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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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Reviewed yesterday

If you at all question the extra drive on the golden circle tour, don't. Make the drive and see Gullfoss. It is spectacular. Bring rain gear so you can get close and see.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed yesterday

They have sidewalks, handrails, and stairs to easily walk right next to the waterfall. It is thunderously loud and massive. Very beautiful and worth seeing. There were a lot of people there, which is a bit of a bummer. The mist from the falls was...More

Thank Swordswithfriends
Reviewed yesterday

This was a very good waterfall with excellent facilites. It was busy as we visited during the afternoon but still well worth the visit! We drove the golden tour so this was a stop on the way round.

Thank Chazz W
Reviewed yesterday

We have been fortunate to see many beautiful waterfalls around the world and Gullfoss is just as breathtaking. While the day was cloudy, it was clear and we were able to get some wonderful photos. Yes it's crowded, but a bit of patience pays off....More

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is by far the most beautiful waterfall I've ever seen. If you go on a sunny day there will be an amazing rainbow across the fall. Rent a car, go on a tour, either way it is a must see. Absolutely stunning. You can...More

Thank Ninnanorr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Who knows. Maybe. So many beauties to choose from, including much less powerful ones than this. Anyway, we arrived in the afternoon and it was pandemonium, as you would expect, incredibly busy, and the weather was miserable (also pretty likely). However, if you can, stay...More

1  Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 2 days ago

This water fall was pretty impressive, and yes there are lots of tourist here so getting a picture without people in it will be difficult but it can be done. The mist from the waterfall travels a long way, but it was pouring raining and...More

Thank must_need_H2O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have only seen the falls in Yosemite, and this one definitely impressed more. A bit crowded because it's so easy to access, but fun nonetheless. If you're not interested in taking in the upper view, I would recommend parking at the lower lot.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of mist and water spraying up, especially if you walk out to the center viewpoint. But the falls are enormous!

1  Thank TrueBlueSteel
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gullfoss are really a spectacular waterfall, absolutely worth seeing. Even though it's a lot of toursts there (I was one of them) it still have some Space and good overview.

Thank annegC5156NH
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Emily R
Are there any hours of operation or fee associated with the falls?
19 June 2017|
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Response from Maria2628 | Reviewed this property |
It's free..24/7..
How far are the is gulfoss from the reykjavik airport? We arrive at 2pm and then are staying north west but wondering if it is worth driving to see the falls and have a cup of lamb stew and then driving up? What time does it close in mid July? Thanks!
20 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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Hi Simon How long did you get to spend at Gullfoss? J
22 January 2017|
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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