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This is indeed another beautiful waterfall, which Iceland has no shortage of, but the columnar rocks surrounding it make it wonderful to see. The surrounding landscape is of course gorgeous as well. The hiking trails were all very nice too. We did the hike to...More
No doubt about it - it is a must see.
Get ready for a very steep hike and at the end of it you will be rewarded with a stunning view. On the way there are another two smaller waterfalls that also deserve mentioning.
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This was my favorite waterfall. The hike there is very nice as well. Park at the second lot if possible for it was a shorter hike. There were 2 smaller waterfalls to view before the prize. Take your time and enjoy the hike.
since i took bus to here so that after setup my camp that is starting quite late but that is good as i could enjoy the hike by peaceful pace & environment. the waterfall itself is beautiful. i took almost 45min at here for picture...More
Very unique looking waterfall deep inside the Vatnajokull National Park. The waterfall is surrounded by dark lava columns, which gave rise to its name. It's not a strong fall but the sight is very special and definitely worth seeing. You have to walk through a...More
Unlike most of the other waterfalls we visited in Iceland, you can't just drive up and park right next to it. It's about a 40 minute walk (mostly uphill) to the waterfall from the parking lot but that walk is so nice. You pass a...More
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We saw young and old last August 10. Quite a busy trail actual. Over an hour in with a 4 year old I would say. (We actually parked further along the road to avoid the crowds of cars parked at the main entrance, and walked a... More
We saw young and old last August 10. Quite a busy trail actual. Over an hour in with a 4 year old I would say. (We actually parked further along the road to avoid the crowds of cars parked at the main entrance, and walked a shorter steeper section before joining the main very busy trail).