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Gljufurarfoss

Ring Road -N1, Hvolsvollur, Iceland
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Very special waterfall experience

Seljalandsfoss is a really pretty waterfall, and a special experience as you can walk behind it. It... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2017
Laufam_travellers
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Favorite Waterfall in Area

When there this waterfall has almost no crowds compared to all the other waterfalls. It's also... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2016
Kelly D
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

Seljalandsfoss is a really pretty waterfall, and a special experience as you can walk behind it. It is well worth a visit - but when you do, make sure you make time to walk over to Gljufurarfoss as well! It is only a short 5-10...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

When there this waterfall has almost no crowds compared to all the other waterfalls. It's also flows into a cave, which is cool.

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The Gljúfrafoss tumbled into a cave that is accessible via a short hike. Unique waterfall in southern Iceland. This along with Seljalandsfoss were among our favorites.

Thank Skidad2013
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Seljalandsfoss is beautiful. While we were there, the sun peeked out and created a rainbow right in front for a great photo. Lots of people to walk around and wait behind though. After you do the walk behind there, go about 100 meters down the...More

Thank John R
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

A really magical place and only 5 minutes walk further along the path from selandjelfoss , but thankfully many people don't bother to go here . You do need to paddle through shallow water to appreciate the waterfall but it's well worth it.

Thank Wags63
Reviewed August 17, 2016

It's hidden between some rocks! There is a path to the top of the waterfall as well, and a rocky wall that can be scaled there. Definitely less people than at Seljalandsfoss, but it is by no means empty.

Thank JZhoua
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This is truly one of the special places in Iceland. You have to walk into a cave, a little treacherous as the rocks are slick. Well worth the trek from Seljalandfoss and into the cave. Beautiful and special.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

After having seen a lot af tall, wide, massive, impressive waterfalls in iceland this one first seemed not too special. You only get to appreciate it when you enter the semi-cave and walk a few steps upstream - here it us, one of the very...More

Thank swissami19
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Foss is Icelandic for waterfall and after visiting Seljalandsfoss, a small one where I body surfed down the mud trail and this one I felt Foss-ed out.

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed June 6, 2016

This waterfall lies about 5 min walk to the left of Seljalandsfoss, and is thus easily forgotten. Do not miss it, i say its an equal experience as the Seljalandsfoss. The waterfall lies behind a rockfall, its accessible through the outflow of the waterfall to...More

1  Thank Jonny J
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We will be there in early July and have reservations but how do we cross the river if we have a 2 wheel drive vehicle?
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