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Address: | White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
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+354 486 6500
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.

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This truly is an amazing place to visit, while on the Golden Circle. I was in awe of the size, the volume of water, the variety of icey colours due to the mix of water, ice, snow... read more

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This truly is an amazing place to visit, while on the Golden Circle. I was in awe of the size, the volume of water, the variety of icey colours due to the mix of water, ice, snow, angles, speed of water, flowing over rocks. I walked down to the lower level for a view at that angle, then hiked along... More 

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Bismarck, ND
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gullfoss is a wonderful thing to see. The waterfall is massive. There are two viewing options - up top and down below. I did both, and I'd say the view from the top is better. There seems to be ongoing construction of a new stairway down to the lower level, so that will be a big improvement. The upper viewing... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was one of the stops on our Golden Circle tour. The views are amazing just wish we could have stayed longer. You can climb down to the bottom or view from the top. I could easily have stayed a couple of hours just taking in the sheer size and power of this amazing waterfall. Ok it's not Niagra but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Free parking and also a self service N1 gas station (you would need a prepaid card).If you are driving and you see a lot of cars and buses you know your in the right place because theres plenty of people visiting. It was a sunny day when we went and luckily there was a rainbow when we were there. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited when the wind was blowing very hard and the temperature was in the 20s F. Very bone numbing cold. To take my hands out of my gloves to take pictures was to have my fingers risk frostbite. It was hard even to look into the wind. But even in these conditions, I lingered quite a while at the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having seen Niagara Falls, these falls are not quite as impressive. They are nevertheless beautiful and worth seeing. This is the third stop on Iceland's "Golden Triangle", so be prepared for lots of tourists. You will need to walk down several steps to get to the falls from the parking lot. Be very careful with your footing as the steps... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gullfoss is absolutely breath taking and a must see if you have the time! If you can spend the night around the area it is worth it as you could see Geysir and the waterfall out of the rush hours of tours!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a magnificent site/sight and a definite must see when touring the golden circle route. There is plenty of free parking, and a visitor centre with toilets (free). We didn't eat at the cafe/restaurant, however it looked very popular. There is a walkway with easy steps going down to the viewing platform. We seemed to have timed our exit... More 

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Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Gullfoss is an amazingly beautiful waterfall located about 2 hours from Reykjavik. You can take a tour or rent a car and drive there yourself. On the way stop to pat the beautiful horses they are just lovely. This place is spectacular but please make sure you have warm clothes, it's extremely cold, so gloves, beanie's, warm jackets to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second destination when doing the golden circle tour. The waterfall is a must see, with stunning views! It is absolutely freezing so warm and waterproof clothing is a must! I would definitely recommend visiting when in Iceland.

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