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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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All reviews golden circle tour niagara falls lamb soup beautiful waterfall viewing area gift shop snow and ice wrap up warm car park awe inspiring amazing sight natural wonder sunny day worth the trip be careful parking lot winter
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Reviewed today

Another short, free stop on the Goden Circle route. Top tip: Don't follow the tourist signs for Gullfoss that take you to the gift shop, follow the sat-nav/maps route to the actual waterfall, there's a small, free car-park literally on the edge of the falls....More

Thank James W
Reviewed yesterday

Staying true to its name, Gullfoss (translates to Golden Falls) truly is a spectacular sight at sunset. We went in the height of winter and it was a phenomenal experience to view an almost-frozen waterfall from above. Remember to bring gloves and proper walking shoes...More

Thank willamazing
Reviewed yesterday

It was so cold and so windy when I went but I loved every minute of it - despite nearly being blown away! Take the time to walk all the way to the end and then to the lower level, it's worth it for the...More

Thank 315954Katey1982
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just like all waterfalls in Iceland, Gullfoss did not disappoint. We walked out on the pathway “down below” and be prepared to get wet. Also note that we were there in mid October and the walkway does get icy. Don’t skip climbing the stairs, the...More

Thank tanya4
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gullfoss falls are a spectacular sight, the awesome power of nature there for all to see. However, when we visited the crowds were thronging, and with a visitors centre only about 400 yards away it somewhat takes away from the impact. An impressive natural sight,...More

Thank U4210FPjamess
Reviewed 2 days ago

As part of the Golden Circle this was better received by our family than the stop at Strokkur/Geysir. There are different vantage points to view the falls though we only did the low one - it was a bit windy and by this point in...More

Thank bergadious
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here with a golden circle tour and it was magnificent! Be prepared to walk through mud and the waterfall mist but absolutely breathtaking!

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped first at the gift shop which had an excellent selection of tourist stuff but also high end Icelandic clothing, home goods, etc. We did not take the stairs down to the falls as I had a recent knee injury. The trails around the...More

Thank marykh773
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A standard stop on the Golden Circle. Make sure you walk all the way down to the edge of the falls. As well as climb to the highest point in the park to orbit the falls. You will be tempted to cross the rope to...More

Thank jmpjmp13
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well I thought it would good but omg it was breath taking, what a beautifully powerful waterfall this is, not just one but two, you could say two for the price of one, except you don’t have to pay anything, I’d just been to Canada...More

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Emily R
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Maria2628 | Reviewed this property |
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May 20, 2017|
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Response from anabella_de | Reviewed this property |
from keflavik international airport to gullfoss 2hrs. if your from reykjavik airport i think its 1hr 30mins. worth a visit.👍🏼
January 22, 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