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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I docked a star because you have to pay for parking. Plenty of other waterfalls without a parking fee. The was our first stop on a South Iceland drive. Easily accessible from the road and cool to be able to walk behind it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aliciar759
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This spot is very accessible and visible from route 1. From Selfoss it is about 50 minutes on 1. You have to pay for parking here, by card only, and it will cost you 700ISK. Beautiful waterfalls, you can walk behind the main one however...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You have to pay for parking here which is just under a £5 but you can pay by card. The stairs were closed off because it was winter time. Once you’ve seen Selijalandsfoss, walk along the path round to the other side and see the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CatSP79
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located just off Route 1, with access from a farm along Ring Road (Iceland’s main Highway). One can see the water fall from the road. It is said that, if you go up to the cliff, you can see the sea that is located across...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was another beautiful waterfall. You can take nice pictures in front of the waterfall and stay dry. If you want to get up close and personal it was relatively easy for an adult to walk just to the side of it and not get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julesinerie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the waterfalls that many people visit in Iceland. It's nice and you can go behind it which makes it a bit different. You should plan on getting wet because of the mist and spray so bring waterproof over clothes (we put...More

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

This is a great waterfall, you can walk behind the waterfall, easy to hike but be careful cause can be slippery. We took our time walking and taking tons of pictures. You can get wet with the mist while walking around it, other than that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Honeylorns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right off the main highway, an amazing waterfall! Seeing it in the winter with the ice and snow made it all the better. Careful with footing as there is ice literally everywhere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CrazyUncleLew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is about 1hr and 40 min out of Reykjavik. Nearby is skogafoss waterfall 20min and Sólheimajökull which is ice landscape another 20min. If you hire a car then check the weather the day before as you will be driving up a mountain bendy roads...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank preyasi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another gorgeous waterfall in Iceland. Beautiful. You can walk behind it - however - be careful! Wear gloves to be able to grip the railings - which can be icy! You'll get slightly to very wet from the mist but it is well worth it....More

Date of experience: October 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!
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noreenl984
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
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