Best waterfall experience in Iceland. Take the time to walk 400 meters to the West and check out the smaller falls that drop into a box canyon.
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A rather hazardous walk behind the waterfall - but worth it for the sheer spectacle. Also, the surroundings are lushly green, with lots of wild flowers (well, when we visited in mid-summer). Fortunately, the sun was out, giving a wonderful rainbow effect in the spray...More
We stopped here on our way to Reykjavik from Vik. It is outstanding and the best part is there is a path to go behind the falls and view them from there. Just be aware - you will get wet if you go behind the...More
Definitely plan to see this waterfall if you visit Iceland. You park for free and can walk around the back of this waterfall. You will definitely get wet. wear a raincoat. It is truly beautiful as is the south of Iceland. And further south you...More
This waterfall had really incredible scenery and has 360 degree access. You really get a sense of power when you walk into the cave. I recommend taking rain gear (maybe even pants) because there is a lot of mist in the air. There is a...More
I believe the biggest appeal of these falls is that you can walk behind them, and it is VERY close to the parking lot. Walking behind the falls is nice but not a life-changing experience. Iceland also isn't as liability-conscious as America and the path...More
The waterfall is lovely, but my family and I came back a second time to go to the shop nearby to buy a sheepskin rug and some sweaters and support the "local family" shop owners. After shopping around for a short while and communicating with...More
Seljalandsfoss Falls are a picturesque 65m tall. They are a photographer's dream. The falls were used in the TV show The Amazing Race, where contestants had to walk behind the falls. At 75 years of age, I was determined to walk behind the falls too,...More
Lovely, lovely lovely. One word describes this amazing creation by a higher power. People who have been to Niagara falls in the USA, can appreciate this gigantic fall. Please go visit.
Yes! As most people would say - Get behind the falls. Wish and hope that there is sunlight on the day of your visit. You are going to get wet so carry plastic pants and plastic rainwear. Since we visited in Aug, it was fairly...More