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First place we visited in Iceland

Worth the drive. Loved it and saw the northern lights above the mountain. Many photographers come... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rachel B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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This waterfall has a story . . .

Take the time to read the story (posted on the sign) that tells of a woman who cast a spell over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Grundarfjorour, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the drive. Loved it and saw the northern lights above the mountain. Many photographers come just to take a photo of the mountain. Great start to our Icelandic trip.

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to read the story (posted on the sign) that tells of a woman who cast a spell over the area after her two sons drown in the waterfall while fishing. Some say this waterfall isn't as special as some of the others...More

Thank HartfordOwl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first stop on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula was Kirkjufellsfoss. It's a quick stop. When you turn the other direction, you see Kirkjufell Mountain, which is the most photographed mountain in Iceland.

1  Thank rockon0630
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Kirkjufellsfoss waterfalls are a good site to see despite not being very majestic. The amazing site is seeing the falls with the Kirkjufell mountain in the background, especially if the weather is good.

1  Thank JNFII
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 11 and managed to find one parking spot on the side of the road. Parking is limited and everyone wants to get the perfect shot from behind the waterfall. Very pretty.

Thank Kreber668
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the same spot as the one for Kirkjufell, only you look in the opposite direction (from the parking). During winter the fall becomes partially and ice-fall - adding some mytery to the setting. Overall - great experience, with nice views. Although somewhat windy,...More

Thank Pliszek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pretty tired by the time I reached here and it was late in the day so the sunset was nice but the parking was a bloody nightmare. There is not enough space for all the people the wanted to see it.

Thank Cris H
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning. Short walk from the parking, you can take photos from both sides of waterfall. The waterfall itself may not be outstanding (after all, having compared to so many great waterfalls in Iceland), but with the Kirkjufell mountain as the backdrop, this place is...More

1  Thank Forevermui
Reviewed 2 August 2018

At first this waterfall seems smaller than you imagined it would be but, offers stunning photo opportunities. There is a trail which you can follow to the top and over a bridge to the other side of the falls. The famous photos you often see...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

You must stop here. Many opportunities to photograph this relatively small multistage waterfall. Try to combine with awesome views of the famous Kirkjufell mountain.

Thank 1RJL1
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