Feel the mist from Gullfoss Falls, a stunning waterfall in southwest Iceland, as you walk right up close to the natural wonder. One of the most visited attractions in the country, the powerful falls plunge in two stages into a narrow crevice of the Hvita river. From afar, the 32 m (105 ft) deep crevice is hidden from sight, so when walking to the falls, you get the impression that the Hvita River just disappears into the ground. Hike along the crevice, which is 2.5 km (1.5 mi) long, and admire the incredible volume of water constantly rushing over the edge. The waterfall, along with Thingvellir and the geysers of Haukadalur, is part of the Golden Circle, which can make a great day tour. Use our Blaskogabyggd attractions planner to visit Gullfoss Falls on your trip to Blaskogabyggd, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours To Gullfoss Falls
Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $47
Duration: 7 hours
Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $119
Duration: 8 hours
Grand Golden Circle Day Trip from Reykjavik BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $55
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Gullfoss Falls Reviews
I have never been to Niagra falls but the sign here claims this rivals it in force and vision and I was certainly impressed. An amazing view and definitely fresh! Lovely gift shop, cafe and... more »
This location deserves its rating.........absolutely stunning and a must visit when in this part of this fascinating country. A visit at this time of year gives you the 'real' feel of the raw power..... more »
One of the best place in Iceland! Very windy so you will need warm clothes.
Beautiful place, but very cold and windy in the winter. Dress appropriate and be safe please!
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