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Address: Ring Road -N1, Hvolsvollur, Iceland

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Very special waterfall experience

Seljalandsfoss is a really pretty waterfall, and a special experience as you can walk behind it. It is well worth a visit - but when you do, make sure you make time to walk over... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Seljalandsfoss is a really pretty waterfall, and a special experience as you can walk behind it. It is well worth a visit - but when you do, make sure you make time to walk over to Gljufurarfoss as well! It is only a short 5-10 minute walk along a mostly even and level little footpath. You don't see much of... More 

Thank Laufam_travellers
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

When there this waterfall has almost no crowds compared to all the other waterfalls. It's also flows into a cave, which is cool.

Thank Kelly D
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The Gljúfrafoss tumbled into a cave that is accessible via a short hike. Unique waterfall in southern Iceland. This along with Seljalandsfoss were among our favorites.

Thank Skidad2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Seljalandsfoss is beautiful. While we were there, the sun peeked out and created a rainbow right in front for a great photo. Lots of people to walk around and wait behind though. After you do the walk behind there, go about 100 meters down the road and check out this waterfall. Put on your waterproof shoes and make the short... More 

Thank John R
Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A really magical place and only 5 minutes walk further along the path from selandjelfoss , but thankfully many people don't bother to go here . You do need to paddle through shallow water to appreciate the waterfall but it's well worth it.

Thank Wags63
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It's hidden between some rocks! There is a path to the top of the waterfall as well, and a rocky wall that can be scaled there. Definitely less people than at Seljalandsfoss, but it is by no means empty.

Thank JZhoua
Rockville, Maryland
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129 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is truly one of the special places in Iceland. You have to walk into a cave, a little treacherous as the rocks are slick. Well worth the trek from Seljalandfoss and into the cave. Beautiful and special.

Thank Jason E
Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

After having seen a lot af tall, wide, massive, impressive waterfalls in iceland this one first seemed not too special. You only get to appreciate it when you enter the semi-cave and walk a few steps upstream - here it us, one of the very special falls!

Thank swissami19
Somerset, United Kingdom
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795 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Foss is Icelandic for waterfall and after visiting Seljalandsfoss, a small one where I body surfed down the mud trail and this one I felt Foss-ed out.

1 Thank Peter B
Vasteras, Sweden
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This waterfall lies about 5 min walk to the left of Seljalandsfoss, and is thus easily forgotten. Do not miss it, i say its an equal experience as the Seljalandsfoss. The waterfall lies behind a rockfall, its accessible through the outflow of the waterfall to the left of it. You walk through a cave and end up in an open-air... More 

1 Thank Jonny J

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