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“Breathtaking”
Review of Hraunfossar

Hraunfossar
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Vídgelmir Lava Cave and Húsafell Thermal Pool Day...
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Husafell
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

I knew Iceland was full of waterfalls and geological features but this actually took my breath away. We could have sat and stared at the vista all day - the noise was so loud and yet so calming and mesmerising.

1  Thank Megan L
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"the river"
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"lava fields"
in 19 reviews
"water flowing"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 15 reviews
"parking lot"
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"car park"
in 13 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 12 reviews
"short walk"
in 11 reviews
"out of the way"
in 6 reviews
"easy access"
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"ring road"
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"walk around"
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"photo ops"
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"viewing platform"
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"pretty waterfall"
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"off the beaten track"
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Hraunfossar is unique and beautiful, and has a newer well maintained easy trail system the runs through the park. Especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves change!

Parking: Average size lot. I have heard of issues with parking here - so check out regulations if somethings changed recently.
Trail(s): >2-3km Easy flat paved trails with observation areas that run around park.
Traffic: Average.

1  Thank Zachary F
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This stop is beautiful, but the parking fee that is being collected by some shady characters, who are obviously not Icelandic, takes away from the experience. They were rude and demanded we pay with credit card only. We refused and told them we only had cash because they were so shifty. Don't give these people your credit card!!

Thank NanC72
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

The waterfall is fantastic!

However, at the parking two rude man are illegally collecting parking fees, a whooping 1000 ISK per car. Having driven all the way we decided to pay up, but when we googled lateron, we found out that this collection is illegal.

We hope that something is done about this.
In the meanwhile, keep going to this beautiful spot, but be aware that this collection is illegal and that you do not have to pay this fee.

3  Thank Mattie B
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We drove up to the parking lot with a blizzard raging outside. After waiting for a while hoping it would clear, we decided to brave the elements and go see the waterfall. It is a short walk from the parking lot and it was worth the 30 mph winds and the heavy snow. It is a long arc of water cascading down off the lava cliff and is truly beautiful. Certainly worth the visit. I love the fact that so many of the sites in Iceland are free. This was no exception and is worth the drive and, if it comes to it, the weather.

Thank sandiablonde
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