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Gullfoss

| 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This waterfall is called the "Golden Waterfall" bring a raincoat you will get wet. It is about a 10 minute walk from the parking lot. You can walk above it and next to it. All the views are magnificent. No charge. Parking is free. The...More

1  Thank Lispony
Reviewed 6 days ago

The falls are spectacular. Most of the time, you will witness a rainbow being formed on one side of the falls. There are various points to view the falls. Its very windy there so make sure you are fully covered from top to bottom and...More

2  Thank witty420
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are so many spectacular waterfalls in Iceland that it is difficult to recommend one over another. Gulfoss, though, is the largest and most powerful that we saw. And amazingly beautiful. The area around the falls offers a good opportunity for hiking. There is also...More

2  Thank SKoll
Reviewed 1 week ago

This waterfall is beautiful, but busy since it is close to Reykjavik. There are many other falls in Iceland that I personally felt were more peaceful and awe inspiring.

Thank Lyndsey E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gullfoss is definitely the highlight of my Golden Circle trip. The waterfall is very majestic. It is my most favorite waterfall amongst all of other waterfalls that I visited while in Iceland. If you are looking for souvenirs, the gift shop has all sort of...More

1  Thank Sun P
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's no way to describe how spectacular this place is. There are several points of view from the trails, which helps spread out the inevitable crowds. We had lunch at the cafe and were very pleased.

Thank Birdguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a school trip, so obviously as a Geography teacher I am biased ... however this waterfall is beautiful and well worth a visit. You get a good view if you walk up to the higher viewing platform. The sound along tells...More

Thank LoesWhite
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a humbling feet of nature. The the different tiers it is truly a breathtaking waterfall. There is an observation deck to allow you to see the waterfall. I recommend parking in the lower lot if you just want to see the waterfall, the upper...More

1  Thank Will-Joe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice waterfall, nothing wow about it. There are two parking lots, we first parked on the upper side and walked on the decks to see the falls. Then parked towards down, and walked to the falls. It was busy. Niagara falls are more...More

Thank fashiondivatraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the falls in late March. They were magnificent and can be seen from above and below (stairs down).

Thank Ingrid200
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Emily R
18 June 2017|
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Response from Maria2628 | Reviewed this property |
It's free..24/7..
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elizgolden1
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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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
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