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Seljalandsfoss

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You will probably get wet

You will probably get wet especially if the wind is blowing the water into the cliff face. In which case protect your camera and carry a lens cloth. There are several smaller... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will probably get wet especially if the wind is blowing the water into the cliff face. In which case protect your camera and carry a lens cloth. There are several smaller water falls to the left, starting above the camp site at Gljúfrafoss. If doing this independently you should be able to walk the whole escarpment. But if part... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As long as you don't mid getting a little wet this is great fun. You can walk right round behind the waterfall a get some great photos. If you turn up towards the end of the day the number of people is greatly reduced as most of the tours have left by then. There is another waterfall further along the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here at the end of our South Coast tour. You can actually hike in back of the waterfall but it was cold and we didn't want to get soaked. It's absolutely beautiful though! There are two smaller waterfalls on both sides of it too. I lived it here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall is truly spectacular with the added bonus you can actually take the pathway behind the falls itself. It's a rough scramble in parts but not too bad if you take the path from the righthand side. Once behind the falls the pathway if fairly level and affords some truly memorable sights. Continuing on the pathway to exit the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Who ever gets the chance to walk behind a waterfall? A drizzly grey day disappeared as we walked through the mists of the waterfall. As we walked behind the waterfall, the view was not one you experience very often as you look out across the land towards the sea. From here travel another 15-20 minutes south along the N1 towards... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must Visit waterfall if you are in Iceland, you can get to go behind the waterfall which is awesome and a wonderful experience. Ensure that you have rain coats otherwise you will get wet completely. It is very close to the parking lot. Camera can get wet if you are planning to go behind the falls. So ensure that you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Simply put, Iceland is astonishingly beautiful. It provides a kind of hands-on immediacy with a wild and ever-changing landscape, an experience you're unlikely to get as easily and with such intensity in other parts of the world. Standing at the bottom edge of Seljalandsfoss and getting drenched in the "steam" of the waterfall just for the sake of coming as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is awesome I love to be walking behind the waterfall. It gives you an energy that is hard to describe

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The interesting thing about this waterfall is that you get a different view of the waterfall if you walk a path that leads to a cave like area at the back of the waterfall. The surroundings is serene and there's a couple taking wedding photos too. A must see if you are traveling the ring road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even on a cloudy, cold rainy day we enjoyed it. Bring waterproof shoes, jacket and pants!! You can get up close and behind it with the right gear. A must do!!! For people with expensive cameras take a cover and lens towel!! Go to the falls down the road, it's a great view!

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