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Reviewed yesterday

If you are sure-footed (or have crampons) and rain gear, check it out! Nice little adventure. Allow plenty of time to enjoy this stop. There is also a small gift shop, snack bar, and restrooms.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jseash
Reviewed yesterday

A well maintained, lovely area with a massive waterfall and beautiful views. You can climb up either side to get behind the waterfall and see it from a different angle. The right hand side is much easier/safer, but the left hand side has less tourists...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yaleman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a really windy day and it was amazing! We got absolutely soaked. But it was very astounding. Make sure to take a waterproof.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samanthaanne89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were excited to stop and see these beautiful falls, even more so when we realized that despite being winter, the trail was still open and we could walk behind the falls. Our Costco Photo center has a pic of these falls from behind, hanging...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jjcoffman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally I didn't want to go behind the waterfall on a day with bad rain but I am glad I did. The pictures you get from all angles are unparalleled anywhere else you can go.This is an incredibly beautiful attraction and it is a great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sneakyright
Reviewed 1 week ago

The falls are very impressive. If you attempt to go behind them, you will get soaked. We decided not to continue to the area behind the falls as we were getting drenched, and it was early in a long day that was also going to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was amazing. We took many pictures of this incredible waterfall. There was mist everywhere so we should have worn our rain gear. That didn’t deter us, however; as we walked up the side of the waterfall. I would love to visit during the summer...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kristinak27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique waterfall in that you can walk behind it. I didn't do so, but my wife did. It was breathtaking to look at, and there are a few other minor waterfalls at the same stop. What won me is the kind woman...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 211MaryD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This waterfall is SO pretty. As my friend said when we were standing behind it- it’s National Geographic. The sunlight was just right, the waterfall was falling in front of us...it’s something dreams are made of. I’ve seen waterfalls before, but have never been behind...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank atravelingbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most beautiful waterfall we have ever seen. Walking behind the waterwall was a unique experience - almost like walking inside a fairytale! Truly a highlight of our trip to Iceland. Make sure to wear good hiking boots and waterproof clothes though, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jennifer H
October 11, 2018|
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Response from WanderAmber42 | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in September and we didn't have to pay to park at all? Very short walk to get to the falls. We had less than 10min and were able to make the hike up behind the falls and back in less than that!
June 19, 2018|
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Response from B9180SWlouisem | Reviewed this property |
Hey, it is possible but that would mean no stops until you get there. I would probably allow for a little bit more time which would give you time to stop for example on Hellisheidi. The waterfall is beautiful the later the... More