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Hraunfossar

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Address: Road 518, Husafell, Iceland
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unusual but impressive waterfall

We came across this on route back from the lava cave, and were amazed by it to be honest. Never seen so many falls in one location. Easy to get to with many viewing platforms so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came across this on route back from the lava cave, and were amazed by it to be honest. Never seen so many falls in one location. Easy to get to with many viewing platforms so that you can appreciate it fully. They're in the middle of building a shop so hopefully during 2017 you'll be able to stop longer... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter your physical capabilities this sight is easy to get to after you have parked. Amazing sights in a remote area. The drive does take awhile and when you think you have gone to far, keep driving. Well worth the drive and just a little farther up the road is a great lava tube tour! A must if you... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drove here on a daytrip from Reykjavik - stopping at DEILDARTUNGUHVER thermal springs on the way. Hraunfossar (meaning "lava falls") is a series of springs coming out of the Hallmundarhraun lava flow appearing like a long 900m strand of cascades. Its a lot less busy than some of the other waterfalls and quite unique in that the long length of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must stop if traveling in the area. The fresh water filtered from the lava flowing from the waterfalls flow into the dirt colored glacier river. Amazing sight.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nice things about this fall (these falls?) is that it's not as touristy as many others in the country, especially those close to Reyk. It's easy to get to from the parking lot, with a few observation decks that offer good photo ops. The history of this fall is also interesting, so it's worth reading the placard... More 

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Hofstade, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather was spoiling the party a bit, with rain and hurricane winds, so we only went for a short walk. But I visited the area before with good weather in the summertime and came back now because I loved it and I wanted to see the waterfall in another season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! This waterfall is an absolute must see. The parking is only a few feet from the view and it is breathtaking. The water flowing over the black hardened lava is a gorgeous icy blue, made only more beautiful by the snow when we were there. Do not miss this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so beautiful and worth a visit, lovely walks both ways along the river/ falls. Totally worth it. Cafe at the base, so plenty to do

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy access from car park. Good viewing positions for the spectacular double waterfalls. No charge for carparking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spectacular waterfall is an absolute must see! You can walk around on the paths to see water coming down from the gletsjer with enormous power.

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