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Dettifoss waterfall
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri
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Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall Tour from Akureyri
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Lake Myvatn
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Admittedly I have not seen Niagara Falls ... but at least I have some idea now .... Up close and very intimidating, Europe's largest fall by volume ... Takes your breath away

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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Fantastic location, be careful though if the weather is bad, lots of compacted snow on my visit, better be safe than. Sorry.

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

What a beautifull location. We were lucky enough to see a double rainbow to add to the beauty. It was worth the several mile hike to get there.

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

Dettifoss is the strongest waterfall of all Europe in terms of flow power. It does not have a classical beauty as the other prominent waterfalls of Iceland due to the color of its water (brownish, greyish as the water comes from glaciers) and due to rocky surroundings however, it's definitely hypnotizing. I could have watched the water falling for hours and got hypnotized: it's that strong! From the parking lot (where there are no facilities other than toilets), you have to walk through moon like terrain (which used to be the old part of the river, deviated after an earthquake) for around 5 minutes. While walking you can hear the voice of powerfull waterfall yet you can not see it and you make a couple of more steps and all of a sudden majestic waterfall is in front of you. It's definitely one of the must sees of Iceland

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

I loved it here. The waterfall is HUGE and the power behind it was beyond words. You can get right up and close since there are no ugly ropes to keep you from the water. Tour groups come and go but if your here alone it is easy to get great pictures when the tourist groups leave. We loved it!

2  Thank RachelS2511
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