There is supposed to be a cave behind the waterfall, but there was no evident way of accessing it without getting very wet, so I gave it a miss. A lovely, easy walk along the river with great views.
Written October 11, 2018
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MaayanCo
224 contributions
Couples
Short hike tk this waterfull and you get really close to it, which is nice. Not the most beautiful waterfull but worth the hike
Written October 1, 2017
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