Best Waterfalls In Iceland

1. Seljalandsfoss

The Seljalandsfoss waterfall is a must-see on any list of Iceland’s best waterfalls. By following the path that leads around the 63-meter-high drop, you can see it from every angle. Gljfrabi, a waterfall hidden between the rocks just a 10-minute walk from Seljalandsfoss, is also worth your time.

You can even wake up right next to these waterfalls. It’s one of Iceland’s most majestic campsites.

2. Gufufoss

Gufufoss, On your trip down to the scenic valley village of Seydisfjordur in Iceland’s East Fjords, you’ll come across this magnificent 27-meter-high waterfall.

The fall is easy to get up and close, and there is a little parking lot on the side of the road. The best thing is that you’ll probably be the only one there!

3. Skogafoss

Skogafoss is undoubtedly Iceland’s most popular waterfall, and with good reason. It is 62-meter-tall, 25-meter-wide. You can photograph yourself with a wall of water behind you. There is also a path that leads up to the waterfall’s top where you can see its power from above and if you’re lucky, then even a rainbow.

It’s in South Iceland, at a lovely picnic spot. There is a campground nearby, as well as numerous hiking trails in the area.

4. Godafoss

Godafoss, also known as the waterfall of the gods, is a magnificent waterfall known more for its beauty than its power. It’s only 13 meters tall, can be seen from most angles, and is incredibly picturesque. It’s simple to get there because it’s just off the ring road on your Iceland Route.

5. Svartifoss

Svartifoss is a waterfall in Iceland’s Vatnajökull National Park. Behind it is a 20-meter-high waterfall with black rock formations. To get to Svartifoss, hike through the beautiful national park for around 40min. Team “Guiding” highly recommends you to visit this place.

6. Kirkjufellsfoss

Every photographer loves this little waterfall with the backdrop of the pyramid-shaped Kirkjufell mountain. It can be found on the Snaefellsnes peninsula, which is also one of our top Iceland recommendations.