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Iceland: cold, wet and wonderful

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent trip to Iceland. We enjoy scenery and not museums and we were not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angela S
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15 minute postcard stop

You may struggle to find a spot in the small car park but people don’t seem to stay here very long... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BadgerCT
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent trip to Iceland. We enjoy scenery and not museums and we were not disappointed. We spent the first day in the area near the airport. The Blue Lagoon, Seltun Geothermal Field. Our hotel was in Reykjavik and offered free parking...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 6 days ago

You may struggle to find a spot in the small car park but people don’t seem to stay here very long so spots open up all the time. You’ll need at least 15 minutes to walk up and around the falls to reach the postcard...More

Thank BadgerCT
Reviewed 1 week ago

This waterfall seems to be one that you see almost all the time in the Iceland travel brochures anymore. Even with some bad weather, it did not disappoint. Its really 2 waterfalls that sort of make the one, but its the back drops that impress....More

Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go around, it is worth to take a small hike. However, compared with many impressive Icelandic waterfalls, it is nothing special. The nature around is nice, however not worth to go there many kilometres as there are really not much other interesting things...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The parking is on both sides of the road. The waterfalls are close to the road and you just need to take a short walk on a well kept rubber carpet. Rated just average, as we saw it after many more appealing ones and the...More

Thank Alessandra P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great stopping point on the north side of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. We walked around the falls and took pictures of nearby Kirkjufellsfoss.

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the waterfall here is lovely, it's not as impressive as others in Iceland. Thew mountain is what makes it so special to stop here and take a photo. Walking to the waterfall and then looking back towards the mountain is where you will get...More

Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are doing a tour of the western peninsula, you will pass through this area. Truly a highlight of our trip. The mountains standing behind the waterfall creates some memorable photos. Definitely something not to miss!

Thank EnochRFG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great waterfall adjacent to Kirkjufell Mountain so you can get a twofer. It's only a short walk to the falls. No facilities.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As far as waterfalls go, it is better than the ones I normally see in the U.S., but is nbd for Iceland. The history and story make it interesting.

Thank Erich K
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