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Another Waterfall around the corner!

1) Do this tour on your own or find out how much time you will spend at this location. Bus Travel Tours does NOT give you enough time (only 20 minutes). You need at least an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

1) Do this tour on your own or find out how much time you will spend at this location. Bus Travel Tours does NOT give you enough time (only 20 minutes). You need at least an hour. 2) Walk the patch to the left around the mountain and you will find an opening to a cavern, this takes you to... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seljalandsfoss was one of my favorite falls in Iceland despite the fact that from the front it didn't look quite as otherworldly as some of the others such as Barnafoss or Kirkjufellsfoss. The reason for this was the ability to go behind/inside the waterfall. I love how Iceland treats nature lovers and adventure seekers like adults and lets you get... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved it here, the waterfalls were amazing! The big one was spectacular and you could walk right behing it (if you had good boots on as its a very tricky path) theres a nice little walk between the other waterfalls which are also beautiful!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Free parking. This is the waterfall you can walk behind. You will see the waterfall as you are driving from the ring road(route 1) to it. When noticed that there is a lot of ice on the floor even at the parking lot so be careful. Since we heard you can go behind the waterfall, we decided to climb the... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not that we did, however there were masses that did and return soaked. Not really to our liking, especially if you have a long journey ahead of you (however it looked like fun). We are lovers of waterfalls and this is an easy one to visit, you can actually see it from the warmth of the car. It's a paved... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally, I found this waterfall prettier than Skogafoss which we had visited earlier in the day. Unfortunately due to the conditions we couldn't walk behind it (too icy) but this didn't detract from the experience. Somehow didn't feel as busy as Skogafoss, although I'm sure there were just as many people.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First waterfall on the ring road leaving Reykajvik, it can be quick or you can stay awhile must bring a rain jacket

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seljalandfoss is a sight to behold, as is the nearby Gljufurafoss. It is easily accessible, including the walk behind it, and that is also the reason it is at risk. Too many people are ignoring the signs and the designated tracks, and slowly destroying the vegetation and landscape in the vicinity of the fall. The risk to visitors will slowly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Epic experience, came prepared with wet weather gear and all seven of us ranging in age from 10 to 70 had an absolute blast. The beauty, power and sounds was life-changing. Bring something to eat or drink in case the snack stand is closed...there are toilets, but very busy. Great place to have a picnic and soak up the majestic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seljalandsfoss is great, don't get me wrong. But what no one tells you is if you don't go at the right time of year, then the sun actually never illuminates the falls. I think for this the best time to go is spring / autumn, so that way you get the sun, the green, and the relative lack of tourists.... More 

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