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Gullfoss

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Address: | White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.

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An incredible waterfall, a must see!

Gullfoss is absolutely breath taking and a must see if you have the time! If you can spend the night around the area it is worth it as you could see Geysir and the waterfall... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gullfoss is absolutely breath taking and a must see if you have the time! If you can spend the night around the area it is worth it as you could see Geysir and the waterfall out of the rush hours of tours!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a magnificent site/sight and a definite must see when touring the golden circle route. There is plenty of free parking, and a visitor centre with toilets (free). We didn't eat at the cafe/restaurant, however it looked very popular. There is a walkway with easy steps going down to the viewing platform. We seemed to have timed our exit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Gullfoss is an amazingly beautiful waterfall located about 2 hours from Reykjavik. You can take a tour or rent a car and drive there yourself. On the way stop to pat the beautiful horses they are just lovely. This place is spectacular but please make sure you have warm clothes, it's extremely cold, so gloves, beanie's, warm jackets to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second destination when doing the golden circle tour. The waterfall is a must see, with stunning views! It is absolutely freezing so warm and waterproof clothing is a must! I would definitely recommend visiting when in Iceland.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This waterfall took my breath away for its scale and majesty. Visitor centre is set up well to give many different views of the waterfall. A stop well worth making.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the cold. Very impressive. I'd recommend going to the lower level for an even better view and good photo opportunities!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Myself and 2 friends are just back from a tour which included a trip to see this waterfall. There is so much history about the waterfall itself which is interesting. It was snowing heavy when we went and cold, if you are well wrapped up it wont bother you, the views of the waterfall are spectacular. Well worth the walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited in winter, was bitter cold and the wind was hard to endure. The waterfall is amazing and close to the geysir . Worth the stop on the golden circle route

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went in March and it is cool. Dress warmly with some nice walks to see the waterfalls. The paths are wheelchair friendly. Water and Ice were impressive. Really worth a visit. I can imagine this place being very busy during the high season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Of all the fosses this one really is astonishing in it's grandeur. Unfortunate that the lower path was closed due to snow fall but still great views . Very busy with tourists but you can find your own space. If you self driving the golden circle try to get ahead of the tour busses leaving Reykjavik around 8.30

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