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| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| White River, Blaskogabyggd 801, Iceland
+354 486 6500
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Awesome is an overused word but justly used here! The day we went the temperature was minus 22 and made even colder by the really strong wind, it was so cold that not many people ventured out of the shop but those that did loved...More

Thank Travelbunny65
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stunning! Amazing! Do not miss this! Bring a rain jacket. Paths can be slippery from the spray so watch your step!

Thank TisaSpoon
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Loved this place! Impressive views and the icy paths kept the walk fun. Another of Iceland's 'must visits'

Thank HungryPuel
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I could not stop starring into the waterfall. It was beautiful the sound the size the rapid flow the scenery the remarkable way nature reminds you that your only so big. Man was this beautiful and I saw it as the sun went down, wish...More

Thank Micheal R
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

In winter it is partially frozen over, which creates some very dramatic and beautiful ice and snow formations around the waterfalls. Be careful, it can get very, very, very slippery. I expect it would be a nightmare for wheelchair users and young children. The views...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Awesome waterfall. Stunning in it's part frozen state, would love to see it in full flow.Well worth a visit.

Thank toberaie
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I would 100% recommend anyone to go and see this waterfall, it is unbelievably breathtaking. I would love to visit here in summer to see the contrast between summer and winter.

Thank alliemw
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful falls. Take care on walkways which can be slippy if there's a thaw or rain after heavy snow. Lamb soup in cafe was excellent.

Thank Turbohat
Reviewed 15 February 2016

These falls are impressive and in true Icelandic form, are left relatively untouched by development. We went in winter and can only wonder how much more raw natural beauty would surround the area in the warmer months. Truly spectacular...to save yourself the hike, try parking...More

Thank GourmandAus
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Gullfoss Simply stunning waterfall, visited in February via mudshark.is the views were spectacular. The path that takes you closer to the waterfall is quite slippery so make sure you have grips, otherwise there is only one way and it’s not good. There is a café...More

Thank Mustafa V
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Emily R
Are there any hours of operation or fee associated with the falls?
19 June 2017|
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Response from Maria2628 | Reviewed this property |
It's free..24/7..
How far are the is gulfoss from the reykjavik airport? We arrive at 2pm and then are staying north west but wondering if it is worth driving to see the falls and have a cup of lamb stew and then driving up? What time does it close in mid July? Thanks!
21 May 2017|
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Response from Ariella W | Reviewed this property |
Where are you staying? In which town? The Golden Circle is a must-see and it certainly is worth a detour.
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Hi Simon How long did you get to spend at Gullfoss? J
23 January 2017|
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Response from sparkymarky63 | Reviewed this property |
We were on the Golden Circle EXPRESS tour which gave us 45 minutes there in very extreme weather. If the weather had been clear, we'd have wanted longer (not least to walk down the route that was closed on the day we were... More