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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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All reviews golden circle tour niagara falls lamb soup beautiful waterfall gift shop viewing area snow and ice wrap up warm car park awe inspiring amazing sight natural wonder sunny day worth the trip be careful parking lot winter
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Reviewed today

We had a rental car and we spent a day exploring the sights and beauty of the Golden Circle during our recent vacation in Iceland. We were there in early January which means limited hours of sunlight, so we planned to make Gullfoss our last...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JROHill32
Reviewed today

Stunning views, something very magical and such a lovely back story of how this waterfall was saved.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thainey68
Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the most impressive site I have seen. Much better than Niagara! Our visit was during the snow storm and it was majestic. You can view some of the videos on my Instagram handle aligunertem

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliGunertem
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a snowy day we headed out to drive around the Golden Circle, an easy drive even in snow from the South of the Island. Really didn’t expect such a large waterfall with viewing areas from 2 levels, the paths to both falls are well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jofrod
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Golden Circle tour, which in included Gulfoss waterfall was provided as part of our package holiday through Tui. In reality, entry to all of these natural wonders are free (which is a tad annoying as we thought we were getting a deal- it basically...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 876zaral
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic waterfall, steeped in tradition with a fantastic view of the nearby Glacier. A must see on any visit to this country. The visitors centre also dished lovely food!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 327iainf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautifull Gullfoss Waterfall, two level viewing . very cold in january face mask needed but well worth the visit Shop and restaurant but quite expensive

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thunzi2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

This waterfall was absolutely gorgeous. I visited during a tour, and it was stunning. The snow added to the beauty of the falls, with icicles adorning every cliff. Tread carefully up the stairs!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 731peytonk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Gullfoss (meaning golden waterfall) definitely has that name for a reason. Once arriving there, there's (apart from the stunning scenery) a huge gift shop and some information plates telling the history of the waterfall. Quite interesting, if you can spare a few minutes, read...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlSnow
Reviewed 6 days ago

this was an easy and scenic drive. this a vast area where pictures can't express the beauty. definitely add this to your bucket list if it isn't already there.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Emily R
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Response from Maria2628 | Reviewed this property |
It's free..24/7..
May 20, 2017|
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Response from anabella_de | Reviewed this property |
from keflavik international airport to gullfoss 2hrs. if your from reykjavik airport i think its 1hr 30mins. worth a visit.👍🏼
January 22, 2017|
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Response from sparkymarky63 | Reviewed this property |
We were on the Golden Circle EXPRESS tour which gave us 45 minutes there in very extreme weather. If the weather had been clear, we'd have wanted longer (not least to walk down the route that was closed on the day we were... More