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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Seljalandsfoss is unique because you can actually walk behind the falls. We went in early April and it was cold! We had our waterproof coats, shoes and gloves on and made a go of it! You definitely get wet! It can be slippery on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LeeLee7576
Reviewed 2 days ago

With the beautiful Icelandic golden moss glittering in the sun, the Seljalandsfoss, along with some smaller waterfalls around it, makes up a really magnificent sight along the ring road.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is famous for enjoying seeing waterfall from behind its waterfall. But you can't go behind the waterfall n winter, the trail around the waterfall is frozen. It might be better to visit in summer. This waterfall is near to Reykjavik. It takes about 2...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tomocha
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is really a majestic and magical waterfall with surreal sights around it and views that are extravagant.

Date of experience: February 2019
19  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great waterfall! Multiple vantage points for great photos. You can walk behind this one. You get pretty wet walking up the steps on the right side. Left side can get slippery and need to climb some rocks and it was a bit muddy when we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alisonk07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the golden circle route, so packed with tourists, parking does cost 700kr which is a bit of a joke, however the waterfall is beautiful, you can't get right up behind it following the paths, that is if you ignore the winter closed signs like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank W8857NYjoelb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those waterfalls visible when doing the Golden Circle drive. It was beautiful and easily accessible from the road. Highly recommend bringing your rain gear as you can walk behind the falls. There were rainbows when I visited and it was gorgeous....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sarahb3n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Iceland seems to be the country of waterfalls and Seljalandsfoss lives up to that name. It might not be as impressive as Gullfoss, but even in winter it is spectacular. Plus the location, just off the ring road makes it easily accessible, I only wish...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank adriantc_ro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first stop on an early morning drive. Arrived at approximately 10:30am and the lot was already quite crowded, despite this being in January. There is a $2 parking fee. I did the full circle walk behind the waterfall. A tad bit dangerous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dean S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A series of waterfalls just off the ring road. Some parts closed due to wintery icy conditions. Some lovely ice forming on the streams from the waterfalls.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Jennifer H
12 October 2018|
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Response from WanderAmber42 | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in September and we didn't have to pay to park at all? Very short walk to get to the falls. We had less than 10min and were able to make the hike up behind the falls and back in less than that!
20 June 2018|
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Response from B9180SWlouisem | Reviewed this property |
Hey, it is possible but that would mean no stops until you get there. I would probably allow for a little bit more time which would give you time to stop for example on Hellisheidi. The waterfall is beautiful the later the... More