Feel the mist from Gullfoss Falls, a stunning waterfall in southwest Iceland, as you walk right up close to the natural wonder. One of the most visited attractions in the country, the powerful falls plunge in two stages into a narrow crevice of the Hvita river. From afar, the 32 m (105 ft) deep crevice is hidden from sight, so when walking to the falls, you get the impression that the Hvita River just disappears into the ground. Hike along the crevice, which is 2.5 km (1.5 mi) long, and admire the incredible volume of water constantly rushing over the edge. The waterfall, along with Thingvellir and the geysers of Haukadalur, is part of the Golden Circle, which can make a great day tour. Use our Blaskogabyggd attractions planner to visit Gullfoss Falls on your trip to Blaskogabyggd, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours to Gullfoss Falls
$235 BOOK WITH VIATOR Golden Circle Afternoon and Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
Duration: 10 hours
$129 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small-Group Golden Circle Tour and Secret Lagoon Visit from Reykjavik
Duration: 8 hours
Gullfoss Falls reviews
Wow this is an amazing waterfall! We went during the winter and it was very beautiful. I bet it must sound more astonishing and must be beautifully green in the summer. This is a must see, must... more »
Spectacular waterfall not far from Geysir. Unfortunately the day was rainy and after a soaking wet visit to Geysir we stopped here to get the rest. Luckily the car park was very close. People can... more »
One of the best place in Iceland! Very windy so you will need warm clothes.
Beautiful place, but very cold and windy in the winter. Dress appropriate and be safe please!
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