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| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

We planned a whole vacation to go see Niagra Falls Canada, We came to Iceland and so so many impressive waterfalls. This was our first. It is easy to get to and did not disappoint. Two tier , high volume falls. You do have to...More

Thank rjgrossmayer
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We didn't get there till late afternoon. Most of the attractions are few minutes driving distance from Reykjavik airport and this is one of those. Please do not miss it. You have to walk down few stairs and few more steps to get close to...More

Thank AkashChenthil
Reviewed 6 July 2016

What a wonderful waterfall. One of the most powerful and easily accessible in Iceland. We have visited in the winter and summer and it is breathtaking every time.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 5 July 2016

You'll drive and drive and it seems you're in the middle of nowhere and then all of a sudden there are hundreds of cars in a giant parking lot. Gullfoss is definitely touristy but it's an amazing sight (definitely walk all the way down to...More

1  Thank kleic
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I am thinking this is the most popular waterfall on the island. Probably because it sits on the golden circle and well its huge. It does not disappoint. Big cascading waterfalls that you can walk up beside if you want. You may get wet but...More

1  Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Another natural wonder of Iceland that has to be seen and it's free (in UK the National Trust would probably demand an entrance fee). Plenty of great walkways alongside giving many angles to view this awesome waterfall, lots of steps to the higher viewing platforms....More

Thank Tuftyhead
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Make sure you stop at every vantage point you can, as the view of this beautiful waterfall changes constantly. Wonderful

Thank Pandaroo22
Reviewed 4 July 2016

1. The waterfall is not that amazing. Also,don't be fooled by googling 'Gullfoss' and seeing an image of the waterfall in Prometheus. That scene in Prometheus is not at Gullfoss. It's Dettifoss, which is 7hr drive from Reykjavík. 2. The drive from Reykjavik to Gullfoss...More

6  Thank Adesh P
Reviewed 3 July 2016

If you like Waterfalls, this is a impressive one!! You're able to walk almost on the edge of the fall.

Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Touristy, but with cause. Amazing waterfall is definitely worth the visit. We parked closer to the welcome center, and it was easy to access amazing views. You can also park lower and get to a point where you get a lot more water spray. Great...More

Thank Zanna W
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Emily R
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Response from Maria2628 | Reviewed this property |
It's free..24/7..
21 May 2017|
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Response from Ariella W | Reviewed this property |
Where are you staying? In which town? The Golden Circle is a must-see and it certainly is worth a detour.
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Response from sparkymarky63 | Reviewed this property |
We were on the Golden Circle EXPRESS tour which gave us 45 minutes there in very extreme weather. If the weather had been clear, we'd have wanted longer (not least to walk down the route that was closed on the day we were... More