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Southern Ring Road, Skogar, Iceland
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All reviews beautiful waterfall ring road climb the stairs walk up double rainbow viewing platform at the top hiking trail sunny day south coast the main road getting wet parking lot worth a stop car park be careful falls spray
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of our favorite falls we visited. You can get up close and personal with this falls. Make sure you have waterproof cameras and water resistant clothes. Short walk from parking lot to base of falls. Take the time to climb to the top for...More

Thank joyd737
Reviewed 2 days ago

Once again, Iceland = waterfalls. This one's a good one. Drive up, get out, and marvel at the sheer elemental force of tonnes of water free-falling and slamming into the pool below. If you don't mind getting a little wet (read: completely drenched), you can...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Skógafoss is an enormous waterfall. It remains unique because its water comes directly from two glaciers, Eyjafjallajokull and Myrdalsjokull, so don’t be afraid to get drenched when you’re too close. There is also a long flight of stairs on the right-hand side that leads to...More

Thank willamazing
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing waterfall with scenic views. We stopped at it on our south coast day trip. Climb to the top and you won’t be disappointed!

Thank Wintersnowflake1986
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong...this Foss is amazing and the sheer power of the falls was breathtaking. It was somewhat anticlimactic after spending 1.5 hours hiking and climbing the waterfall “next door”. The parking lot is right there. You almost can call this a drive thru...More

Thank tanya4
Reviewed 4 days ago

We can walk close to the falls and also hike up to the top using the steps nearby to get a top view.

Thank SomaK95762
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth hiking to the top to get a different view. Can get close to the waterfall on the base as well. Apparently on very windy days the water nearly blows upward and you can stand under and not get wet. It was windy when we...More

Thank bergadious
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the falls you can fly your drone in the area and get spectacular views. There is also a hike up the side of the falls you can do to get some good selfie shots. It was a falls that was one...More

Thank scottdelacruz
Reviewed 1 week ago

big water fall and ok to walk to the bottom that is great, and top of water needs to take walk to hundreds stair, over view is ok but main waterfall's angle is not good, no need to walk up if no time for it.

Thank iamface
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skogafoss was one of our stops on our drive from Vik to Reykjavik and it was stunning. The falls look massive from the road, and as you get closer, they just get bigger and bigger. We were there at the end of October and it...More

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Linda H
September 19, 2018|
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Response from Miguelal1984 | Reviewed this property |
The fall is very close to the ring road, so the access should be available. From the parking is only a few meters on foot to the waterfall
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ChristineD4447
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Ugo C | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. There is no overnight parking on Skogáfoss. There are signs everywhere that warn you parking after 7:00PM is prohibited. There are, however, a campsite and a hotel in the vicinity, just minutes away from the... More
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Patti K
February 14, 2018|
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Response from Dr Raymond D | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost to visit this attraction
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