Gullfoss Waterfall

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Gullfoss Waterfall
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.
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Kim G
Toronto, Canada1,061 contributions
Impressive Waterfall
Aug 2021
Very large waterfall easily accessible along the Golden Circle.

You enter from the parking lot down 110 steps however I believe there was a more accessible parking lot to the side that would have eliminated the steps if needed.

Incredibly beautiful two tiered falls that are really quite impressive. You can see a great panoramic view from the mid point and if you like you can walk down further and get quite close as well. When we were there it had a lovely rainbow as well.

One of the more spectacular sites along the Golden Circle.
Written October 19, 2021
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HeardItBothWays
Hazlet, NJ2,075 contributions
Beautiful but Very Tourist-y Waterfall
Sep 2021
My husband and I visited Gullfoss while exploring the Golden Circle. The waterfall is obviously breathtaking to see. We ended up staying at the top, though, because it was pretty crowded when we went, even though we visited in the shoulder season.

There is a gift shop, restrooms, and an eatery on-site, which is convenient but also makes it feel very tourist-y. As beautiful as it was, we preferred the many other waterfalls we encountered that had far fewer people.
Written October 17, 2021
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TravelinSuz
Chandler, AZ936 contributions
A lot of effort for limited views
Aug 2021
There’s an astonishing amount of water that goes over the falls. You hike 2/3 of a mile or so to the falls for the balcony view. You can drive or hike to get closer to the falls. There’s a restaurant and gift shop too.
Written October 11, 2021
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Steviefull
Kidderminster, UK1,173 contributions
The stunning raw power of nature
Jul 2021
The third stop on our Golden Circle Tour with NiceTravel took us to Gullfoss, the highlight of the whole tour for me. I like a waterfall and in my limited experience this is by far the most spectacular.

With three different viewing areas you can get right up close to experience it in all its glory. If you are going right up close it goes without saying have a decent coat and if possible an umbrella or be prepared to get wet.

The sheer scale and volume of water is breathtaking, you don't need to spend ages here, mainly because you'll get soaked but it is well worth a visit.
Written October 7, 2021
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Robert D
Brooklyn, New York1,738 contributions
Magnificent Waterfall
Aug 2021
This waterfall is most impressive. On the day I visited, there was even a rainbow to add to its beauty. If you tour the Golden Circle, Gullfoss is a must visit.
Written October 5, 2021
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j O
London, UK5 contributions
Fantastic, 2nd best waterfall in Iceland after Skogafoas
Sep 2021 • Friends
Very wide waterfall. BreathTaking volume. Sequence of many waterfalls that blow your mind. You didn’t have to pay for parking which makes the experience so much better
Written October 2, 2021
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atravelingvegan
Provo, UT195 contributions
Beautiful falls!
Sep 2021
It was an extremely rainy day when I visited, so I geared up in waterproof gear and hit the short trail to the falls. There's both an upper and lower viewing deck, I visited the upper, and would have went to the other if the heavy rain and wind wasn't so bad. It's very beautiful and I would've loved to see more of it! If you're going along the "golden circle" route, definitely give Gullfoss a stop. There's a giftshop here and restrooms as well.
Written September 29, 2021
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Shaun S
Atlanta, GA201 contributions
Beautiful spot on the Golden Circle
Aug 2021
Beautiful and powerful experience. An amazing waterfall,. Easy enough to trek. Parking is easy and free. A total win.
Written September 20, 2021
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Joao V
London, UK392 contributions
Powerfull waterfall
Sep 2021 • Couples
Amazing and powerful waterfall.
Easy access, walk around 10 min.
Free parking
Amenities available - toilet, restaurant, cafe and shop
Bring waterproof clothes and boots.
Written September 19, 2021
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Footprints811562
6 contributions
Massive Gulfoss
Jul 2021 • Friends
Gullfoss is absolutely beautiful. What fabulous views from many areas as you follow the trail to the falls. It is like no other falls I have ever seen. The pictures will show that, but they don’t even show the massive, beautiful, and unusual way they present themselves. Love it!
Written August 31, 2021
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