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Lovely walk with great views

This is an easy walk to get to from Egilsstadir. It takes about an hour to walk to the car park... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Hidden but a short walk from the road

Driving from Egilsstadir over the mountain pass you see some fleeting glimpses of a waterfall, it's... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Stephen B
Chipping Sodbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is an easy walk to get to from Egilsstadir. It takes about an hour to walk to the car park, then about 30mins to get to the waterfall. The walk is along the roads, so be mindful of cars. It was a very rainy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Driving from Egilsstadir over the mountain pass you see some fleeting glimpses of a waterfall, it's very easy to miss the small car park and information board. However, once there, it's a short 25 minute walk (uphill) to the main falls. There is an excellent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This pretty waterfall is very close to Egilsstadir and is easily accessible from the main road, with free parking. It is an uphill hike to reach it - a little steep in places but the whole way you are running alongside a pretty stream and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P4lin
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Short hike tk this waterfull and you get really close to it, which is nice. Not the most beautiful waterfull but worth the hike

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank GoPlaces665660
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Fardagafoss is located close to the road to Seydisfjördur, a few kilometres out of Egilsstadir. There is a hike of about 30 Minutes from the parking area up to the waterfall.On the way you'll have a nice view to Egilsstadir and the lake Lagarfljot.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank rdiet1
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The distinguishing feature of this waterfall (among the dozens you can visit in Iceland) is that the trail leading to it also brings visitors BEHIND it (if you so choose). While the trail to the falls isn't that difficult, climbing down to the bottom of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Chris_vonR
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Advice - check out world of waterfall website on google to find good directions to this place as googlemaps did not give us as precise information how to get there. Once you find the car park, it is an easy hike to the first waterfall...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank angetj
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This waterfall is so beautiful and well worth the trip,if you are staying in or passing through Egilsstadir. Good uphill walk and great views with water cascading down beside the trail.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ButBeuatiful
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Easy climb up the mountain, 30 minute walk. Waterfall with cave behind, needs some caution to access thkugh, good shoes needed

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Marc S
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Fardagafoss is a waterfall located just outside of Egilsstaðir on the route towards Seyðisfjörður town. It winds its way up the mountainside of Fjarðarheiði heath. The ascent from the parking area (located only 6 km from Egilsstaðir) to the waterfall takes about half an hour...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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